“It’s like diamonds covering the ground.”
Plastic Bank is a root cause solution to plastic pollution. It is an economic development firm that empowers the underprivileged to transcend poverty by making recycling profitable. Plastic Bank invites people and organizations to gather together to turn plastic waste into a currency that creates global regenerative impact. In this session, David Katz explains this paradigm-shifting model that incorporates blockchain technology to revolutionize how the world perceives plastic waste. David Katz is CEO and founder of Plastic Bank. His humanitarian work has earned him international recognition. 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, is the Past President of the Vancouver Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and named the Entrepreneur Organizations, Global Citizen.