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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 […]
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.   […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Asia High on Global Health and Wellness Priorities: Committee Members Speak to Food Industry Asia Blog 12 Mar 2014 Asia High on Global Health and Wellness Priorities: Committee Members Speak to Food Industry Asia FIA: How is the CGF addressing health and wellness globally?Franse: Health and wellness is a core strategic focus for the CGF globally. Our key priority is to empower people around the world to make healthier product and lifestyle choices to improve their health and wellness. The CGF is focused on enabling its member companies to […]
First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership Press Release 06 Jun 2016 Environmental Sustainability First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership Key Points: New international framework launched to empower businesses, governments, and other organisations to measure, report on and manage food loss and waste  An estimated one-third of all food is lost or wasted worldwide as it moves from where it is produced to where it is eaten, even as more than 800 million people are […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2011 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Global Resolutions on Health & Wellness Board of The Consumer Goods Forum adopts three resolutions on Health and Wellness:   1) Access and availability of products and services that support the goal of healthier diets and lifestyles,  2) Transparent fact based information to help consumers make informed product choices and usages,  3) Communication and educational programmes to help raise consumer awareness […]
Food Safety Capacity Building and Africa’s Food System: Building the Foundation for Success Blog 02 Nov 2017 Food Safety Capacity Building and Africa’s Food System: Building the Foundation for Success   Africa is well-known for the tremendous economic and social challenges faced by its people, but also for its great economic and human potential. The challenges, opportunities and dynamism that characterize the continent today are especially evident in Africa’s food system. Millions still struggle for subsistence on a few staple food commodities, especially in Africa’s […]
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. […]
Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership Press Release 19 Apr 2017 Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership The Consumer Goods Forum and PAHO Foundation Sign Memorandum of Understanding MEXICO CITY, 19th April 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and PAHO Foundation have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to collaboration for healthier lives in Latin America. The MoU states that both parties agree to work together […]
Press Release 20 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Roundup PARIS, Friday 20th June 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) Global Summit 2014 has come to a close. The final day of the Summit in Paris saw business leaders from around the world – and special guests Jamie Oliver and Mattias Klum – come together to discuss how the industry is addressing its […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2020 Health & Wellness Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era   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 a recurring theme: if mental health was emerging […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Health & Wellness Toolkit New digital platform to support members in implementation of Health & Wellness Commitments and Resolutions   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today launches a new Health & Wellness Toolkit and digital platform – www.consumergoodsforbetterlives.com. The Toolkit is an extension of the CGF’s commitment to support its […]
Press Release 27 Feb 2014 Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 2 ANAHEIM, Calif., USA,  27th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference continued today with another full programme of speakers from the world of food safety. The day started early with a set of energizing Breakfast Sessions designed by the conference sponsors Sealed Air Diversey, DNV GL, LRQA and Trace One. […]