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Food Waste Coalition of Action Publishes New Learning Report on 2023 Knowledge Sharing Series News Update 25 Jan 2024 Food Waste Food Waste Coalition of Action Publishes New Learning Report on 2023 Knowledge Sharing Series The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on Food Waste has today published a Learning Report comprising summaries of its 2023 Knowledge Sharing Series sessions, which provided members with an opportunity to come together to...
Global Consumer Goods Companies Release First Collective Baseline Study, Putting Increased Transparency at the Forefront of Action to Reduce Food Waste and Loss Press Release 10 Nov 2023 Food Waste Global Consumer Goods Companies Release First Collective Baseline Study, Putting Increased Transparency at the Forefront of Action to Reduce Food Waste and Loss Paris, 16th November 2023 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Food Waste Coalition of Action has today released its first baseline report, presenting operational food surplus and waste aggregated data from sixteen of its retailer and...
Japanese Member Companies Join the Call to Action to Reduce Consumer Food Waste News Update 27 Oct 2023 Japan Japanese Member Companies Join the Call to Action to Reduce Consumer Food Waste Throughout the month of October, eight member companies of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Japan Sustainability Local Group Food Loss and Waste working group (JSLG-FLW) are taking action to raise social awareness on the need...
Food Waste Coalition Steering Committee Meets in Copenhagen to Share Progress on SDG 12.3 News Update 26 Oct 2023 Food Waste Food Waste Coalition Steering Committee Meets in Copenhagen to Share Progress on SDG 12.3 On October 18th 2023, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Food Waste Coalition Steering Committee came together ahead of the Sustainable Retail Summit in Copenhagen to discuss progress made on the Coalition’s objectives and the trajectory...
#TooGoodToWaste Campaign Launched to Inspire Consumer Behaviour Change News Update 03 Oct 2023 Food Waste #TooGoodToWaste Campaign Launched to Inspire Consumer Behaviour Change On September 29, 2023, the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (IDAFLW), The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Food Waste Coalition of Action launched #TooGoodToWaste, a food loss and waste education campaign that...
#TooGoodToWaste Campaign Launched to Inspire Reductions in Household Food Waste Press Release 29 Sep 2023 Food Waste #TooGoodToWaste Campaign Launched to Inspire Reductions in Household Food Waste Kicking off on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, #TooGoodToWaste will harness the influence of CGF members by boosting awareness and action among the millions of consumers they reach. Leading members of...
New Report at NY Climate Week Urges Industry Scaling Regenerative Agriculture as Critical for The Future News Update 18 Sep 2023 Environmental Sustainability New Report at NY Climate Week Urges Industry Scaling Regenerative Agriculture as Critical for The Future At NY Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Net Zero Taskforce, Accenture and the Climate Champions Team (CCT) have jointly launched a brief report arguing that “consumer industries scale-up of regenerative agriculture is the...
CGF Managing Director to Speak About Global Food Systems Challenges at Anuga 2023 News Update 13 Sep 2023 Food Waste CGF Managing Director to Speak About Global Food Systems Challenges at Anuga 2023 Food waste is a global issue with far-reaching ecological and social ramifications. Each year, millions of tons of food are discarded worldwide, despite millions of people enduring hunger.  Collaboration among all industry stakeholders, spanning from...
Announcing Sharon Bligh as Director of Health and Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum News Update 07 Jul 2023 Environmental Sustainability Announcing Sharon Bligh as Director of Health and Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum Paris, July 7, 2023 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is thrilled to announce Sharon Bligh in a new, expanded leadership role as Director of Health and Sustainability.  In this role, Sharon continues to lead...
Food Waste Coalition Welcomes New Co-chairs from Kellogg Company and Walmart News Update 06 Mar 2023 Food 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...