“The nonprofit Plastic Oceans estimates that humans are producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use, and that more than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year.

The scale of human impacts on the health of the ocean ecosystems, including the amount of plastic waste, has driven many Certified B Corporations to take action. And there are plenty of impacts to address in addition to waste: unsustainable seafood harvesting; the “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico; and more. B Corps around the world are using business to save our oceans .  Meet five of them below…”