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Human Rights Coalition Hosts Human Rights Due Diligence Workshop With Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Suppliers Press Release 14 Mar 2023 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition Hosts Human Rights Due Diligence Workshop With Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Suppliers KUALA LUMPUR and PARIS, 14th March 2023 – In collaboration with the Malaysian Ministry of Plantation and Commodities, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition (HRC) today hosted a practical workshop for Malaysian palm...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Xplore Sustainability Conference for Dialogue on Future of Due Diligence News Update 20 Apr 2023 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Joins Xplore Sustainability Conference for Dialogue on Future of Due Diligence On 22nd March, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, joined a panel at Sedex’s Xplore Sustainability Conference to discuss trends in human rights due diligence practices in the consumer goods industry....
Global and Local Perspectives on Advancing Human Rights Due Diligence Podcast 19 Feb 2024 Human Rights Global and Local Perspectives on Advancing Human Rights Due Diligence In this podcast episode, tune into a live conversation between Maria Isabel Cubides Sanchez, Senior Manager of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), and Tomoya Obokata, UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery,...
CGF Sustainability Director Meets with French-Operating Companies to Discuss Human Rights Due Diligence Engagement News Update 06 Nov 2020 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Meets with French-Operating Companies to Discuss Human Rights Due Diligence Engagement On 6th November, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Didier Bergeret, joined an event with French association, Entreprises pour les droits de l’homme, to commence discussions with French-operating companies around engaging with human...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Ksapa, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office for Legally Binding HRDD Webinar News Update 04 May 2021 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Joins Ksapa, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office for Legally Binding HRDD Webinar On 27th April 2021, CGF Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, joined a virtual roundtable hosted by Ksapa, The session, entitled “Human Rights Due Diligence: Legally-Binding Instruments to Date,” was part of a series of webinars about...
CGF Supports New UN Due Diligence Tool for Ensuring Seafarers’ Wellbeing News Update 06 May 2021 Human Rights CGF Supports New UN Due Diligence Tool for Ensuring Seafarers’ Wellbeing The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today offered its support of a new tool to support Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) from a collective of United Nations agencies that focuses on protecting seafarers stranded on...
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Human Rights Due Diligence Training Series News Update 15 Feb 2022 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Human Rights Due Diligence Training Series In February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) launched a new virtual training series to help raise awareness of the importance of deploying Human Rights...
The Imperative for Holistic Corporate Responsibility: Tackling Worker Rights Violations and Climate Crisis Together Blog 10 Dec 2023 Human Rights The Imperative for Holistic Corporate Responsibility: Tackling Worker Rights Violations and Climate Crisis Together #CloserThanYouThink: Why we’re calling for urgent action on forced labour for Human Rights Day 2023 Despite much progress, there has been a record level of worker rights violations around the world this year, according to...
Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour Press Release 15 Mar 2021 Human Rights Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour PARIS, 15 March 2021 – With a mission to help eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains globally, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has...
CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour Press Release 05 Oct 2020 Human Rights CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour PARIS, 5 October 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has today launched a public consultation on its framework for the implementation of forced labour-focused...
“Tony’s Chocolonely Deserves Support for Tackling the Complexity of Combatting Forced Labour,” says CGF Sustainability Director in Reuters Editorial News Update 25 Mar 2021 Human Rights “Tony’s Chocolonely Deserves Support for Tackling the Complexity of Combatting Forced Labour,” says CGF Sustainability Director in Reuters Editorial Commenting on the recent news around Tony’s Chocolonely and how it has been dropped from Slave Free Chocolate’s list of ethical chocolate companies, despite its efforts to fight forced labour in global cocoa supply chains,...
CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA News Update 08 Nov 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Directors of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret and Ignacio Gavilan, hosted two keynote speeches at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA conference in Chicago, focused on human rights due...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins World Ocean Summit Session on Human Rights Due Diligence in Fishing News Update 09 Mar 2021 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Joins World Ocean Summit Session on Human Rights Due Diligence in Fishing On 4th March, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Didier Bergeret, joined the 8th annual World Ocean Summit for a session entitled, “Developing a common position on human rights due diligence in...
2021: A Progressive Year for Human Rights Blog 13 Dec 2021 Human Rights 2021: A Progressive Year for Human Rights As we close the year by marking the annual International Human Rights Day, it is helpful to reflect on the past year to understand where we have come in our fight against forced labour, and...
HRC and AIM-Progress Host Webinar on the Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees with Case Studies From Top Glove and Sime Darby News Update 13 Jun 2023 Social Sustainability HRC and AIM-Progress Host Webinar on the Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees with Case Studies From Top Glove and Sime Darby On 22nd May, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition (HRC) hosted a webinar in collaboration with its partner, AIM-Progress, on practical examples of how businesses can repay Worker-paid recruitment fees. The webinar was...
Advancing Due Diligence and Responsible Recruitment to Respect Human Rights: The Consumer Goods Forum and AIM-Progress Announce Renewed Collaboration Press Release 11 Jan 2023 Human Rights Advancing Due Diligence and Responsible Recruitment to Respect Human Rights: The Consumer Goods Forum and AIM-Progress Announce Renewed Collaboration PARIS and BRUSSELS, 11th January 2023 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition (HRC) and AIM-Progress are excited to announce they have reaffirmed their commitment to collaboratively address human rights challenges in the...