Whether funding projects to achieve its water replenishment goal or diverting facility waste away from landfills -
Introduced in 2012, the Leading Change Forum is a day-long opportunity for young environmental and sustainability professionals to engage with one another and be inspired to lead positive change locally and around the world. The GLOBE Forum is North America’s largest and longest-running international leadership summit on sustainable business with a goal of accelerating the shift to a clean economy.
To lend its voice to this important conversation, The
While in Vancouver, Sarah was invited to participate in panel discussions at both the Leading Change and GLOBE Forum events including Turning Tides: Mitigating Ocean Plastics From All Angles. Hosted by GLOBE Forum, Turning Tides brought panelists together to explore the immense issue of ocean plastic pollution and what action the global community is taking.
During both panels Sarah discussed
Why World Without Waste Matters?
Did you know that every hour 900 metric tons of plastic waste enter our oceans, which end up clogging waterways and endangering wildlife?
Tragically global plastic production is expected to double in the next decade making this issue even more important.
Coca-Cola’s World Without Waste vision matters in this conversation because ocean plastic pollution is a direct result of the global packaging waste problem this ambitious strategy hopes to tackle. Though the implications of this vision are far reaching, at the heart of World Without Waste is a goal to help collect and recycle a bottle or can for everyone
To achieve its World Without Waste goal,