Blog29 Sep 2020Food Waste Understanding the Scale of the Global Food Loss Problem is Our First Step Towards Fixing It At The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), we have been concerned with food waste since 2015, when we launched our Board Resolution to reduce waste in our members’ supply chains and meet Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. Now, we have taken that resolution further by developing a Coalition of Action of committed and highly motivated companies to […]
News Update24 Sep 2020Food Waste CGF Joins Champions 12.3 Call to Global Action on Food Loss and Waste As a member of Champions 12.3, a global coalition of executives committed to accelerating progress towards meeting Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 against food loss, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined dozens of executives in a call to action for governments and industry actors to pursue strategies to “dramatically accelerate efforts to halve food loss […]
Press Release17 Sep 2020Sustainable Retail Summit Purpose & the Shared Road to Recovery Focus of 5th Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum has created a virtual edition for the first time due to impact of COVID-19; programme promises to deliver great content and networking opportunities; event is open to both members and non-members PARIS, 17th September 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will be hosting its annual Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) […]
Video11 Sep 2020Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Experts Series: Dr. Liz Goodwin, Senior Fellow & Director, Food Loss & Waste, World Resources Institute Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit are now open! Click here to visit the event website.
Video02 Sep 2020Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Experts Series: Jürgen Eizinger, Vice President of Non-Wovens, Lenzing Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit are open! Click here to visit the event website.
News Update17 Aug 2020Food Waste The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched a CEO-led Coalition of Action on Food Waste, bringing together 14 of the world’s largest retailers and manufacturers with the goal of halving per capita global food loss at the retailer and consumer levels. The Coalition and its members, with their explicit CEO engagement, action-oriented commitments and […]
Video31 Jul 2020Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Experts Series: Ignacio Gavilan, Environmental Sustainability, CGF Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit will be opening soon. Click here to visit the event website.
Podcast29 Jun 2020Food Waste Introducing the CGF’s Coalition of Action on Food Waste In this episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, we catch up with the two Co-Chairs of the CGF’s newly launched Coalition of Action on Food Waste, Francisco Cordero from the Kellogg Company and Brittni Furrow from Ahold Delhaize. Francisco and Brittni share the Coalition’s ambitious agenda, the goal of which is to reduce food waste […]
Blog22 Apr 2020Environmental Sustainability #EarthDay: Why Sustainability Must Remain an Industry Priority Despite Covid-19 This year’s Earth Day has taken on new significance, as the global community continues to grapple to control the Covid-19 pandemic, an unprecedented crisis in our modern times with far-reaching and inter-connected global challenges and consequences. This crisis has demonstrated how much we depend on each other, as one humanity living on one planet, for […]
News Update13 Mar 2020Environmental Sustainability Ignacio Gavilan Leads a Breakout Session at The GFSI Conference 2020 On Friday 28th February, Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Environmental Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke at the 19th edition of the GFSI Conference, which took place in Seattle. Ignacio led a breakout session on the final day of the conference, entitled “Food Safety vs. Sustainability: The Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Using Recycled […]
Podcast03 Mar 2020Social Sustainability Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito In the first episode of Season 2 of the CGF’s Sustainability Series, host Louise Chester talks to Pablo Montoya Dávila, Head of Sustainability at Grupo Éxito, one of the CGF’s key members in Latin America. Pablo speaks about the company’s sustainability priorities, the importance of circular economy, consumer trends in Latin America, and shares his […]