How does marine litter impact our health, economy and ocean?
The high level debate explored the issue of how marine litter impacts our health, economy and oceans. Moderated by Sky Correspondent Thomas Moore, panelists Peter Thomson (First UN Special Envoy for the Ocean), Daniel Costello (Canadian Ambassador to the EU), Samantha Burgess (WWF EPO Head of Marine Policy), Nick Molho (Executive Director at Aldersgate Group), and Gregory R. Belt (Global VP Sustainability and Value Creation at Anheuser-Busch InBev) engaged a profound discussion on the future of our oceans and the industries implicated by its health and robust biodiversity.
The event took place in the Members' Restaurant of the EU Parliament.
The Pledge to #PassOnPlastic
Taking place on the EU Parliament Esplanade in front of Plasticus, Sky's 8-metre long whale made with the same amount of plastic that enters our oceans every second, the pledge marks a personal commitment of each signatory to reduce their personal consumption of single-use plastic.