The Blue Economy: Investing in Ocean & Climate Solution (EN)蓝色经济：投资于海洋与气候解决方案（英文）
Exploring the Vast Potential of Ocean-Driven Sustainability
The world's oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface and are not only a critical component of our ecosystem but also a vast source of untapped economic and environmental opportunities. The "Blue Economy" represents a forward-thinking approach to sustainable economic development, where investment in ocean and climate solutions takes center stage. Join us as we delve into the boundless potential of the "Blue Economy." This session explores the startups and funders who are solving ocean and planet challenges while advancing the sustainable blue economy.
Ocean Investment Opportunities
Unlocking the Oceans' Wealth
• Marine Renewable Energy: Explore the possibilities of harnessing ocean energy through technologies like tidal and wave power.
• Sustainable Fisheries: Learn about responsible and sustainable fishing practices that protect marine ecosystems while ensuring food security.
• Aquaculture Innovations: Discover the latest advancements in sustainable aquaculture and its role in feeding a growing global population.
Climate Solutions from the Sea
Addressing Climate Change Challenges
• Blue Carbon: Delve into the concept of blue carbon and how coastal ecosystems, like mangroves and seagrasses, can sequester carbon and mitigate climate change.
• Coral Reef Preservation: Understand the critical importance of coral reefs in climate regulation and explore conservation efforts.
• Innovative Technologies: Learn about innovative technologies for monitoring and mitigating the impact of climate change on the oceans.
Sustainable Financing and Impact Investment
Investing with a Purpose
• Impact Investment: Discuss the role of impact investing in supporting ocean and climate solutions while generating positive financial returns.
• Sustainable Finance: Explore financial instruments and strategies that drive sustainable practices in ocean-related industries.
• Public-Private Partnerships: Learn about successful collaborations between governments, businesses, and nonprofits in advancing the Blue Economy.
Networking and Collaboration
• Connect with Experts: Engage with experts and leaders in the fields of oceanography, environmental conservation, and sustainable finance.
• Roundtable Discussions: Participate in discussions on key topics and challenges, generating innovative ideas and solutions.
• Collaborative Initiatives: Discover collaborative initiatives and partnerships aimed at advancing the Blue Economy.
Daniela Fernandez, Founder & CEO, Sustainable Ocean Alliance
Jeanny Yao, Co-Founder & COO, Novoloop
Jonathan Tostevin, CEO, Muuse
Sampriti Bhattacharyya, Co-Founder & CEO, Navier