Protecting the oceans
The oceans play a major role in mitigating climate change. But with over-fishing, rising temperatures and pollution they are being threatened. As an expert in the water and waste sectors, we are making a commitment to protect them in the new Sustainable Development 2017-2021 Road Map.
The ocean, an endangered but vital source of life
50 % and more
Using SUEZ's knowledge to protect the oceans
- Its expertise in water and plastic waste treatment to develop solutions to reduce pollution that originates on land
- A comprehensive logistics network as a result of its presence in numerous regions in and outside France
- Constantly evolving solutions thanks to its innovativeness and research network
Supporting ocean protecting organizations’ initiatives:
We work alongside a group called the Expédition 7ème Continent and Expédition MED. Through expeditions, the former in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and the latter in the Mediterranean Sea. The objective is to study the scope of plastic pollution in the oceans, secure media coverage of the phenomenon to alert the international community and launch concrete initiatives.
We’ve partnered with Good Planet, dedicated to combating threats to the oceans through awareness initiatives such as beach clean-ups and the creation of awareness-rising materials and encouraging community involvement.
"It is by coming together that we will be able to find areas of improvement and develop effective solutions. It is high time that we understand, explain and act"
Patrick Deixonnefounder of Expédition 7e Continent
A global campaign for the collection of waste
On June the 8th 2017, we launched a worldwide mobilization campaign for World Oceans Day, named #SUEZ4ocean, aimed at our 84,000 employees. We invited them to gather as many people as possible to organize cleaning operations of plastic waste on shorelines.
Our solutions to regenerate the coastline and preserve the oceans
We offer solutions to control water quality, limit pollution sources and protect and restore coastlines. There are a few examples: