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Global Goals, Ocean Opportunities



This document elaborates the role of business in securing a healthy, productive and well-governed ocean. Private sector innovation and investment, together with strong public and private governance frameworks, could exponentially increase the amount of sustainable resources delivered from the ocean, including healthy food, secure and affordable clean energy, and more efficient and lower-carbon transport.







Issuer (type)

United Nations Global Compact Office (International)

Instrument type


Disclosure instrument


Geographical scope


Mandatory or voluntary


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    • E focus: climate change, conservation, degradation, emissions, energy, energy use, environment, environmental management, fisheries, forests, ghg emissions, greenhouse gas, hazardous substances, land use, oceans, oil spills, pollution, recycling, renewable energy, renewables, restoration, soil, solid waste, sustainable food, waste, water, water use, wetlands, biodiversity
    • S focus: diversity, fair trade, forced labour, gender equality, human capital, human rights, social impacts, value creation, compensation
    • G focus: animal welfare, equator principles, responsible investment, risk management, corruption
    • SDG 1: No Poverty, SDG 2: Zero Hunger, SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 14: Life Below Water, SDG 15: Life on Land, SDG 16: Peace Justice Strong Institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships to achieve the SDGs
    • Administrative services, Agriculture, Arts, Finance, Management, Manufacturing, Mining, Public administration, Transportation