Governance

Sustainability Pillar Governance - The Consumer Goods Forum

 

Members of our Board of Directors take responsibility to sponsor a Pillar and Health & Wellness is currently co-sponsored Dick Boer, CEO, Royal Ahold and Paul Bulcke, CEO, Nestlé. As Board sponsors they actively drive and support the work of the Health & Wellness Steering Committee and present the team's progress to their peers during The Forum’s Board of Directors meetings.
 
The Health & Wellness Steering Committee provides the strategic direction and oversees the daily management of the Pillar’s activities. The Steering Committee is currently co-chaired by Laurent Chastain, Nestlé, and Emma Coles, Royal Ahold.  
 
The Steering Committee has the mission of scoping and categorising existing momentum on health and wellness. It also aims to develop collaborative industry actions between retailers and manufacturers, as well as private partnerships, where relevant, to better promote health and wellness to consumers and shoppers.
 
To drive forward their agenda, the Steering Committee has created a number of Taskforces who report directly to the Committee. Current taskforces include those on stakeholder engagement, measurement and reporting, personal care, communications and positive action.
 

Our Health & Wellness Governance Model

 

Health & Wellness Governance Model - The Consumer Goods Forum

 

Pillar Steering Group

The Health and Wellness Steering Committee is co-chaired by Emma Coles, Royal Ahold and Petra Klassen Wigger, Nestlé. The Steering Committee has the mission of scoping and categorising existing momentum on health and wellness. It also aims to develop collaborative industry actions between retailers and manufacturers, as well as private partnerships, where relevant, to better promote health and wellness to consumers and shoppers.

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Board Co-Sponsors

Dick Boer, Board Co-Sponsor, Health & Wellness Pillar     Paul Bulcke, Board Co-Sponsor, Health & Wellness Pillar

Committee Co-Chairs

Emma Coles, Committee Co-Chair, Health & Wellness Pillar     Petra Klassen Wigger - Committee Co-Chair, Health & Wellness Pillar

 

Pillar Working Groups

The Health and Wellness Working Groups have been created to help realise the mission of supporting healthier lifestyles and a culture of prevention with multi-stakeholder collaborations and partnerships, and to be integral in helping to drive implmentation of our Pillar's Resolutions and Commitments.

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ESAC Members

The External Scientific Advisory Council has been established to provide guidance and further expertise to the Health & Wellness Steering Committee and their decision making process. Members are selected for their expertise, knowledge and specific interest in matters relating to health and wellness. Council members are drawn from academic institutions as well as government and non-government institutions.

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