This new alliance is the most comprehensive effort to date to end plastic waste in the environment. The issue of plastic waste is seen and felt all over the world. Duer joins the AEPW from the United Nations, where he most recently served … This is a complex and serious global challenge that calls for swift action and strong leadership. Jim Fitterling, CEO of Dow Chemical Co., said that the alliance has a “clear message to end plastic waste” by working with people and governments. CEO of LyondellBasell “History has shown us that collective action and partnerships between industry, governments and NGOs can deliver innovative solutions to a global challenge like this. The Alliance is working to promote programs and partnerships that focus on solutions in four core areas: infrastructure, innovation, education, and clean up. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) has announced that Jacob Duer will serve as its inaugural president and chief executive officer of the newly found nonprofit, effective Oct. 1. President and CEO of P&G “Everyone agrees that plastic waste does not belong in our oceans or anywhere in the environment. The Alliance is the foremost CEO-driven international organization focused on bringing together industry, government, communities, and civil society in the fight to end plastic waste. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste announced on August 22, 2019, that Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural President and CEO of the newly formed not-for-profit, effective October 1. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste announced on August 22, 2019, that Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural President and CEO of the newly formed not-for-profit, effective October 1. Duer joins the AEPW from the United Nations, where he most recently served … The Alliance is the foremost CEO-driven international organization focused on bringing together industry, government, communities, and civil society in the fight to end plastic waste. Backed by major packaging stakeholders, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste now has involvement in France, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, the U.S. and Vietnam. A focus will be cities and rivers in India and Asia, where citizens use waterways as a convenient way to dispose of household waste. “We’ll tackle that as a source” of plastic waste entering the ocean, he said. Duer joins AEPW from the United Nations, where he most recently served as program director for the UN Environment Programme. Jacob Duer, president and CEO of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, this week told Plastics Recycling Update his group has approved 14 projects so far. Those initiatives have been selected from roughly 600 applications … “Jacob is an experienced, impact-driven, global leader with a breadth of …