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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 3BL Forum on Plastic Waste Challenge News Update 09 Jun 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 3BL Forum on Plastic Waste Challenge On Wednesday June 2nd Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke at “3BL Forum – Brands Taking Stands – LIVE!”, a virtual platform which convenes corporate leaders from top brands for a series of sessions meant to explore “the why” and “the how” behind business leadership at this critical moment in […]