Lead Impact: Using ocean plastic to end poverty with David Katz - Nicola Wealth

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Lead Impact: Using ocean plastic to end poverty with David Katz

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PostedAugust 25, 2021

Episode Summary

The phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has never had more meaning than with Plastic Bank, an innovative company that has been featured on Dragons Den and countless other media publications for using ocean plastic to combat poverty in some of the world’s poorest countries.

Host Ron Haik is joined by CEO and founder of Plastic Bank David Katz where he speaks to his thoughts on leadership, the state of the environment and how they empower local communities to combat ocean waste and poverty using blockchain technology.



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Guest Bio


David Katz

David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia community award, recipient of the Earnst and Young Lifetime Achievement award, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen.

David is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank, an internationally recognized solution to ocean plastic. The Plastic Bank is a global network of micro recycling markets that empower the poor to transcend poverty by cleaning the environment.

The Plastic Bank is an eco-system that provides an opportunity for the world to collect and trade plastic waste as a currency. Global partners include IBM, Shell Energy, SC Johnson, Aldi, Henkel and more.

His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. David has been featured in hundreds of international news and investigative articles, including Forbes, Time Magazine, Fast Company, Business Week, and National Geographic. David can be found at TED.com, is featured in an award-winning documentary and starred in an international reality television show.

David is a steward of the earth and a champion for the poor.



About The Host - Ron Haik

Ron Haik is a Senior Financial Planner and the Ontario Regional Manager in the Nicola Wealth’s Toronto office, with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has gained a breadth of experience working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions advising clients in a variety of roles, such as Financial Planner and Investment Advisor, in the areas of domestic and offshore planning for the high net worth segment.

For his full bio, visit: nicolawealth.com/our-team/ron-haik



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