According to the World Economic Forum, the cost-of-living crisis is currently the most severe threat the world’s population is facing. I know it has been a front and centre in my recent professional discussions with countries and businesses around the world.
There was not a day last year when someone, somewhere around the world, wasn’t touched by the impact of climate change. There is no sign this will abate in 2023.
The outcome from COP27 was predictably mixed, with some important steps forward and some areas that fell short in terms of ambition and new actions to tackle climate change.
Here, acting CEO Richard Swannell focuses on what comes next.
In this blog, Keith James, one of our delegation at COP 27, reflects on the emerging consensus around the need to tackle the way we consume goods and services if we are to have a hope of tackling climate change. Are promises and pledges enough?
This is an extract from an article which first appeared in The Grocer.
COP27, which opens in Egypt on Sunday, is being heralded as the make-or-break moment to shift from the pledges and promises of previous conferences to implementation.
WRAP has a delegation in Sharm El Sheikh. We will be unveiling a series of reports which highlight the scale of the missed opportunity in failing to tackle consumption emissions.
We spoke to Interim CEO Richard Swannell about WRAP’s hopes for COP27 and the message we will be pressing home during the meeting.
Outgoing Chair Julie Hill reflects on achievements and challenges for the climate action movement during her eight years with WRAP.
There have been exciting developments in the world of non-mechanical recycling recently. These new recycling technologies could have a huge impact on the transformation of our plastics system and our vision of a circular economy for plastics.
In this special podcast, sustainability journalist Tom Idle sat down with our outgoing chief executive, Marcus Gover to reflect on his time at WRAP.
WRAP’s latest report looks at how the G7 countries can turn commitments into action and drive a shift in the way food and goods are consumed – a critical step in the drive to net zero. Head of Policy and Insights, Keith James, spotlights the seven ways to success.