with Craig Leeson.
Our Sustainability Talk with Craig Leeson, as of December 16, is now available on replay.
During this interview, Craig Leeson, one of the most influent sustainability leaders in the world talked to BNP Paribas Wealth Management clients to expose his vision on sustainability.
Who is Craig Leeson ?
Craig Leeson is an award-winning filmmaker, storyteller and advocate for sustainability. He is the director, explorer/narrator, writer and executive producer of the multi-award winning documentary feature films “A Plastic Ocean” (released 2017) and The Last Glaciers (due for release 2020).
“A Plastic Ocean” was ranked the number one documentary on iTunes in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada and has been translated to more than 25 languages. It was released on Netflix by Leonardo di Caprio and simultaneously screened on Amazon. The film has won more than 20 film festival awards and has been publicly screened in cinemas and at public events in over 70 countries on six continents.
Craig has become a sought-after expert on the full impact of single-use plastics on not only the environment, but also our health, and now consults with governments, agencies and corporations on how to reduce our addiction to single-use plastics. The Climate Crisis is also a related focus for Craig and his upcoming production The Last Glaciers will help to mobile action tackling this global topic.
Why do we partner with Craig Leeson ?
BNP Paribas has been working with Craig since 2016. His commitment to reducing the use of single-use plastics and climate change is aligned with BNP Paribas’ engagement.
By partnering with Craig, we call on all sectors of society to collaborate and create solutions that tackle the world’s climate crisis and removal of single-use plastics.
A key differentiator of Craig’s body of work, is that while he is at his heart an ‘evangelist for the planet’, he keeps his work practical, by always identifying solutions to the problems so that action can be taken.
Through his work, Craig empowers individuals, communities, companies and governments to take action, sparking behavioral change with regards to global warming and single-use plastics.
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