David Katz is the founder and CEO of The Plastic Bank. He is globally renowned for The Plastic Bank’s solution to make plastic waste a currency that transcends poverty while stopping the flow of plastic into our oceans. David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse Award for Planetary Health and of the Paris Climate Conference Sustainia Community Award. David can be found at TED.com and in the award-winning documentary, A Plastic Ocean. He was recognized in Salt Magazine’s list of The World’s Top 100 Compassionate Business Leaders.