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Five Questions with CGF Forest Positive Coalition Co-sponsor, Grant F. Reid Video 15 Jul 2022 Forest Positive Five Questions with CGF Forest Positive Coalition Co-sponsor, Grant F. Reid    The Consumer Goods Forum catches up with Forest Positive Coalition Co-sponsor, Grant F. Reid, CEO & Office of the President, Mars, Incorporated, to hear his reflections on the Coalition’s progress after two years and upcoming milestones. To learn more, visit www.tcgfforestpositive.com.
Global Summit 2022: CGF Talks with Bernard Tan, Asia Pulp & Paper Video 08 Jul 2022 Forest Positive Global Summit 2022: CGF Talks with Bernard Tan, Asia Pulp & Paper    At the annual CGF Global Summit in Dublin, Ireland, the CGF catches up with Asia Pulp and Paper’s Bernard Tan for his quick thoughts on APP’s participation in the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, as well as Indonesia’s path towards forest positive. Learn more about the Coalition at www.tcgfforestpositive.com.
Transparency is the Foundation for a Forest Positive Future, says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 27 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Transparency is the Foundation for a Forest Positive Future, says CGF Sustainability Director In a recent article published by edie, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, has emphasized the importance of transparency and traceability in the fight against commodity-driven deforestation, forest degradation and conversion. Entitled “Transparency is the foundation of a forest-positive future,” the article focuses on the need for businesses to hold themselves accountable […]
Forest Positive Coalition Joins Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2022 News Update 27 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Joins Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2022 On 22nd June 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was represented at the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum in a session entitled “From Reducing Risks to Forest Positive Transformation: Protecting Forests in Commodity-producing Regions.” The session was facilitated by the Coalition’s strategic and technical partner, the Tropical Forest Alliance, and the Coalition was […]
Forest Positive Coalition: Soy Roadmap v1.7 Publication 14 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition: Soy Roadmap v1.7
Forest Positive Coalition: Palm Oil Roadmap v1.8 Publication 14 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition: Palm Oil Roadmap v1.8
CGF Sustainability Director Joins ITC Roundtable on Deforestation-free Global Value Chains News Update 06 Jun 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Joins ITC Roundtable on Deforestation-free Global Value Chains On 5th May 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, joined a panel discussion in the second session of a four-part roundtable series on deforestation-free global value chains, hosted by ITC, the International Trade Centre. In his capacity as director of the CGF’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, Didier joined the […]
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 […]
Forest Positive Coalition: Landscape Ambition and Strategy v1.2 Publication 01 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition: Landscape Ambition and Strategy v1.2
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 […]
How Collective Action Can Transform Landscapes To Forest Positive Blog 22 Apr 2022 Forest Positive How Collective Action Can Transform Landscapes To Forest Positive As the world marks Earth Day, the Forest Positive Coalition and IDH-The Sustainable Trade Initiative, share five elements of success for landscape-level programmes working to restore and protect forests.  Forests are disappearing at a terrifying rate, and we must all step up our efforts to combat this urgent global issue and avert a catastrophic climate disaster. However, while most climate discussions focus on reducing […]
Building a Forest Positive Future Through Partnership: CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance Blog 21 Mar 2022 Forest Positive Building a Forest Positive Future Through Partnership: CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) was originally created by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to support its 2010 Board Resolution to work towards ending deforestation. It has been my great pleasure to lead the TFA for the last three-and-a-half years, and to witness during this time a meaningful shift towards stronger collaboration and collective action […]
Forest Positive Coalition Launches Palm Oil Deforestation Monitoring and Response Framework News Update 10 Mar 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Launches Palm Oil Deforestation Monitoring and Response Framework The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has today published a Framework to proactively monitor and address deforestation and peat non-compliances linked to palm oil supply chains. The Coalition has consulted extensively in developing this Framework with actors from across the palm oil value chain, including CSOs as well as the World Resources Institute […]
Forest Positive Coalition: Deforestation Monitoring and Response Framework Publication 10 Mar 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition: Deforestation Monitoring and Response Framework
2022 is the Year to Take Action on Deforestation – Here’s Why Businesses Can’t Wait Blog 02 Mar 2022 Forest Positive 2022 is the Year to Take Action on Deforestation – Here’s Why Businesses Can’t Wait This article originally appeared in Spanish in C84 magazine. Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. Forests are disappearing at a terrifying rate. Trees are critical components of ecosystems around the world, and their continued loss is a huge problem for our planet, both for people, nature and climate. Over the years, efforts have been […]
Three Reasons Why Tackling Deforestation is a Business Priority in 2022 and How to Prepare Blog 22 Feb 2022 Forest Positive Three Reasons Why Tackling Deforestation is a Business Priority in 2022 and How to Prepare With new regulations, investor pressure, and disclosure requirements coming online, deforestation is a challenge that consumer goods companies can no longer afford to ignore. Fortunately, there is a clear path that can help all companies prepare.   For some consumer brands, deforestation linked to palm oil, cocoa, beef, wood fibre, and other commodities has posed reputational […]