Recycling is broken. The oceans are trashed. As the plastics crisis spirals out of control, an unlikely collection of executives and environmentalists set sail for the North Atlantic Gyre in a desperate attempt to find common ground.
Bringing together leading companies like Procter and Gamble, Dow Chemicals, Clorox, HP and SAP for the first time, the worlds first Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit will include brands, leading NGOs, scientists, and innovators, to experience the ocean ...
By Andrea Rudert, associate director – corporate responsibility Product sustainability has been a focus at Clorox even before we set our first public goal in 2008 to enhance the sustainability of our
Ocean plastic is a problem we can solve. We know how to pick up garbage and how to recycle it. But now is the time to pull together the necessary institutions and systems before the ocean becomes an irretrievably lifeless soup of plastic.
At the Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit at Bermuda Islands, in the North Atlantic Gyre, 162 global leaders in the plastics supply chain came together for an expedition. They encountered firsthand the ocean plastics crisis and worked together on solutions.
Did you know 8 million tons of unrecycled plastic waste is dumped into our oceans every year? Find out how you can join in on the fight.
A diverse group has come together to solve the crisis of ocean plastics, one of the planet's biggest sustainability challenges. Learn how they'll do it!
A 15-year-old schoolboy said that he would use his experience of a sea expedition and conference to encourage his peers to combat plastic pollution of the oceans. Andreaz Glasgow said: "I feel that I need to educate our youth of today that they cannot ...
Scientists on expedition find 29 pieces of plastic, of which 23 are micro plastic, in the Atlantic Gyre
Procter & Gamble Co. plans to participate in the first Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, which will convene top organizations in the plastics supply chain during a sea voyage next month.
Our circular economy analyst on the Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, a seaside session with companies, NGOs, waste management firms and innovators.
The Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, sponsored by SAP and Dow Chemical, with the goal to provide emotional, relational, strategic, and tactical pillars enabling the participants to develop three core solutions to the ocean plastic problem: new business models, better global recycling options, and improved chemical recycling and waste management within the supply chain.
As we at Sustainable Brands — and anyone working to rectify the damage people have done to the planet — are well aware, it's all too easy to ignore pressing social and environmental issues if their effects can’t be seen or felt in our daily lives. Afte...
Tim Ferriss has scuba diving on the brain. The author, entrepreneur and self-proclaimed "human guinea pig" recently posted to his LinkedIn and Facebook asking his followers for recommendations on “must dive experiences.” No big deal; Ferriss is perhaps...
It’s never been more important to bring the poaching and wildlife conservation story to life, while also bringing together local and international stakeholders to build sustainable solutions to what has become a global issue. Recent developments, such ...
Casson Trenor, the author of Sustainable Sushi and director of ocean conservation at SoulBuffalo Expeditions, likes NovoNutrients' idea.
"The concept is incredibly appealing — turning a net negative into a net positive," says Trenor, also a restaurateur who has advocated for sustainable fisheries and food production for years."