The blue economy: explore our thinking in greater depth

Discover more about our virtual events, publications and podcasts exploring the importance of ocean health and biodiversity to both the environment and the global economy.

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José María Figueres: the blue horizon for the world's oceans

Former president of Costa Rica and businessman, José María Figueres has pioneered the integration of sustainability, technology, and the public and private sectors in the service of the environment. He discusses the future of the oceans in the shadow of the pandemic.

Jul. 28, 2021


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Frederik Paulsen: the ocean elder with deep concerns

Self-made billionaire Frederik Paulsen, chairman of biotech giant Ferring, is on a mission to support our planet and our oceans.

Jul. 08, 2021


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Wealth with Responsibility: How philanthropy and investment can work hand in hand for our oceans

Our second Wealth with Responsibility event focusing on ocean conservation saw three leading voices gather to explain the dangers facing our oceans, the steps we must take to protect them – and how we as individuals can have a meaningful impact.

May. 26, 2021


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Partnering with ORRAA to protect our ocean

We are proud to become the first bank to join the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) as a full member, creating a partnership dedicated to bringing financial expertise and innovation to protect the ocean and the communities that depend on it.

May. 17, 2021


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Raising the alarm: photographer activists

A new generation of photographer-activists are raising awareness of the beauty under the sea, and creating a call to action to save the oceans.

Feb. 01, 2021


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Douglas McCauley: sea change

Douglas McCauley, marine biologist and a director of the Benioff Ocean Initiative, on why philanthropists can do much more to save the oceans than simply write a cheque.

Jan. 29, 2021


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José Soares dos Santos: taking care of planet ocean

Portuguese business leader and activist José Soares dos Santos is one of the leading forces in Europe driving ocean conservation. Find out how he inspires politicians, fellow philanthropists, business leaders and scientists to create a more sustainable future.

Jan. 08, 2021


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Jörg Eigendorf on incentivising sustainability

Jörg Eigendorf, Head of Corporate Communications, Social Responsibility and Sustainability at Deutsche Bank, talks about the unique role banks can play to incentivise sustainable investment and consumption.

Dec. 23, 2020

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