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Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy for Plastics Podcast 24 Nov 2022 Plastic Waste Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy for Plastics     In the latest episode of the podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Colin Kerr, Global Head R&D Packaging Excellence & Technology at Unilever. Colin, who is co-lead of the Plastic Waste Coalition’s chemical recycling workstream spoke about Coalition’s announcements on the topic earlier in the year and shared his thoughts on the […]
CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA News Update 08 Nov 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Directors of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret and Ignacio Gavilan, hosted two keynote speeches at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA conference in Chicago, focused on human rights due diligence and plastic waste, respectively. In conversation with Patricia Jurewicz, CEO of the Responsible Sourcing Network, Didier held a practical […]
Major Consumer Goods Companies Signal Shared Demand for 800,000 Tons of Chemically Recycled Materials Press Release 12 Oct 2022 Plastic Waste Major Consumer Goods Companies Signal Shared Demand for 800,000 Tons of Chemically Recycled Materials Paris, 12th October 2022 – Twelve member companies of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste have today published a letter addressed to suppliers, regulators and investors expressing their demand to procure chemically recycled material produced in line with their environmental safeguards. A wider survey of Coalition member companies indicates demand […]
CGF Partners with Reuters Events for “Transform Supply Chains USA 2022” News Update 02 Sep 2022 Environmental Sustainability CGF Partners with Reuters Events for “Transform Supply Chains USA 2022” We are pleased to announce that we have recently partnered with Reuters Events to support their upcoming event, “Transform Supply Chains USA 2022”, which takes place in Chicago on 1-2 November. The event brings together all key actors along the supply chain (sustainability, procurement, supply chains, sourcing, operations) to share ideas, identify potential collaborations, determine […]
Protecting Human and Planetary Health Podcast 25 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste Protecting Human and Planetary Health In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Series, host Louise Chester speaks to Katie Decker, Global President of Essential Health and Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health. Katie shares about the company’s work to deliver greater benefits for people, communities and the planet, via its Healthy Lives Mission.    
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Webinar on Principles of Credible Chemical Recycling News Update 18 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Webinar on Principles of Credible Chemical Recycling On June 8th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held a webinar which explored the principles for credible chemical recycling. Attendees heard from Coalition members Unilever and Tetra Pak, as well as Zero Waste Europe and Ellen MacArthur Foundation, on why chemical recycling requires the implementation of principles to safeguard credibility of […]
Webinar: Vision and Principles for Credible Chemical Recycling Perspectives and Opportunities Video 18 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste Webinar: Vision and Principles for Credible Chemical Recycling Perspectives and Opportunities On May 25th 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste hosted a webinar which explored the principles for credible chemical recycling. During this session, we heard from expert speakers from various civil society organisations as well as Coalition member companies, on why chemical recycling requires the implementation of principles to […]
Air Capsule – A Global Novel eCommerce Package developed by P&G Blog 18 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste Air Capsule – A Global Novel eCommerce Package developed by P&G The rise of ecommerce has led to significant challenges for consumer goods companies and e-retailers on finding effective and efficient ways to protect fragile products inside last mile delivery parcels, while avoiding excessive packaging. For 185 years, P&G’s purpose has always been to improve the lives of the world’s consumers, now and for generations to […]
CGF to Support Expo-Circular Event in Colombia News Update 01 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste CGF to Support Expo-Circular Event in Colombia As part of our activities in Latin America, we are participating in the co-creation of Expo-Circular. This will be a National event in Colombia that will showcase the advances toward a circular economy and decarbonisation within the framework of the National Circular Economy Strategy (ENEC) and the Colombia Carbon Neutral Strategy (ECCN). We invite you […]
Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Working Session on Policy Development of Chemical Recycling with Eunomia and SYSTEMIQ News Update 24 Jun 2022 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Working Session on Policy Development of Chemical Recycling with Eunomia and SYSTEMIQ On June 16th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action organised a working session co-lead by Eunomia and SYSTEMIQ to understand the policy development of chemical recycling in EU and its impact. With several policies under revision (SUP, PPWD, and WFD), it was a perfect time for members to educate themselves on […]
The Time for Action on the Planet is Now –The Entire Consumer Goods Industry Must Step Up Blog 03 Jun 2022 Environmental Sustainability The Time for Action on the Planet is Now –The Entire Consumer Goods Industry Must Step Up Today, the World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth is calling for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. Deep change is needed across sectors, stakeholders and borders to deliver the urgent action we need to address our unprecedented environmental challenges. Experience has shown that the fastest way to move forward […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinars on Golden Design Rules News Update 03 Jun 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinars on Golden Design Rules In May, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action (the Coalition) held two informational webinars on the Golden Design Rules for the design of plastic packaging. On May 12th, the Coalition first hosted a session designed specifically for plastics packaging suppliers and converters, and then on May 25th hosted a session for […]
An Introduction to the CGF’s Golden Design Rules for Accelerating Plastics Circularity Video 02 Jun 2022 Plastic Waste An Introduction to the CGF’s Golden Design Rules for Accelerating Plastics Circularity  On May 25th 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste hosted a webinar about the Golden Design Rules. During this session, we heard from expert speakers, who are members of the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action, on how and why the Golden Design Rules were developed, how companies […]
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 […]