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CGF to Support Expo-Circular Event in Colombia News Update 01 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste CGF to Support Expo-Circular Event in Colombia As part of our activities in Latin America, we are participating in the co-creation of Expo-Circular. This will be a National event in Colombia that will showcase the advances toward a circular economy and decarbonisation within the framework of the National Circular Economy Strategy (ENEC) and the Colombia Carbon Neutral Strategy (ECCN). We invite you […]
Empowering Consumer Choice and Eco Design in France – Best Practices for FMCG Companies with Environmental Labelling of Food News Update 01 Jul 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Empowering Consumer Choice and Eco Design in France – Best Practices for FMCG Companies with Environmental Labelling of Food The CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s vision is to empower healthier people globally by inspiring healthier behaviour in stores, online and throughout communities around the world. Providing consumers with transparent information about the food they eat is a key part of our mission. Within CHL, we know that it not easy for consumers to […]
Transparency is the Foundation for a Forest Positive Future, says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 27 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Transparency is the Foundation for a Forest Positive Future, says CGF Sustainability Director In a recent article published by edie, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, has emphasized the importance of transparency and traceability in the fight against commodity-driven deforestation, forest degradation and conversion. Entitled “Transparency is the foundation of a forest-positive future,” the article focuses on the need for businesses to hold themselves accountable […]
Forest Positive Coalition Joins Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2022 News Update 27 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Joins Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2022 On 22nd June 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was represented at the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum in a session entitled “From Reducing Risks to Forest Positive Transformation: Protecting Forests in Commodity-producing Regions.” The session was facilitated by the Coalition’s strategic and technical partner, the Tropical Forest Alliance, and the Coalition was […]
Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Working Session on Policy Development of Chemical Recycling with Eunomia and SYSTEMIQ News Update 24 Jun 2022 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Working Session on Policy Development of Chemical Recycling with Eunomia and SYSTEMIQ On June 16th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action organised a working session co-lead by Eunomia and SYSTEMIQ to understand the policy development of chemical recycling in EU and its impact. With several policies under revision (SUP, PPWD, and WFD), it was a perfect time for members to educate themselves on […]
Looking Ahead to the Future of the Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 23 Jun 2022 Global Summit Looking Ahead to the Future of the Consumer Goods Industry Insights from the conclusion of The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2022 Global Summit DUBLIN, 23 June 2022 — The 2022 Global Summit, the flagship event of The Consumer Goods Forum, closed this afternoon following a three-day programme around the future of the consumer goods industry and its role in a changing world. The theme of the […]
Industry Leaders Dare to Change for the Better Press Release 23 Jun 2022 Global Summit Industry Leaders Dare to Change for the Better Highlights from Day 2 of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2022 DUBLIN, 22 June 2022 — The second day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit — the first in-person edition since 2019 — continued to explore the potential for responsible growth in the post-pandemic era, taking into account the confluence of issues and […]
ENGIE Impact Teams Up with CGF to Provide Sector with Decarbonisation Best Practices Press Release 22 Jun 2022 Environmental Sustainability ENGIE Impact Teams Up with CGF to Provide Sector with Decarbonisation Best Practices Experts across ENGIE Impact and The Consumer Goods Forum to facilitate a masterclass series to help companies address emissions from electricity and thermal energy DUBLIN, 22nd June  2022 — ENGIE Impact, the solutions and services company that’s accelerating sustainability transformation worldwide, will be teaming up  with The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to drive decarbonisation within […]
Industry Leaders Convene in Dublin for the First The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Since 2019 Press Release 22 Jun 2022 Global Summit Industry Leaders Convene in Dublin for the First The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Since 2019 Highlights from the opening day of the 2022 Global Summit DUBLIN, 21 June 2022 — The first in-person The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit since 2019 opened on the morning of 21st June at the Convention Centre Dublin. The centre, which served as the temporary home of the Dáil Éireann (the lower house of the […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Carbon Solutions Hub to Help Industry Understand the Pathway to Net Zero Press Release 21 Jun 2022 Environmental Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Carbon Solutions Hub to Help Industry Understand the Pathway to Net Zero Built in Collaboration with Accenture, the Hub Helps Consumer Goods Manufacturers and Retailers as They Navigate Decarbonisation Across the Value Chain PARIS and DUBLIN, 21st June 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched its Carbon Solutions Hub (the Hub), a new knowledge repository built in collaboration with Accenture. The Hub is designed […]
Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Press Release 17 Jun 2022 Corporate Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Report by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and EY gathers perspectives from leaders across consumer goods industry CEOs give insights on action needed to accelerate progress toward UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launches to coincide with The CGF’s Global Summit in Dublin, 20-23 June 2022 PARIS and DUBLIN, 20th June 2022: The Consumer Goods […]
SSCI Releases New Benchmark Criteria for Manufacturing & Processing Scope News Update 15 Jun 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Releases New Benchmark Criteria for Manufacturing & Processing Scope Following a 30-day public consultation, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative has released SSCI Processing and Manufacturing Scope Benchmarking Requirements Version 1.1, covering: Part I: Benchmarking Process  Part II: Requirements for the Management of Schemes In February, the SSCI Coalition of Action approved updates to the Processing/Manufacturing Scope, creating a Version 1.1 of Parts […]
Workforce Nutrition Alliance Publishes Booklet Highlighting Key Actions to Improve Workforce Nutrition Press Release 08 Jun 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Workforce Nutrition Alliance Publishes Booklet Highlighting Key Actions to Improve Workforce Nutrition 11 Organisations Provide Examples, Learnings and Recommendations on How to Improve Nutrition at Work PARIS and GENEVA, 8 June 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), as part of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance (WNA), are thrilled to publish the Workforce Nutrition Alliance Case Study Booklet, where eleven organisations […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins ITC Roundtable on Deforestation-free Global Value Chains News Update 06 Jun 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Joins ITC Roundtable on Deforestation-free Global Value Chains On 5th May 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, joined a panel discussion in the second session of a four-part roundtable series on deforestation-free global value chains, hosted by ITC, the International Trade Centre. In his capacity as director of the CGF’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, Didier joined the […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinars on Golden Design Rules News Update 03 Jun 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinars on Golden Design Rules In May, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action (the Coalition) held two informational webinars on the Golden Design Rules for the design of plastic packaging. On May 12th, the Coalition first hosted a session designed specifically for plastics packaging suppliers and converters, and then on May 25th hosted a session for […]
CHL Japan Scales Up Collaborative Municipality Project to Improve Eating Habits in Chiba City News Update 31 May 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Japan Scales Up Collaborative Municipality Project to Improve Eating Habits in Chiba City In April 2022, the CHL Japan team have renewed their partnership with Chiba city to support the ambition of ‘Improvement of Eating Habits of Chiba Citizens’.  The partnership began in 2021 with the support of members of The Consumer Goods Forum, AEON Co., Ltd., Ajinomoto Co.,Inc., Kokubu Group Corp. and Kikkoman Corporation to collectively tackle […]