The Plastics Crisis: Risks and Opportunities for Investors

08 Jun 2020
3:20 pm
Breakout 4 - Thematic Track

The Plastics Crisis: Risks and Opportunities for Investors

Growing consumer awareness of plastic waste, as well as bans on single-use plastics and other regulatory initiatives will have significant implications for companies that rely on plastics and packaging. Leading investors now view plastic pollution and sustainable packaging as material issues. What are the potential risks faced by companies that do not adopt plastic waste reduction strategies? What are the potential opportunities for companies that develop more sustainable solutions? What actions have investors taken to address the plastics crisis, and what more should be done? The panel will examine these questions and provide practical insights on how investors can manage their exposure to the plastics crisis.