The fourth Global Commitment Progress Report, published by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme, will be released on the 2nd of November 2022. If you would like to receive the report as soon as it is published, sign up below.
The Global Commitment has united more than 500 organisations behind a common vision of a circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature. for plastics, with the goal to tackle plastic pollution at its source.
Since 2018 the signatories, which include companies that together represent 20% of all plastic packaging produced globally, such as well-known consumer businesses L’Oréal; MARS; Nestlé; PepsiCo; The Coca-Cola Company; and Unilever; the world’s largest retailer - Walmart; major packaging producers such as Amcor and Berry Global; and two of the largest resource management specialists - Veolia and Suez - have reported on their progress towards ambitious 2025 targets.