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Sustainable Investment Institute First Sentier MUFG Report - Microplastic pollution: the causes, consequences and issues for investors

This is the first report published by First Sentier MUFG Sustainable Investment Institute which aims to provide research on topics that can advance sustainable investing.
The Institute is jointly supported by First Sentier Investors and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a consolidated subsidiary of MUFG.

The report aims to

  1. To raise awareness among policymakers, companies, and investors about the environmental
    and public health risks associated with microplastic pollution
  2. To analyse the major sources of microplastic pollution, the channels by which they enter the
    environment, and the pathways of microplastics into animal and human diets
  3. To identify potential actions to reduce the flow of microplastics into the environment
  4. To consider the specific contributions that can be made by investors towards mitigating
    microplastic pollution

Language: English