Session 2. E. World Ocean Council


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Session 2. E. World Ocean Council

  1. 1. Best Practices and Opportunities for Collaboration:Ocean Business Community LeadershipPaul HolthusExecutive DirectorWorld Ocean @ g
  2. 2. World Ocean CouncilInternational, Cross-Sectoral Business Alliance• Bringing B i i ocean i d t i t industries together, e.g. shipping, oil/gas, th hi i il/ fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, offshore renewables, etc.• Catalyzing leadership and collaboration in addressing ocean sustainability - “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”Goal A healthy and p y productive g global ocean and its sustainable use, development and stewardship by a responsible ocean business communityCreating b iC i business value for responsible operators l f ibl• Access and social license for responsible ocean use• Synergies and economies of scale in addressing issues y g g• Stability and predictability in ocean operationsLeadership companies are joining as Founding Members
  3. 3. Industry Ocean Use• Oil and gas• Fisheries• Aquaculture• Shipping•P t Ports• Tourism• Mining / Dredging• Submarine cables• Wind/wave/tidal energy• Carbon sequestration• New, emerging uses…
  4. 4. The Ocean Business CommunityTier 1: Direct Ocean Users• I d t i th t depend on th ocean f the Industries that d d the for th extraction or production of goods (living, non-living, energy) and the p gy) provision of services ((transport, p tourism, etc.)Tier 2: Ocean User Support Industries• Industries that depend on direct users for their existence (e.g. shipbuilders) or drive the need for ocean industry (e.g. extractors, manufacturers, retailers th t transport materials or products by sea) t il that t t t i l d t b )Tier 3: Ocean Use “Infrastructure” Providers• Financial, insurance, legal and other services that g enable ocean industries to operate
  5. 5. Global Ocean View: Ocean Use Submarine Cables Offshore Wind Cobalt Crusts Deepwater OilShipping Routes Fisheries
  6. 6. Global Ocean View: Marine Ecosystem Impacts
  7. 7. World Ocean Council: Initiatives• Catalyze improvements to environmental performance through developing and sharing best practices• Organize constructive, coordinated ocean business engagement in marine spatial planning, MPAs, etc. g g p p g• Improve ocean science through industry involvement in ocean observations, data sharing• Catalyze collaboration on science-based solutions to shared issues, e.g. ocean noise, invasive species• Engage industry in key policy processes that are not sector specific, e.g. Biodiversity Convention• D Develop cross-sectoral leadership in key regions, e.g. l t l l d hi i k i Arctic, Gulf of Mexico, Mediterranean
  8. 8. World Ocean Council: MembersExxon Mobil TransoceanDet Norske Veritas (DNV) Rio TintoLloyds Register Athens GroupNorth America Marine Environment Batelle Memorial InstituteProtection Ass’n (NAMEPA) Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.Int’l Chamber f Shi iI t’l Ch b of Shipping (ICS) Global T t C tifi ti Gl b l Trust CertificationCruise Line International Ass’n (CLIA) Golder AssociatesTORM USA Nautilus Minerals, Inc.Heidmar, IncHeidmar Inc. Ocean Education Technology and Education,Almi Tankers S.A. Sciences Partnership (OETSP)RightShip PanGeo SubseaEPJ Consulting Professional Marine ExplorersBlank Rome SocietyHolman Fenwick Willan LLP Sea Research Foundation, IncCenter for Energy Marine gy Sinclair Knight Merz gTransportation & Public Policy - Sustainable Oceans InternationalColumbia University Twin Dolphins