Courtesy of Joe Fields, Onalytica, London.

Onalytica annually analyzes over 200,000,000,000 posts and data from Twitter, blogs, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn of over 500,000 global social media influencers in order to estimate the scale and scope of myriad influencers.

The individuals listed below are globally influential when it comes to driving and directing discussions around plastic pollution on Planet Earth. Onalytica’s Top 10 influencers on plastic pollution include one open water swimmer:

1. Erik Solheim, Head of United Nations Environment
2. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, India
3. Lewis Pugh, United Nations Patron of the Oceans
4. Afroz Shah, United Nations Environment’s Champion of the Earth and 2017 Indian of the Year
5. Gail Barnes, Ph.D., founder of Personify
6. Rajan Naidu, environment and social justice activist
7. Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and environmentalist
8. Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdom
9. Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
10. Dia Mirza, United Nations Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador, actress, producer

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