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Driving the Climate Agenda With Purpose

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Chris Daly, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo to talk all things circular economy, health, carbon neutrality and consumer behaviour. Chris will also be joining a panel discussion on at The Consumer Goods Forum’s sixth annual Sustainable Retail Summit taking place on October 13TH and 14TH, for those listeners who may be interested in continuing the climate conversation directly with him!

Mondelēz International Announces UK Cadbury Dairy Milk Packaging Set to be Made with Recycled Plastic

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September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mondelēz International today announced that Cadbury Dairy Milk made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland is to be made with packaging containing up to 30% recycled plastic.

Cadbury, the UK’s biggest food brand, will roll out the packaging innovation on more than 28 million sharing bars in 2022.

SC Johnson Invites Londoners to Walk Beneath the Ocean's Surface in The Blue Paradox - An Immersive Experience Exploring the Ocean Plastic Pollution Crisis

Two-week educational event opens to the public (15–27th September) in White City, with free tickets available at BlueParadox.com
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LONDON, September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson, the maker of household consumer brands such as Mr Muscle®, Ecover® and Duck®, is launching The Blue Paradox, an immersive educational experience with 360-degree digital projections that invites the public to walk beneath the ocean’s surface to explore the impact plastic waste has on our planet’s most valuable natural resource and to better understand how businesses, governments and individuals can work together to create a more sustainable world.

Sustainable Ocean Investing: Opportunities Abound in the Blue Economy

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by Ted Janilus, founder of Investable Oceans 

ESG and sustainable investing have taken center stage in asset management. Climate and now oceans are leaders in this elevation with a proliferation of products, firms, and frameworks increasingly on investors’ radar screens. This is good news: the oceans are becoming broadly investable, with market-based opportunities across all sectors of the Blue Economy. These cover the entire asset allocation pie chart – equites, fixed income, private equity and venture capital.

Save Philippine Seas

Learn more about plastic waste and its causes.
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We worked with advocacy group Save Philippine Seas to help everyone better understand the issue of plastic waste and marine litter.

Check out each infographic by Save Philippine Seas. Click on each one to read more about different topics concerning plastic waste.

The Ferrero Group Continues to Make Progress on Its 2025 Packaging Commitment

Ferrero signs new CGF Golden Design Rules as part of action plan against plastic becoming waste
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  • Ferrero joins Holy Grail 2.0 to prove the viability of digital watermarking technologies for more efficient recycling
  • Ferrero launches new thinner Kinder Bueno packaging material which will be available from 2022
  • Ferrero launches paper-based packaging pilot for its Kinder bakery products in Italy

Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They?

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to fellow CGF colleagues Erica Sheward, Director of the Global Food Safety Initiative, and Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability, who leads the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Plastic Waste and Food Waste.

Mondelēz International Commits To Reduction in Virgin Plastic Use To Combat Plastic Pollution

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  • Company builds on existing 2025 goals with new aim to cut virgin plastic use in rigid plastic packaging by at least 25%
  • Part of broader efforts to eliminate, reduce, replace and recycle plastics across portfolio
  • Calls for more progress on a U.S. Federal recycling scheme that includes flexible films
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  • Company builds on existing 2025 goals with new aim to cut virgin plastic use in rigid plastic packaging by at least 25%
  • Part of broader efforts to eliminate, reduce, replace and recycle plastics across portfolio
  • Calls for more progress on a U.S. Federal recycling scheme that includes flexible films

How to Score a Recycling Touchdown for Sunday's Big Game

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It’s official – the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are headed to the big game on Sunday. Since most of us will be watching from home this year, it is more important than ever to be mindful of the waste generated by game-day snacking. Beer cans, plastic bottles, and some takeout containers can be recycled if you toss them correctly.
 

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