UPCOMING EVENTS

THE PLASTICS MANAGEMENT INDEX

OCT 11 - 12: Global plastics summit

The Global Plastics Summit 2023 is an independent forum facilitated by Economist Impact to build momentum for an ambitious UN plastics treaty. Working groups will discuss the issues at the heart of the treaty, and devise creative solutions to the challenges in the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) process. Collaborate with senior leaders in the plastics sector to support and influence INC decision-making in our plenary sessions.
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Nov 14: Ocean acidification: a threat to marine ecosystems and economies in the Commonwealth and beyond

The ocean absorbs up to 30% of annual carbon emissions, resulting in a fall in the pH value of its seawaters, thus signifying a rise in their acidity. The past 20–30 years have seen a rapid increase in ocean acidification and, unless decisive actions are taken to mitigate this, it will continue to rise. This event will bring together policymakers, scientists and other ocean experts from within and outside of the Commonwealth to discuss this growing crisis. It will explore the threat ocean acidification poses to marine ecosystems; identify what’s at stake for economies, communities and individuals; and highlight best practices that can help stem its tide.
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Feb 2024: Back to Blue in Japan

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To build on the findings from the discussion paper and issues paper and to begin to conceptualise a draft roadmap, Back to Blue is convening a series of virtual stakeholder workshops in 2023. Each workshop will focus on a theme identified within the issues paper, and workshop discussions will inform the development of the draft roadmap
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