The message from Davos...? 2018 is the year for collaboration & action

Following the 2018 World Economic Forum, we wanted to share four quotes capturing key stories from Davos, each which stress that 2018 needs to be the year for COLLABORATION and ACTION...

 

Oceans: It is TIME for friends to come together

Urgent action is required to save life in the ocean. We face a generational challenge on our watch and we must rise to the task. The energy, innovation and resources from all sectors of public life and civil society and from all parts of our business, must be drawn upon, from all regions of the world. This is why we are forming the Friends of Ocean Action.

- Isabella Lövin, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden

 

Climate change: It is TIME to take practical steps

Climate change represents one of the most significant challenges facing civilisation.
- Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister

 

Inequality: It is TIME to turn the tide

82% of the wealth generated last year went to the richest 1% of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth.
- Oxfam

 

Plastics: It is TIME for innovation

We urgently need solutions that address the root causes of the problem, not just the symptoms…In a New Plastics Economy, plastics will never become waste or enter the ocean in the first place
- Ellen MacArthur, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation

 

 

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