LIFE BELOW WATER

How businesses can help save our oceans from the plastic crisis

To celebrate World Ocean Day, we are focusing on what businesses can do to protect marine ecosystems and sustain the blue economy. Human activity is destroying marine ecosystems at an unprecedented scale. As per WEF research, humans have altered over 60% of marine environments. On the other side, the blue economy is valued at €1.3 trillion and contributes to about 31 million direct full-time jobs. So, what more can business and sports organisations do to protect marine ecosystems and sustain the blue economy? In this article, Raffi Schieir, Co-Founder & Director of Bantam Materials supplying Prevented Ocean Plastic, sets out the business case for stopping plastics entering our ocean.

Why now is the time for businesses to support ocean regeneration

To celebrate World Ocean Day, we are focusing on what businesses can do to protect marine ecosystems and sustain the blue economy. The Plastic Bank has stopped more than 50 million kilograms of plastic from entering our ocean. David Katz, Founder & CEO, discusses what's preventing businesses from doing more to restore marine life, and why we must address it.