Ocean Exchange Launches 2014 Call for Solutions

Feb. 25, 2014
Applicants will compete for the Gulfstream Navigator Award and the WWL Orcelle Award

The Ocean Exchange launched its fourth annual global competition for the 2014 Gulfstream Navigator Award of $100,000 and the 2014 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Orcelle Award of $100,000.

The theme for the 2014 competition is Accelerate Sustainability, innovations generating economic growth and increased productivity while reducing the use of nature’s resources and waste.

The Ocean Exchange is seeking innovative and globally scalable solutions, i.e. Solutions Inspiring Action, that are positive for the economy, health and the environment, while respecting cultures around the world.

To enter the 2014 competition, register your solution in the Ocean Exchange Gallery by 11:59 p.m. (GMT) on May 5, 2014.

Beginning May 6, Ocean Exchange’s international solutions review panel of multi-disciplinary experts will review all applications registered in the gallery to select:

Ten Solutions Inspiring Action to compete for monetary awards: These organizations, which are in need of financial support and global recognition, will be invited to present at the Ocean Exchange, Oct. 5-7, 2014, in Savannah, Ga.

At the Ocean Exchange invited delegates will select the winners of the $100,000 Gulfstream Navigator Award and the $100,000 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Orcelle Award.

* Three Solutions Inspiring Action representing Excellence in Corporate Innovation: These Excellence Award winners will also be invited to present their Solutions Inspiring Action at the Ocean Exchange event in October 2014. 

Source: Open Exchange