Ocean Impact Prize

Recognizing organizations and individuals for their work towards creating a thriving ocean.

Dr. Sylvia Earle receiving the Katapult Ocean Impact Prize.

Introducing the First Recipient of Ocean Impact Prize: Dr. Sylvia Earle

In April 2023 Katapult awarded its inaugural Ocean Impact Prize to Dr. Sylvia Earle.

Dr. Earle was chosen as the first awardee for her lifetime of contribution to ocean conservation and restoration.

About the Ocean Impact Prize

The criteria for selection of Ocean Impact Prize Awardees is as follows:

Demonstrated impact: The awardee should have a track record of creating meaningful impact in ocean conservation, restoration, or sustainability.

Innovation: The awardee should have demonstrated innovation and creativity in their approach to ocean advocacy.

Collaboration: The awardee should have worked collaboratively with others, including community groups, NGOs, governments, and/or industry, to achieve positive change for the ocean.

Scalability: The awardee’s work should be scalable and have the potential to create significant positive impact on a broader scale.

Longevity: The awardee should have a long-term commitment to ocean conservation, and their work should have a sustained impact over time.

Leadership: The awardee should be recognized as a leader in their field and have the ability to inspire and mobilize others to take action for the ocean.

Diversity and inclusion: The awardee’s work should be inclusive and accessible to diverse communities and have positive impacts on underrepresented groups.

Learn more about Katapult Ocean, here.