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Forest Positive Coalition Drives Dialogue Beyond ‘Deforestation-free’ at Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum News Update 01 Dec 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Drives Dialogue Beyond ‘Deforestation-free’ at Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Senior Manager, Sustainability, Debora Dias, was invited by Innovation Forum to host a session at the Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum in Amsterdam. The session, entitled ‘Is Deforestation-free Still the Right Ambition?’ brought together members and stakeholders of the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action to […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins UN Global Compact Network UK for Conversation on Nature and Climate Positive Solutions News Update 23 Nov 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Joins UN Global Compact Network UK for Conversation on Nature and Climate Positive Solutions On 13th October 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, was invited to speak at the Climate Action Summit hosted by the UN Global Compact Network UK about how businesses can take nature positive actions to help deliver on net-zero commitments. In the session entitled “Implementing Nature-based Solutions for Net Positive […]
Coalition of Consumer Goods Companies Pushes for Corporate Investment in Production Landscapes in Latest Report Press Release 16 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Coalition of Consumer Goods Companies Pushes for Corporate Investment in Production Landscapes in Latest Report PARIS, 17th November 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has today published a new report advocating for corporate investment in production landscapes worldwide to combat commodity-driven deforestation, forest conversion, and degradation whilst promoting inclusion and improving the livelihoods of local communities. Entitled “Collective Action and Investment in Landscape Initiatives: […]
CGF Sustainability Senior Manager Shares Corporate Progress on Zero-deforestation and Nature-positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar News Update 08 Nov 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Senior Manager Shares Corporate Progress on Zero-deforestation and Nature-positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar On 3rd October 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Senior Manager, Sustainability, Debora Dias, joined an online webinar hosted by Forest Trends to share insights from the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action and how its members are taking individual and collective action to remove deforestation, forest degradation, and conversion from their key commodity supply […]
Radical Transparency is Vital to End Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 02 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Radical Transparency is Vital to End Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director In a recent article published by Products of Change, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, has explained why companies must commit to collaborative supply chain transparency if we are to achieve a forest positive future. Entitled “Radical Transparency is Vital to End Deforestation,” the article focuses on explaining why the Forest Positive […]
CGF Response to Human Rights Demonstrations at New York Climate Week  News Update 26 Sep 2022 Forest Positive CGF Response to Human Rights Demonstrations at New York Climate Week  As The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action launched its second Annual Report during an event at New York Climate Week last week, the Coalition was reminded of the importance of protecting human rights and environmental defenders thanks to demonstrations from several advocate groups. The Coalition firmly believes that forest positive has […]
World’s Leading Consumer Goods Companies Put Transparency and Transformation at Forefront of Latest Deforestation Report Press Release 22 Sep 2022 Forest Positive World’s Leading Consumer Goods Companies Put Transparency and Transformation at Forefront of Latest Deforestation Report The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, an initiative of 21 consumer goods companies, shares progress on removing commodity-driven deforestation from supply chains With increase in disclosure rates on performance metrics introduced in 2021, Coalition members are now collectively reporting on 62% of a complete set of Key Performance Indicators, demonstrating progress to […]
Beef Boycotts Aren’t Enough to Save the Amazon Rainforest, says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 24 Aug 2022 Forest Positive Beef Boycotts Aren’t Enough to Save the Amazon Rainforest, says CGF Sustainability Director In a recent article published by Food Navigator, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, has explained how the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action’s approach to transforming the beef sector towards forest positive, which will then have a positive impact on the Amazon rainforest. Entitled “Beef Boycotts Aren’t Enough to Save the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Publica Roteiro da Carne Bovina e Guia para Frigoríficos Positivos para a Floresta no Brasil Press Release 17 Feb 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Publica Roteiro da Carne Bovina e Guia para Frigoríficos Positivos para a Floresta no Brasil PARIS, 17 de fevereiro de 2022 — O Forest Positive Coalition of Action do Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) publicou a primeira versão de seu Roteiro da Carne Bovina, um documento fundamental para os membros da FPC orientarem seus esforços na promoção de um futuro positivo para a floresta nas cadeias de fornecimento de carne bovina. […]
Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Beef Commodity Roadmap and Guidance for Forest Positive Meatpackers in Brazil Press Release 17 Feb 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Beef Commodity Roadmap and Guidance for Forest Positive Meatpackers in Brazil PARIS, 17th February 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published the first version of its Beef Roadmap, a foundational document for Coalition members to guide their efforts in promoting a forest positive future in the beef supply chains. After the Coalition launched its Beef Commodity Working Group in […]
Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes New Member: Neste News Update 10 Jan 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes New Member: Neste The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has been pleased to welcome a new member, Neste, bringing the Coalition’s membership to 21 CGF members committed to removing deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from key commodity supply chains. The full list of Coalition members are: Asia Paper and Pulp (APP) Sinar Mas, Carrefour, Colgate- Palmolive […]
Forest Positive Coalition Launches First Guidance Documents for Forest Positive Soy and Palm Oil Suppliers News Update 09 Dec 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Launches First Guidance Documents for Forest Positive Soy and Palm Oil Suppliers The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has today released two documents that can aid companies in their efforts to become forest positive businesses. The “Guidance for Forest Positive Soy Suppliers and Traders” is a document detailing how soy suppliers and traders can adopt and implement deforestation- and conversion-free commitments across their entire soy […]