Join the mission

Ocean plastic pollution is a worldwide problem. Our mission is not one we can achieve alone and we welcome and encourage partners to accelerate our impact by joining the largest cleanup in history. Our mission is long term. We calculate it will take 20 years to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. Therefore, we look for long-term partnerships with those who want to make a genuine and sustained commitment to our mission, create a legacy for themselves and be part of the movement of those solving one of the biggest environmental problems of this era. Does your company want to be part of the mission?

Global mission partners

Interested in becoming part of this list? Learn more here about our partnership landscape and reach out.

  • Maersk logo

    A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ global supply chains. A leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 76,000 people.

    Maersk Supply Service is a subsidiary of A.P. Moller – Maersk which provides marine services and integrated solutions to the energy sector worldwide.

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  • The Coca-Cola Company is a total beverage company with products sold in more than 200 countries and territories. The company’s purpose is to refresh the world and make a difference and seeks to positively impact people’s lives, communities, and the planet through water replenishment, packaging recycling, sustainable sourcing practices, and carbon emissions reductions.

    As Global Implementation Partner of The Ocean Cleanup, The Coca-Cola Company is helping to place Interceptor technologies to collect plastic from 15 of the world’s most polluted rivers.

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  • Kia is a global mobility brand with a vision to create sustainable mobility solutions for consumers, communities, and societies around the world. Founded in 1944, Kia has been providing mobility solutions for more than 75 years in more than 190 markets. Kia is spearheading the popularization of electrified and battery electric vehicles and developing a growing range of mobility services.

    Kia supports The Ocean Cleanup as an official Global Partner via financial contributions and in-kind supplies to support ocean operations and the construction of Interceptor Solutions.

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  • Deloitte logo

    Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to select clients.

    The Ocean Cleanup is an absolute frontrunner in sustainable innovations and this also is a top priority for Deloitte. Deloitte supports The Ocean Cleanup to further professionalize their organization and operations.

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  • Government of the Netherlands logo

    The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment is committed to improving the quality of life, access, and mobility in a clean, safe & sustainable environment.

    The Dutch government and The Ocean Cleanup have entered into an agreement to enable its cleanup activities on the high seas. Currently, The Ocean Cleanup's ocean system is deployed in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch under the jurisdiction and with the support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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  • Macquarie Group is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs over 15,000 people in 31 markets. At 30 September 2019, Macquarie had assets under management of $A560 billion.

    The Ocean Cleanup is a recipient of the Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award, which recognizes organizations with bold ideas to address an area of significant social need.

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  • Founded in 1864, Societe Generale is a top tier European bank providing corporate, institutional, and individual clients with a wide array of value-added advisory, financial solutions as well as mobility and leasing services.

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Institutional affiliations

  • The GPML is a multi-stakeholder partnership that brings together all actors working to prevent marine litter and plastic pollution. By providing a unique global platform to share knowledge and experience, partners are
    able to work together to create and advance solutions to this pressing global issue.

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  • GPAP is a multi-stakeholder platform dedicated to translating commitments to reduce plastic pollution and
    waste into concrete action. We aim to shape a more sustainable and inclusive world through the eradication of plastic pollution.

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  • Organization in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council since 2022

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Mission supporters

  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Buckaroo
  • CFF Communications
  • Dataiku
  • Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund
  • Dropbox
  • Gard
  • GoPro
  • KLM
  • Marsh McLennan
  • Microsoft
  • Netherland-America Foundation
  • Nokia
  • Van Werven

Official suppliers

  • AVR
  • CSA Ocean Sciences
  • DCS Computing
  • Deck advocaten
  • DNV
  • Global Maritime
  • GRRR
  • GTTS
  • Metrixlab
  • MHE-Demag
  • Mocean
  • Mørenot
  • Next Ocean
  • Riff Online
  • Rise Marketing Group
  • Royal HaskoningDHV
  • South Pole
  • Team5pm
  • Trans-it DK
  • V.O. Patents & Trademarks
  • Webslice
  • Xomnia

The companies and organizations on this page provide verified support for The Ocean Cleanup, as do our Independent Supporters. Claims of support for The Ocean Cleanup are only verified if the organization is shown on this webpage or if the company making the claim has an “Independent Supporter” badge on their website. All other claims cannot be verified, and these organizations are not affiliated with The Ocean Cleanup.

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