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CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 21st Annual AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products News Update 18 Oct 2021 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 21st Annual AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. On 21st September 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan, joined a panel discussion on “The Challenge of Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials” at the 21st AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products (21ª edición del Congreso AECOC de Productos Cárnicos y Elaborados). Speaking on […]
Forest Positive Coalition Hosts Final Day of Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe News Update 04 Oct 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Hosts Final Day of Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe On 29th September 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition hosted the third and final day of the Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue (SPOD) – Europe. SPOD – Europe is a joint venture by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the European Palm Oil Alliance, and the FPC joined the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm […]
Industry Reports on Food Loss and Waste Using a Harmonised Cross-Initiative Approach News Update 27 Sep 2021 Food Waste Industry Reports on Food Loss and Waste Using a Harmonised Cross-Initiative Approach Spearheading the consumer goods industry’s action to reduce food loss and waste in own operations, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Food Waste Coalition of Action are now publicly reporting on their food surplus and waste data in a harmonised approach. As part of the Coalition’s decisive objective to facilitate public reporting across leading […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics Press Release 22 Sep 2021 Forest Positive The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action – led by Alexandre Bompard, CEO, Carrefour, and Grant F. Reid, CEO, Mars, Incorporated – today demonstrates critical progress on its commitment to publicly report against new performance metrics to end commodity-driven deforestation, in a major push to increase collective transparency To help achieve a forest […]
CGF to Host Virtual Event on Food Waste with Champions 12.3 and WBCSD News Update 21 Sep 2021 Food Waste CGF to Host Virtual Event on Food Waste with Champions 12.3 and WBCSD Every year the global economy loses $1 trillion from food loss and waste. From producers to retailers, the private sector has pulled together to address this massive inefficiency in the worldwide food system. Through whole-supply-chain initiatives like 10x20x30, the scale of action is accelerating. But with less than a decade left to achieve the UN’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]