Ocean business leaders from a diverse range of industries are distinguishing themselves as “Founding Members” of the World Ocean Council – an unprecedented international, cross-sectoral leadership alliance on stewardship of the seas.
World Ocean Council members call on other responsible companies and industries to engage in this innovative partnership for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility” and participate in the Sustainable Ocean Summit (Belfast, 15-17 June, 2010).
Initial corporate and association Founding Members of the World Ocean Council include: ExxonMobil, Rio Tinto, the International Chamber of Shipping, RightShip, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), Twin Dolphins, Transocean, the Ocean Education, Technology and Science Partnership, Golder Associates, TORM AS, Nautilus Minerals (in which Anglo American has a minority stake), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Holman Fenwick Willan and Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
See http://www.joc.com/press-release/ocean-industries-launch-world-ocean-council.