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CGF Member Barilla Hosts First Asian-Edition of Annual Summit ‘Barilla Insieme Day’ News Update 22 Jun 2018 Health & Wellness CGF Member Barilla Hosts First Asian-Edition of Annual Summit ‘Barilla Insieme Day’ The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)s Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh took part in a panel discussion on 11 June, hosted by CGF member, Barilla. The session, moderated by Food Industry Asia and entitled ‘Nutrition and Well-being of People’ aimed to bring partners and experts together to better understand the state of nutrition in the […]
Tackling Food Waste: The Case of Barilla Blue Box Blog 19 Oct 2017 Food Waste Tackling Food Waste: The Case of Barilla Blue Box     Food loss and waste (FLW) represents one of the most significant social, economic, and environmental issues facing our planet. At a time in history where nearly one billion people are still dying of hunger or have to settle for inadequate nutrition every year, it is unacceptable that over a third of the world’s […]
News Update 18 Jun 2018 E2E Value Chain CGF End-to-End Director Ruediger Hagedorn took part in panel discussion at ‘Barilla Insieme Day’ in Singapore On 11 June, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn took part in a panel discussion hosted by CGF member, Barilla. The session, entitled ‘Food Transparency and Traceability of Supply Chains’ aimed to bring partners and experts together to discuss the state of food trust and transparency in the region. Moderated […]
CGF Environmental Director Ignacio Gavlian Speaks on Food Sustainability at ‘Barilla Insieme Day’ in Singapore News Update 22 Jun 2018 Environmental Sustainability CGF Environmental Director Ignacio Gavlian Speaks on Food Sustainability at ‘Barilla Insieme Day’ in Singapore On 11th June, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)s Environmental Sustainability Director Ignacio Gavilan took part in ‘Insieme Day’ hosted by CGF member, Barilla in Singapore. The session, entitled ‘Building a Sustainable Food System’ aimed to bring partners and experts together to discuss the key challenges surrounding food sustainability in the region. Speaking alongside Ariel Muller, […]
Barilla Provides Insights into Its Own Transformation Journey with Wisdom Works in Support of Employee Health & Wellbeing and a Better Brand News Update 30 Apr 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Barilla Provides Insights into Its Own Transformation Journey with Wisdom Works in Support of Employee Health & Wellbeing and a Better Brand In the latest episode of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Employee Experts Conversation Series, CHL Director Sharon Bligh was joined by CGF member Julia Schwoerer, VP of Marketing, Mulino Bianco, Barilla Group, and Renee Moorefield, CEO, and Dianne Culhane, Brand Strategist & Executive Wellbeing Coach, at Wisdom Works Group. As part of the CHL […]
Employee Experts Conversation Series | 4: A Transformational Wellbeing Journey for Barilla’s Mulino Bianco Webinar 30 Apr 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Employee Experts Conversation Series | 4: A Transformational Wellbeing Journey for Barilla’s Mulino Bianco
Time To Tackle The Food Paradox: A Call to Action, Insieme Blog 05 Jun 2018 Corporate Time To Tackle The Food Paradox: A Call to Action, Insieme It is by now a well-known fact that there is a striking paradox within our global food system: so many still go hungry, while so many others face staggering rates of overweight and obesity. Nowhere is this paradox more evident than in Asia, where a recent joint report from UNICEF, WHO and ASEAN(1) found that […]
Healthier Communities High on Agenda at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 10 Nov 2016 Healthier Communities High on Agenda at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to implement sustainable business practices in their organisations and drive positive change across the industry.   […]
CGF Managing Director Joins “Fixing the Business of Food” Cross-Sector Dialogue News Update 22 Sep 2020 Food Waste CGF Managing Director Joins “Fixing the Business of Food” Cross-Sector Dialogue On 22nd September 2020, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Wai-Chan Chan, joined the virtual panel, entitled “Fixing the Business of Food: A Critical Cross-Sector Dialogue to Re-Strategize Food Businesses,” hosted by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN) together with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), the Santa Chiara Lab […]
Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Press Release 26 Nov 2021 Health & Wellness Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Paris, 26th November 2021 – To meet the demand from consumers in France seeking better eating habits, Carrefour and Danone built an unprecedented partnership with several other major national brands: Barilla, Bel, Mars Food, Savencia and Unilever, with the support of The Consumer Goods Forum. Tasty, balanced recipes, rated Nutriscore A or B were published […]
Carrefour and Danone with Nine Major Food Manufacturers Wins 2022 SIRIUS Prize in Sustainable Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative in France Press Release 25 Nov 2022 Health & Wellness Carrefour and Danone with Nine Major Food Manufacturers Wins 2022 SIRIUS Prize in Sustainable Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative in France Paris, 25th November 2022 – The in-store and digital collaborative initiative “Le Lundi C’est Veggie” “Mondays are Veggie” led through The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL) by Co-Chairs Carrefour and Danone with the engagement of Barilla, Bel, Bonduelle, Fleury Michon, Happyvore, Labeyrie, Nutrition Santé, Savencia and Unilever has won […]
One Healthful Step at a Time Blog 25 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness One Healthful Step at a Time Through the One for Good initiative, stations are set up throughout area stores to educate shoppers about healthful choices. Eating well works best not as a 30-day fast, a fad diet or a New Year’s resolution, but as a lifestyle. Establishing a healthy lifestyle works best as a coordinated effort of not only individuals, but […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action News Update 17 Aug 2020 Food Waste The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched a CEO-led Coalition of Action on Food Waste, bringing together 14 of the world’s largest retailers and manufacturers with the goal of halving per capita global food loss at the retailer and consumer levels. The Coalition and its members, with their explicit CEO engagement, action-oriented commitments and […]
CGF’s First-Ever Sustainable Retail Summit Shows Collaboration is the Way Forward Press Release 28 Oct 2016 Sustainable Retail Summit CGF’s First-Ever Sustainable Retail Summit Shows Collaboration is the Way Forward Collective actions leading the way on food waste, forced labour and healthier communities PARIS, 28th October 2016 – The 2016 Sustainable Retail Summit of The Consumer Goods Forum has come to a close. This year’s first-ever edition, taking place in Paris, delivered on its promise to inspire and inform. 240 delegates from 27 countries left equipped […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit Convenes in Paris on 27th – 28th October Press Release 28 Sep 2016 Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit Convenes in Paris on 27th – 28th October The programme features a range of not-to-be-missed presentations by some of the world’s most influential business leaders, including Tesco CEO Dave Lewis, Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe and Thierry Cotillard, CEO, Intermarché. Issues to be tackled include food waste; forced labour and healthier communities   PARIS, 28th September 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has […]
“One Click Healthy” – A 360° Digital Activation Driving Healthier Lives in France Blog 30 Jul 2021 Health & Wellness “One Click Healthy” – A 360° Digital Activation Driving Healthier Lives in France On S’y Met is a unique collaborative initiative in France that aims to help consumers make healthier decisions, as part of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative.   Our journey began in 2019 in Lyon, with over 25 companies coming together with the support of local authorities, the Metropolis of Lyon, […]