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Food Waste: Let’s Talk about Solutions Blog 19 Jul 2021 Food Waste Food Waste: Let’s Talk about Solutions Fighting food waste is a critical problem in our society and an ethical imperative as it has social, economic and environmental impact. Each year 1/3 of food produced is never eaten, repre­senting a cost to the global economy of USD $940 billion and 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases released into the planet’s atmosphere. Paradoxically, […]
CGF Announces New Members for July 2019 Press Release 04 Jul 2019 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for July 2019 PARIS, 4th July 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Agthia Group is a leading Abu Dhabi based food and beverage company. Established in 2004, the Company […]
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
METRO Plastic Initiative to “Turn Off the Tap” Blog 08 Jun 2021 Plastic Waste METRO Plastic Initiative to “Turn Off the Tap” One truckload of plastic waste is dumped into the oceans – every minute of every day. To tackle the plastic pollution of the oceans, we need to “turn this tap off”. What sounds like an appeal to save water is actually a quote from David Katz, founder and CEO of the Canadian social enterprise Plastic […]
Plastic Waste Coalition Welcomes Five New Members: Ferrero, Grupo AlEn, Lenta, McCain Foods and Refresco News Update 19 May 2021 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition Welcomes Five New Members: Ferrero, Grupo AlEn, Lenta, McCain Foods and Refresco Since its official launch in early 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition has been pleased to welcome five new members: Ferrero, Grupo AlEn, Lenta, McCain Foods and Refresco. The addition of these five members brings the Coalition’s membership to 41 CGF members committed to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance […]
Food Waste Coalition Welcomes Six New Members: Auchan, Costco, Grupo IFA, Loblaw Companies Limited, Spinneys Dubai, and Tyson Foods News Update 19 May 2021 Food Waste Food Waste Coalition Welcomes Six New Members: Auchan, Costco, Grupo IFA, Loblaw Companies Limited, Spinneys Dubai, and Tyson Foods In 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Food Waste Coalition has been pleased to welcome six new members: Auchan, Costco, Grupo IFA, Loblaw Companies Limited, Spinneys Dubai, and Tyson Foods. The addition of these six members brings the Coalition’s membership to 23 CGF members committed to driving accelerated, collective action towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) […]
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 […]
Press Release 22 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN Join Forces on Employee Health Move Part of CGF’s Global Health Agenda and Its Collaborations for Healthier Lives Initiative   GENEVA and PARIS, 17th July 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have joined forces to drive the conversation on health and nutrition in the workplace. On July 3rd and 4th, the CGF and GAIN held a […]
A Collaborative Movement Launched for the First Time in Lyon to Encourage Healthier Behaviours Press Release 23 Sep 2019 Health & Wellness A Collaborative Movement Launched for the First Time in Lyon to Encourage Healthier Behaviours “Let’s Do It: The More We Act, the Better We Feel!”  The Consumer Goods Forum launches a collaborative movement for the first time in France About 30 partners coming together in favour of healthier behaviours Initiatives in shops and restaurants in the Lyon area from September   LYON, 23rd September 2019 – The Consumer Goods […]
Actions from Consumer Goods Companies to Drive Down Food Waste Showcased in New Case Study Booklet from The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 28 Jan 2021 Food Waste Actions from Consumer Goods Companies to Drive Down Food Waste Showcased in New Case Study Booklet from The Consumer Goods Forum PARIS, 28 January — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published the newest edition of its Food Waste Case Study Booklet, a collection of stories from CGF members, including those of its Food Waste Coalition of Action, highlighting their actions to reduce food loss and create more sustainable supply chains. The booklet brings together […]
A Clear Sign That UK Retailers and Consumer Brands are Serious About Inspiring Healthier Behaviours Blog 07 May 2021 Health & Wellness A Clear Sign That UK Retailers and Consumer Brands are Serious About Inspiring Healthier Behaviours In 2019, members of The Consumer Goods Forum issued a clear call to action for retailers and manufacturers in the UK to come together to help tackle the UK’s growing range of public health issues on both diet and non-diet related issues. The Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK initiative was then born, with members agreeing […]
World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments Press Release 08 Dec 2020 Plastic Waste World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments Thirty-six members of The Consumer Goods Forum commit to curb plastic pollution problem in new CEO-led Plastic Waste Coalition of Action With development of first two “Golden Design Rules,” companies with a collective annual revenue of more than 1 trillion euros aim to reduce plastic use and improve recyclability by phasing out problematic materials, colours […]
CHL Coalition One Year On: Eight New Members Join to Drive Healthier Lives Globally News Update 27 May 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition One Year On: Eight New Members Join to Drive Healthier Lives Globally In April 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of Action to work towards inspiring healthier behaviours in stores and communities across the globe. Led by manufacturers and retailers, in partnership with public health authorities, local communities, academia and other stakeholders, the Coalition has continuously sought ways […]
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 […]
Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty Press Release 07 Apr 2021 Health & Wellness Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action. PARIS, 7th April – One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of […]