UN Sustainable Development Goals

Our impact mission it to enable a sustainable seaweed farming industry to mitigate climate change, ensure food security and create jobs across the value chain.

 

Oceanium is committed to contributing to the achievement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Oceanium will measure our impact using the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) "Theory of Change". 

  

Each SDG has includes several targets detailing the steps to be taken in order to achieve that goal. 

ZERO HUNGER

2.1 Sustainable and affordable food production

2.3 Support small scale seaweed farmers

2.4 Protection of ecosystems and sustainable seaweed farming

2.5 Maintaining genetic diversity of oceans

 

GENDER EQUALITY

5.1 Ending gender discrimination

5.5 Equal leadership opportunities

 

DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

8.1 Economic growth in coastal developing countries

8.2 Promote farming and processing jobs in coastal communities

8.3 Developing relationships with small farmers and teach best practice

8.4 Efficiency in processing of seaweed, carbon neutral and sustainable farming practice 

8.5 - 8.8 Commitment to equal pay, non-discriminatory, and fair paying jobs

 

INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

9.2 Creation of jobs in developing countries and coastal communities

9.4 Environmentally friendly processing technology 

9.5 Hire local people throughout value chain 

 

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

12.1 Participate in national measurement programme on sustainable consumption and production

12.2 Development of environmentally friendly packaging

12.4 Carbon sequestration via seaweed farms, replacement of fossil fuel based packaging

12.5 Sustainable packaging reduces plastic waste

12.6 Encouraging large companies to adopt sustainable packaging 

12.8 Promotion of the benefits of seaweed-based products

LIFE BELOW WATER

14.1 Reduction of marine pollution through farming

14.2 Seaweed farms create sanctuaries for marine life, encourage biodiversity 

14.3 Reduction of ocean acidification via nitrogen absorption

14.4 Reduction in destructive fishing practices as farming provides alternative livelihoods

14.5 Conservation of marine areas 

14.7 Economic benefits to island and coastal communities 

 
 

For more information on the Sustainable Development Goals, please visit https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/