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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 […]
Is it Working? A Closer Look at Our Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark Blog 16 Oct 2020 Health & Wellness Is it Working? A Closer Look at Our Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark In the UK, despite a world-renowned public health system, being healthy can be difficult for some. The COVID-19 lockdown hasn’t helped, as a lack of physical movement, school closures and limited access to healthy snacks has led to children gaining weight even faster, as highlighted in a recent article in The Times. Childhood obesity is […]
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 in the UK:  Industry Acting Together with Stakeholders to Support Families Blog 08 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Collaboration for Healthier Lives in the UK: Industry Acting Together with Stakeholders to Support Families The Consumer Goods Forum’s ambition to drive healthier behaviours in the UK started with the launch of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK initiative eighteen months ago. CHL is a global initiative adapted by individual countries that aims to make it easier for people to adopt healthier lives for themselves and their families. In […]
Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative News Update 18 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative Today, the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK team published an interim report on the first year of the initiative, with the intention of inspiring others to take action and sharing learnings and the key achievements to date.  Stakeholders were brought together across industry, public bodies and civic society in late 2018 to help launch […]
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 […]
The CGF Holds Workshop on the Progress of Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK News Update 14 Oct 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The CGF Holds Workshop on the Progress of Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Health & Wellness Pillar held a workshop on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK edition in London on 18th September 2019. The CHL UK initiative launched in Lambeth and Southwark in March 2019 with the aim to focus on improving the health and wellbeing of consumers by testing various […]
Press Release 08 Feb 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Inspiring Healthier Lives in London Boroughs Focus of Cross-Sector Collaboration LONDON and PARIS, 8th February 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is calling on members and stakeholders to show their commitment to helping solve today’s most important health and wellness challenges by acting together in the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK initiative. The initiative will take place in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, which […]
Healthier Lives: The UK Context Blog 29 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness Healthier Lives: The UK Context It is no secret that the average diet of people in the UK could better reflect the EatWell Guidelines. Foods high in salt, sugar and fat make up 20% of FMCG sales and is growing at a rate of 2.7% – faster than any other sales of grocery products on the market. In addition, lifestyles […]
Health & Wellness SteerCo Members Meet Alongside Key Stakeholders in London News Update 29 Mar 2019 Health & Wellness Health & Wellness SteerCo Members Meet Alongside Key Stakeholders in London Earlier this month, members of the Health & Wellness Steering Committee met in London to discuss the latest developments and plans for the Pillar moving forwards. Taking place in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, the 12th-13th March meeting was held to coincide with the launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK, which […]
How We’re Transforming In-Store Promotions to Help Our Customers to Live Healthier Lives Blog 28 Nov 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives How We’re Transforming In-Store Promotions to Help Our Customers to Live Healthier Lives Helping our customers to live healthier lives has long been one of our core values here at Sainsbury’s. With 28 million online and in-store customer transactions each week across the UK, we’re heavily invested in our responsibility to help customers eat healthily and improve the quality of food in their baskets. That’s why we’ve introduced […]
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 […]
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 […]
Can Supermarkets Help Turn the Tide on Obesity? Publication 15 Oct 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Can Supermarkets Help Turn the Tide on Obesity? 202010-chl-uk-can-supermarkets-help-turn-the-tide-on-obesity
Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food. So Why Is So Much of It Going to Waste? Blog 04 Dec 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food. So Why Is So Much of It Going to Waste? At our recent Sustainable Retail Summit, the topics of food systems and healthy diets converged quite frequently, with many panellists pointing out where and how these two concepts overlap. Before this year’s SRS, we already knew that our global food systems are in serious need of repair. An estimated one-third of food produced for human […]
Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative Publication 18 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative