The CCS Global Group Inc. (CCS Global), headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is a strategy consulting firm established in 1977. CCS Global is a leader in international Regulations, Codes and Standards (RCS) development and compliance in the field of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen (FCH) energy technologies. CCS Global provides strategic business services aimed at building global markets for its clients’ products and services in the new energy sector.

The CCS Global focus on global harmonization of RCS propels the company to a position of strength in the market place. The president of the company has held leadership positions in international standards committees (ISO, IEC) on FCH technology covering products in stationary, transport and portable sectors. With decades of experience, CCS Global professionals have the unique capability of providing executives of public and private sector organizations with strategic advice in policy, product and services development, and other international business challenges.

In its formative years, CCS Global participated with a team of European industry and EC members in the development and prioritization of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking* (FCH JU) program. In 2008, CCS Global became a founding member of the New Energy World Industry Grouping (NEW-IG) of the FCH JU. CCS Global participates in EC funded FCH projects with European partners and is active in other non-funded projects in North America and Europe.


The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is a unique public private partnership supporting research, technological development and demonstration (RTD) activities in fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies in Europe. Its aim is to accelerate the market introduction of these technologies, realizing their potential as an instrument in achieving a carbon-lean energy system.

The European Industry Grouping for a Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, called New Energy World Industry Grouping “Fuel Cell and Hydrogen for Sustainability” (NEW-IG) is a voluntary non-profit association established under the Belgian Law and open to all industrial companies with fuel cell and hydrogen R&D activities in Europe.