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A Challenging Journey Ahead for the Irish Agri-Food Industry Blog 22 Sep 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit A Challenging Journey Ahead for the Irish Agri-Food Industry Cross industry collaboration is key to achieving a more sustainable future for Irish food, drink and horticulture producers. The Irish Government has set out an ambitious Climate Action plan to more than halve Ireland’s carbon emissions over the course of the decade, achieve “carbon neutrality” by no later than 2050 and adopt five-yearly sector specific […]
In a New Online Film Series, The Consumer Goods Forum Illustrates the Power of the Consumer Goods Sector to Create Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Corporate In a New Online Film Series, The Consumer Goods Forum Illustrates the Power of the Consumer Goods Sector to Create Better Lives Through Better Business Produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, this exploratory online video series travels from the North Pole to South America and around the world to meet the people and businesses creating better lives through better business   PARIS, 23rd June 2021 — The world is facing challenges today that will define future generations: repairing some of […]
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 […]
International Day of Forests Blog 21 Mar 2019 Forest Positive International Day of Forests Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to honor and enjoy forests. Most days we rush without paying too much attention past the forests in our lives, those growing alongside our farm fields and homes, the road to work, and those thousands of kilometers away impacted by our daily choices from the food […]
Nestlé’s System to Tackle Child Labor Works – Now We’re Scaling It Up Blog 10 Dec 2019 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Nestlé’s System to Tackle Child Labor Works – Now We’re Scaling It Up I’ve headed up the Nestlé Cocoa Plan for almost 12 years, so I’ve seen at firsthand how our Child Labor Monitoring and Remediation System, (CLMRS), works and how it has benefitted kids and families in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. As demonstrated in our 2019 report ‘Tackling Child Labor’, it is making a real difference to […]
Overcoming the Barriers to Supply Chain Transparency in Soy Blog 12 Aug 2020 Product Data Overcoming the Barriers to Supply Chain Transparency in Soy Soy is one of the world’s most important crops, finding its way into animal feed, vegetable oil, even industrial chemicals. It is one of the most intensively grown: worldwide 1 in 10 acres of agricultural land is dedicated to soy. And it’s one of the most impactful: soy is the second biggest driver of deforestation […]
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 […]
“Seagriculture”: Harnessing the Sustainable Power of Seaweed Blog 05 Sep 2019 “Seagriculture”: Harnessing the Sustainable Power of Seaweed Lloyd’s Register (LR) Foundation is an independent, global charity, owned by Lloyd’s Register Group, that helps to protect life and property at sea, and support education, and engineering-related research. In 2015, LR Foundation started the Safe production Of Marine plants and use of Ocean Space (SOMOS) project, a very disruptive project alongside Wageningen University. The […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Press Release 22 Jun 2017 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Consumer Goods Industry Discuss How to Adapt to the Current Economic and Social Waves of Change  BERLIN, Thursday 22nd June 2017 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday. Taking place in Berlin, the Summit has brought together over 1,000 consumer goods industry leaders from around the […]
CGF Announces New Members for November 2020 Press Release 30 Nov 2020 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for November 2020 PARIS, 30th November 2020 — 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. Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is a government agency with a network of fifteen […]
CGF Announces New Members for February 2021 Press Release 25 Feb 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for February 2021 PARIS, 25th February 2021 — 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. A world leading producer of specialist potassium chloride supplying globally from their base in Scotland, […]
CGF Announces New Members for October 2018 Press Release 31 Oct 2018 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for October 2018 PARIS, 31st October 2018 — 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. Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to […]
Driving Green Consumption: The Role of Sustainability and Pack Sizing in Consumer Decisions Blog 26 May 2021 Plastic Waste Driving Green Consumption: The Role of Sustainability and Pack Sizing in Consumer Decisions Does one size fit all? Flexible pack sizes that fit one’s consumption pattern is a basic requirement for today’s consumers. The on-the-go lifestyles of millennials and Gen Z led to a surge in single-serve products in recent times. These consumer segments were also among the most environmentally conscious, making it important for product companies to ensure that […]
Time To Tackle The Food Paradox: A Call to Action, Insieme Blog 05 Jun 2018 Corporate Time To Tackle The Food Paradox: A Call to Action, Insieme It is by now a well-known fact that there is a striking paradox within our global food system: so many still go hungry, while so many others face staggering rates of overweight and obesity. Nowhere is this paradox more evident than in Asia, where a recent joint report from UNICEF, WHO and ASEAN(1) found that […]
CGF Announces New Members for March 2021 Press Release 31 Mar 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for March 2021 PARIS, 31st March 2021 — 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. Natura &Co is a global, purpose-driven, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group which includes Avon, Natura, […]
SGS, Transparency-One And Mars Food Launch Revolutionary Supply Chain Solution Blog 08 Nov 2018 E2E Value Chain SGS, Transparency-One And Mars Food Launch Revolutionary Supply Chain Solution Our increasingly connected world has given rise to larger and more complex supply chains and socially conscious consumers who want to know that the products they buy are produced responsibly.  Mars Food has launched a revolutionary supply chain solution that enables them to closely track their global supply chain and give consumers instant insights into […]