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Progress report on the global plastics treaty negotiations

AFPM recently participated in the fourth session of the United Nations’ (“UN”) negotiations for a global plastics agreement in Ottawa, Canada (INC-4). AFPM supports the UN’s ambition to eliminate additional plastic pollution. To get there, we need to accelerate a circular economy where plastic is sustainably reused or recycled instead of discarded, enabled by a global agreement that unlocks industry innovation and global investment in plastics circularity and waste management.

AFPM releases 4th edition Sustainability Report

AFPM released the 4th edition of the Sustainability Report. This report highlights the myriad of examples of the work of AFPM members to deliver on their commitment to sustainably provide the critical fuel and petrochemical products that growing global populations need to thrive.

5 key takeaways from the 2024 AFPM Annual Meeting

Dallas was abuzz recently with more than a thousand refining and petrochemical industry leaders and top names from the worlds of news, politics and global economics convening for AFPM’s 2024 Annual Meeting. With the contentious 2024 election season, massive regulatory onslaught out of Washington, D.C., and the ever-changing and rebalancing global markets all discussed at the event, five key themes stood out.

Opposition to gas car bans strong among the states

A suite of recent surveys covering Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, Ohio and Montana make clear voters are solidly opposed to government policies seeking to ban new gas cars. Collectively, opposition to gas car bans in these states is even higher than among registered voters nationally.