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Global Business Reports

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Alice Pascoletti, Lindsay Davis, Alfonso Tejerina, Miguel Pérez-Solero

APLA Sustainability Special Report

February 04, 2019

In a context of increasing population and growing middle classes, the use of plastic has become so common in everyday life that it has generated some unwanted side effects. The solution to tackle the plastic waste issue and reach a perfect ‘circular economy’ situation involves several components, including more stringent regulations, the development of the right infrastructure and handling processes for recycling, education at all levels of society, and an innovation push by the industry to ensure products are easily reused and recycled.

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As the second half of 2024 approaches, Peru stands at a crossroads. According to the latest figures, the Democratic Republic of Congo has surpassed Peru as the second-largest copper producer. Cabinet changes under Boluarte's administration and ongoing corruption cases have taken a toll on investor confidence, and illegal mining remains a pressing issue. However, not everything is lost for the Andean country, and the mining sector presents growth opportunities.

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