Investors put more pressure on plastics pollution issues

Concern over plastic marine pollution and waste among institutional investors has grown sharply over the last 18 months, according to the organizer of a $1 trillion campaign to pressure major consumer brands to reduce their plastics use.

The Plastic Solutions Investor Alliance, which formed in June and includes 30 investor groups, is using that newfound momentum to start dialogues with several consumer goods makers around single-use plastics, said Conrad MacKerron, senior vice president of As You Sow, an Oakland, Calif.-based shareholder advocacy group. Read Full Article - Plastic News, October 18, 2018