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The World Plastics Council (WPC) is the platform for cooperation that engages the key leaders in the industry to address common issues and opportunities that are increasingly global.


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Plastics 360°: Summary of WPC Engagement at INC-4

The World Plastics Council organised two significant events at the fourth round of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-4) in Ottawa. INC-4 marked a crucial milestone in our journey towards a global agreement on ending plastic pollution. WPC events brought together decision-makers from various sectors, including the entire…
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World Plastics Council Reaction to Global Plastics Agreement Negotiations in Ottawa

Benny Mermans, Chair of the World Plastics Council, said: “Progress has been made during INC-4 to streamline the text and establish a much-needed process of intersessional negotiations to maintain momentum before INC-5. However, to finalise an agreement to end plastic pollution much more pragmatism and compromise regarding the scope, focus…
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World Plastics Council Elects New Chairman

Following a meeting of the World Plastics Council’s (WPC) Executive Committee, Mr. Benny Mermans of Chevron Phillips Chemical has been unanimously elected to succeed Mr. James (Jim) Seward of LyondellBasell as the next Chairman of the WPC, as of 1st January 2023.
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