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    What impact are major packaging mergers having on the industry?


    In the past year, major packaging companies such as Mondi, Smurfit Kappa, DS Smith, International Paper, and more have been linked to potential mergers or acquisitions. In this report we take a closer look at how and why mergers like this happen and discuss the general implications for the sector as a whole and the wider value chain.

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    Report: What are the main barriers to reuse/refill?


    In our latest report, Victoria Hattersley surveys the current reuse/refill landscape, asking: What are some of the main industry-wide challenges preventing wider uptake, and how can companies make a start?

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    Everything you need to know about the latest round of Global Plastics Treaty negotiations


    Following the INC-4 negotiations, Victoria Hattersley speaks to some of those who were present to find out what has been achieved so far towards a Global Treaty and what the next steps might be.

  • Sustainable Innovation Report 2024: Current Trends and Future Priorities

    Sustainable Innovation Report 2024: Current trends and future priorities


    Packaging Europe’s industry-leading Sustainable Innovation Report is back for another year – and this time there’s more insights than ever before. The report digs into the most important packaging innovations and solutions of the past year, as reflected in the submissions to our 2023 Sustainability Awards.

  • Report: Strategic learnings from the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2023

    Report: Strategic learnings from the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2023


    How do packaging industry leaders think about sustainability? Our latest Report summarises the key strategic takeaways and learnings from the 2023 Sustainable Packaging Summit - which saw innovators and thought leaders from across the value chain come together to discuss solutions to the biggest sustainability problems currently facing the packaging industry.

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    Report: The ultimate guide to global plastic sustainability regulation


    The world sits at a crucial stage in its collective efforts to tackle the growing problem of plastic pollution, with the UN-backed global plastics treaty nearing completion. This report takes a look at the global perspective not only on the Treaty itself but also on the wider regulatory developments across each region that will inform their efforts to comply with its terms.

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    Report: How are the top brands progressing on packaging sustainability?


    The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s most recent Global Commitment Progress report was a chance to evaluate how far the packaging industry has come in its voluntary efforts to achieve a circular economy for plastics. In this report, we put the focus specifically on the progress made by FMCGs – and discuss the next steps.