Verra staff to attend second session of UN Global Plastics Treaty negotiations in Paris on May 29-June 2; attendees to include Verra's CEO and director, plastics and sustainable development policy and markets

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PARIS , April 27, 2023 (press release) –

Verra staff will attend the second meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2) to develop an international legally binding instrument to curb plastic pollution, including the marine environment. The session will take place in Paris, France, 29 May-2 June 2023.

David Antonioli, CEO; Komal Sinha, Director, Plastics and Sustainable Development Policy and Markets; and Kristen Linscott, Senior Program Officer, Plastics Policy and Markets will attend INC-2 on behalf of Verra.

Verra has previously published a commentary on why high-integrity plastic crediting programs, such as Verra’s Plastic Waste Reduction Program (Plastic Program), can help achieve the goals of the Global Plastic Treaty.

Verra-Hosted Event: Advancing the Global Plastic Treaty Goals through Plastic Credit Finance
On Tuesday, 30 May 2023 at 9:00 am CET, Verra will host a panel featuring representatives from stakeholder groups across the plastic value chain to discuss how the Plastic Standard and Plastic Credits can help advance the treaty’s goals.

Learn more about Verra's event "Advancing the Global Plastic Treaty Goals through Plastic Credit Finance"
If you will be in Paris for INC-2 and would like to connect with Verra staff or attend Verra’s event, please email events@verra.org.

Related Resources 
Commentary: “Five Things You Should Know About Plastic Credits“
Announcement: “Verra Becomes UNEP Observer and Will Participate in Global Plastic Treaty Negotiations”
Announcement: “Verra Publishes Recommendations for Global Plastic Treaty”
Document: Verra’s written submission to the INC Secretariat

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