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Stakeholder Council for a “.eco” Domain

The Canadian company Big Room, Inc., is applying to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to run a top-level domain with a “.eco” suffix. As part of the application process, Big Room engaged Meridian Institute to facilitate a 13-member Stakeholder Council and mediate a series of regional stakeholder meetings held around the world in 2009.

  • Meridian Celebrates Historic .Eco Domain Launch

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    On April 25, 2017, Meridian celebrated the launch of the “.eco” domain, the outcome of nine years of stakeholder negotiations to establish a standardized internet domain name for the environmental community. Beginning in 2009, Meridian partnered with Big Room Inc., providing facilitation and strategic support to the robust consultation process required by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to establish the .eco domain as a “community priority.”