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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 […]
CGF and GAIN Announce New Alliance to Roll Out Improved Nutrition in the Workplace Press Release 25 Oct 2019 Health & Wellness CGF and GAIN Announce New Alliance to Roll Out Improved Nutrition in the Workplace BERLIN, 25th October 2019 — An initiative to raise nutrition standards for workforces across the globe was today announced at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in Berlin. The Consumer Goods Forum, which brings together 400 consumer goods companies and retailers, has joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) […]
The CGF and GAIN Publish Convening Paper on Workforce Nutrition News Update 16 Sep 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN Publish Convening Paper on Workforce Nutrition The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) together with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have published a convening paper on workforce nutrition. The paper reports on the discussions and outcomes of the Better Nutrition for a Healthier Workforce workshop co-hosted by the CGF and GAIN on 3rd and 4th July 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.   […]
The CGF and GAIN / SBN Hold Meeting on Aligning Accountability on Nutrition News Update 05 Mar 2020 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN / SBN Hold Meeting on Aligning Accountability on Nutrition The aligning accountability initiative aims to analyse the opportunities and challenges related to aligning business accountability for nutrition. In 2019 a report was published by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to assess the current landscape of business accountability for nutrition and consider ways to improve it. On 11 February 2020, a workshop hosted by […]
Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty Press Release 07 Apr 2021 Health & Wellness Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action. PARIS, 7th April – One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of […]
What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group News Update 07 Dec 2021 Health & Wellness What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group Nutrition for Growth (N4G) was launched in 2013 at the headquarters of Unilever, reflecting the ambition from day one that business can help combat malnutrition. But specific business commitments back in 2013 were few and ad hoc. 2021 is different. Why? Two years ago, the Dutch and Japanese Governments supported a conference of business leaders […]
Private Sector in the Spotlight at UNFSS Pre-Summit Session on Workforce Nutrition News Update 27 Jul 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Private Sector in the Spotlight at UNFSS Pre-Summit Session on Workforce Nutrition 2021 is a critical year for the The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition to drive their agenda to support healthier consumers globally. It marks the halfway point in the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action on Nutrition, as the world prepares for the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September […]
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 meals and share the history and tradition that many of these recipes hold. Still, unfortunately, we are not strangers to […]
Defend Against Inflation With Resilient Supply Chains Blog 08 Mar 2022 E2E Value Chain Defend Against Inflation With Resilient Supply Chains For years, prices around the world have rising moderately. And we expect that; it’s part of how economics and business works. The difference is, now we are currently experiencing some of the highest spikes in a decade, spurred by supply chain shortages and large doses of government stimulus. The consumer price index (CPI) increased by […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2020 Health & Wellness Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era   In a pre-Covid-19 world, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy more than US $ 1 trillion per year1 in lost productivity. From recent discussions with companies on workplace wellbeing we notice a recurring theme: if mental health was emerging […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era. *This is an update to a previously published article In a pre-Covid-19 world, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy more than US $ 1 trillion per year1 in lost productivity. From recent discussions with companies on workplace wellbeing we notice […]
Workforce Nutrition Driving Healthier Lives & Healthier Business – A Clear Win-Win Blog 06 Aug 2021 Health & Wellness Workforce Nutrition Driving Healthier Lives & Healthier Business – A Clear Win-Win I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome on the topic of nutrition. The event helps to set the stage for the culminating global event in September by bringing together diverse actors from around the world to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on all […]
Reasons To Invest In Your Workforce’s Health: Why And How Blog 08 Dec 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Reasons To Invest In Your Workforce’s Health: Why And How Last year, The Consumer Goods Forum joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to co-found the Workforce Nutrition Alliance (WNA), supported by NewForesight, with the aim of supporting employers to adopt and expand workforce nutrition programmes and impact 3 million employees in their organisations and supply chains by 2025.  The WNA focuses […]
The Rise of the Conscious Consumer and the Need for Greater Transparency Blog 16 Nov 2017 The Rise of the Conscious Consumer and the Need for Greater Transparency      Since the rise of the internet and new technologies, consumers today have far more tools at their disposal to research their purchases. No longer do they go to the shop around the corner to buy a recommended product, but instead, they do their own research, compare prices and read reviews online. Consumers also […]
Employee Health and the Workforce Nutrition Alliance Podcast 30 Apr 2020 Health & Wellness Employee Health and the Workforce Nutrition Alliance On the occasion of International Workers’ Day, the latest episode of the CGF Podcast brings together Christina Nyhus Dhillon from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the CGF’s very own Sharon Bligh to talk about how their respective organisations are working together to champion employee health, supporting employers through the Workforce Nutrition Alliance. […]
CGF Participates in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit and Supports UNFSS Action Tracks News Update 29 Jul 2021 Corporate CGF Participates in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit and Supports UNFSS Action Tracks PARIS, 29th July 2021 — This year is a critical one for The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and its Coalitions of Action, as we work together with key partners and stakeholders to tackle the crucial challenges and drive the urgent changes needed to secure sustainable food systems. As we look ahead to the United Nations Food Systems […]