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The Sustainable Retail Summit 2021 Executive Summary Publication 23 Nov 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit The Sustainable Retail Summit 2021 Executive Summary
How Food Banks Impact Food Loss and Waste Reduction Podcast 16 Nov 2021 Food Waste How Food Banks Impact Food Loss and Waste Reduction   In this month’s episode, we are joined by Lisa Moon, Chief Executive Officer at The Global FoodBanking Network, an international non-profit organisation based in Chicago that supports community-driven solutions to alleviate hunger in more than 40 countries. Lisa shares her insights on how businesses can build successful partnerships with food banks and the impact […]
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Workshop on Upstream Losses in Animal Protein News Update 16 Nov 2021 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Workshop on Upstream Losses in Animal Protein On October 29th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Food Waste Coalition of Action hosted a virtual workshop on upstream food losses in animal protein. The workshop was the third in a series of virtual events held by the Coalition on the topic, with earlier workshops focusing on fresh produce and non-perishable agricultural commodities. Engagement on […]
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the World Resources Institute Video 05 Nov 2021 Food Waste #TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the World Resources Institute 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. Liz Goodwin from the World Resources Institute.  
Collaboration is Essential to Creating Sustainable Food Systems and is Fundamental to Improving Lives and Protecting Our Planet Blog 16 Oct 2021 Environmental Sustainability Collaboration is Essential to Creating Sustainable Food Systems and is Fundamental to Improving Lives and Protecting Our Planet More than three billion people around the world cannot afford a healthy diet. Meanwhile the global food production system is contributing over 25% of the planet’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Today marks World Food Day, a moment to generate awareness and action on responsible food production and consumption within the global agri-food system to create better […]
Aiming for the Food Waste Breakthrough Blog 29 Sep 2021 Food Waste Aiming for the Food Waste Breakthrough Twice as high as estimated – the news that WWF broke in August 2021 on the amount of global food loss and waste weren’t exactly what was needed on top of the climate crisis, extreme weather events and its severe consequences as well as the worrying Covid-variants. A new report found that with 1,2 billion additional […]
Three Ways CGF Members Can Partner with Food Banks on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste and Every Day Blog 28 Sep 2021 Food Waste Three Ways CGF Members Can Partner with Food Banks on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste and Every Day Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world faced a monumental challenge: a staggering 650 million people faced hunger. The global crisis has only exacerbated this problem, pushing an additional 118 million people into hunger. At the same time, nearly a third of the world’s food is lost or wasted at the post-harvest, retail, and consumer levels, […]
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 […]
Harnessing the Positive Power of Global Food Systems is More Vital Than Ever Blog 23 Sep 2021 Corporate Harnessing the Positive Power of Global Food Systems is More Vital Than Ever Our world is at a critical juncture. Almost half the children around the planet are already at ‘extremely high risk’ from the impacts of the climate crisis. Alongside this, the pandemic has intensified inequality and vulnerability. As many as 124 million more people around the world have been pushed into extreme poverty in the past […]
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 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 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 […]
The Power of Holistic Action on Sustainability Podcast 04 Aug 2021 Food Waste The Power of Holistic Action on Sustainability www.tcgfsocial.com | www.tcgfssci.com | In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Fritz Micus, Director of Corporate Communications at Symrise. Take a listen to hear Fritz speak about Symrise’s innovative, multi-faceted sustainability strategy, and more.  
Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight on Özgür Tort Podcast 30 Jul 2021 Corporate Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight on Özgür Tort   In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Özgür Tort, CEO of Migros Ticaret, and outgoing co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Board of Directors. Özgür shares his insights from his time as co-chair during a time of transition to Coalitions of Action, as well as his thoughts on […]
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 […]