Skip to content

Get involved

As well as becoming a member, there are lots of other ways you can get involved with the SSI.

Join the SSI Stakeholder Advisory Group

The Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG), an integral part of the SSI Governance, represents diverse non-industry perspectives and will advise the SSI Board on various topics, ensuring a holistic approach to decision-making. SAG members may also participate in SSI technical working groups.

Individuals from the following sectors are encouraged to apply to the Stakeholder Advisory Group:

  • Civil society, such as human rights and environmental NGOs
  • Intergovernmental organisations
  • Academia
  • Research organisations
  • Development finance institutions (DFIs)
  • Independent experts
  • Other relevant non-industry stakeholders.

The SSI Board appoints members based on eligibility criteria, including balanced representation and relevant experience. Contact us to express your interest in joining the SAG.

Join the SSI Technical Advisory Group

The SSI Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is made up of consultants and advisors with relevant expertise in solar manufacturing, compliance, quality, assurance and/or ESG strategy and reporting. The TAG will provide advice to the SSI Board about:

  • The technical scope of the SSI Standards
  • Further developments, modifications and applicability of the SSI Standard(s) and Assurance Frameworks
  • ESG best practice and Traceability Methodologies

Individuals with relevant technical expertise in at least two of the fields below are encouraged to apply for TAG membership:

  • Solar Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Traceability
  • Compliance/Quality/Assurance
  • ESG Strategy & Reporting

Contact us to express your interest in joining the SSI TAG.

Join as an Assessment Body

Certification Bodies and Conformity Assessment Bodies with a global reach and that meet the requirements of the SSI can apply to become Assessment Bodies of the SSI. Assessment Bodies play an integral role in the SSI by conducting independent, third-party audits. To find out more, please visit our Assessors page, and complete the Assessment Body Application Form. 

Join as a Consulting Company

Consultants can apply to be listed on the SSI website to support SSI Members seeking advice in understanding and meeting the requirements of the SSI Standards, and to help prepare for the assessments. Although listed on the SSI website, the SSI does not endorse nor guarantee the services provided by consultants. To express your interest in being listed as a Consultant for the SSI, please contact the Secretariat.

Do you want to apply to become an SSI member?