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In conversation with Emmanuel Ladent


From ocean entrepreneurs to impact investors to innovators, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s Ocean Innovators Platform (OIP) brings you conversations with change makers dedicated to a sustainable blue economy.

Emmanuel Ladent, CEO of Carbios, tackles plastic pollution at Monaco Ocean Week. Carbios harnesses the power of enzymes to biodegrade plastics, aiming to revolutionize the recycling landscape.

This interview dives into Carbios' mission to create a circular economy for plastics. They're scaling their technology beyond polyester, targeting a wider range of commonly used plastics. While challenges like waste collection persist, Carbios is partnering with industry giants like L'Oreal and Patagonia to turn the tide on plastic pollution.

Emmanuel emphasizes resilience and teamwork as key ingredients for entrepreneurial success. He believes Carbios' innovative technology, coupled with strong partnerships and supportive regulations, can create a future free from plastic pollution.