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The Global Commitments

Year of Publication


This third annual report looks into the prrogress of the Global Commitment of more than 500 organisations united behind a common vision of a circular economy for plastics


Ellen MacArthur Foundation





Measurement (Company/Product/Project)

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Policy, Capital Flows

Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme, the Global Commitment has united more than 500 organisations behind a common vision of a circular economy for plastics. Driven by the goal of tackling plastic pollution at its source, companies representing 20% of all plastic packaging produced globally have committed to ambitious 2025 targets to help realise that common vision. This third annual progress report looks at how these signatories are faring against these targets.

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