A Sea of Plastics Claims and Credits: Steering Stakeholders Towards Impact

Year of Publication

2021

As more companies and governments make commitments to address plastic pollution, several plastic offset claims and credit schemes have emerged...

Source:

The Circulate Initiative

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Policy

As more companies and governments make commitments to address plastic pollution, several plastic offset claims and credit schemes have emerged.

We reviewed the current landscape of standards, certifications and credit programs to assess the strengths and weaknesses of current programs and whether they are equipped to help buyers meet their impact objectives.