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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 COPENHAGEN and WASHINGTON, 6th June 2016 – A partnership of leading international organisations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit in Copenhagen....
Tackling Food Waste: The Case of Barilla Blue Box Blog 19 Oct 2017 Food Waste Tackling Food Waste: The Case of Barilla Blue Box     Food loss and waste (FLW) represents one of the most significant social, economic, and environmental issues facing our planet. At a time in history where nearly one billion people are still dying of...
Building a Business Case to Take Action Against Food Waste Blog 06 Nov 2017 Food Waste Building a Business Case to Take Action Against Food Waste Over the last few years, there has been rapid growth in awareness and acknowledgment of the global food waste problem. Numerous reports and research papers provide statistics on the quantity of food – estimated at a...
Food Waste Coalition of Action Publishes New Learning Report on 2023 Knowledge Sharing Series News Update 25 Jan 2024 Food Waste Food Waste Coalition of Action Publishes New Learning Report on 2023 Knowledge Sharing Series The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on Food Waste has today published a Learning Report comprising summaries of its 2023 Knowledge Sharing Series sessions, which provided members with an opportunity to come together to...
Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 03 Nov 2016 Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the...
Aiming for the Food Waste Breakthrough Blog 29 Sep 2021 Food Waste Aiming for the Food Waste Breakthrough Twice as high as estimated – the news that WWF broke in August 2021 on the amount of global food loss and waste weren’t exactly what was needed on top of the climate crisis, extreme weather...
The CGF Holds First North American Food Waste and Date Labeling Workshop in Chicago News Update 19 Jun 2019 Food Waste The CGF Holds First North American Food Waste and Date Labeling Workshop in Chicago On May 20th – 21st, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Environmental Sustainability team held a Food Waste and Date Labeling Workshop in Chicago, the first of its kind in North America. Discussions during the workshop centered...
Putting the Food Waste Issue into the Core Sustainability Agenda by Empowering the Whole Value Chain Blog 22 Feb 2022 Food Waste Putting the Food Waste Issue into the Core Sustainability Agenda by Empowering the Whole Value Chain Food waste is a part of the ecosystem that we are all inextricably and invisibly linked with. As Migros, we believe that a collective and concerted response to this issue is the best solution for...
Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard Publication 06 Jun 2016 Food Waste Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard
New Champions 12.3 Report Asks if World is Making Progress on Food Loss and Waste Blog 21 Sep 2016 Food Waste New Champions 12.3 Report Asks if World is Making Progress on Food Loss and Waste A new report on behalf of Champions 12.3 assesses global progress toward Target 12.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which calls for halving food waste and reducing food loss by 2030. Champions 12.3 is a unique...
Food Loss and Waste: Have You Heard? Blog 20 Aug 2017 Food Waste Food Loss and Waste: Have You Heard?   By now you’ve probably heard that about 1/3 of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted. And you’ve likely heard about all the impacts this huge inefficiency causes. Food loss and...
Japanese Member Companies Join the Call to Action to Reduce Consumer Food Waste News Update 27 Oct 2023 Japan Japanese Member Companies Join the Call to Action to Reduce Consumer Food Waste Throughout the month of October, eight member companies of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Japan Sustainability Local Group Food Loss and Waste working group (JSLG-FLW) are taking action to raise social awareness on the need...
A Global Farm Loss Tool Grounded in Measurement Blog 01 Feb 2024 Food Waste A Global Farm Loss Tool Grounded in Measurement In the first blog on the Global Farm Loss Tool (GFLT) Project with the CGF’s Food Waste Coalition of Action members, we laid the foundation that food loss and waste (FLW) is a critical issue...
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Second in Series of “Engagement on Post Harvest Losses” Workshops on Perishable Agriculture Commodities News Update 18 Jun 2021 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Second in Series of “Engagement on Post Harvest Losses” Workshops on Perishable Agriculture Commodities On 27th May, the CGF Food Waste Coalition of Action held the second in a series of virtual workshops centering around post harvest losses, this time looking at the issue from the lens of non-perishable agriculture commodities...
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on Panel at Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series Webinar News Update 21 Jun 2021 Food Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on Panel at Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series Webinar On June 15th, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke on a panel discussion as part of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series. Ignacio, who oversees the CGF’s...
The Consumer Goods Forum Joins Jury for REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest News Update 29 Mar 2017 Environmental Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum Joins Jury for REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest   The CGF Director of Environmental Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan, is one of four food waste experts comprising the jury of the EU-wide REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest. Ignacio, alongside the panel of jurists, will be announcing...