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Press Release 24 Jun 2010 The Coca‐Cola Company and Carrefour Chiefs to Head Collaborative Industry Platform Muhtar Kent and Lars Olofsson elected co‐chairs of The  Consumer Goods Forum    PARIS, 24th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca‐Cola Company, and  Lars Olofsson, CEO of Carrefour, the world’s second‐largest retailer, as its new co‐chairs. Jointly, the co‐chairs will drive cross‐industry collaborative action […]
Carrefour and Danone Present the CHL France Initiative at the Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 08 Nov 2018 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Carrefour and Danone Present the CHL France Initiative at the Sustainable Retail Summit Thomas Kyriaco, Customers Alimentation Initiative Director, Danone and Bertrand Swiderski, Sustainability Director, Carrefour Group, France joined forces at the Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in Lisbon at the end of October to speak about the latest ‘Collaboration for Healthier Lives’ (CHL) intervention that will be rolled out in France next year. The work is part of […]
The CGF Health & Wellness Pillar in China Begins Journey Towards Empowering Healthier Communities News Update 21 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF Health & Wellness Pillar in China Begins Journey Towards Empowering Healthier Communities Our new Health & Wellness Pillar China Steering Committee kick-off meeting took place on 3rd April in Shanghai. 13 representatives from Bright Dairy, Carrefour, Ele.me, PepsiCo, Mars, McDonald’s, Mengniu Dairy, METRO, New Hope Liuhe, and Walmart attended the meeting to set up the core leadership team to implement the Pillar’s actions in China and get […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Latest Initiative to Promote Healthier Lives in Communities Around the World Press Release 14 Nov 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Latest Initiative to Promote Healthier Lives in Communities Around the World Collaboration for Healthier Lives Launches in China   SHANGHAI, 14th November 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the official launch of the latest Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative in China. CHL is a key initiative of the CGF’s Health & Wellness work and aims to act on the critical role […]
Press Release 29 Nov 2010 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer Goods Forum announced two major initiatives on climate change: to work toward ending deforestation, and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global […]
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 […]
Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 03 Nov 2016 Food Waste Front and Centre 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. The conference […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2010 Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will take place in London on 23 – 25 June 2010. The leaders of some of the worlds’ most influential consumer goods companies will take to […]
Press Release 19 May 2011 Consumer Goods Leaders to Define Global Strategy for Building a Better Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies unite at annual Global Summit     PARIS, France, 19th May 2011 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2011 Global Summit will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 15‐17 June. Leaders of the world’s most successful consumer goods companies will come together to discuss how the industry […]
New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains Press Release 22 Sep 2020 Forest Positive New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains PARIS, 22nd September 2020 – Today, as part of Climate Week 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launches the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, including 17 global consumer goods brands, retailers and manufacturers that will work together and use their collective voice to accelerate systemic efforts to remove deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from […]
Inspiring Healthier Lives at the Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 09 Nov 2018 Health & Wellness Inspiring Healthier Lives at the Sustainable Retail Summit Members of The Consumer Goods Forum got together at the Sustainable Retail Summit in Lisbon on 26 October to showcase the different ‘Collaboration for Healthier Lives’ interventions taking place in communities around the world, including France, Japan and the UK. Carrefour and Danone presented an overview of the french initiative entitled ‘Ensemble, Vivons Mieux’ that […]
‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign News Update 03 Jul 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign Following the recent launch of two local CHL reports, the UK and China, the French team have today published their digital report, focusing on the initial learnings from the very first geotargeted collaborative digital campaign, nudging consumers towards healthier behaviours. ‘On s’y met’ was launched in September 2019 with more than 25 companies joining forces […]
Press Release 22 Jun 2012 Corporate Pick n Pay Head Elected New Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum Procter & Gamble and Royal Ahold CEO’s elected vice chairs    PARIS, France, 22nd June 2012 – The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Gareth Ackerman, chairman of one of Africa’s largest retail chains, Pick n Pay as its new co-chair.    Ackerman replaces Lars Olofsson, formerly CEO of Carrefour. He will work jointly with the existing […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2011 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Global Resolutions on Health & Wellness Board of The Consumer Goods Forum adopts three resolutions on Health and Wellness:   1) Access and availability of products and services that support the goal of healthier diets and lifestyles,  2) Transparent fact based information to help consumers make informed product choices and usages,  3) Communication and educational programmes to help raise consumer awareness […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Report on Low-Carbon Solutions in the Consumer Goods Sector Press Release 13 Dec 2017 The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Report on Low-Carbon Solutions in the Consumer Goods Sector PARIS, 13th December 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has today published a report showcasing concrete examples of how the consumer goods sector is implementing low-carbon solutions. By sharing these solutions, the report seeks to share essential knowledge and real-life examples to further their use across the industry and to help reduce the sector’s carbon […]