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First Lady of Colombia Visits the CGF in Paris to Talk About Impact on Healthier Lives in Latin America News Update 04 Jul 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives First Lady of Colombia Visits the CGF in Paris to Talk About Impact on Healthier Lives in Latin America As a follow up to the recent meeting of the CGF’s Latin America Board, which was attended by the First Lady of Colombia , the CGF welcomed the First Lady Maria Juliana Ruíz Sandoval and Carolina Salgado, the High Counsellor for Youth and Adolescents,  in Paris on 29th June to discuss how the industry can […]
Empowering Consumer Choice and Eco Design in France – Best Practices for FMCG Companies with Environmental Labelling of Food News Update 01 Jul 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Empowering Consumer Choice and Eco Design in France – Best Practices for FMCG Companies with Environmental Labelling of Food The CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s vision is to empower healthier people globally by inspiring healthier behaviour in stores, online and throughout communities around the world. Providing consumers with transparent information about the food they eat is a key part of our mission. Within CHL, we know that it not easy for consumers to […]
Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Press Release 17 Jun 2022 Corporate Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Report by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and EY gathers perspectives from leaders across consumer goods industry CEOs give insights on action needed to accelerate progress toward UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launches to coincide with The CGF’s Global Summit in Dublin, 20-23 June 2022 PARIS and DUBLIN, 20th June 2022: The Consumer Goods […]
Workforce Nutrition Alliance Publishes Booklet Highlighting Key Actions to Improve Workforce Nutrition Press Release 08 Jun 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Workforce Nutrition Alliance Publishes Booklet Highlighting Key Actions to Improve Workforce Nutrition 11 Organisations Provide Examples, Learnings and Recommendations on How to Improve Nutrition at Work PARIS and GENEVA, 8 June 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), as part of the Workforce Nutrition Alliance (WNA), are thrilled to publish the Workforce Nutrition Alliance Case Study Booklet, where eleven organisations […]
CHL Japan Scales Up Collaborative Municipality Project to Improve Eating Habits in Chiba City News Update 31 May 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Japan Scales Up Collaborative Municipality Project to Improve Eating Habits in Chiba City In April 2022, the CHL Japan team have renewed their partnership with Chiba city to support the ambition of ‘Improvement of Eating Habits of Chiba Citizens’.  The partnership began in 2021 with the support of members of The Consumer Goods Forum, AEON Co., Ltd., Ajinomoto Co.,Inc., Kokubu Group Corp. and Kikkoman Corporation to collectively tackle […]
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 in-person on 22nd April 2022, at the Hotel JW Marriot in Bogota, Colombia, with more than 18 CEOs and 22 […]
CHL China to Support Chinese Government’s Healthier Lives Initiatives, Part of China’s National Nutrition Week News Update 13 May 2022 Health & Wellness CHL China to Support Chinese Government’s Healthier Lives Initiatives, Part of China’s National Nutrition Week The Consumer Goods Forum has been chosen to work in collaboration with the Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS) to implement updated dietary guidelines across the country. As the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of The Consumer Forum is actively involved in implementing regional projects, including in-store trials, CHL China will partner with the CNS to […]
LatAm Board of Directors Meets In-Person to Drive Positive Change News Update 22 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness LatAm Board of Directors Meets In-Person to Drive Positive Change BOGOTA: Friday the 22nd of April, the CGF LatAm Board of Directors will be meeting in-person for the first time in two years since COVID hit. Led by CEOs to support the work of our coalitions, the Board tackles issues related to healthier lives, sustainability, data transparency, supply chains, race to zero and food safety. […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai Press Release 24 Feb 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai “Creating A Common Prosperity Future Together”  PARIS and SHANGHAI, 24th February 2022 – On 17th and 18th February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) successfully held the fourth edition of its annual China Day series of events. Held at the Shangri-La Qiantan in Shanghai, CGF members from the Greater China Region and industry experts came […]
Workforce Nutrition Alliance Reflection on 2021 Year of Action for Nutrition News Update 17 Dec 2021 Health & Wellness Workforce Nutrition Alliance Reflection on 2021 Year of Action for Nutrition Dear Partners and Friends, As 2021, Year of Action for Nutrition, comes to a close, we are inspired to reflect on the year and what it has meant for workforce nutrition and the Workforce Nutrition Alliance.  Firstly, we would like to begin with a thank you to all of our Partners and Friends who have […]
What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group News Update 07 Dec 2021 Health & Wellness What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group Nutrition for Growth (N4G) was launched in 2013 at the headquarters of Unilever, reflecting the ambition from day one that business can help combat malnutrition. But specific business commitments back in 2013 were few and ad hoc. 2021 is different. Why? Two years ago, the Dutch and Japanese Governments supported a conference of business leaders […]
Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report Press Release 30 Nov 2021 Corporate Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability.  It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to […]
Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Press Release 26 Nov 2021 Health & Wellness Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Paris, 26th November 2021 – To meet the demand from consumers in France seeking better eating habits, Carrefour and Danone built an unprecedented partnership with several other major national brands: Barilla, Bel, Mars Food, Savencia and Unilever, with the support of The Consumer Goods Forum. Tasty, balanced recipes, rated Nutriscore A or B were published […]
CHL Coalition Takes Stock of 2021 Progress and Maps Out Priorities for the New Year News Update 21 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition Takes Stock of 2021 Progress and Maps Out Priorities for the New Year On 12th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition (CHL) held their second annual Steering Committee meeting of the year in Paris and online. The meeting marked an opportunity for the Coalition’s governance team to take stock of their work delivered since the last bi-annual meeting held in March, to […]
Calling on All Companies to Step Up for Better Nutrition News Update 08 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Calling on All Companies to Step Up for Better Nutrition A joint call to action by the Nutrition for Growth Summit’s Business Constituency Group comprised of The Consumer Goods Forum, WBCSD, International Food and Beverage Alliance, Food Industry Asia, and Nutrition Japan Public Private Platform, supported by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and the Access to Nutrition Initiative. This year has taught us that […]
The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Health & Wellness The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Bogotá, 8 September 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition – a First Lady and Presidential Council for Children led initiative that seeks to mobilise public and private sector actors, civil society, NGOs, international corporations, and academia to tackle malnutrition issues for the most vulnerable. The alliance aims […]