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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 […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP News Update 11 May 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP On 26th April, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held an informative webinar for members alongside the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) to provide more information on UNEP’s Plastics Treaty. Llorenç Milà i Canals, Programme Officer at UNEP opened the webinar by explaining the process that led up to the mandate […]
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 […]
Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment Press Release 13 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment — For the first time, consumer good companies are joining forces through The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to set the agenda for the development of new plastic recycling technologies. — The CGF’s Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste has today published an independent scientific study which demonstrates that the chemical recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic waste […]
Non-Technical Executive Summary of the LCA Report on Chemical Recycling Publication 13 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste Non-Technical Executive Summary of the LCA Report on Chemical Recycling
Life Cycle Assessment of Chemical Recycling for Food Grade Film Publication 13 Apr 2022 Environmental Sustainability Life Cycle Assessment of Chemical Recycling for Food Grade Film
Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy A Vision and Principles Paper Publication 13 Apr 2022 Environmental Sustainability Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy A Vision and Principles Paper
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at GFSI Conference 2022 in Barcelona News Update 11 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at GFSI Conference 2022 in Barcelona On March 31st, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) joined a panel discussion at the 2022 edition of the GFSI Conference. Attendees gathered at the in-person event in Barcelona, Spain for three days of discussion on the theme of “Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food”. The plenary session, in which Ignacio […]
Celebrating our Second Anniversary: A Message from CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs Video 08 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste Celebrating our Second Anniversary: A Message from CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs   The Consumer Goods Forum’s Plastic Waste Coalition of Action has just celebrated its second anniversary. After two years of hard work and solid progress across our different workstreams on packaging design, extended producer responsibility and recycling innovation, some of our member CEOs have marked the occasion by sharing an update on the road traveled […]
Plastic Waste Coalition: Golden Design Rules Fact Pack Publication 23 Mar 2022 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition: Golden Design Rules Fact Pack
CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London News Update 10 Mar 2022 Corporate CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London On 8th March, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Wai-Chan Chan, spoke at the FT Climate Capital Live event in London. The three-day event was heavily focused on what needs to happen to address the climate emergency now facing the world, with Wai-Chan talking more specifically on how the consumer goods industry must […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Panel on Plastic Packaging at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit News Update 09 Mar 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Joins Panel on Plastic Packaging at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit On March 3rd, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Ignacio Gavilan joined a panel discussion dedicated to rethinking plastic packaging solutions at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit. Ignacio who oversees the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Plastic Waste and Food Waste was invited to share his thoughts on the opportunities and challenges for packaging, and […]
Making Bags Better: Re-thinking Flexible Plastic Packaging Podcast 20 Feb 2022 Plastic Waste Making Bags Better: Re-thinking Flexible Plastic Packaging In this month’s episode, we are joined by Archana Jagannathan, Senior Director of Sustainable Packaging, PepsiCo Europe. PepsiCo Europe just announced their plans to eliminate virgin fossil-based plastic in all of their crisp and chip bags by 2030. Archana shares more about this innovative project, the challenges involved and why collaboration is critical to success. […]
CGF Partners with Economist Impact’s 9th Annual World Ocean Summit: CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Plastic Waste News Update 18 Feb 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Partners with Economist Impact’s 9th Annual World Ocean Summit: CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Plastic Waste Next month, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainability Director Ignacio Gavilan will be speaking at Economist Impact’s World Ocean Summit 2022. The CGF is once again a proud association partner of this year’s event, which will take the form of a four-day virtual conference from 1st to 4th March. This global event brings together the […]
Guiding Principles for the Ecomodulation of EPR Fees for Packaging Publication 15 Feb 2022 Plastic Waste Guiding Principles for the Ecomodulation of EPR Fees for Packaging
CGF Members Publish New Guidelines for Ecomodulation of Extended Producer Responsibility Fees News Update 08 Feb 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Members Publish New Guidelines for Ecomodulation of Extended Producer Responsibility Fees Members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action of Plastic Waste (the Coalition) have today released a paper outlining guiding principles for the ecomodulation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) fees. This publication is an addendum to the paper “Building a Circular Economy for Packaging: View from the Consumer Goods Industry on Optimal Extended […]