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Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part Two Blog 12 Sep 2016 Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part Two Last week, Part One of my interview with Damian Kitson and Paul Dover, from UK retailer Asda, looked at the role of employee health and wellness at Asda, what Asda’s Wellbeing Week is all about and what’s behind the newly-launched Wellbeing Hub.   You can read Part One here. We hope you enjoy Part Two below.   […]
What’s on our Plates in 2018? – Three Actionable Trends in Well-being Blog 16 Jan 2018 Health & Wellness What’s on our Plates in 2018? – Three Actionable Trends in Well-being Happy 2018! As one year ends and another year begins, it’s helpful (and fun!) to reflect upon events that that impacted our work and the people around us, and look to the future to see what is to come. As an active member of the CGF’s Health & Wellness Steering Committee, through my work with […]
Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing Press Release 14 May 2019 Health & Wellness Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing The Consumer Goods Forum, Global Business Group on Health and Global Chief Medical Officer Network Joins Forces to Increase Awareness in the Workplace   PARIS, 14th May 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Global Business Group on Health (GBGH), and Global Chief Medical Officer Network (GCMON) have today joined forces to respond to the need for increased awareness around issues of […]
The Employee Health & Wellness Commitment – It’s Time to Get Involved News Update 08 Aug 2016 The Employee Health & Wellness Commitment – It’s Time to Get Involved Our Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh recently sent a letter to members calling for participation in our Employee Health & Wellness Commitment. The letter highlights a number of great resources that are available to companies looking for inspiration and ideas, as well as for contribution to our upcoming case studies booklet.   Dear Members, […]
Press Release 22 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN Join Forces on Employee Health Move Part of CGF’s Global Health Agenda and Its Collaborations for Healthier Lives Initiative   GENEVA and PARIS, 17th July 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have joined forces to drive the conversation on health and nutrition in the workplace. On July 3rd and 4th, the CGF and GAIN held a […]
Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing Blog 16 Apr 2019 Health & Wellness Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing The Issues of Mental Health and Wellbeing Issues of mental health are widespread across communities around the globe. While there have been substantial efforts made by some countries and organisations to better the mental health of populations and employees, a significant amount of work remains to be done. The lack of access to mental health […]
Join Us on the Health and Wellness Journey and Benefit Shoppers & Employees Alike Blog 26 Nov 2016 Join Us on the Health and Wellness Journey and Benefit Shoppers & Employees Alike   With a commitment to health and wellness, a company can make a difference not only to its customers, but to its employees, as well. And just like individuals who define health and wellness personally based on their values and beliefs, one might say companies strive to do the same. This uniqueness in defining health […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and Kin&Co Publish Report on Employee Health and Wellbeing Press Release 12 May 2020 Health & Wellness The Consumer Goods Forum and Kin&Co Publish Report on Employee Health and Wellbeing Report Launched on Creating a Culture of Health PARIS, 12th May 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Kin&Co have today published a global insights report on employee health and wellbeing in the consumer goods industry, one of the key themes tackled by the CGF as part of its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition. […]
Reasons To Invest In Your Workforce’s Health: Why And How Blog 08 Dec 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Reasons To Invest In Your Workforce’s Health: Why And How Last year, The Consumer Goods Forum joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to co-found the Workforce Nutrition Alliance (WNA), supported by NewForesight, with the aim of supporting employers to adopt and expand workforce nutrition programmes and impact 3 million employees in their organisations and supply chains by 2025.  The WNA focuses […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era. *This is an update to a previously published article In a pre-Covid-19 world, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy more than US $ 1 trillion per year1 in lost productivity. From recent discussions with companies on workplace wellbeing we notice […]
Addressing Mental Health – a Key Guide for CGF Members News Update 06 May 2020 Addressing Mental Health – a Key Guide for CGF Members The CGF would like to thank members of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action Steering Committee, as well as members of the Employee Health and Wellbeing working group for their valuable contributions to the mental health guide, published by the Business Group on Health on 4 May 2020. The guide, entitled ‘Addressing Mental […]
Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Blog 04 Apr 2019 Health & Wellness Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Health is not just for healthcare companies: All businesses have an important role to play in community health. In the United States, close to 80 percent of one’s health is determined by where you live and work. Leading companies both invest in employee health and well-being and go beyond their four walls to make an […]
Working Group Co-leads Call for Immediate Action from CGF Members News Update 24 Feb 2016 Working Group Co-leads Call for Immediate Action from CGF Members   On 23rd February, the Co-leads of two of our Health & Wellness working groups signed a letter, which was sent to all CGF members, that addressed the need for urgent engagement from all CGF members on the two public commitments with deadlines at the end of 2016. The full letter is below:     […]
Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part One Blog 06 Sep 2016 Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part One Many employers understand the relationship between the health of their employees and the health of their business. Globally, almost two-thirds of companies with effective health and productivity programmes believe they perform better than their competitors. Many CGF members know that when they focus on mitigating the impact of things like Non-Communicable Diseases and stress, and […]
Despite the COVID-19 Lockdown, 76% of Employees Happy with Their Jobs News Update 27 Oct 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Despite the COVID-19 Lockdown, 76% of Employees Happy with Their Jobs The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), led by its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL), and Engaging Business, recently conducted a survey of consumer goods professionals as part of the CGF’s Sustainable Retail Summit that was held 15th-16th October 2020. The survey, developed by Engaging Business, was taken by 202 employees from numerous countries […]
Why a Culture of Health is Critical to Business Blog 25 Oct 2019 Health & Wellness Why a Culture of Health is Critical to Business As part of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit this week, Rosie Warin, CEO of next-generation management consultancy Kin&Co, explains why businesses need to move away from standalone wellbeing programmes and policies and towards a holistic culture of health. Globally, things aren’t looking great for the health of the general population, particularly through the […]