WOC News Release 2021-10-07 XPRIZE and WOC Collaborate to Advance Ocean CO2 Removal
World Ocean Council and XPRIZE Co-organize Webinar on 13 October to Engage the Ocean CO2 Removal Community in the $100M XPRIZE Carbon Removal Competition7 October 2021
|The World Ocean Council is excited and honored to partner with the $100M XPRIZE Carbon Removal team on a webinar for ocean entrepreneurs. Funded by the Musk Foundation, the XPRIZE Carbon Removal Prize is a global, $100-million competition aimed at tackling the biggest threat facing humanity — fighting climate change and rebalancing Earth’s carbon cycle.|
The XPRIZE WOC Webinar on Ocean CO2 Removal will brief participants on the $100-million XPRIZE and how ocean CO2 removal ideas can compete.This 90-minute webinar features a high-level XPRIZE team:
– Nikki Batchelor, Prize Director
– Michael Leitch, XPRIZE Technical Lead
– Roopa Dandamudi, Team Relations Specialist
Date & Time: 13 October, 9 am PT / 12 pm ET / 6 pm CET
The WOC has been working to advance responsible, science-based ocean and coastal carbon sequestration since 2012. The WOC’s monthly Ocean CO2 Removal/Blue Carbon/Ocean Restoration Roundtable convenes the business and investment community around these topics.
Companies and investors interested in participating in the monthly roundtable are invited to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In September 2021, the WOC partnered with the Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy at American University on the 1st Annual Conference on Carbon Removal Law & Policy, with WOC organizing the session, Ocean CDR Business and Investment: What the Law and Policy Community Needs to Know.
|Upcoming WOC Event|
Global Blue Finance Summit (BlueFIN 22) – Date & location coming soon
|More WOC Outreach & Engagement|
1st Annual Conference on Carbon Removal Law and Policy: Ocean CO2 Removal
September 21-22 | Online
Session Organizer/Moderator, Ocean CDR Business and Investment: What the Law and Policy Community Needs to Know
4th Sustainable Investor Summit
September 29 | Online
Panelist, Investment In Sustainable Blue Economy – Ocean Protection With Growth and Return Opportunities
EU Startup Prize for Mobility: Launch Event
September 30 | Tallinn & Online
4th Transition Forum
September 30 – October 1 | Nice & Online
Plenary Speaker, The Ocean and Transition: Energy, Climate and Biodiversity
Blue Planet Economy European Maritime Forum
October 7-8 | Online
Keynote Speaker, Ocean Energy: Powering the Blue Economy
|World Ocean Council (WOC)|
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WOC Members are a part of the WOC Network of 35,000+ ocean industry stakeholders around the world. The WOC is a registered not-for-profit organization in the US and France.