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Practicing Collaboration in a Coalition of the Ambitious Blog 06 Sep 2021 Forest Positive Practicing Collaboration in a Coalition of the Ambitious Nearly one year after the launch of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, we can look back on several accomplishments with pride — from transparency reporting to stakeholder engagement, our members have been working incredibly hard to advance our Theory of Change, Commodity Roadmaps and Coalition-wide Actions. None of our efforts would […]
CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event in with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth News Update 05 Sep 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event in with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth In late August, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first online event in Colombia in partnership with the Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2worth. During the workshop, over 200 representatives from different stakeholder organisations, including government, academia, CGF member and non-member companies, plastic collectives, among others, took part in the dialogue on extended […]
Reducing Packaging Waste: A Journey of Collaboration Blog 02 Sep 2021 Plastic Waste Reducing Packaging Waste: A Journey of Collaboration Amcor & Mars Food partnered to introduce more sustainable packaging for microwavable rice pouches A formidable first for microwaveable food as well as for stand-up pouch packaging The path to more sustainable packaging and products is one that needs to be paved by ambition, collaboration and innovation. For Mars Food and global packaging company Amcor, […]
Forest Positive Coalition: Palm Oil Roadmap v1.5 Publication 30 Aug 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition: Palm Oil Roadmap v1.5
CGF Sustainability Officer Speaks on Food Waste on Panel Hosted by SPEEDA Edge News Update 30 Aug 2021 Food Waste CGF Sustainability Officer Speaks on Food Waste on Panel Hosted by SPEEDA Edge On 10th June, Aliya Kumekbayeva, Sustainability Officer at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), participated in a webinar hosted by emerging technology research platform, SPEEDA Edge, on the topic of food waste. Aliya was invited to join the panel to share the work of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on Food Waste, and her […]
CGF Sustainability Team Speaks on Food Waste at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Webinar News Update 30 Aug 2021 Food Waste CGF Sustainability Team Speaks on Food Waste at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Webinar On 29th July, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), and fellow team member Aliya Kumekbayeva, Sustainability Officer spoke during a webinar organised by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The webinar brought together experts and representatives from the wholesale and retail sector, and leading tech companies, to […]
Forest Positive Coalition Soy Roadmap v1.4 Publication 30 Aug 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Soy Roadmap v1.4
CGF Forest Positive Coalition Sponsors the 2021 Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe News Update 24 Aug 2021 Forest Positive CGF Forest Positive Coalition Sponsors the 2021 Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition (FPC) is proud to sponsor this year’s annual Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue (SPOD) – Europe, to be held virtually from 27th to 29th September. SPOD – Europe is a joint venture by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the European Palm Oil Alliance, and the FPC joins the […]
Open Letter to CGF Members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan on Recent IPCC Report and Need for Urgent Action News Update 12 Aug 2021 Environmental Sustainability Open Letter to CGF Members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan on Recent IPCC Report and Need for Urgent Action The Consumer Goods Forum has published an open letter to its members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan in response to the recent IPCC report and need for urgent action. Dear Members, You will have seen earlier this week that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the UN body responsible for climate science – […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on BrightTALK Panel on Sustainable Finance News Update 12 Aug 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on BrightTALK Panel on Sustainable Finance On August 4th, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) spoke on a panel discussion hosted by BrightTALK on the topic of sustainable finance. Ignacio who oversees the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Food Waste and Plastic Waste was invited to the panel to share his thoughts on the role of the financial sector […]
The Power of Holistic Action on Sustainability Podcast 04 Aug 2021 Food Waste The Power of Holistic Action on Sustainability www.tcgfsocial.com | www.tcgfssci.com | In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Fritz Micus, Director of Corporate Communications at Symrise. Take a listen to hear Fritz speak about Symrise’s innovative, multi-faceted sustainability strategy, and more.  
Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight on Özgür Tort Podcast 30 Jul 2021 Corporate Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight on Özgür Tort   In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Özgür Tort, CEO of Migros Ticaret, and outgoing co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Board of Directors. Özgür shares his insights from his time as co-chair during a time of transition to Coalitions of Action, as well as his thoughts on […]
CGF participates in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit and Supports UNFSS Action Tracks News Update 29 Jul 2021 Corporate CGF participates in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit and Supports UNFSS Action Tracks PARIS, 29th July 2021 — This year is a critical one for The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and its Coalitions of Action, as we work together with key partners and stakeholders to tackle the crucial challenges and drive the urgent changes needed to secure sustainable food systems. As we look ahead to the United Nations Food Systems […]
Landscape Engagement is Key to Tackling Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 28 Jul 2021 Forest Positive Landscape Engagement is Key to Tackling Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director In July 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, published an editorial in Business Green about the importance of businesses’ involvement in landscape-level initiatives as part of the global strategy to fight deforestation. The article, entitled “Businesses must engage in landscapes initiatives if we are to tackle deforestation,” explains the business case […]
Food Waste: Let’s Talk about Solutions Blog 19 Jul 2021 Food Waste Food Waste: Let’s Talk about Solutions Fighting food waste is a critical problem in our society and an ethical imperative as it has social, economic and environmental impact. Each year 1/3 of food produced is never eaten, repre­senting a cost to the global economy of USD $940 billion and 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases released into the planet’s atmosphere. Paradoxically, […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste Press Release 13 Jul 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste PARIS, 13th July 2021 – With a common vision of a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature – land or sea – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste today announces the latest critical step made by Coalition members to transform the industry’s relationship with plastic packaging. The […]