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Valuing Plastics: The Business Case for Measuring, Managing and Disclosing Plastic Use in Consumer Goods [Ft. LUSH Cosmetics]

This webinar features a case study from LUSH Cosmetics, don't miss the case studies on plastic disclosure by Dell and Seventh Generation.

The Plastic Disclosure Project (PDP) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced a new report at Sustainable Brands '14 San Diego identifying the risks and opportunities to brands associated with plastic use. It articulates the business case for measuring, managing and disclosing plastic use, underlined by the new research which identifies $75 billion of annual natural capital costs of plastic use by the consumer goods sector. The research assesses the plastic use and disclosure of the 100 largest companies in the consumer goods industry. This webinar provides a detailed breakdown of the research findings and a case study from LUSH Cosmetics describing its experience with plastic disclosure.

    What You Will Learn:
  • The business case for measuring, managing, and disclosing plastic use in the consumer goods industry
  • Risks and opportunities associated with plastic use in the consumer goods sector
  • Identifying natural capital 'hotspots' to help companies better manage plastic use
  • The natural capital benefits of good plastic practices, such as the use of recycled content and end-of-life recovery
  • Recommendations to improve the sustainability of plastic use in practice

View the executive summary in the SB Library and DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT here.

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