• The Circulate Initiative

2022 United Nations Ocean Conference

Updated: Nov 10

28 - 29 June 2022


Co-hosted by the governments of Kenya and Portugal, the United Nations Ocean Conference sought to propel much-needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.


The Circulate Initiative co-organized a side event at the conference, bringing together a diverse set of voices from The World Bank Group, Ocean Conservancy, Circulate Capital and European Investment Bank for a panel discussion titled ‘Addressing Ocean Plastic Pollution and Advancing the Circular Economy: The Case for Innovative Financial Solutions’. The panel explored perspectives on financial solutions and investment opportunities to tackle and scale solutions to the ocean plastic pollution challenge in emerging markets.


Read Ellen Martin’s key takeaways from the United Nations Ocean Conference 2022.