Press Release30 Nov 2021Corporate
Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability. It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to […]
Video29 Nov 2021Plastic Waste
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the Canada Plastics Pact 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 George Roter from the Canada Plastics Pact. For more information about the CGF’s work on plastic waste and sustainability, visit www.tcgfplasticwaste.com.
Podcast17 Nov 2021Environmental Sustainability
Putting Sustainability at the Heart of Business For this month’s episode, host Louise Chester speaks to Sylvie Nicol, Chief Human Resources Officer at Henkel. Sylvie, who is responsible for sustainability at Board level at the company, is perfectly placed to share Henkel’s key priorities and projects to drive progress on sustainability.
Podcast16 Nov 2021Food Waste
How Food Banks Impact Food Loss and Waste Reduction In this month’s episode, we are joined by Lisa Moon, Chief Executive Officer at The Global FoodBanking Network, an international non-profit organisation based in Chicago that supports community-driven solutions to alleviate hunger in more than 40 countries. Lisa shares her insights on how businesses can build successful partnerships with food banks and the impact […]
News Update16 Nov 2021Food Waste
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Workshop on Upstream Losses in Animal Protein On October 29th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Food Waste Coalition of Action hosted a virtual workshop on upstream food losses in animal protein. The workshop was the third in a series of virtual events held by the Coalition on the topic, with earlier workshops focusing on fresh produce and non-perishable agricultural commodities. Engagement on […]
News Update16 Nov 2021Environmental Sustainability
CGF Partners with The Sustainable Foods London; CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Regenerative Business In March 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan will be speaking at The Sustainable Foods London. The CGF is a proud association partner of the event, which will this year take the format of a two-day conference from 30th to 31st March. The event, now in its 2nd year, brings together […]
Video15 Nov 2021Corporate
The Consumer Goods Forum and the Business of Change
News Update09 Nov 2021Forest Positive
Companies Must Embrace Transparency to End Deforestation, says CGF Managing Director In a recent article published in Food Dive, The Consumer Goods Forum Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan, has advocated for companies to adopt increased transparency efforts in order to make real progress against the deforestation crisis. Entitled “Food companies must embrace transparency and accountability to end deforestation,” the article focuses on the need for food manufacturers […]
Press Release06 Nov 2021Forest Positive
Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030 Coalition and its 20 members […]
Video05 Nov 2021Corporate
#COP26: Consumer Goods CEOs Commit to #RacetoZero Through The Consumer Goods Forum
Press Release05 Nov 2021Corporate
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership. — Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to […]
Video05 Nov 2021Food Waste
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the World Resources Institute 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 Dr. Liz Goodwin from the World Resources Institute.