We now understand what we have to do—to eliminate plastic pollution, to reduce emissions—and universities are really the institutions to help us in the private sector to accomplish that.

Cesar Sanches, Director of Strategic Marketing and Sustainability, Valgroup

Regulation is a powerful driver of innovation. For every company that is arguing against environmental change that is being echoed in legislation, there are market leaders who welcome the fact that they are being required to innovate in order to design out these problems.

Nathan Wrench, Head of Innovation for Sustainability, Cambridge Consultants

No single sector, no single organisation can tackle systemic challenges alone. Only when looking at things through this systemic lens can we really tackle the sticky issue of plastic waste and pollution

Roisin Greene, Engagement Lead, Global Plastics Action Partnership, World Economic Forum