Type of Membership

WISDP has been established as a professional organization to provide membership to professionals who will be well-versed in sustainable development planning. Membership categories are listed as follows:

Corporate Member

  • Entry Requirements: Corporation having made contribution to sustainable development and one of its senior management members being a Certified Sustainable Development Planner (CSDP)
  • Application Fee: 1,000 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 18,000 HKD (8,000HKD for SME only)
  • Level of Awards: Level 3
  • Designation: CSDC
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Panel interview
  • Membership Status: Certified Corporate member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: N/A
  • Professional Standard: Certified Professional
  • Entry Requirements: Corporation having supported initiatives in sustainable development 
  • Application Fee: 1,000 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 5,000 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: Level 3
  • Designation: RSDC
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Panel interview
  • Membership Status: Corporate member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: N/A
  • Professional Standard: Professional

The Ten Principles & Four Actions

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;

Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;

Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and

Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Action 1: Clear SDGs promotion and implementation

Action 2: Management participation

Action 3: Implementation and related action

Action 4: Measurable results / performance

Individual Member

Certified Member
  • Entry Requirements: Professional Candidate  having 3 years of experience in sustainable development planning
  • Application Fee: 600 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 1,200 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: Level 1
  • Designation: CSDP
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Certification process and Panel Interview
  • Membership Status: Certified individual member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: 20 CPD hours per year
  • Professional Standard: Certified Professional
  • Entry Requirements: Certified Candidate having acquired 8 yeas of  experience in sustainable development planning 
  • Application Fee: 600 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 1,500 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: Level 2
  • Designation: FwiSDP, CSDP
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Panel interview
  • Membership Status: Certified individual member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: 20 CPD hours per year
  • Professional Standard: Senior Professional
  • Entry Requirements: Fellow Candidate having acquired 12 years of experience in sustainable development planning and made contributions to the advancement of WISDP 
  • Application Fee: 600 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 2,000 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: Level 3
  • Designation: SFwiSDP, CSDP
  • Entry Eligibility: By invitation
  • Professional Selection: Panel interview
  • Membership Status: Certified individual member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: N/A
  • Professional Standard: Senior Professional
Member
  • Entry Requirements: Applicant with a first degree or equivalent who has acquired professional training in sustainable development planning or similar training
  • Application Fee: 600 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 800 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: Level 1
  • Designation: MwiSDP
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Panel interview
  • Membership Status: Full individual member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: 20 CPD hours per year
  • Professional Standard: Professional
  • Entry Requirements: Applicant having basic knowledge & experience in sustainable development
  • Application Fee: 500 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 500 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: N/A
  • Designation: AwiSDP
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Membership Committee approval
  • Membership Status: Individual  member
  • CPD Training  Requirement: N/A
  • Professional Standard: Associate
  • Entry Requirements: Student at post-secondary level intending to acquire knowledge and experience in sustainable development
  • Application Fee: 300 HKD
  • Annual Subscription: 200 HKD 
  • Level of Awards: N/A
  • Designation: N/A
  • Entry Eligibility: Open for application
  • Professional Selection: Membership Committee approval
  • Membership Status: N/A
  • CPD Training  Requirement: N/A
  • Professional Standard: Student

Member Benefits

Members of the WISDP enjoy a variety of benefits and services. These benefits include:
  • A recognized professional status when one/corporation becomes a Certified Sustainable Development Planner (CSDP) or Certified Sustainable Development Corporation (CSDC)
  • A Certificate to demonstrate the achievements of an individual or corporation in sustainable development planning
  • Discounted training sessions for continuing professional development in sustainable development
  • Being a part of the professional community
  • Discounted tuition fees for the authorized training providers
  • Permission to use WISDP’s designation logo (CSDP, CSDC) on business cards and letterheads for Certified Members
  • WISDP’s partners’ referral service

CSDP / CSDC logo usage guideline

  • CSDP is allowed to use CSDP’s logo and designation title when annual membership renewal is approved. (Download CSDP logo, CSDP round logo)
  • CSDP is entitled to display the designation title “CSDP” or “Certified Sustainable Development Planner” on business card.
  • CSDC is allowed to use CSDC’s logo and designation title when annual membership renewal is approved. (Download CSDC logo, CSDC round logo)
  • CSDC is entitled to display the designation title “CSDC” or “Certified Sustainable Development Corporation” on business card.

Applying for WISDP Membership:

Please complete and return (mail or e-mail) the Membership Application Form to the WISDP Membership Administration.

Address:  Rm301, 3/F, Patriotic Education Centre, No.1 Fung Shek Street, Tai Wai, Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong.  

E-mail: info@wisdp.org

Membership Application Form:

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