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CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour in Buenos Aires News Update 13 Dec 2017 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour in Buenos Aires   The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to participate in the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour organised by the Argentinian Government alongside the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret was invited to speak on a panel entitled “Supply Chains: Getting on top of complexity”, […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret speaks at “B20 Priorities and Challenges” seminar at Argentinian Embassy, London. News Update 05 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret speaks at “B20 Priorities and Challenges” seminar at Argentinian Embassy, London. CGF Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret speaks at “B20 Priorities and Challenges” seminar at Argentinian Embassy, London. The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to participate in “B20 Priorities and Challenges”, a seminar hosted by the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic in London. Marcela Manubens from Unilever coordinated and facilitated the panel on social sustainability […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret took part in panel discussion at UN Women’s 2018 Conference in New York News Update 28 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret took part in panel discussion at UN Women’s 2018 Conference in New York On March 9th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret took part in a panel discussion at a conference co-hosted by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) and Shiva Foundation, entitled “Collaborating to Tackle Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery” at the UN Headquarters in New York. […]
News Update 02 Apr 2017 Didier Bergeret to Speak at Innovation Forum Event on How Businesses Can Tackle Modern Slavery and Forced Labour The Consumer Goods Forum was pleased to participate in the Innovation Forum’s upcoming ‘How business can tackle modern slavery and forced labour’ conference, held on 25th and 26th April 2017 in London.  The multi-stakeholder event brought together leaders from business, government and civil society, to provide a space for focused and nuanced discussion on how […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Bergen, Norway News Update 29 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Bergen, Norway CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret spoke at the 13th North Atlantic Seafood Forum, held in Bergen, Norway, which took place on March 6th – 8th. The conference welcomed 960 delegates from 35 countries, (all 5 continents), and around 300 companies. Didier took part in a panel discussion on sustainability in the seafood industry which […]
Didier Bergeret Speaks at ILO Workshop on Child Labour and Forced Labour in the Textile Industry News Update 18 Dec 2018 Social Sustainability Didier Bergeret Speaks at ILO Workshop on Child Labour and Forced Labour in the Textile Industry On 20th November, Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret spoke at a workshop in Brussels, set up to present the project “Clear Cotton” which aims to eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile, and garments value chains. The project is co-funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) […]
Didier Bergeret Speaks on Panel Alongside EDH and IHRB Event in Paris News Update 20 Dec 2018 Social Sustainability Didier Bergeret Speaks on Panel Alongside EDH and IHRB Event in Paris On December 11th, Didier Bergeret, Social Sustainability Director at the CGF, spoke at an event organised by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and Entreprises pour les droits de l’homme (EDH) entitled “Comprendre et prévenir le travail forcé : un enjeu majeur pour toutes les entreprises” (Understand and prevent forced labour: a major […]
Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret Attends Bali Process Government and Business Forum News Update 13 Aug 2018 Social Sustainability Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret Attends Bali Process Government and Business Forum On 6th and 7th August, Didier Bergeret, Social Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) attended the second Bali Process Government and Business Forum, an important platform enabling public and private sector leaders across the Indo-Pacific region to share with and learn from peers in government and business – a crucial step in the […]
Didier Bergeret Attends Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs in Geneva News Update 20 Dec 2018 Social Sustainability Didier Bergeret Attends Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs in Geneva On November 14th – 16th, Didier Bergeret, Social Sustainability Director attended the International Labour Organization’s “Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Defining Recruitment Fees and Related Costs”, as an observer within the Employers Group. The ILO Governing Body at its 331st Session agreed to convene a three-day meeting with the objective to review and amend the […]
CGF Takeaways | G7 Ministers Agree to an Ambitious Sustainability Roadmap Blog 16 Nov 2015 CGF Takeaways | G7 Ministers Agree to an Ambitious Sustainability Roadmap As part of the sustainability efforts of the G7 German Presidency, I was honoured to represent the CGF and GSCP, providing the perspective of our industry at the recent Meeting of the G7 Employment and Development Ministers organised by Ms. Nahles, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs and Mr. Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and […]
CGF Partners with The Economist Group’s 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour News Update 09 Feb 2021 Environmental Sustainability CGF Partners with The Economist Group’s 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour Next month, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Directors, Ignacio Gavilan and Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit 2021. The CGF is a proud association partner of this year’s event, which will this year take the format of a virtual week from 1st to 5th March. The event brings […]
Opinion Piece by Social Sustainability Director Featured in The Grocer News Update 21 Aug 2018 Social Sustainability Opinion Piece by Social Sustainability Director Featured in The Grocer Last week, an article, entitled “Collaboration is vital if we are going to make progress on ending modern slavery” written by the CGF’s Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret was published on The Grocer’s online platform. In the piece, Didier comments on the “extremely troubling” findings recently published in The Walk Free Foundation’s Global Slavery Index, […]
RBA and the CGF Co-Host Session at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights News Update 20 Dec 2018 Social Sustainability RBA and the CGF Co-Host Session at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights On 27th November, CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret co-hosted a panel session, entitled “Addressing ‘modern slavery’ in supply chains – Company responses” at the United Nation’s Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. The UN Forum is the world’s largest annual gathering on business and human rights with more than 2,000 participants […]
News Update 20 Sep 2016 CGF Join Key Discussion on Forced Labour in Seafood Industry We are pleased to announce that our Social Sustainability and GSCP Director, Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at the Vigo Dialogue on Decent Work in Fisheries and Aquaculture on 4th October in Vigo, Spain.  We are pleased to announce that our Social Sustainability and GSCP Director, Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at the Vigo Dialogue on Decent […]
CGF Featured in Global Cause’s “Labour Exploitation” Campaign 2017 Featured in the Observer News Update 21 Dec 2017 Social Sustainability CGF Featured in Global Cause’s “Labour Exploitation” Campaign 2017 Featured in the Observer On December 10th, Human Rights Day, Global Cause launched its 2017 Labour Exploitation Campaign as an independent supplement in the Observer. The expert-led publication, which launched on Human Rights Day, looks at how the UK and global powers are tackling modern slavery, human trafficking, child labour and other horrors of labour exploitation. The CGF’s Social […]
Fighting Forced Labour – Building on an Industry’s Bold Commitment Blog 02 Feb 2016 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Fighting Forced Labour – Building on an Industry’s Bold Commitment   Consumer good companies have been long committed to promoting decent working conditions worldwide, notably through our work in the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) and other industry initiatives. But as highlighted by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, much work remains to be done and tackling some of the most pressing issues of our time […]