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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia News Update 23 May 2022 Corporate CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia CGF Members Joined by the First Lady of Colombia and Minister of the Environment The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) recently welcomed the return of its Latin America (LatAm) Board Meeting. The LatAm Board took place in-person on 22nd April 2022, at the Hotel JW Marriot in Bogota, Colombia, with more than 18 CEOs and 22 […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP News Update 11 May 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP On 26th April, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held an informative webinar for members alongside the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) to provide more information on UNEP’s Plastics Treaty. Llorenç Milà i Canals, Programme Officer at UNEP opened the webinar by explaining the process that led up to the mandate […]
Food Waste Coalition Creates Database of Third Party Food Donation Technologies and Solutions News Update 19 Apr 2022 Food Waste Food Waste Coalition Creates Database of Third Party Food Donation Technologies and Solutions The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and its Food Waste Coalition of Action are pleased to share a new tool designed for CGF members to easily access a database of third party food donation technologies and solutions available in different global regions, housed on the CGF members’ space. Members can filter technologies by country, services (e.g. B2B, data analytics, delivery vs pick up, partnerships with non-profits, […]
Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment Press Release 13 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment — For the first time, consumer good companies are joining forces through The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to set the agenda for the development of new plastic recycling technologies. — The CGF’s Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste has today published an independent scientific study which demonstrates that the chemical recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic waste […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at GFSI Conference 2022 in Barcelona News Update 11 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at GFSI Conference 2022 in Barcelona On March 31st, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) joined a panel discussion at the 2022 edition of the GFSI Conference. Attendees gathered at the in-person event in Barcelona, Spain for three days of discussion on the theme of “Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food”. The plenary session, in which Ignacio […]
CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London News Update 10 Mar 2022 Corporate CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London On 8th March, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Wai-Chan Chan, spoke at the FT Climate Capital Live event in London. The three-day event was heavily focused on what needs to happen to address the climate emergency now facing the world, with Wai-Chan talking more specifically on how the consumer goods industry must […]
Forest Positive Coalition Launches Palm Oil Deforestation Monitoring and Response Framework News Update 10 Mar 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Launches Palm Oil Deforestation Monitoring and Response Framework The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has today published a Framework to proactively monitor and address deforestation and peat non-compliances linked to palm oil supply chains. The Coalition has consulted extensively in developing this Framework with actors from across the palm oil value chain, including CSOs as well as the World Resources Institute […]