News Update06 Mar 2023Food Waste
Food Waste Coalition Welcomes New Co-chairs from Kellogg Company and Walmart The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Food Waste Coalition of Action is starting the year with two new co-chairs. The CGF is pleased to announce that Chris Franke, Senior Manager of Global Sustainability at Walmart, has been appointed Retailer Co-Chair of the Food Waste Coalition. Chris takes on the role that was previously held by Brittni […]
Video14 Dec 2022Food Waste
Faces of Sustainability: Sophie Corcut, Spinney’s In this “Faces of Sustainability”, we meet the people behind the scenes of the CGF’s five sustainability coalitions, working to advance sustainability goals in the consumer goods industry and make a better world for everyone. In this episode, the CGF’s Louise Chester chats to Sophie Corcut from Spinney’s.
Blog21 Nov 2022Corporate
Food Security in the Age of Disruption The fragility of food security in the 21st century leads to sleepless nights for all involved in securing the supply chain. The intricate systems that support our fundamental nutritional needs are becoming increasingly frail and unpredictable. According to the 2022 Global Report on Food Crises, nearly 193 million people experienced crisis level or worse food […]
Podcast07 Sep 2022Food Waste
Tackling Upstream Food Loss and Waste In this episode of the Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Moira Borens and Sebastian Gatzer from McKinsey & Company about the collaborative project they have been working on with the CGF’s Food Waste Coalition to look in detail at where food gets lost upstream between the farm and the retailer, focusing […]
News Update01 Aug 2022Food 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 […]
Blog24 Jul 2022Food Waste
How Stakeholders Can Reduce Food Loss—and Reap the Benefits Despite the progress made in food production, one in nine people— >800 million worldwide—doesn’t have enough to eat. In parallel, approximately 30-40% of the food produced in the world doesn’t get eaten. Addressing food loss and waste could have a huge impact —not just in reducing hunger but also in mitigating the effects of climate […]
Video15 Jul 2022Food Waste
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and The Global FoodBanking Network 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 Katie Pearmine from The Global FoodBanking Network.
Blog03 Jun 2022Environmental Sustainability
The Time for Action on the Planet is Now –The Entire Consumer Goods Industry Must Step Up Today, the World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth is calling for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. Deep change is needed across sectors, stakeholders and borders to deliver the urgent action we need to address our unprecedented environmental challenges. Experience has shown that the fastest way to move forward […]
Blog01 Jun 2022Food Waste
Tackling Food Waste Holistically: Straight from the Dairy Farm An estimated 1/3 of all food produced globally is lost or goes to waste, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). On the other hand, a quarter of the world’s population does not have regular access to a healthy diet. The paradox is clear: improving our food resources’ management is […]
News Update23 May 2022Corporate
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 […]
Video09 May 2022Food Waste
#TogetherforTomorrow – CGF and Pacto por la Comida 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 Gabriella Rosato from Pacto por la Comida.
Blog22 Apr 2022Corporate
Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now if we are to stand a chance of halting runaway climate change. A transition to a greener and healthier future […]
Blog19 Apr 2022Food Waste
Engaging Citizens Around the World to Act on Food Waste This year is already proving to be extraordinary. We are seeing inflation reigniting and disposable incomes falling in many countries, while poverty levels are predicted to rise. This is against a backdrop of 14% of global food production being lost and 17% of food available at consumer-level being wasted, while 10% of global population go […]
News Update19 Apr 2022Food 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, […]
Blog11 Mar 2022Food Waste
Upstream Food Losses: Reducing Waste at the Source This week is Food Waste Action Week, and the spotlight is on how we can collectively cut emissions by reducing food waste. The aim of the week is to create lasting change globally that helps to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goal of halving global food waste by 2030. According to WWF’s Driven to Waste […]
Video22 Feb 2022Food Waste
#TogetherforTomorrow – CGF and WRAP 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. Richard Swannell, from WRAP.