The global packaging industry experienced a 22% drop in company filings mentions of future of work in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by UPM-Kymmene with 75% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 153 packaging company filings. GlobalData’s Future of Work – Thematic Research report explains how the theme future of work is impacting the workforce across different sectors, it presents key technology, macroeconomic and regulatory trends, market size and growth forecasts for technologies that will play a key role in the theme. Buy the report here.

Notably, future of work was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of advanced materials and connectivity, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the packaging industry, UPM-Kymmene had the greatest increase in references for future of work in Q1 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 7 future of work-related sentences in the company's filings - 0.1% of all sentences - and an increase of 100% in Q1 2023 compared with Q1 2022. Ball’s mentions of future of work rose by 100% to 2.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for future of work in Q1 2023 was 91.

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