MyStory: Meet the firm tackling plastic waste in Japan

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MyStory: Meet the firm tackling plastic waste in Japan

Industry Voice: Schroders introduces packaging company FP Corporation, which is working to transform plastic recycling in Japan

As part of Schroders' MyStory series, Schroders' Japanese equities fund manager Kazuhiro Toyoda introduces us to the company he credits with overhauling Japan's systems and sentiment around recycling.

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