Business and policy transformation
By 2030, the world will need to meet the ambition of global goals and targets such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Global Biodiversity Framework and advance towards the Paris Agreement. Integrating the ocean across all agendas and multilateral processes is key to successfully working towards this ambition as the ocean is essential for humanity’s prosperity and well-being, food security, global economies and jobs, addressing the climate crisis and securing intergenerational equity.
The Impact Area
Through cross-cutting projects and leveraging the convening power of the World Economic Forum, this impact area drives the business and policy transformations needed to accelerate ocean health and promote a sustainable ocean economy that supports nature, people and climate.
Sustainable Development Goals
Key private sector players
Civil society organizations
- Promoting a new sustainable growth agenda for the G20 through Ocean 20
- Connecting science and business for cross-industry action to accelerate ocean stewardship for the climate change, biodiversity loss and equity agendas through the Ocean 100 Dialogues
- Supporting ocean action in China through the Sustainable Blue Partnership Cooperation Network and Friends of Ocean Action China Hub
- Campaigning and advocating around important ocean issues such as the high seas treaty or deep-sea mining