Based on a wide-ranging expert interview program and deep analysis of the scientific research, the white paper explains the past, present and possible futures of marine chemical pollution, focusing on all societal stakeholders – chemicals companies, industries reliant on chemicals, policy makers and consumers.
An Economist Impact film highlights how chemicals, vital to modern life, are exerting a negative impact on our oceans and ourselves. Hear from experts about the deterioration of our marine environments, and the need to shift to safer, greener chemicals production – and more responsible useage and disposal.
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An infographic series, drawing from research in the white paper, visualises the causes of chemical pollution, its impacts, and the key steps needed to clean up the sector and, through innovation, to make chemicals an active contributor to a cleaner 21st century economy.
A podcast series, led by Charles Goddard and Naka Kondo at Economist Impact, talks to leading experts around the world about the science of chemical pollution in the oceans - and the most promising pathways to tackle the scourge.
With less than ten years to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, there is a renewed urgency to examine global systems and balance human aspirations with the planet’s ability to sustain them. This is why Economist Impact has launched The Sustainability Project, a content platform and community hub combining insights, innovation and influence. Our aim is to convene and engage global stakeholders who have the power to bring real change.
Economist Impact’s World Ocean Initiative imagines an ocean in robust health, and with a vital economy. Year-round and at our flagship World Ocean Summit, we foster a global conversation on the greatest challenges facing the seas, inspiring bold thinking, new partnerships and the most effective action to build a sustainable ocean economy.
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