Circular Economy

Sustainable packaging is good for profits as well as the planet

A Vietnamese woman rides past recyclable plastic bottles at Xa Cau village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Kham     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC1D590DE340

Only 14% of plastic packaging is recycled globally. Image: REUTERS/Kham

Peter Lacy
Global Sustainability Services Lead and Chief Responsibility Officer, Accenture (UK) Ltd.
Wesley Spindler
Senior Manager & Circulars Program Director, Accenture Strategy
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