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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 […]
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 […]
CGF Japan Supports Vulnerable Families with Food Donations in Collaboration with Save the Children and WRI 10x20x30 News Update 08 Jul 2021 Food Waste CGF Japan Supports Vulnerable Families with Food Donations in Collaboration with Save the Children and WRI 10x20x30 On June 23rd, 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Japan Sustainability Local Group, WRI 10x20x30 Food Waste Japan Project and Save the Children Japan held an online press conference to announce their collaboration to provide 3,000 food boxes during the upcoming summer holiday to help vulnerable families and their children impacted by Covid-19. During the press […]
New Film Illustrates Forest Positive Coalition’s First Collective Landscape Investment News Update 30 Jun 2021 Forest Positive New Film Illustrates Forest Positive Coalition’s First Collective Landscape Investment During The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) annual Global Summit, the CGF launched a new digital video series, produced by BBC Storyworks, highlighting the power of the consumer goods industry to help build better lives through better business. One film, “Coalitions Protecting Our Forests” focused specifically on the CGF’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, which was […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on Panel at Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series Webinar News Update 21 Jun 2021 Food Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on Panel at Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series Webinar On June 15th, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke on a panel discussion as part of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series. Ignacio, who oversees the CGF’s Coalition on Food Waste was invited to the panel to share his thoughts on the consumer goods industry’s role in […]
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Second in Series of “Engagement on Post Harvest Losses” Workshops on Perishable Agriculture Commodities News Update 18 Jun 2021 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Second in Series of “Engagement on Post Harvest Losses” Workshops on Perishable Agriculture Commodities On 27th May, the CGF Food Waste Coalition of Action held the second in a series of virtual workshops centering around post harvest losses, this time looking at the issue from the lens of non-perishable agriculture commodities in small scale farming. The workshop provided the opportunity for Coalition members, key supply chain partner and technical experts to […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 3BL Forum on Plastic Waste Challenge News Update 09 Jun 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 3BL Forum on Plastic Waste Challenge On Wednesday June 2nd Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke at “3BL Forum – Brands Taking Stands – LIVE!”, a virtual platform which convenes corporate leaders from top brands for a series of sessions meant to explore “the why” and “the how” behind business leadership at this critical moment in […]
The CGF Attends One Planet Network’s Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Food Value Chain News Update 08 Jun 2021 Food Waste The CGF Attends One Planet Network’s Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Food Value Chain On Thursday April 22nd, Aliya Kumekbayeva, Sustainability Officer at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), participated in a consultative workshop organised by the One Planet Network, on sustainable food value chain focusing on processing, manufacturing and retail. The workshop was the second in a series of consultations organised by the network with the aim to allow for a collaborative […]
Members of Forest Positive Coalition Call for Stronger EU Laws Against Imported Deforestation News Update 21 May 2021 Forest Positive Members of Forest Positive Coalition Call for Stronger EU Laws Against Imported Deforestation On 18th May 2021, European-based members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition signed a statement from 11 consumer goods companies entitled “Business leaders support bold EU actions to eliminate imported deforestation”. The statement calls for the EU (European Union) to adopt strong legislation to stop imported deforestation within the European market, which […]
Food Waste Coalition Welcomes Six New Members: Auchan, Costco, Grupo IFA, Loblaw Companies Limited, Spinneys Dubai, and Tyson Foods News Update 19 May 2021 Food Waste Food Waste Coalition Welcomes Six New Members: Auchan, Costco, Grupo IFA, Loblaw Companies Limited, Spinneys Dubai, and Tyson Foods In 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Food Waste Coalition has been pleased to welcome six new members: Auchan, Costco, Grupo IFA, Loblaw Companies Limited, Spinneys Dubai, and Tyson Foods. The addition of these six members brings the Coalition’s membership to 23 CGF members committed to driving accelerated, collective action towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) […]
Plastic Waste Coalition Welcomes Five New Members: Ferrero, Grupo AlEn, Lenta, McCain Foods and Refresco News Update 19 May 2021 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition Welcomes Five New Members: Ferrero, Grupo AlEn, Lenta, McCain Foods and Refresco Since its official launch in early 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition has been pleased to welcome five new members: Ferrero, Grupo AlEn, Lenta, McCain Foods and Refresco. The addition of these five members brings the Coalition’s membership to 41 CGF members committed to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance […]
Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes Three New Members: Asia Pulp and Paper, Reckitt and Sodexo News Update 18 May 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes Three New Members: Asia Pulp and Paper, Reckitt and Sodexo Since its official launch at Climate Week NYC in September 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has been pleased to welcome three new members: Asia Pulp and Paper, Reckitt, and Sodexo. The addition of these three members brings the Coalition’s membership to 20 CGF members committed to removing deforestation, forest degradation and […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at Food Integrity 2021 on Industry Challenges News Update 29 Apr 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at Food Integrity 2021 on Industry Challenges On Friday April 23rd, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke at Food Integrity 2021 which brought together professionals from the food and beverage sector to debate the challenges facing the industry and share their lessons and solutions. Ignacio, who oversees the CGF’s Coalitions on Food Waste and Plastic Waste was invited to […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins SPC Impact 2021 News Update 27 Apr 2021 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Joins SPC Impact 2021 On 20th April 2021, CGF Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC’s) annual SPC Impact conference for a virtual session entitled, “Responsible Sourcing: Why Companies are Making Investments in the Forests They Rely On?” in his role as director of the CGF’s Forest Positive Coalition. The session was sponsored by the Sustainable […]
CGF Sustainability Director Moderates Panel on Food Waste and the SDGs at The Future of Food USA News Update 20 Apr 2021 Food Waste CGF Sustainability Director Moderates Panel on Food Waste and the SDGs at The Future of Food USA On March 25th, Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), joined a panel at The Future of Food USA, organised by Innovation Forum. Ignacio, who oversees the CGF’s Coalition Food Waste was invited to moderate a panel “Global food waste and the SDGs: How can companies reduce and eliminate food waste in […]