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New Champions 12.3 Report Asks if World is Making Progress on Food Loss and Waste

A new report on behalf of Champions 12.3 assesses global progress toward Target 12.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which calls for halving food waste and reducing food loss by 2030. Champions 12.3 is a unique coalition of leaders across government, business and civil society dedicated to achieving Target 12.3. 
Our Managing Director Peter Freedman is one of the Champions, as are CGF Board members Campbell Soup Company CEO Denise Morrison, Kellogg Company CEO John Bryant, Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke, Tesco CEO Dave Lewis and Unilever CEO Paul Polman. It is, therefore, no surprise that the positive actions of CGF members to tackle the food loss and waste challenge are highlighted in the first Champions 12.3 report. Such actions include:

Consumer Goods Industry and Its Ongoing Journey Towards Zero Net Deforestation

As you may recall, earlier this year three reports by multiple third-party organisations were published on deforestation commitments. 
The first, from Supply Change and Forest Trends, tracked progress on 579 public commitments from companies around the world who have pledged to remove forest destruction from their supply chains. A second report was published by the Global Canopy Programme (GCP) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). In their report, they looked specifically at assessing progress by our members towards achieving deforestation-free supply chains and assessing the steps being made towards collective zero deforestation targets. It also compared how our members are doing against those who are not. 

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