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Brand Audit, News

#BrandAudit2019: a call for corporate accountability

by Jane Patton | September 3, 2019

Maybe you’ve seen a tweet about it. Maybe you’ve heard your friends talking about how they did something about it last weekend. Maybe you’re just really tired of seeing the evidence of it all over your home or office, neighborhood streets, or nearby shorelines.    “What’s all this about corporate accountability, anyway?” Plastic pollution is […]

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Plastic Policies, Press Release, UNEA

Tyranny of the Minority Slows International Progress on Addressing Plastic Pollution

by admin | March 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2019 UNEA-4 Agreement Does Not Deliver at Scale and Urgency Needed Nairobi, Kenya – At the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), member states of the UN Environment Programme failed to meet expectations to confront the ever-growing plastic-pollution crisis threatening our waterways, ecosystems, and health. At UNEA-4, member […]

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Press Release, Brand Audit

Corporate Leadership Badly Needed to Reverse Plastic Pollution Crisis

by Jed Alegado | October 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bali, Indonesia (October 28, 2018) — On the eve of Our Ocean Conference 2018, the global #breakfreefromplastic movement challenged corporations to  demonstrate real leadership to reverse the plastic pollution crisis instead of making more hollow commitments and empty gestures, which only tend to perpetuate the problem. “To put an end to the […]

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Member Stories, News

A New Paradigm for Plastics

by Lili Fuhr and Jane Patton | March 7, 2019

By focusing environmental and public-health debates on the issue of waste-management, plastics producers have managed to conceal the elephant in the room. But governments and consumers can no longer ignore the fact that plastic is a problem at all stages of its life cycle – not just after it ends up in the ocean. BERLIN […]

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