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Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability Press Release 27 Nov 2017 Environmental Sustainability Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum Creates Japan Local Group Committed to Addressing Today’s Sustainability Challenges; Implementation of Sustainability Resolutions Key Priority   TOKYO, 27th November 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has hosted the first-ever meeting of its newly-created Japan Sustainability Local Group. Part of its ongoing regionalisation strategy, the launch of the Japan Local Group […]
The CHL Coalition Steering Committee, Local CHL Co-Chairs, and Employee Working Group Join Forces to Drive 2021 Ambition for Healthier Lives News Update 24 Mar 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The CHL Coalition Steering Committee, Local CHL Co-Chairs, and Employee Working Group Join Forces to Drive 2021 Ambition for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition held their first bi-annual Steering Committee Meeting of 2021 on 16-17 March. The meetings kicked off by framing the Coalition’s shared ambition to expand their reach and impact, accelerate their learning, set the example for their own employees, and continually support vulnerable communities. With […]
CHL Japan Publishes Report on Supply Chains for Consumer Goods in the Age of COVID-19 News Update 05 Mar 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Japan Publishes Report on Supply Chains for Consumer Goods in the Age of COVID-19 The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Japan local initiative has published a report on Supply Chains for Consumer Goods in the Age of COVID-19. This comes after a state of emergency was declared in Japan due to the pandemic, forcing companies to play their part in finding ways to keep their employees […]
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan  by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 27 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government GFSI Japanese-language website launched   PARIS and TOKYO, 27th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes […]
Global Nutrition in the Spotlight at Japan Day 2021 News Update 01 Jun 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Global Nutrition in the Spotlight at Japan Day 2021 As a pre-event for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit and the Nutrition for Growth Summit, the 2021 edition of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Japan Day took place on Friday 21 May. Over 300 delegates gathered online for the event to get insights and updates on this year’s theme: Global Nutrition. Nutrition is […]
GFSI 2018: A Turning Point for Food Safety in Asia Blog 20 Feb 2018 Food Safety GFSI 2018: A Turning Point for Food Safety in Asia 2018 marks the first year that Japan will host GFSI’s Global Food Safety Conference, and only the second year that the conference will take place in Asia. Of the conference’s 1,000 delegates from over 50 countries, many will be visiting Japan for the first time. I encourage these first-time visitors to sample Tokyo’s diverse culinary culture, […]
New CHL China Report Explores Big Data and Nutrition Trends During COVID-19 News Update 03 Jun 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives New CHL China Report Explores Big Data and Nutrition Trends During COVID-19 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), in collaboration with the Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS), has published a report analysing big data on Chinese consumer nutrition, as it relates to trends observed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks a key milestone in the CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s work to drive healthier lives for consumers […]
CGF Members Join Forces to Launch ‘United for a Healthier Future’ CHL Initiative in Russia Press Release 15 Apr 2021 Health & Wellness CGF Members Join Forces to Launch ‘United for a Healthier Future’ CHL Initiative in Russia PARIS, 15 April 2021 – Members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are joining forces to launch the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) ‘United for a Healthier Future’ initiative in Russia. This marks the newest local CHL initiative to be launched as part of a global movement to empower people in communities across the globe […]
Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan Blog 08 Jun 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan View Original Japanese Post An Ageing Society     Japan is ageing more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, with estimates suggesting one in three people will be over 65 by 2035. Japan also has the highest life expectancy in comparison to other developed countries, with data showing that the main concerns amongst elderly […]
CHL UK Team Meet to Update on Progress and Next Steps News Update 26 Feb 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL UK Team Meet to Update on Progress and Next Steps On 6th February, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and external partners met in London. Led by Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK Co-Chairs from Tesco and Danone, the meeting took stock of the actions that have taken place over the twelve months since CHL UK was launched in the London boroughs of Lambeth […]
Collaboration for Healthier Lives Japan Launches Collaborative Municipality Project News Update 21 Apr 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Collaboration for Healthier Lives Japan Launches Collaborative Municipality Project On 19 April 2021 members of The Consumer Goods Forum, AEON, Ajinomoto, Kokubu, and Kikkoman, launched a collaborative project tackling salt reduction, in partnership with Chiba City, Japan. This marks a key milestone in Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Japan’s mission to promote healthier lifestyle habits and extend healthier life expectancy. Through the project, members aim […]
Health & Wellness Director and Committee Co-Chair Speak at Japan Day News Update 03 May 2018 Health & Wellness Health & Wellness Director and Committee Co-Chair Speak at Japan Day Last month, our Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh and Health & Wellness Committee Co-Chair Isabelle Grosmaitre (Alimentation Initiative Catalyst, Danone) travelled to Tokyo to speak at ‘Japan Day’, the annual event of our Japanese membership. Sharon and Isabelle talked about the work of the Health & Wellness Pillar and thanked the Japanese companies in […]
CGF Health & Wellness Pillar Presents CHL at Well Ageing Society Summit Asia News Update 22 Oct 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CGF Health & Wellness Pillar Presents CHL at Well Ageing Society Summit Asia The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Health & Wellness Pillar took part in the second Well Ageing Society Summit Asia, held in Tokyo, Japan on 16th – 17th October 2019. Attended by government representatives, private sector, healthcare companies, start-ups, investors, and other key stakeholders, delegates came together with the common goal of building a collaborative relationship […]
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 […]
New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles Press Release 15 Oct 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold  and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold   PARIS, 15th October 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum and Guy’s and St […]
Focus on CHL Turkey: The Migros WellBeing Journey News Update 04 Sep 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Focus on CHL Turkey: The Migros WellBeing Journey Migros Ticaret, in collaboration with KPMG, today publish a report showcasing the activities involved in the ‘Migros WellBeing Journey’, one of the first activations of Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) worldwide. The report from the CHL Turkey team is the fifth local report to be published in 2020, following the publications of the teams in […]