Meet Blue

A first-of-its-kind standard that protects our blue planet.

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Blue Verified Businesses

The Blue Standard by Oceanic Global offers open-source resources, step-by-step auditing and consultation, consumer-facing seals and buying deals with vetted vendors to help businesses eliminate plastics and operate sustainably.

Blue Verifies

Business Operations

Blue’s 3-Star Verification for Plastic-free & Sustainable Business Operations

Products & Packaging

Blue’s Plastic-free Verification for Consumer Goods & Packaging

Blue's Business Operations 3-Star Verification

Blue's global three star verification system encourages businesses to make a continuous commitment to sustainability, while celebrating incremental achievements along the way.

Blue awards businesses with one, two or three stars to reflect their level of action and commitment.

Blue Product & Packaging Seals

Blue's Product Seal and Packaging Seal recognize responsibly sourced plastic-free packaging and products compatible with available waste management infrastructure.

There are two levels of the Seal:

The Product Seal focuses on sustainability criteria of both the packaging as well as the product itself.

The Packaging Seal focuses solely on sustainability criteria of the packaging

Our Impact

Oceanic Global’s industry solutions have been creating a ripple of change since 2018.


Businesses Engaged


Countries Reached


Blue List


Policies Shaped


Island-wide Projects


Blue Expert Consultants


Single-use Plastic Items Eliminated


Pounds of Plastic Removed

Blue is a registered verification program on the International Trade Centre’s Standards Map, a joint mandate of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Blue Verified Businesses

Blue Programs

The Blue Standard has created robust programs to comprehensively work with businesses to champion sustainability and provide free open-source resources to achieve measurable impact to protect our blue planet.

Hear from our Community

It’s been such a beautiful experience to work with Oceanic Global since it’s very beginning. The OG family is relentless and, always inspiring and always optimistic despite our very serious predicament . I’m honored to call them partners on this journey, so crucial to us all.

Eduardo Castillo Co-Founder, HABITAS

Hear from our Community

As a company, Sandals Resorts International is deeply committed to preserving and protecting the islands in which we call home. By working with the Oceanic Global team we are able to reinforce our long-standing environmental stewardship commitment and have eliminated 21.5 million single-use plastic straws and stirrers from our resort operations.

Christine Young Sandals Resorts International Group Environment Health and Safety Manager

Hear from our Community

Oceanic Global Foundation’s Plastic-Free Reopening Guide for Restaurants is a well-researched, worthwhile resource for any operator who’s equally serious about keeping customers safe and stemming the crisis of plastic pollution.

Sandra Noonan Chief Sustainability Officer, Just Salad

Free Industry Guides

Oceanic Global has created industry-specific, step-by-step guides to walk your business through achieving Blue verification.

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