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Solutions from the Depths to Communities

Join host August Wichert (he/him), the Environment and Climate Sustainability Lead at the UN Global Compact Network Canada, in this compelling episode of the SDG in Action Podcast, sponsored by Element Fleet Management. This episode delves deep into Goal 14 - Life Below Water, focusing on the urgent issue of marine plastic pollution and its interconnection with other Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 1 - Poverty Reduction, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, and Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production. Highlighting the devastating impact of plastic waste on marine ecosystems, the podcast explores various global initiatives addressing this crisis. 

Special guest David Katz (he/him), founder and CEO of Plastic Bank, presents his innovative solution to ocean plastic pollution that simultaneously supports impoverished communities, advocating for a circular economy and sustainable future. This episode is a journey through the intersections of environmental health and societal welfare, emphasizing the importance of local community involvement in solving global challenges and paving the way for a better tomorrow.

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