Blue Economy https://business-spirit.news/ en Water ChangeMaker Awards https://business-spirit.news/news/water-changemaker-awards <div class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item"><span>Water ChangeMaker Awards </span> </div> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="https://business-spirit.news/news/water-changemaker-awards" data-a2a-title="Water ChangeMaker Awards "><a class="a2a_button_facebook"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/facebook.svg" border="0" alt="Facebook" height="18" class="social-media-links-normal"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/facebook_hover.svg" border="0" alt="Facebook" height="18" class="social-media-links-hover"></a><a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/messenger.svg" border="0" alt="Messenger" height="18" class="social-media-links-normal"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/messenger_hover.svg" border="0" alt="Messenger" height="18" class="social-media-links-hover"></a><a class="a2a_button_twitter"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/twitter.svg" border="0" alt="Twitter" height="18" class="social-media-links-normal"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/twitter_hover.svg" border="0" alt="Twitter" height="18" class="social-media-links-hover"></a><a class="a2a_button_email"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/email.svg" border="0" alt="Email" height="18" class="social-media-links-normal"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/email_hover.svg" border="0" alt="Email" height="18" class="social-media-links-hover"></a><a class="a2a_dd" href="https://www.addtoany.com/share"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/share_hover.svg" border="0" alt="Share" height="18" class="social-media-links-hover"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/share.svg" border="0" alt="Share" height="18" class="social-media-links-normal"> Share </a></span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/climate-change" hreflang="en">Climate Change</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/blue-economy" hreflang="en">Blue Economy</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-topic field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Topic</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/topic/award" hreflang="en">award</a></div> </div> </div> <img width="32" height="32" alt="Sustainability" title="Sustainability" class="img-responsive" src="/files/bsp-images/icons/52.svg" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> <img alt="Water ChangeMaker Awards " title="Water ChangeMaker Awards " class="img-responsive" src="/files/styles/news_full_main_image/public/bsp-images/news/347.jpg?itok=t8ZUFigk" width="687" height="687" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> <div class="field field--name-field-lead field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">We need smart decisions on how we use and safeguard our water and how we protect ourselves from water-related hazards.</div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--980 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--981 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>This award aims to make visible the teams and organizations who shape water decisions that build climate resilience. They will collect the journeys of change-makers who work impacts water because, at times like these, learning from and celebrating those who have made things happen is more important than ever.</p> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-callout paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--width--full callout-style--b" id="callout-983"> <div class="paragraph__column"> <div class="callout-body"> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--982 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>“We are very proud to be partners in the Water ChangeMaker Awards, because climate resilience is absolutely urgent and fundamental to utilities, sustainability and the achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals. We believe very strongly that peers and peer professionals can inspire and empower and change like nothing else.”, says <span class="BCX7 SCXW7729226 TextRun" lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span class="BCX7 NormalTextRun SCXW7729226">Julie Perkins is Officer in Charge of the Secretariat at UN-Habitat's <a href="https://gwopa.org/">Global Water Operators' Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA)</a></span></span></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--984 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>You can <a href="https://www.gwp.org/en/waterchangemakers/" target="_blank">submit your ChangeMaker</a> journey until <strong>7 June 2020.</strong></p> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--985 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>ChangeMaker initiatives should be about decisions involving water that have contributed to building resilience to climate change. The application is open for all organisations, entities, and individuals associated with the public, private, and non-profit sector organisations.</p> <p>Initiatives can be from anywhere in the world, they must be either ongoing or concluded within the last five years.</p> <ul> </ul> </div> </div> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--bp-columns-two-uneven paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--991 paragraph--width--full paragraph--style--58-42"> <div class="paragraph__column"> <div class="paragraph--type--bp-columns-two-uneven__2col-column1"> <div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--989 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>The international independent expert jury, including leaders in water management and climate resilience, will be looking for:</p> <ul> <li>Climate Resilience built through Water Decisions</li> <li>Depth of Learning</li> <li>Magnitude &amp; Longevity of Change</li> <li>Breadth of Collaboration</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><div class="paragraph--type--bp-columns-two-uneven__2col-column2"> <div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-image paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--990 paragraph--width--full"> <div class="paragraph__column"> <a href="https://www.gwp.org/en/waterchangemakers/"> <div class="field field--name-bp-image-field field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img alt="" title="" src="/files/bsp-images/paragraph/349.jpg" width="1200" height="673" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image-hover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img alt="" title="" src="/files/bsp-images/paragraph/350.jpg" width="1643" height="519" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image-title field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Water ChangeMakers Award</div> </a> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--992 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>The Global Water Partnership’s Technical Committee will engage with Semi-Finalists, Finalists and Winners in publishing an analysis of the ChangeMaker Journeys – to be launched in March 2021.</p> <p>The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) is an international network created to support water operators through Water Operator’s Partnerships (WOPs), peer support exchanges between two or more water operators, on a not-for-profit basis, with the objective of strengthening their capacity, enhancing their performance and enabling them to provide a better service to more people.</p> </div> </div> <div>Footer</div> Global Water Operators’ Partnerships <div class="field field--name-field-background-style field--type-list-string field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Background style</div> <div class="field--item">Light</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-sponsored field--type-boolean field--label-above"> <div class="field--label">Sponsored?</div> <div class="field--item">No</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden field--item">2020. April</div> Mon, 27 Apr 2020 22:23:59 +0000 Szilvia Szabó 79 at https://business-spirit.news The Planet Calls short documentary on ocean plastic https://business-spirit.news/video/the-planet-calls-short-documentary-on-ocean-plastic <div class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item"><span>The Planet Calls short documentary on ocean plastic</span> </div> <span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_32 addtoany_list" data-a2a-url="https://business-spirit.news/video/the-planet-calls-short-documentary-on-ocean-plastic" data-a2a-title="The Planet Calls short documentary on ocean plastic"><a class="a2a_button_facebook"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/facebook.svg" border="0" alt="Facebook" height="18" class="social-media-links-normal"><img src="/libraries/bsp_social_media_icons_share/service/facebook_hover.svg" border="0" alt="Facebook" height="18" class="social-media-links-hover"></a><a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"><img 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field--type-daterange field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Date</div> <div class="field--item"><time datetime="2020-02-05T00:00:00Z">5th February 2020</time> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-venue field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Venue</div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/venue/brussels-belgium" hreflang="en">Brussels, Belgium</a></div> </div> <img width="32" height="32" alt="Collaboration" title="Collaboration" class="img-responsive" src="/files/bsp-images/icons/53.svg" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> <img width="32" height="32" alt="Sustainability" title="Sustainability" class="img-responsive" src="/files/bsp-images/icons/52.svg" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> <img alt="Ocean Action Conference" title="Ocean Action Conference" class="img-responsive" src="/files/styles/event_full_main_image/public/bsp-images/events/275.jpg?itok=jDU4CdLY" width="687" height="687" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> <div class="field field--name-field-lead field--type-string field--label-hidden field--item">Our future depends on the protection and restoration of our seas and ocean. The Ocean Action! conference will bring together a wide variety of key players to chart a new route for our blue future. </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--827 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--828 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>OCEAN ACTION! is an all-day event hosted by <a href="https://seas-at-risk.org/" target="_blank" title="Sea at Risk">Seas At Risk</a>, the European association of 32 marine NGOs spanning 17 countries.</p> <p>Here you can meet with activists, researchers, policy-makers, artists all working on issues related to our oceans and seas.</p> <p>Alongside speakers, artists and visionaries have been invited to give their perspective of our ocean. Live art and demonstrations will be going on throughout the day, giving you the chance to interact and feel the ocean in a different way.</p> </div> </div> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--bp-columns-two-uneven paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--831 paragraph--width--full paragraph--style--33-66"> <div class="paragraph__column"> <div class="paragraph--type--bp-columns-two-uneven__2col-column1"> <div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--829 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>Our future depends on the protection and restoration of our seas and ocean. A healthy ocean is our best ally in the fight against the climate crisis. Yet, despite long-term political and legal commitments to protect and restore our marine environment, we are still not doing what needs to be done.</p> <p>So what needs to change for seas and ocean to get better? This is the question that Ocean Action! will aim to answer.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div><div class="paragraph--type--bp-columns-two-uneven__2col-column2"> <div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-image paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--830 paragraph--width--full"> <div class="paragraph__column"> <a href="https://www.oceanactionconference.eu/"> <div class="field field--name-bp-image-field field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img alt="" title="" src="/files/bsp-images/paragraph/277.jpg" width="1050" height="630" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image-hover field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img alt="" title="" src="/files/bsp-images/paragraph/318.jpg" width="1050" height="630" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> </a> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="classy-style--margin-bottom paragraph paragraph--type--bp-simple paragraph--view-mode--default paragraph--id--832 paragraph--width--full" style=""> <div class="paragraph__column"> <p>Ocean Action! will bring togetherkey players to call on the EU for action on its commitment to protect and restore our seas and ocean. We will discuss the cost of inaction and chart a new route out of the crisis.</p> <p>Join us: we need all hands on deck!</p> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-registration-link field--type-link field--label-hidden field--item"><a href="https://www.oceanactionconference.eu/" target="_blank">Ocean Action! Conference</a></div> Hosted by: <img alt="Sea at Risk" title="Sea at Risk" class="img-responsive" src="/files/styles/host_small_logo/public/bsp-images/hosts/276.png?itok=2v-ffngL" width="80" height="23" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> Wed, 08 Jan 2020 15:58:45 +0000 Szilvia Szabó 48 at https://business-spirit.news