Launch of First Blue Economy ETF

Following the launch of the first circular economy ETF in May 2019, BNP Paribas Asset Management is expanding its range of sustainable thematic investments through the launch in October 2020 of the first ETF based on the blue economy theme. The blue economy is defined by the World Bank as the sustainable use of oceanContinue reading “Launch of First Blue Economy ETF”

Platform for Simple, Secure, Sustainable Trade

ShipServ has developed a new platform to help maritime buyers and suppliers seize the opportunities of the blue economy; trading simply, securely and sustainably. Maritime buyers will now be able to see suppliers’ sustainability credentials more clearly and can analyze a supplier’s performance, as well as their commercial, social and environmental capabilities. Buyers can chooseContinue reading “Platform for Simple, Secure, Sustainable Trade”

Seatrec Raises $2 Million in Seed Funding

Seatrec, a renewable energy company that harvests energy from temperature differences in the environment, announced its $2 million seed funding round led by previous investor Dr. Norge Larson, with participation from Sunstone Management, Frontier Angels, SeaAhead’s Blue Angels and returning investors from Pasadena Angels. Larson will bring his background in blue tech and business experienceContinue reading “Seatrec Raises $2 Million in Seed Funding”

Introducing: Ocean Economy

Ocean Economy is an online news source covering business, science, technology, sustainable development, and conservation. The blue economy benefits populations around the world, from small island developing states to the most developed countries. Economy implies not just profit but also resources. A healthy economy balances available resources with consumption and other uses. Ocean Economy NewsContinue reading “Introducing: Ocean Economy”