Global Plastics Treaty 101

Global Plastics Treaty 101 is OPLN’s primer on the UN Resolution to End Plastic Pollution, signed by the United Nations Environmental Assembly in March 2022.
What you will learn with a 10 min time investment:

key considerations of the ongoing plastic treaty negotiations

expected timeline

insights into the process gained from different stakeholder positions about Global Treaty Dialogues & Ocean Plastics Leadership Network

Capacity Buildings Programs

no one results matches

Reports & Guides

Global Plastics Treaty Dialogues I: March 2021

Media Citations

2021-12-25

The Ocean Plastics Leadership Network, a 90-member group assisted by World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace is working “not to achieve consensus, but understanding and hopefully new ideas and collaborations.”

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2022-04-22

OPLN is one of '10 climate NGOs companies should know' - Their leaders warn against falling into the Paris Agreement’s traps of inefficiency and excluding frontline communities from negotiations.

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2021-12-25

The Ocean Plastics Leadership Network, a 90-member group assisted by World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace is working “not to achieve consensus, but understanding and hopefully new ideas and collaborations.”

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2022-04-22

OPLN is one of '10 climate NGOs companies should know' - Their leaders warn against falling into the Paris Agreement’s traps of inefficiency and excluding frontline communities from negotiations.

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2022-02-02

Nestlé is participating at the national level and is hoping that more countries will choose to have their own national multi-stakeholder dialogues to facilitate this robust process.

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2022-04-22

'OPLN: Experiential Learning for the Win'

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2021-06-08

“What we’re trying to do is get all the parties historically fighting each other to understand where everybody sits,” OPLN Founder Ford says. “In a lot of cases, they might be closer than they think.

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2020-08-22

The OPLN calls for transparency throughout the supply chains to shine a light on where plastics can be reduced or intercepted before they reach nature.

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2020-09-30

'Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration is Key to Solving Ocean Plastics Crisis'

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2022-04-18

"By placing leaders in complex and unknown environments, our goal is to translate that awareness into openness and empathy, to break down walls for deeper collaboration and to accelerate industry-wide solutions at scale."

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