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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 […]
Companies Must Embrace Transparency to End Deforestation, says CGF Managing Director News Update 09 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Companies Must Embrace Transparency to End Deforestation, says CGF Managing Director In a recent article published in Food Dive, The Consumer Goods Forum Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan, has advocated for companies to adopt increased transparency efforts in order to make real progress against the deforestation crisis. Entitled “Food companies must embrace transparency and accountability to end deforestation,” the article focuses on the need for food manufacturers […]
Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Press Release 06 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030 Coalition and its 20 members […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 Press Release 05 Nov 2021 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.  — Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to […]
CGF Response to COP26 Pledge to End Deforestation by 2030 News Update 04 Nov 2021 Forest Positive CGF Response to COP26 Pledge to End Deforestation by 2030 As more than 100 governments pledge to end deforestation by 2030 ahead of the 26th annual United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) welcomes this commitment and, in alignment with the work of its Forest Positive Coalition of Action, offers its support to world leaders to make this commitment a […]
Forest Positive Coalition Participates in Pre-COP26 Discussion with FACT Dialogue News Update 26 Oct 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Participates in Pre-COP26 Discussion with FACT Dialogue On 7th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was pleased to join representatives from the United Kingdom and Ghanian governments for a discussion focused on the Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue ahead of the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), which will be held in early November in […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 21st Annual AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products News Update 18 Oct 2021 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 21st Annual AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. On 21st September 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan, joined a panel discussion on “The Challenge of Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials” at the 21st AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products (21ª edición del Congreso AECOC de Productos Cárnicos y Elaborados). Speaking on […]
Forest Positive Coalition Hosts Final Day of Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe News Update 04 Oct 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Hosts Final Day of Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe On 29th September 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition hosted the third and final day of the Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue (SPOD) – Europe. SPOD – Europe is a joint venture by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the European Palm Oil Alliance, and the FPC joined the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics Press Release 22 Sep 2021 Forest Positive The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action – led by Alexandre Bompard, CEO, Carrefour, and Grant F. Reid, CEO, Mars, Incorporated – today demonstrates critical progress on its commitment to publicly report against new performance metrics to end commodity-driven deforestation, in a major push to increase collective transparency To help achieve a forest […]