Sustainable Business

There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions… in a way that serves the world and you. —Sir Richard Branson

Sustainable Business

This is not your business-as-usual section, our articles cover blue economy initiatives, sustainable practices and profile inspiring stories that give insights on how you can apply sustainable practices in building your business.

These articles are written by ocean people who have turned their passion into profits, they offer guidelines for marine tourism and dive travel providers, dive operators, eco-resort managers and live-aboard captains. If you want to find sustainable ways forward, we have a special place for you.

Join the Movement to Go Plastic-Free at DEMA Show 2020.

Join the Movement to Go Plastic-Free at DEMA Show 2020.

Growing Support for a Plastic Petition. At DEMA Show 2019, environmental exhibitor Lionfish University announced a petition to reduce unnecessary plastic use by trade show exhibitors and visitors at the DEMA Show 2020, with a special focus on “single use plastics”....

Green Gear Survey dives into the Clam Shell Controversy

Green Gear Survey dives into the Clam Shell Controversy

  As part of their ongoing mission to support sustainability in the dive industry, The Reef-World Foundation and Blue Ocean Network are conducting a primary 'Green Gear' survey of dive and photo gear manufacturers at the DEMA Show 2019. DEMA Show is the perfect...

Ghost Gear Be Gone, Reinventing Fishing Gear

Ghost Gear Be Gone, Reinventing Fishing Gear

Over the last year we have been following two stories that interrelate. In 2017 the North Atlantic Right Whale, the world’s most endangered whale, suffered 17 deaths. For a population of no more than 450 that was a catastrophic loss. Collisions with shipping accounted...

How Sustainable Fashion Is Impacting Shopping Behaviour

How Sustainable Fashion Is Impacting Shopping Behaviour

The impact of the fashion industry upon the environment is coming under growing scrutiny as both consumers and governments work to fix the issue. Fashion is the second most polluting industry in the world, falling only behind oil. A large number of retailers are...

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