"The mission of the Blue Planet Alliance is to get islands and countries around the world to legislatively mandate a commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2045."

- Henk Rogers, Blue Planet Alliance Founder & CEO

Dutch-born Henk Rogers is perhaps one of the most important video game designers and entrepreneurs of the past forty years. Producing Japan’s first major turn-based role-playing video game The Black Onyx and securing the rights to distribute Tetris on video game consoles.

’88 Rogers discovers Tetris at a Las Vegas tradeshow. (’84 Alexey Pajitnov develops Tetris first version)

Pixels and joysticks were just the beginning, after selling his mobile video game company — hard drop to the 2000s, Rogers founded Blue Planet Foundation, a public charity focused on fostering action for clean energy in Hawaii and beyond. Also Blue Planet Energy, provider of energy storage systems that power homes, businesses and critical infrastructure.

Most recently an addition was made to the “Blue Planet” syndicate, Blue Planet Alliance was forged to work with governments, businesses, and individuals to help grow a global movement aimed at reducing the negative impact on the planet, thus aligning human behavior more in harmony with nature. “The mission of the Blue Planet Alliance is to get islands and countries around the world to legislatively mandate a commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2045,” shared Henk Rogers Blue Planet Alliance Founder and CEO.

Rogers describing blockage of his heart (widow-marker) that made him rethink life goals.

Joining influential partners such as Peace Boat and EarthX for Climate Week 2022 in New York City, Zpryme caught up with Henk on what has influenced his desire to contribute something positive to energy and humankind.

Partners join Rogers at ’22 Climate Week in New York City to celebrate signed MOUs.

Blue Planet Alliance is continually looking for partners that can join — the more organizations that agree to become part of the alliance, the stronger the voice when it comes to eliminating fossil fuels and powering our lives with renewable energy.

The more organizations around the world that sign on with the Alliance, the louder the collective-voice becomes — and the more public and private sector decision makers will need to listen. If you’d like to join the Alliance, fill out the following Memorandum of Understanding here to add your name to our growing list of partners.

Join Henk Rogers and thought leaders from around the globe at ETS23.

Technology is meant to advance and enhance our lives, but as we accelerate the future, we must not neglect the force behind the tech — human connection. Humanity, in all its weirdness, is the driving force behind solving the challenges around decarbonization to create a cleaner, more just world. Celebrating ten years of ETS (energy thought summit) — be yourself and bring your weirdness by visiting us in Austin, TX April 3-6, 2023 — as we explore how utilities and communities can take on the challenges in electrification, transportation, and infrastructure by keeping people at the center of the conversation. Learn more here.

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