Environment & Energy Report

Over 250 Companies Sign Pledge to Fight Plastic Pollution (Corrected)

Oct. 30, 2018, 10:12 PMUpdated: Nov. 2, 2018, 9:57 PM

Some of the world’s largest consumer goods manufacturers and packaging companies, including Colgate-Palmolive, PepsiCo, and Unilever, have pledged to minimize plastic pollution and make their products more environmentally friendly.

They signed on to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, launched under the social media hashtag #LineInTheSand and led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with U.N. Environment.

“We will continue to review the ambition level of the commitment and, over time, raise it, and we also call for many more businesses and governments around the world to join this effort so that we also continue...

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