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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 […]
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 […]
Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members Blog 07 Jan 2019 Corporate Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members First of all, I would like to wish you a very happy and successful New Year! This note provides a summary of how we at the CGF have been working on your behalf in 2018, as well as a look ahead to our priorities for 2019. If you would like to know more about anything […]
On World Health Day, CGF Health & Wellness Co-Chairs Talk About Healthier Communities Blog 09 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness On World Health Day, CGF Health & Wellness Co-Chairs Talk About Healthier Communities Every year on 7th April, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates its anniversary by organising World Health Days. The WHO works in over 150 countries to achieve their goal of building a better, healthier future for people all over the world. This year’s ‘World Health Day’ topic is ‘Universal health coverage, everyone, everywhere’, because everyone […]
Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown Blog 01 Feb 2018 Health & Wellness Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown It’s that time of year when we start to think about how we can take more healthier steps in our lives and in the lives of our consumers around the world. At The Consumer Goods Forum, we want to work with our members to find new ways to leverage the store environment and digital platforms […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day Two Press Release 04 Oct 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day Two MONTRÉAL, 4th October 2017 – The second and final day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday.  It was full of fascinating discussions addressing three of the consumer goods industry’s biggest challenges. Taking place at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal, the Sustainable Retail Summit has brought together over 230 “global […]
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 […]
Shaping Collaboration to Promote Healthier Lives Blog 03 Dec 2020 Health & Wellness Shaping Collaboration to Promote Healthier Lives There will be a before 2020 and after 2020! It’s clear that there is now a profound disruption happening in our society. The pandemic has caused a dramatic shift in both our expectations and perceptions, and health has been thrust into the limelight. Health is what matters – health of people and our planet – […]
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 […]
The Health and Wellness Revolution Has Begun Blog 22 Oct 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Health and Wellness Revolution Has Begun Each time you eat and drink, you vote for the world you want to live in and your purchasing choices make also a statement to businesses about the way you want to live your life. And these changes in consumer behaviour are fuelling a health and wellness revolution across the globe.   More than ever […]
Recipe for Success: How Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies Can Further Encourage Healthier Living Press Release 17 Jun 2021 Health & Wellness Recipe for Success: How Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies Can Further Encourage Healthier Living Joint report by Bain & Company and The Consumer Goods Forum evaluates more than 70 programmes from Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition   PARIS, 17th June 2021 — After more than a year of living through a pandemic, health is at the forefront of consumers’ minds. A recent survey by Bain & Company found that in […]
“One Click Healthy” – A 360° Digital Activation Driving Healthier Lives in France Blog 30 Jul 2021 Health & Wellness “One Click Healthy” – A 360° Digital Activation Driving Healthier Lives in France On S’y Met is a unique collaborative initiative in France that aims to help consumers make healthier decisions, as part of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative.   Our journey began in 2019 in Lyon, with over 25 companies coming together with the support of local authorities, the Metropolis of Lyon, […]
Middle East Children Adopting Fruits & Vegetables Through Nestlé and LuLu Supermarkets Collaboration Blog 18 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness Middle East Children Adopting Fruits & Vegetables Through Nestlé and LuLu Supermarkets Collaboration Children in the Middle East have been adopting fruits and vegetables in droves, influenced by a tasting movement driven by us at Nestlé Middle East and our partners at the LuLu Group. It is generally recognized that early life offers the best opportunity to impact long-term health, which is why we have been encouraging kids […]
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 […]
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 […]