CLIMATE ACTION

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.

Kaushal Shah, Founder & CEO of envoPAP, shares his experience of fundraising as a climate entrepreneur

Continuing on our focus on 'Investing in our Planet’, we are speaking to climate entrepreneurs and investors to understand what they believe are the funding gaps and how more capital can flow to the right places. In this article, Kaushal Shah, Founder & CEO, envoPAP shares his experience of raising capital, and the 'three essential boxes' that must be ticked before approaching investors.

The next big goal for sport? Environmental sustainability.

Tackling ESG in sports isn’t just the right thing to do. It can also create a competitive advantage. Hannah Mansour, Director of Innovation and Sustainability at Re_Set, makes the business case for prioritising environmental sustainability in the sports sector. This article is part of our Game On - Sport for Social Impact series.