Brand-owners start to focus on renewable carbon
13th June 2021 by

The original debate on plastics recycling owed its prominence to Ellen MacArthur, the yachtswoman wh...

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“One size no longer fits all” as the global smartphone market breaks down into different segments
30th May 2021 by

The pandemic was very good news for some companies, with demand for online activities rocketing. But...

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Biden’s Earth Day Summit puts plastics recycling on the fast track
25th April 2021 by

Plastics has long been the ‘odd one out’ in terms of recycling. Steel, aluminium, glass,...

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Americans hunker down on spending as the pandemic’s impact continues
11th April 2021 by

US stock markets have been hitting new records recently, as investors swoon over the idea that the $...

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Circular economy set to replace today’s broken global supply chains
21st March 2021 by

The Great Freeze in Texas has confirmed once again the problems with today’s global supply cha...

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Smartphone sales highlight new trends in consumer markets
7th February 2021 by

Smartphone markets continue to provide early warning of the major changes taking place in consumer m...

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Buyers scramble for product as global supply chains breakdown
24th January 2021 by

Asian LNG prices reached $32.50/MMBTU this month, up from less than $2/MMBTU in June. The Shanghai C...

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5 key questions for success in the New Normal
17th January 2021 by

Sustainability rather than globalisation is becoming the key driver for business. And the paradigm s...

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US chemical companies face ‘wake-up call’ as Biden focuses on the Climate Change agenda
13th December 2020 by

I worked for many years at a world-leading chemical company, ICI. But sadly, it lost its way as seni...

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Plastics producers face a ‘wake-up call’ from both ends of the value chain
22nd November 2020 by

Plastics producers have had a great run over the past 60 years, as demand took off for their product...

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