All articles by Stu Robarts

Stu Robarts

Stu is editor for Thematic Intelligence at GlobalData, overseeing news and features that cover the major themes affecting industries.

COP28 podcast: max 1.5°C temperature rise limit now ‘not possible’

Andrew Griffiths, a director at Planet Mark, suggests that minimising and bringing back down overshoot should now become the priority.

Signal: Laphroaig’s repackaging reflects Beam Suntory’s sustainability focus

Beam Suntory’s repackaging of Laphroaig follows a $1bn commitment to sustainability upgrades made in 2021.

Signal: brands, consumers in step on digitalisation, not personalisation

References to individualism and expression within packaging industry filings have not grown like those to e-commerce and digitalisation.

Signal: packaging innovation drives demand for engineering qualifications

The driving factor behind the interest in engineering is the need to reduce plastic use and cut waste.