December 8, 2022
Business/Tech

COP27 sponsor Coca-Cola named worst plastic polluter for fifth consecutive year

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/ Shows / Business Daily Issued on: 16/11/2022 – 12:09

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BUSINESS DAILY © FRANCE 24 For the fifth time in a row, the soft drink producer Coca-Cola has won the unfortunate title of worst plastic polluter of the year, according to a brand audit run by the NGO Break Free From Plastics. This year’s audit found that more than 31,000 Coca-Cola branded products were among trash collected by volunteers, three times the proportion found in 2018. As a result, the company’s role as sponsor of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt is raising eyebrows. Also in this edition, we take a look at the cash crunch felt by local governments in China as they find themselves unable to pay for mass Covid testing. 

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