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Chart Room: The crisis and opportunity in recycling single-use plastics

Close to 85 per cent of all single-use plastics are made from just 5 types of plastic polymers. Production of these ‘Big Five’ is forecast to continue rising for the next decade-plus, meaning global environmental imperatives and investment opportunities will both depend greatly on recycling.  

21 June 2021 | Velislava Dimitrova, Cornelia Furse
The war on plastic

The war on plastic

A key environmental issue today is the ‘plastic planet’. The current way we consume and use plastic, in a linear take-make-waste model, is unsustainable and if it does not change, will have catastrophic results on the environment. We look at the need for solutions, scope the size of the market opportunity that the plastic packaging crisis represents, technologies, and the long-term winners that can help save our planet.

15 June 2021 | Velislava Dimitrova, Cornelia Furse
Understanding climate change in 2 minutes

Understanding climate change in 2 minutes

New to climate change? Let us walk you through the ins and outs in this quick 2 minute video.

07 June 2021 | Fidelity International
Biodiversity bond raises the stakes for paper firms

Biodiversity bond raises the stakes for paper firms

Biodiversity loss has become a crucial issue for investors and companies alike. A Brazilian paper and pulp maker recently launched the first ‘transition’ bond with specific rewilding targets, prompting us to talk to another pulp maker about how it is preserving biodiversity and reducing carbon emissions.

04 June 2021 | Fidelity International
China's EV industry set for even faster growth

China's EV industry set for even faster growth

While most of the decarbonisation focus has been on the US or Europe, China should not be forgotten. The country has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2060, with "eco-friendly" cars estimated to jump from 6% to all auto sales by 2035. Which companies will be the winners?

27 May 2021 | Fidelity International
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