Who We Are
Blue consists of a core team from Oceanic Global, an expert advisory board, and a network of trained consultants worldwide.
The Blue Standard was developed by Oceanic Global with the help of an expert advisory board to enable businesses and industries to take meaningful action for our blue planet.
As individuals, the decisions we make each day are all opportunities to be agents of positive change.
That power compounds as we engage communities, businesses, institutions, and global brands in changing their behavior and influencing their networks of employees, stakeholders, customers, and guests. Through the work of Oceanic Global expert trained consultants worldwide, Blue offers actionable steps to maximize the positive impact we can all create in our immediate spheres and beyond.#SolutionsExist
About the Blue Standard
History of Blue
A first of its kind cross-industry standard, Blue is composed of two synergistic offerings that work together to empower businesses to achieve measurable impact that protects our blue planet.
Blue's 3-Star Verification for Business Operations
Product + Packaging
Blue’s Plastic-free Verification for Consumer Goods
Synergistic nonprofits and community organizations that support, collaborate with, or implement Blue.
Experts trained to implement Blue with businesses and communities around the world.
Blue was created with the support of Oceanic Globlal’s Scientific Advisory Board, which includes experts in the space of waste management, climate change, green chemistry, hospitality and industry best practice.
Vice President, ESG Advisory Lead, JLL
Senior Vice President, Chemistry & Distinguished Research Fellow at Zymergen Corporation
Founder, H2Consulting & Previous Chairman for the Hotel Association of NYC
VP of Sustainability + Impact at Credo Beauty; Co-Founder at Pact Collective
Prof. Dr. Willy Legrand
Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, IU International University of Applied Sciences
The Lovage; Writer & Hospitality Consultant
Founder & CEO, EarthCheck
Founder, U.S. Composting Council
Founder & CEO, ITACA
Co-Founder, QN Associates; U.S. Head of Impact, Too Good To Go
Blue Program Leads
The day-to-day Blue team is led by in-house sustainability experts specializing in business management, environmental engineering and supply chain.
Founder & Executive Director
Communications & Strategic Partnerships, BoD
Blue Standard Program Manager
Oceanic Global’s industry solutions have been creating a ripple of change since 2018.
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.