Why we need to address plastic production before tackling pollution
01 Dec 22
Christina Dixon, Bea Stevenson and Ian Welsh
This week, Christina Dixon, ocean campaign leader at the Environmental Investigation Agency talks with Innovation Forum’s Bea Stevenson about the prospects for a United Nations global pact on plastic pollution as the first negotiation session commences. They discuss why voluntary measures have not tackled the plastic pollution problem, despite its high public profile.
Plus: more than half major palm oil companies failing to evaluate supplier risk of deforestation, says ZSL; Ahold Delhaize's ambitious decarbonisation initiatives; Vodafone asking consumers to trade in devices to reduce network waste; Rolls-Royce and EasyJet testing green hydrogen-powered aero engine, in the news digest.
And, Innovation Forum's Hanna Halmari shares details about the upcoming sustainable apparel and textiles conference in Amsterdam in April 2023. Use discount code “podcast” for a €500 discount on conference passes, extended to 6th December for podcast listeners.