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Plastic Waste Coalition Director Welcomes Landmark “Zero Draft” for a Binding Global Treaty on Plastic Pollution News Update 18 Sep 2023 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition Director Welcomes Landmark “Zero Draft” for a Binding Global Treaty on Plastic Pollution On September 4, the United Nations published a first draft, or “zero draft,” of its global treaty to end plastic pollution. The draft marks historic progress towards a legally binding instrument, addressing the full lifecycle...
Announcing Cédric Dever as Director of the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action News Update 13 Sep 2023 Environmental Sustainability Announcing Cédric Dever as Director of the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action PARIS, FRANCE — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is very pleased to welcome Cédric Dever as Director of the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action (PWCOA). As the CGF’s newest director, Cédric will support 42 CEOs...
L’Oréal Consumer Products Division President Alexis Perakis-Valat Appointed Co-Sponsor of Plastic Waste Coalition of Action News Update 13 Jul 2023 Plastic Waste L’Oréal Consumer Products Division President Alexis Perakis-Valat Appointed Co-Sponsor of Plastic Waste Coalition of Action PARIS, FRANCE — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce that Alexis Perakis-Valat, President of the Consumer Products Division for L’Oréal, has been appointed as the new Co-Sponsor of the Consumer Goods Forum’s...
CGF CEOs Release a Video Message Ahead of INC2 UNEP Plastic Treaty Negotiations News Update 23 May 2023 Plastic Waste CGF CEOs Release a Video Message Ahead of INC2 UNEP Plastic Treaty Negotiations CEO’s from some of the world’s leading Consumer Goods Companies have come together to deliver a video message ahead of multilateral negotiations towards a Global Plastics Treaty to be held in Paris at the end...
To Mark First-Ever Zero Waste Day, CGF Director of Sustainability Explains Why We Need to Create a Circular Economy News Update 04 Apr 2023 Plastic Waste To Mark First-Ever Zero Waste Day, CGF Director of Sustainability Explains Why We Need to Create a Circular Economy In a recent article published by EDIE, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan, marks the UN’s first-ever Zero Waste Day by exploring the necessity of creating a circular economy. Entitled “Creating a...
CGF Sustainability Director Calls for Cross-Sector Action to Reduce Plastic Waste at 2023 Economist Impact World Ocean Summit News Update 06 Feb 2023 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Calls for Cross-Sector Action to Reduce Plastic Waste at 2023 Economist Impact World Ocean Summit At the Economist Impact’s World Ocean Summit this month, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan, will set out the progress made towards reducing plastic waste by the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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 PARIS, 13th April, 2022 – As part of its mission to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic ends up in nature, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste...