14 Jun '18, 9am

Calling for a sea change in the business of oceans

Calling for a sea change in the business of oceans

In many ways, the public’s awareness about the importance of ocean health is where we were 15 years ago with climate change. But with serious action on climate arriving much later than needed, we must give ocean issues the attention — and urgency — they deserve. Like climate, the ocean challenge is not one that can be solved by one sector or industry alone. Saving our ocean, and indeed our planet, will require bold innovation and multi-sectoral partnerships from a critical mass of business, government and other stakeholders. What the "blue economy" needs now is a sea change. The 2018 Global Opportunity Report (PDF) — launched earlier this year by the U.N. Global Compact together with our partners DNV GL and Sustainia — identifies the ocean challenge as one of the five major risks facing society. At the United Nations, we have put an ambitious change agenda in place to addr...

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