Now with more than 10 years of industry support and action behind us, our health and wellness mission began with our Board of Directors, who agreed to three public Resolutions and four Commitments in 2011 and 2014, respectively. These were built upon and leveraged existing proven industry initiatives and commitments and they encouraged retailers and manufacturers to further develop and implement self-regulatory tools to support healthier diets and lifestyles.
These resolutions and commitments still serve as guidance for the work of our new Coalition. They advocate for empowering consumers with products and services and meaningful information to support healthier diets, physical activity, balanced lifestyles and help them make informed choices.
However, as we look to drive progress further and faster and as part of the CGF’s new global strategy, the CHL Coalition of Action members agree to:
The Members of the Board of The Consumer Goods Forum (TCGF), believe that manufacturers and retailers, by working together, have a key role to play in improving the health and wellness of consumers, employees, their families and the communities the industry serves.
CGF members continue to:
CGF members commit to continue their efforts to support sustainable diets and healthy lifestyles through:
2010 – The Board of The Consumer Goods Forum approved the vision, scope, objectives and priorities of our health and wellness work and formalised the Health & Wellness Steering Committee – Nestlé and Royal Ahold appointed Committee co-chairs.
New industry‐wide resolutions on consumer health and wellness unveiled.
Stakeholder Engagement Roadmap and Framework of Actions approved; Report published on Understanding the Needs of the Aging Consumer.
The Health & Wellness team publish the first Health & Wellness Glossary that looked to standardise the definitions of key health-related terms across the industry.
Board pilot measurement exercise was launched among our 50 Board member companies, part of Board-approved five-year plan and the Steering Committee set about its implementation.
The Board approves four new industry‐wide commitments on consumer health and wellness announced at the Global Summit.
Team publishes a global mapping of health and wellness activities and programmes run by organisations around the world.
The team bring together health experts to create the External Advisory Council to advise on progress being made and key challenges to address.
Together with the World Federation of Advertisers, we published the Marketing Communications to Children Implementation Guide. We also published latest edition of Progress Report.
The first-ever global Progress Report is published, following on from the successful Board pilot. Team also launch Health & Wellness Toolkit.
Brining together best practices from the membership, the Healthier Lives Case Studies Booklet is published, focusing on actions towards the Health & Wellness Commitments.
Danone and Walmart were elected co-chairs of the Health & Wellness Steering Committee to help drive future stategies and actions from the H&W team.
MoU signed with PAHO Foundation. MoU states that both parties agree to work together to foster innovation leading to improved health and wellness outcomes in the region.
Together with Capgemini, the Global Health & Wellness Digital Framework was published to provide a clear framework for how members can use digital to support healthier lives.
Bringing to a close the initial five-year strategy, the final progress report of the Health & Wellness Commitments was published, together the support of Deloitte.
The team partnered with the Global Alliance on Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to create the Workforce Nutrition Alliance to support employee health along the supply chain.
The first Progress Report is published, covering the 50 Board members. Process then opens up to entire membership to measure progress against Health & Wellness Resolutions.
Globally, there are now also 100+ stakeholders engaged in local initiatives for Collaboration for Healthier Lives, including CGF members, academia, health authorities, governments and more.
The Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition is launched, bringing together 30+ leading companies who have aligned on and committed to actions that will empower people to adopt healthier lives.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members have been sharing insights and best practices on mitigating the impacts of the outbreak and protecting the health of people.