As a coalition of scientists and technical experts, transparency on any interests held are crucial of the Scientists’ Coalition to uphold its values and ensure the legitimacy of its membership, and to make clear the position the membership speaks from. Our conflict of interest policy is currently being revised and will be published shortly.
The Scientists’ Coalition for an Effective Plastics Treaty recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are critical to achieving our mission of an effective global plastics treaty anchored in and centered around robust evidence-based decision-making and the precautionary principle, pursuant to UNEA Resolution 5/14. We know that DEI enriches our work and contributes to our success.[…]
The Committee requested the Secretariat to invite for written submissions on any potential areas for intersessional work compiled by the cofacilitators of the two contact groups, in order to inform the work of INC-3. In this context, the Scientists’ Coalition has submitted Part B to give input on the potential areas of intersessional work. To[…]
The Committee requested the Secretariat to invite for written submissions on elements not discussed at INC-2, such as principles and scope of the instrument, to inform the work of INC-3. In this context, the Scientists’ Coalition has submitted Part A on Scope and Principles. To access Submission A, please download the document below. Download PDF: Scientists’[…]
This policy brief provides arguments on and insights into why and how plastic chemicals and polymers of concern should be integrated in the global plastics treaty. The document is an output of the Scientists’ Coalition for an Effective Plastics Treaty (SCEPT working group on chemicals, polymers and products) and aims at policymakers involved in the[…]
This policy brief provides inputs on the transition to a circular economy which minimizes resource consumption and plastic pollution by moving away from the current linear economic model. It argues that the transition to a sustainable circular economy should focus on reducing production and consumption, and only secondly increase recycling rates thereby giving sufficient attention[…]