“The oceans are essential for our well-being, as a major climate buffer, a biodiversity haven and a source of much-needed resources. Global change and intensive use threaten these oceanic services. More sustainable use of the oceans calls for creative ideas and new technology. Together with students, scientists, society, governments and industry we need to explore innovative solutions. OOC is a unique platform for bringing challenges and solutions together.”
Our Ocean’s Challenge is an exemplar of open innovation. The unique multi-stakeholder approach harnesses the value of diverse knowledge and expertise to solve complex problems. Utilizing an active online platform for building a community of participants sets the seed for robust and continued innovation in sustainability.
“ABN AMRO considers it a strategic priority to contribute to a better world. As partner of OOC we aim to put our financial expertise and international network in the maritime and offshore industry to the benefit of realizing sustainable oceans. Join us and jump on the OOC platform now!”
In recent years, Our Oceans Challenge has successfully put the sustainability of the offshore industry on the map. This transition has resulted in many companies, each in their own way, working on a cleaner offshore sector. Therefore, the need for the OOC is diminishing contributed to the cancellation of the third cycle.