Clean Water is the foundation of a growing economy and thriving communities
by Gloria Reuben, actress, social activist and President of Waterkeeper Alliance
For far too long, protections for clean water and other environmental regulations have been framed as an impediment to a strong economy. When in reality, the opposite is true.
Water is the foundation of a stable and growing economy and thriving communities. Protecting everyone’s right to clean water is a moral obligation. And it’s also a financial necessity. We simply can’t afford polluted water.
Welcome to the special 200th issue of GreenMoney…yes, 200 and going strong!
For this commemorative issue we are looking back and including many of our Readers’ Favorites, i.e., the most-read articles according to Google Analytics. We have also included a few of our own favorite GreenMoney articles, videos and podcasts. While researching, I looked back at our special 150th issue (from January 2020) and realized once again the articles are still quite interesting – so consider checking those out as well.
by Carissa Cabrera, Founder of Conservationist Collective & Lenovo Innovator
In March 2020, I vividly remember sitting in my room in Hawai’i after being advised by our governor to stay home and stay safe from the threat of COVID-19. At the time, I was working as a manager at a local marine animal rescue, dedicated to preserving Hawaiian monk seals, sea turtles, and seabirds. My mind immediately started racing and I was left wondering, what would this mean for our animals and volunteers? How could our programs go virtual as soon as possible to support our teachers? What did this mean for people like me?
ESG and sustainable investing have taken center stage in asset management. Climate and now oceans are leaders in this elevation with a proliferation of products, firms, and frameworks increasingly on investors’ radar screens. This is good news: the oceans are becoming broadly investable, with market-based opportunities across all sectors of the Blue Economy. These cover the entire asset allocation pie chart – equites, fixed income, private equity and venture capital.
The new EarthxTV original series sets off with a deep dive into the 10-year global expedition that mapped one-fifth of the world’s coral reefs
EarthxTV presents a new original series, airing on September 6th that reveals the hidden life within our oceans. In partnership with the Khaled bin Sultan Oceans Foundation (KSLOF), Our Living Oceans engages scientists, conservationists, and local leaders from around the world who are working to preserve, protect and restore ocean health. Episodes feature HRH Princess Hala bint Khaled bin Sultan, National Geographic explorer-in-residence Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr.
Experts discuss the importance of immediate international action to protect the world’s ocean - and how to best work with local communities to make this happen.
LONDON, March 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Industry leaders, policymakers, NGOs, academia and entrepreneurs came together at the eighth World Ocean Summit to share their insights on how to ensure that the world’s ocean is best preserved for future generations.
Hear from the UN, the World Bank, PepsiCo and IKEA at The Economist’s 8th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week
LONDON, February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Economist’s eighth annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week will take place next week from March 1st - 5th. With over 30 hours of content, 6,000 registrations and more than 170 speakers confirmed from across the globe, we will explore actionable solutions for the most pressing challenges facing the seas. We will ask how the world can achieve a balance between ocean restoration and economic prosperity.