Decarbonisation can overhaul the shipping industry

World Maritime Day is celebrated in September to focus attention on the importance of shipping and other maritime activities. It provides an opportunity to reflect on how the shipping industry can play a critical role in leveraging โ€˜greenerโ€™ innovations towards solving decarbonisation challenges.

Moderating at Virtual Island Summit

I moderated the session โ€œHow Can We Develop Blue Economy Opportunities?โ€ at the Virtual Island Summit 2022, organised by Island Innovation. Following an opening keynote by Dr Keith Mitchell, former prime minister of Grenada, I was joined by four excellent panellists.

Speaking at Valuing Natural Capital Conference in Geneva

Next week I will speak at the "Valuing Natural Capital Conference" in Geneva, hosted by Geneva Macro Labs in collaboration with ILO, UNITAR, UNCDF, Harvard University, FootPrint Coalition and ServiceNow. My presentation will focus on the role ofย marineย natural capital in mitigating climate change, drawing on insights from my work leading Economist Impact's World Ocean Initiative.

World Water Week 2022: My five key takeaways

It was encouraging to see the source-to-sea approach making waves at this yearโ€™s World Water Week, organised by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). However, ocean solutions could still be featured more prominently. Here are my five takeaways.

Speaking during the closing panel at World Water Week in Stockholm

I have been attending World Water Week in Stockholm this week. Today is the final day, and I will be speaking during the closing panel on โ€œWhatโ€™s Next?โ€. I will talk about the latest trends when it comes to innovation and societal transformations, drawing on research from Economist Impact and the World Ocean Initiative.