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The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC News Update 16 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that it is an official partner of “Going All-In To Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation”, a Climate Week NYC event organised by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 and Forest Trends. The event will take place on September 20th at Rockefeller Foundation at 4pm. The global movement to eliminate the deforestation […]
CGF Sustainability Senior Manager Shares Corporate Progress on Zero-deforestation and Nature-positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar News Update 08 Nov 2022 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Senior Manager Shares Corporate Progress on Zero-deforestation and Nature-positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar On 3rd October 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Senior Manager, Sustainability, Debora Dias, joined an online webinar hosted by Forest Trends to share insights from the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action and how its members are taking individual and collective action to remove deforestation, forest degradation, and conversion from their key commodity supply […]
Nestlé: Learnings From Our Journey Towards Deforestation-free Supply Chains Blog 02 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Nestlé: Learnings From Our Journey Towards Deforestation-free Supply Chains When Nestlé first committed to no deforestation in 2010, it was the beginning of a major journey. There wasn’t an industry-wide definition of deforestation, there was limited visibility beyond direct suppliers and that made it difficult to assess deforestation risks. Now, a decade later, we have progressed enormously: ingredients that are high-risk for deforestation are largely traceable. We developed a […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai Press Release 24 Feb 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai “Creating A Common Prosperity Future Together”  PARIS and SHANGHAI, 24th February 2022 – On 17th and 18th February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) successfully held the fourth edition of its annual China Day series of events. Held at the Shangri-La Qiantan in Shanghai, CGF members from the Greater China Region and industry experts came […]
European Retail: Challenges & Trends of Tomorrow Podcast 30 Oct 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit European Retail: Challenges & Trends of Tomorrow The October episode of the CGF podcast, recorded at the fourth Sustainable Retail Summit, features Stephen Wynne-Jones, Editor of European Supermarket Magazine, who provides his insights in to the big challenges facing the industry, his predictions on future retail trends as we move into a new decade, and his highlights from this year’s SRS.   […]
Industry Leaders Dare to Change for the Better Press Release 23 Jun 2022 Global Summit Industry Leaders Dare to Change for the Better Highlights from Day 2 of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2022 DUBLIN, 22 June 2022 — The second day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit — the first in-person edition since 2019 — continued to explore the potential for responsible growth in the post-pandemic era, taking into account the confluence of issues and […]
The Future of Ethical Commerce and Sustainability in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Companies (FMCG) Blog 20 Jun 2022 E2E Value Chain The Future of Ethical Commerce and Sustainability in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Companies (FMCG) The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines sustainability as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Sustainability is therefore the process by which the use of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development, and institutional change consider both current […]
CGF Announces New Members for August 2018 Press Release 31 Aug 2018 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for August 2018 PARIS, 31st August 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. pladis is one of the world’s leading snacking companies and home to beloved brands including McVitie’s and Ulker. […]
The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Now What? Key Takeaways and Conclusions from The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2021 Global Summit PARIS, 24 June 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s virtual 2021 Global Summit closed this afternoon, the conclusion of four days of focused conversation around challenges and opportunities in the consumer goods industry. This event marked the first time that the […]
Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Industry Leaders Discuss Ways to Build Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 23rd June 2021 — On the penultimate day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) virtual Global Summit, the conversation hinged around some of the CGF’s core priorities, including sustainability, human rights and a resilient food supply. Leaders from the organisation and its member […]
New Year Spotlight: Ignacio Gavilan, Environmental Sustainability Director Blog 19 Jan 2018 Environmental Sustainability New Year Spotlight: Ignacio Gavilan, Environmental Sustainability Director The start of a new year is a perfect time for reflection on where we have been and where we’re going. With that in mind, we took the opportunity to sit down with our Director of Environmental Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan to get his thoughts on the industry, and its achievements and challenges, as we hit […]
Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito Podcast 03 Mar 2020 Social Sustainability Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito In the first episode of Season 2 of the CGF’s Sustainability Series, host Louise Chester talks to Pablo Montoya Dávila, Head of Sustainability at Grupo Éxito, one of the CGF’s key members in Latin America. Pablo speaks about the company’s sustainability priorities, the importance of circular economy, consumer trends in Latin America, and shares his […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap Press Release 24 Oct 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap BERLIN, 24th October 2019 – After a successful day of critical insights, best practice sharing and rich discussions, day one of the 4th Sustainable Retail Summit has come to an end. Close to 300 industry experts convened at the Hilton Hotel in the German capital for the first of two days expected to sort fact […]