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CGF Becomes Member of a United Nations Environment Programme Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee Press Release 09 Feb 2017 CGF Becomes Member of a United Nations Environment Programme Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee PARIS, 9th February 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), it is now a member of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAC) of the Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CI-SCP), under the United Nation’s 10 Year Framework of Programmes for Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP). […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap:  The Opportunity is Now, Both for Business and the Environment Press Release 26 Oct 2018 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap: The Opportunity is Now, Both for Business and the Environment LISBON, Portugal, 26th October 2018 – The Sustainable Retail Summit has successfully closed following two days of frank and open discussions about the role of the consumer goods industry in driving positive change on key challenges related to social and environmental sustainability and health and wellness. Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the Sustainable Retail Summit brings […]
CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth News Update 05 Sep 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth In late August, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first online event in Colombia in partnership with the Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2worth. During the workshop, over 200 representatives from different stakeholder organisations, including government, academia, CGF member and non-member companies, plastic collectives, among others, took part in the dialogue on extended […]
E2E SpringBoard | The Virtual Frog Event | Visit the Virtual Environment Video 27 Oct 2020 E2E Value Chain E2E SpringBoard | The Virtual Frog Event | Visit the Virtual Environment The Consumer Goods Forum End-to-End Value Chain Initiative  hosted a virtual SpringBoard in an exciting new platform. Watch the video to get a sense of the virtual environment the event took place in!  
The Importance of Information Quality in an Omnichannel Environment Blog 20 Jun 2019 The Importance of Information Quality in an Omnichannel Environment Companies around the world of different shapes and sizes share the common purpose of responding to market requirements in an efficient and timely manner, as consumers become increasingly empowered, connected and informed. Therefore, one of the key challenges for companies is to guarantee shopping experiences that adapt to consumer needs. This challenge involves the implementation […]
CGF Environmental Director Speaks about Food Waste at World Food Summit in Copenhagen News Update 06 Sep 2018 Food Waste CGF Environmental Director Speaks about Food Waste at World Food Summit in Copenhagen On 30th – 31st August, Environmental Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan attended the “Better Food for More People” World Food Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. The annual event, organised by the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, aims to push forward the agenda on sustainable development within production and consumption of food and healthy lives in […]
Natural Refrigeration to Take Centre Stage on World Environment Day Blog 11 Mar 2014 Natural Refrigeration to Take Centre Stage on World Environment Day I for one am extremely excited by the opportunity we have in front of us. Using the collaborative platform provided by The Consumer Goods Forum, we are able to discuss with other retailers and manufacturers the best way to move forward with industry-wide solutions to move to natural refrigerants. HFCs and the Need for Natural […]
Press Release 06 Jul 2015 Ten International Banks Commit to Finance Sustainable Agricultural Commodities by 2020 LONDON and PARIS, 6th July 2014 – Standard Chartered Bank today become the tenth bank to formally adopt the Soft Commodities Compact, which aligns the banking industry with The Consumer Goods Forum’s resolution to help achieve zero net deforestation in their supply chains by 2020.    The announcement was made on Friday at a meeting […]
Cutting Complexity and Confusion Around Sustainability Standards  Blog 08 Jun 2021 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Cutting Complexity and Confusion Around Sustainability Standards  We all know that to tackle the scale of the societal and environmental challenges we face, every business has a vital role in helping to make a positive impact for people and the planet. As World Environment Day has just highlighted, actions today are not just impacting the wellbeing of communities and our environment now […]
The Time for Action on the Planet is Now –The Entire Consumer Goods Industry Must Step Up Blog 03 Jun 2022 Environmental Sustainability The Time for Action on the Planet is Now –The Entire Consumer Goods Industry Must Step Up Today, the World Environment Day campaign #OnlyOneEarth is calling for collective, transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet. Deep change is needed across sectors, stakeholders and borders to deliver the urgent action we need to address our unprecedented environmental challenges. Experience has shown that the fastest way to move forward […]
Environmental Sustainability Team Members Speak at Sustainability Summit in Bogota, Colombia News Update 10 Sep 2019 Environmental Sustainability Environmental Sustainability Team Members Speak at Sustainability Summit in Bogota, Colombia At the end of August, members of the Environmental Sustainability team spoke at the largest Sustainability Summit (Cumbre de Sostenibilidad) in Bogota, Colombia. Attended by more than 1,700 delegates, the event brought together experts from business, government, the public sector, and academia to discuss the biggest environmental challenges facing Colombia, and the planet. During the […]
CGF Environmental Director Speaks about Natural Refrigerants at ATMOJapan in Tokyo News Update 22 Feb 2018 Environmental Sustainability CGF Environmental Director Speaks about Natural Refrigerants at ATMOJapan in Tokyo On February 13th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Environmental Sustainability Director Ignacio Gavilan co-chaired a panel alongside Jan Dusek from shecco during ATMOsphere Japan in Tokyo. The conference, which was attended by 207 participants, provided the opportunity to discuss global and Japanese market trends in the HVAC&R sector with governmental representatives, end users, domestic and […]
Empowering Consumer Choice and Eco Design in France – Best Practices for FMCG Companies with Environmental Labelling of Food News Update 01 Jul 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Empowering Consumer Choice and Eco Design in France – Best Practices for FMCG Companies with Environmental Labelling of Food The CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s vision is to empower healthier people globally by inspiring healthier behaviour in stores, online and throughout communities around the world. Providing consumers with transparent information about the food they eat is a key part of our mission. Within CHL, we know that it not easy for consumers to […]
CGF Environmental Sustainability Director Speaks at the National Poultry Congress in Bucaramanga, Colombia News Update 27 Sep 2018 Environmental Sustainability CGF Environmental Sustainability Director Speaks at the National Poultry Congress in Bucaramanga, Colombia On 5th – 7th September, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Environmental Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan attended the 19th Congreso Nacional Avícola (National Poultry Congress) in Bucaramanga, Colombia. The annual event, organised by Fenavi – Federación Nacional de Avicultores de Colombia (Colombian National Federation of Aviculturists), provided a space for more than 1600 delegates from all over Latin America and the […]
CGF Announces New Members for May 2022 Press Release 30 May 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for May 2022 PARIS, 30th May 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. McDonald’s is the world’s leading global foodservice retailer with more than 39,000 locations in over 100 countries. Approximately […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2010 Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will take place in London on 23 – 25 June 2010. The leaders of some of the worlds’ most influential consumer goods companies will take to […]