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News Update 23 May 2022 Corporate CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia
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Marketplaces in Retail: An Alternative Growth Strategy for Retailers Podcast 16 May 2022 E2E Value Chain Marketplaces in Retail: An Alternative Growth Strategy for Retailers The English version of our latest Spanish episode, Miriam Molino Sánchez of Stibo Systems and Director of E2E at the Consumer Goods Forum, Rudy Hagedorn discusses current marketplaces in retail and the challenges that retailers face in identifying key indicators for success in todays global markets.       
CHL China to Support Chinese Government’s Healthier Lives Initiatives, Part of China’s National Nutrition Week News Update 13 May 2022 Health & Wellness CHL China to Support Chinese Government’s Healthier Lives Initiatives, Part of China’s National Nutrition Week The Consumer Goods Forum has been chosen to work in collaboration with the Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS) to implement updated dietary guidelines across the country. As the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of The Consumer Forum is actively involved in implementing regional projects, including in-store trials, CHL China will partner with the CNS to […]
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes New Member: Woolworths Group News Update 12 May 2022 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes New Member: Woolworths Group In May 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has been pleased to welcome its newest member, Woolworths Group. The addition of this new member brings the Coalition’s membership to 30 CGF members committed to helping achieve fair and decent working conditions worldwide by driving individual […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP News Update 11 May 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP On 26th April, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held an informative webinar for members alongside the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) to provide more information on UNEP’s Plastics Treaty. Llorenç Milà i Canals, Programme Officer at UNEP opened the webinar by explaining the process that led up to the mandate […]
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour: Framework for Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Own Operations v1.2 Publication 11 May 2022 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour: Framework for Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Own Operations v1.2
Ensuring Good Working Conditions Worldwide with Human Rights Due Diligence Podcast 11 May 2022 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Ensuring Good Working Conditions Worldwide with Human Rights Due Diligence In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden connects with Richa Mittal, Senior Director, Agriculture and Supply Chain Innovation at the Fair Labor Association. In 2021, he CGF Human Rights Coalition ⁠— Working to End Forced Labour started working with the Fair Labor Association and the UN International Organisation for Migration to […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark Press Release 10 May 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark PARIS, 10th May, 2022 – CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023. The statement highlights the CGF Board’s ambition to benefit the wider industry by ensuring […]
#TogetherforTomorrow – CGF and Pacto por la Comida Video 09 May 2022 Food Waste #TogetherforTomorrow – CGF and Pacto por la Comida  The Consumer Goods Forum believes collaboration is key to reaching the Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030. We’re reflecting with our key partners about what collaboration means to us. In this video, hear from Gabriella Rosato from Pacto por la Comida. 
CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives – Key Highlights 2021-2022 Video 29 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives – Key Highlights 2021-2022
Healthier Lives: The UK Context Blog 29 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness Healthier Lives: The UK Context It is no secret that the average diet of people in the UK could better reflect the EatWell Guidelines. Foods high in salt, sugar and fat make up 20% of FMCG sales and is growing at a rate of 2.7% – faster than any other sales of grocery products on the market. In addition, lifestyles […]
Reflecting on the 2022 GFSI Conference Podcast 29 Apr 2022 Corporate Reflecting on the 2022 GFSI Conference In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Global Food Safety Initiative Director Erika Sheward to hear her reflections on the recent 2022 GFSI conference which took place in Barcelona. She shares some of the conference highlights, GFSI’s top priorities, including trust and capability building, and explains why the conference […]
The Bright Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail  (Part II) Blog 29 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain The Bright Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail (Part II) The first part of this blog series showed us the main bottlenecks of promotions on the shop floor. What if retailers and brands could join forces to overcome these obstacles and together achieve effective and sustainable promotions at the same time. In this blog we will share an evolution that took place in the Netherlands […]
The Road to Sustainable Coffee Podcast 26 Apr 2022 Environmental Sustainability The Road to Sustainable Coffee In this month’s episode, host Louise Chester is joined by David Brussa, Total Quality & Sustainability Director at illycaffè, who shares about the company’s strong Italian tradition and values, as well as the steps they are taking to “walk the talk” on sustainability.    
Healthier & More Sustainable Diets Webinar Series – Session III: Empowering Consumer Choice Video 26 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness Healthier & More Sustainable Diets Webinar Series – Session III: Empowering Consumer Choice
How Not to Waste Money on the Metaverse (Part II) Blog 26 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain How Not to Waste Money on the Metaverse (Part II) A recent issue of The Economist reported on Big Tech’s bet on extended reality glasses – the headsets, or head-wear, for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR.)   “Nearly every big technology firm,” according to the breathless report, “is rushing to develop an AR or VR headset, convinced that what has long been a niche […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 25 Apr 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Paris and Bogota, 22nd April 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Federación Nacional de Comerciantes Empresarios (FENALCO), the Colombian National Federation of Retailers, announce a strategic alliance to boost innovation, competitiveness, training, and to develop the consumer goods industry in Colombia through education, knowledge and best practice sharing.   The strategic alliance was launched […]