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Forest Positive Coalition Drives Dialogue Beyond ‘Deforestation-free’ at Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum News Update 01 Dec 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Drives Dialogue Beyond ‘Deforestation-free’ at Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Senior Manager, Sustainability, Debora Dias, was invited by Innovation Forum to host a session at the Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum in Amsterdam. The session, entitled ‘Is Deforestation-free Still the Right Ambition?’ brought together members and stakeholders of the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action to […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins UN Global Compact Network UK for Conversation on Nature and Climate Positive Solutions News Update 23 Nov 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Joins UN Global Compact Network UK for Conversation on Nature and Climate Positive Solutions On 13th October 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, was invited to speak at the Climate Action Summit hosted by the UN Global Compact Network UK about how businesses can take nature positive actions to help deliver on net-zero commitments. In the session entitled “Implementing Nature-based Solutions for Net Positive […]
Coalition of Consumer Goods Companies Pushes for Corporate Investment in Production Landscapes in Latest Report Press Release 16 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Coalition of Consumer Goods Companies Pushes for Corporate Investment in Production Landscapes in Latest Report PARIS, 17th November 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has today published a new report advocating for corporate investment in production landscapes worldwide to combat commodity-driven deforestation, forest conversion, and degradation whilst promoting inclusion and improving the livelihoods of local communities. Entitled “Collective Action and Investment in Landscape Initiatives: […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture Press Release 10 Nov 2022 Carbon Solutions Hub The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture PARIS and SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 10th November 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched the Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries in collaboration with its members, Accenture and the Race to Zero. It has been launched at COP27, where a key theme is making good on the commitments made at COP26 and demonstrating action. […]
CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA News Update 08 Nov 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Directors of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret and Ignacio Gavilan, hosted two keynote speeches at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA conference in Chicago, focused on human rights due diligence and plastic waste, respectively. In conversation with Patricia Jurewicz, CEO of the Responsible Sourcing Network, Didier held a practical […]
CGF Sustainability Senior Manager Shares Corporate Progress on Zero-deforestation and Nature-positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar News Update 08 Nov 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Senior Manager Shares Corporate Progress on Zero-deforestation and Nature-positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar On 3rd October 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Senior Manager, Sustainability, Debora Dias, joined an online webinar hosted by Forest Trends to share insights from the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action and how its members are taking individual and collective action to remove deforestation, forest degradation, and conversion from their key commodity supply […]
Radical Transparency is Vital to End Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 02 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Radical Transparency is Vital to End Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director In a recent article published by Products of Change, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, has explained why companies must commit to collaborative supply chain transparency if we are to achieve a forest positive future. Entitled “Radical Transparency is Vital to End Deforestation,” the article focuses on explaining why the Forest Positive […]
Major Consumer Goods Companies Signal Shared Demand for 800,000 Tons of Chemically Recycled Materials Press Release 12 Oct 2022 Plastic Waste Major Consumer Goods Companies Signal Shared Demand for 800,000 Tons of Chemically Recycled Materials Paris, 12th October 2022 – Twelve member companies of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste have today published a letter addressed to suppliers, regulators and investors expressing their demand to procure chemically recycled material produced in line with their environmental safeguards. A wider survey of Coalition member companies indicates demand […]
CGF Response to Human Rights Demonstrations at New York Climate Week  News Update 26 Sep 2022 Forest Positive CGF Response to Human Rights Demonstrations at New York Climate Week  As The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action launched its second Annual Report during an event at New York Climate Week last week, the Coalition was reminded of the importance of protecting human rights and environmental defenders thanks to demonstrations from several advocate groups. The Coalition firmly believes that forest positive has […]
World’s Leading Consumer Goods Companies Put Transparency and Transformation at Forefront of Latest Deforestation Report Press Release 22 Sep 2022 Forest Positive World’s Leading Consumer Goods Companies Put Transparency and Transformation at Forefront of Latest Deforestation Report The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, an initiative of 21 consumer goods companies, shares progress on removing commodity-driven deforestation from supply chains With increase in disclosure rates on performance metrics introduced in 2021, Coalition members are now collectively reporting on 62% of a complete set of Key Performance Indicators, demonstrating progress to […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit to Unite Hundreds of Industry Leaders to Help Ensure Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 21 Sep 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit to Unite Hundreds of Industry Leaders to Help Ensure Better Lives Through Better Business Senior leaders from hundreds of retailers, manufacturers, NGOs and other industry stakeholders gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit, taking place 26-28 October in Amsterdam Event will focus on collaborative actions to drive progress and overcome today’s biggest sustainability and health challenges – sharing solutions to create better lives through better business […]
CGF Partners with Reuters Events for “Transform Supply Chains USA 2022” News Update 02 Sep 2022 Environmental Sustainability CGF Partners with Reuters Events for “Transform Supply Chains USA 2022” We are pleased to announce that we have recently partnered with Reuters Events to support their upcoming event, “Transform Supply Chains USA 2022”, which takes place in Chicago on 1-2 November. The event brings together all key actors along the supply chain (sustainability, procurement, supply chains, sourcing, operations) to share ideas, identify potential collaborations, determine […]
Beef Boycotts Aren’t Enough to Save the Amazon Rainforest, says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 24 Aug 2022 Forest Positive Beef Boycotts Aren’t Enough to Save the Amazon Rainforest, says CGF Sustainability Director In a recent article published by Food Navigator, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, has explained how the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action’s approach to transforming the beef sector towards forest positive, which will then have a positive impact on the Amazon rainforest. Entitled “Beef Boycotts Aren’t Enough to Save the […]
CGF Japan Collaborates with Save the Children Japan for the Second Year to Provide Food Support Boxes News Update 01 Aug 2022 Food Waste CGF Japan Collaborates with Save the Children Japan for the Second Year to Provide Food Support Boxes The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Japan Sustainability Local Group (JSLG), WRI 10x20x30 Food Waste Reduction Initiative Japan Project and Save the Children Japan have agreed to collaborate and conduct this supporting program in July and December 2022 and will provide “Children’s Food Support Boxes” to families in financial difficulties (3,200 families each time). This will […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Webinar on Principles of Credible Chemical Recycling News Update 18 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Webinar on Principles of Credible Chemical Recycling On June 8th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held a webinar which explored the principles for credible chemical recycling. Attendees heard from Coalition members Unilever and Tetra Pak, as well as Zero Waste Europe and Ellen MacArthur Foundation, on why chemical recycling requires the implementation of principles to safeguard credibility of […]
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 […]