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Global Consumer Goods Companies Release First Collective Baseline Study, Putting Increased Transparency at the Forefront of Action to Reduce Food Waste and Loss Press Release 10 Nov 2023 Food Waste Global Consumer Goods Companies Release First Collective Baseline Study, Putting Increased Transparency at the Forefront of Action to Reduce Food Waste and Loss Paris, 16th November 2023 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Food Waste Coalition of Action has today released its first baseline report, presenting operational food surplus and waste aggregated data from sixteen of its retailer and...
#TooGoodToWaste Campaign Launched to Inspire Reductions in Household Food Waste Press Release 29 Sep 2023 Food Waste #TooGoodToWaste Campaign Launched to Inspire Reductions in Household Food Waste Kicking off on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, #TooGoodToWaste will harness the influence of CGF members by boosting awareness and action among the millions of consumers they reach. Leading members of...
Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste Press Release 20 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste NEW YORK, 20th September 2017 — “Sell by,” “Use by,” “Display until,” “Best before,” what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion...
New Research Finds Companies Saved 14 Dollars for Every 1 Dollar Invested in Reducing Food Waste Press Release 07 Mar 2017 Environmental Sustainability New Research Finds Companies Saved 14 Dollars for Every 1 Dollar Invested in Reducing Food Waste PARIS, 7th March, 2017 – One-third of all food produced in the world is never eaten, which has tremendous economic, social and environmental consequences. New research on behalf of Champions 12.3 finds that for every...
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...
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...
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 Environmental Sustainability Consumer Goods Industry Commits to Food Waste Reduction PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today announced its commitment to tackling the global food waste challenge by agreeing to halve food waste within the operations of...
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...
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....
Understanding the Scale of the Global Food Loss Problem is Our First Step Towards Fixing It Blog 29 Sep 2020 Food Waste Understanding the Scale of the Global Food Loss Problem is Our First Step Towards Fixing It At The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), we have been concerned with food waste since 2015, when we launched our Board Resolution to reduce waste in our members’ supply chains and meet Sustainable Development Goal 12.3....
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...
Taking a Stance on Food Waste for a Greater Purpose Blog 27 Mar 2017 Food Waste Taking a Stance on Food Waste for a Greater Purpose   I’ve tried to take a stance through the personal choices I make in my everyday life. I’ve been a vegetarian for over 10 years, I’m a strong advocate for recycling, and I compost all of...
CGF Joins Champions 12.3 Call to Global Action on Food Loss and Waste News Update 24 Sep 2020 Food Waste CGF Joins Champions 12.3 Call to Global Action on Food Loss and Waste As a member of Champions 12.3, a global coalition of executives committed to accelerating progress towards meeting Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 against food loss, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined dozens of executives in...
Leading the Fight Against Food Waste: Learnings from CGF Members in Argentina Blog 17 Nov 2020 Food Waste Leading the Fight Against Food Waste: Learnings from CGF Members in Argentina Food is a wonderful part of the many vibrant cultures across Latin America, acting as a rich thread in the fabric of society. We love to cook, eat and bring our communities together with delicious...
Three Ways CGF Members Can Partner with Food Banks on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste and Every Day Blog 28 Sep 2021 Food Waste Three Ways CGF Members Can Partner with Food Banks on International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste and Every Day Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world faced a monumental challenge: a staggering 650 million people faced hunger. The global crisis has only exacerbated this problem, pushing an additional 118 million people into hunger. At the...
CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet Press Release 27 Oct 2016 Environmental Sustainability CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet PARIS, 27th October 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the publication of its first-ever Food Waste Booklet, a compilation of real-life examples from the CGF members on how they are measuring...