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#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the Canada Plastics Pact Video 29 Nov 2021 Plastic Waste #TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the Canada Plastics Pact  The Consumer Goods Forum believes collaboration is key to reaching the Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030. We’re reflecting with our key partners about what collaboration means to us. In this video, hear from George Roter from the Canada Plastics Pact. For more information about the CGF’s work on plastic waste and sustainability, visit www.tcgfplasticwaste.com.
The Sustainable Retail Summit 2021 Executive Summary Publication 23 Nov 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit The Sustainable Retail Summit 2021 Executive Summary
Putting Sustainability at the Heart of Business Podcast 17 Nov 2021 Environmental Sustainability Putting Sustainability at the Heart of Business   For this month’s episode, host Louise Chester speaks to Sylvie Nicol, Chief Human Resources Officer at Henkel. Sylvie, who is responsible for sustainability at Board level at the company, is perfectly placed to share Henkel’s key priorities and projects to drive progress on sustainability.  
CGF Partners with The Sustainable Foods London; CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Regenerative Business News Update 16 Nov 2021 Environmental Sustainability CGF Partners with The Sustainable Foods London; CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Regenerative Business In March 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan will be speaking at The Sustainable Foods London. The CGF is a proud association partner of the event, which will this year take the format of a two-day conference from 30th to 31st March. The event, now in its 2nd year, brings together […]
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the World Resources Institute Video 05 Nov 2021 Food Waste #TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the World Resources Institute The Consumer Goods Forum believes collaboration is key to reaching the Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030. We’re reflecting with our key partners about what collaboration means to us. In this video, hear from Dr. Liz Goodwin from the World Resources Institute.  
Closing the Loop on Packaging Waste Podcast 26 Oct 2021 Plastic Waste Closing the Loop on Packaging Waste   In this month’s episode, host Louise Chester is joined by Ségolène Challe, Plastic Packaging Manager to Carrefour to hear more about the company’s work on returnable packaging, and more specifically their innovative partnership with LOOP in their Parisian stores.  
The Challenge of Recycling in the U.S. Blog 20 Oct 2021 Plastic Waste The Challenge of Recycling in the U.S. The aging U.S. recycling system is at a critical juncture – it needs an overhaul to become more efficient, give equitable access to curbside recycling, and keep millions of dollars of valuable materials out of landfills. Companies are setting ambitious packaging sustainability targets and their customers care about making sustainable choices: 84% of consumers expect […]
Collaboration is Essential to Creating Sustainable Food Systems and is Fundamental to Improving Lives and Protecting Our Planet Blog 16 Oct 2021 Environmental Sustainability Collaboration is Essential to Creating Sustainable Food Systems and is Fundamental to Improving Lives and Protecting Our Planet More than three billion people around the world cannot afford a healthy diet. Meanwhile the global food production system is contributing over 25% of the planet’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Today marks World Food Day, a moment to generate awareness and action on responsible food production and consumption within the global agri-food system to create better […]
Driving the Climate Agenda with Purpose Podcast 04 Oct 2021 Environmental Sustainability Driving the Climate Agenda with Purpose   In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Chris Daly, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo to talk all things circular economy, health, carbon neutrality and consumer behaviour. Chris will also be joining a panel discussion on at The Consumer Goods Forum’s sixth annual Sustainable Retail Summit taking […]
Harnessing the Positive Power of Global Food Systems is More Vital Than Ever Blog 23 Sep 2021 Corporate Harnessing the Positive Power of Global Food Systems is More Vital Than Ever Our world is at a critical juncture. Almost half the children around the planet are already at ‘extremely high risk’ from the impacts of the climate crisis. Alongside this, the pandemic has intensified inequality and vulnerability. As many as 124 million more people around the world have been pushed into extreme poverty in the past […]
CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth News Update 05 Sep 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth In late August, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first online event in Colombia in partnership with the Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2worth. During the workshop, over 200 representatives from different stakeholder organisations, including government, academia, CGF member and non-member companies, plastic collectives, among others, took part in the dialogue on extended […]
Reducing Packaging Waste: A Journey of Collaboration Blog 02 Sep 2021 Plastic Waste Reducing Packaging Waste: A Journey of Collaboration Amcor & Mars Food partnered to introduce more sustainable packaging for microwavable rice pouches A formidable first for microwaveable food as well as for stand-up pouch packaging The path to more sustainable packaging and products is one that needs to be paved by ambition, collaboration and innovation. For Mars Food and global packaging company Amcor, […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on BrightTALK Panel on Sustainable Finance News Update 12 Aug 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on BrightTALK Panel on Sustainable Finance On August 4th, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) spoke on a panel discussion hosted by BrightTALK on the topic of sustainable finance. Ignacio who oversees the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Food Waste and Plastic Waste was invited to the panel to share his thoughts on the role of the financial sector […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste Press Release 13 Jul 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste PARIS, 13th July 2021 – With a common vision of a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature – land or sea – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste today announces the latest critical step made by Coalition members to transform the industry’s relationship with plastic packaging. The […]
The Recyclable Plastic Transforming Toothpaste Tubes Video 29 Jun 2021 Corporate The Recyclable Plastic Transforming Toothpaste Tubes    Visit www.BetterLivesThroughBetterBusiness.com to view all videos in the series (or here if based in the UK)
Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They? Podcast 21 Jun 2021 Corporate Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They?   In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to fellow CGF colleagues Erica Sheward, Director of the Global Food Safety Initiative, and Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability, who leads the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Plastic Waste and Food Waste. In this episode, they share how the complex issues they […]