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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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Healthy Washington County; Make One More Healthy Choice   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, members of The Consumer Goods Forum […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives Press Release 07 Apr 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives PARIS, 7th April 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) has today launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (the “Coalition”) as part of a new  global strategy to help its members drive more impactful collaborations that benefit both people and planet and seize the opportunities offered by purpose-driven business models. Its mission […]
We Are In This Together: How COVID-19 Has Accelerated The Need For Partnerships Blog 16 Jun 2020 E2E Value Chain We Are In This Together: How COVID-19 Has Accelerated The Need For Partnerships We recently conducted dedicated research to gather the perspectives on how retailers and suppliers are being impacted and are adapting in key markets around the world: China, Brazil, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the UK. We have also collected detailed feedback from the remainder of our 40 markets. Their stories explore the tensions brought about by […]
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 […]
Helping 50 Million Children Lead Healthier Lives by 2030 Blog 26 Nov 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Helping 50 Million Children Lead Healthier Lives by 2030 “How do I get my kids to eat more veggies?” Parents face this and many other questions on a day-to-day basis as they try to give their children a healthy start in life. I know – I’m one of them! It turns out that one of the answers to the vegetable question is to involve […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions To Support Access To Healthier Living Press Release 08 Sep 2020 Health & Wellness The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions To Support Access To Healthier Living Report highlights four concepts to advance the work of the CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action, which empowers people to live healthier lives and drive shared value   PARIS, 8th September 2020 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today publish a new paper highlighting four digital concepts aimed at advancing the agenda […]
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 […]
Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to “Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life” in Costa Rica Press Release 06 Aug 2018 Health & Wellness Launch of Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative to “Give a Healthy Twist to Your Life” in Costa Rica The initiative is led by The Consumer Goods Forum and ran from 27th-29th July at the Automercado de Alajuela and the Walmart de San Sebastián; The collaborative movement is looking to help consumers make informed decisions that allow them to seek balance and well-being in their lives and those of their families; and The initiative […]