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Food Security in the Age of Disruption Blog 21 Nov 2022 Corporate 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 […]
Tackling Upstream Food Loss and Waste Podcast 07 Sep 2022 Food 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 […]
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 […]
How Stakeholders Can Reduce Food Loss—and Reap the Benefits Blog 24 Jul 2022 Food 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 […]
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and The Global FoodBanking Network Video 15 Jul 2022 Food 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. 
The Time for Action on the Planet is Now –The Entire Consumer Goods Industry Must Step Up Blog 03 Jun 2022 Environmental 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 […]
Tackling Food Waste Holistically: Straight from the Dairy Farm Blog 01 Jun 2022 Food 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 […]
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 […]
#TogetherforTomorrow – CGF and Pacto por la Comida Video 09 May 2022 Food 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. 
Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Blog 22 Apr 2022 Corporate 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 […]
Engaging Citizens Around the World to Act on Food Waste Blog 19 Apr 2022 Food 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 […]
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, […]
Upstream Food Losses: Reducing Waste at the Source Blog 11 Mar 2022 Food 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 […]
#TogetherforTomorrow – CGF and WRAP Video 22 Feb 2022 Food 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.
Putting the Food Waste Issue into the Core Sustainability Agenda by Empowering the Whole Value Chain Blog 22 Feb 2022 Food Waste Putting the Food Waste Issue into the Core Sustainability Agenda by Empowering the Whole Value Chain Food waste is a part of the ecosystem that we are all inextricably and invisibly linked with. As Migros, we believe that a collective and concerted response to this issue is the best solution for our planet and all its life forms. For this reason, we have set ourselves the target of halving our food […]
The Sustainable Retail Summit 2021 Executive Summary Publication 23 Nov 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit The Sustainable Retail Summit 2021 Executive Summary