Special Report

These 50 Investors Are Bankrolling the Plastic Waste Crisis

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50. Gennady Nikolaevich Timchenko
> Headquartered: N/A
> Investor type: Private institution or individual
> Number of companies invested: 1
> Value share of single-use plastic production: 20%

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49. Genhero Limited
> Headquartered: N/A
> Investor type: Private institution or individual
> Number of companies invested: 1
> Value share of single-use plastic production: 20%

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48. Geode Capital Management
> Headquartered: United States
> Investor type: Institutional asset manager
> Number of companies invested: 58
> Value share of single-use plastic production: 30%

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47. National Bank Trust
> Headquartered: Russia
> Investor type: Private institution or individual
> Number of companies invested: 1
> Value share of single-use plastic production: 30%

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46. Islamic Republic of Iran
> Headquartered: Iran
> Investor type: State owner
> Number of companies invested: 6
> Value share of single-use plastic production: 30%