Single Use Plastics – Effects of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors Analyzed

According to a December 15, 2020 Chemical Week  story, an outlook report from Moody’s Investors Service notes that “… Business conditions for chemical manufacturers are expected to improve in 2021 … [The report] characterizes the outlook for credit quality as ‘stable,’ reflecting an improving operating environment but … sustained recovery in the global economy … is delayed until 2022 … Longer-term, environment, social and governance (ESG) will weigh more heavily on chemical makers … ’Over a longer horizon, we expect that ESG-related factors will undercut demand growth for certain chemical products, especially single-use plastics’ …” – The web link to the story is included in the post on the home page of Plastic Food Packaging Waste News at #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging #ESG