Photo: CEO Wenche Nistad and Head of Sustainability Team Kamil Zabielski at GIEK.

The platform will set a global framework for responsible business practices and sustainable growth in the ocean economy based on the UN sustainable development goals. The meeting at the UN will focus on establishing the ambitions and goals for the initiative and establishing concrete actions in various ocean industries such as shipping, aquaculture, fisheries, subsea mining, etc. The meeting will also addressing critical changes such as plastic pollution in the oceans and air emissions from vessels. GIEK has been asked to contribute with experience from standard setting in the financial sector and with our specific experience on due diligence in the ship building sector.

Read more about the new Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business