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Colgate-Palmolive and Metro Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of the Consumer Goods Forum Board Press Release 21 Jun 2017 Corporate Colgate-Palmolive and Metro Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of the Consumer Goods Forum Board BERLIN and PARIS, Wednesday 21st  June 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new Co-Chairs for its Board: Ian Cook, Chairman, President and Chief...
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes Three New Members: Colgate-Palmolive, Ferrero, and Starbucks News Update 26 May 2021 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes Three New Members: Colgate-Palmolive, Ferrero, and Starbucks Since its official launch on Human Rights Day 2020 with its #SilenceIsUnacceptable campaign, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has been pleased to welcome three new...
Improving derivative supplier engagement by collaborating with implementers Blog 06 Oct 2023 Forest Positive Improving derivative supplier engagement by collaborating with implementers This impact story is part of a collection of narratives that bring to life some of the complex challenges Forest Positive Coalition members are facing on our forest positive journey and our lessons learned. We’re...
The Recyclable Toothpaste Tube: Colgate’s Journey Blog 19 May 2020 Plastic Waste The Recyclable Toothpaste Tube: Colgate’s Journey In 2014, Colgate issued its first formal packaging sustainability goals, which included a commitment for all packaging to be recyclable by 2020 for three categories: Pet Nutrition, Home Care, and Personal Care. Conspicuous for its...
The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office –  a Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth Press Release 17 Jan 2018 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office – a Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth BEIJING and PARIS, 17th January 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has opened a new office in China to promote its “Better Lives through Better Business” message and to help provide Chinese companies with...
Sabah Landscape in Malaysia: Building forest and people positive capacity throughout the value chain Blog 06 Oct 2023 Forest Positive Sabah Landscape in Malaysia: Building forest and people positive capacity throughout the value chain This impact story is part of a collection of narratives that bring to life some of the complex challenges Forest Positive Coalition members are facing on our forest positive journey and our lessons learned. We’re...
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....
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 launched the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, including 17 global consumer goods brands, retailers and manufacturers that...
Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes New Member: IKEA News Update 12 Feb 2024 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes New Member: IKEA The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has been pleased to welcome a new member, IKEA, bringing the Coalition’s membership to 22 CGF members committed to removing deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from palm...
CGF China Golden Design Rules Case Study Booklets Launched in Chinese and English News Update 13 Jul 2023 Plastic Waste CGF China Golden Design Rules Case Study Booklets Launched in Chinese and English SHANGHAI, CHINA — The Consumer Goods Forum China has issued its Golden Design Rules (GDR) Case Study Booklet at the 3rd Annual CGF China Health and Sustainability Collaboration Conference on March 21, 2023. Sixteen CGF...
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on the Plastics Challenge at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit News Update 09 Mar 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on the Plastics Challenge at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit On March 3rd, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Ignacio Gavilan, joined a panel discussion on marine plastic pollution and the responsibility of the consumer goods industry at The Economist Group’s World...
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Press Release 22 Jun 2017 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One BERLIN, Thursday 22nd June 2017 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday. Taking place in Berlin, the Summit has brought together over 1,000 consumer goods industry...
New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies’ Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation Press Release 31 Mar 2021 Forest Positive New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies’ Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation PARIS, 31 March 2021 — Six months after being officially launched at New York Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published its first-ever report,  “Taking Root: Embarking on...
How Businesses Are Creating Landscapes That Are #ForestPositiveForAll Blog 21 Mar 2023 Forest Positive How Businesses Are Creating Landscapes That Are #ForestPositiveForAll As brands and retailers, consumer goods companies rely on forest ecosystems to provide essential commodities, along with the millions of people employed in global supply chains who live and work in forests. However, they are...
New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers Press Release 29 Sep 2017 New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers HAGERSTOWN, Md. and PARIS, 29th September 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. Partnering with Healthy Washington County,...
Consumer Goods Companies Come Together in Colombia to Promote Healthier Lifestyles Press Release 09 Aug 2018 Health & Wellness Consumer Goods Companies Come Together in Colombia to Promote Healthier Lifestyles BOGOTÁ, Colombia, 9th August 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has brought together its members from across the region in support of promoting healthier diets and lifestyles to consumers in Colombia. Grupo Bimbo, Cencosud, Clorox, Colgate-Palmolive,...