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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 / 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 […]
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.   […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
‘Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good’ – Building Action to Support the UN Food Systems Summit News Update 26 Nov 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good’ – Building Action to Support the UN Food Systems Summit On 24 November, Sharon Bligh, Healthier Lives Director at The Consumer Goods Forum was invited to join a panel of the virtual Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good summit, a virtual pre-event in support of UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) 2021. Co-hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and […]
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 […]
From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? The retail sector is where consumers come face to face with food.  Retailers have significant influence over whether the food that consumers face is nutritious, safe, available, affordable or attractive.  I have heard it said many times that the chief buyers for large food retailers are more important in influencing food choices than Ministries of […]
Leveraging Workforce Nutrition for Better Health across the Global Value Chain: Unilever’s Experience Blog 31 Aug 2021 Health & Wellness Leveraging Workforce Nutrition for Better Health across the Global Value Chain: Unilever’s Experience With the UN Food Systems Summit fast approaching and with my colleague Anjalli Ravi Kumar having spoken at the recent UN Food Systems Summit Pre-Summit, I thought it was a perfect time for me, as CMO of a global business, to reflect on what we have been doing at Unilever to support such initiatives. One […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New open-source Comparison Tool Launched by the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) and ITC Standards Map  Quick Scan offers easy first step assessment of supply chain social and environmental compliance against best corporate practice.   Paris and Geneva, 24 June 2015 – The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) of the Consumer Goods Forum and ITC Standards Map of the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched the GSCP-ITC Quick Scan. The new […]
Talent Development in a World Where Businesses Need Purpose Blog 06 Sep 2018 FLP-Conference Talent Development in a World Where Businesses Need Purpose As a HR director, my mission is to make sure that our company is not only ready for today, but also for the challenges it will be facing tomorrow. Identifying the future leaders in the company – those who have both the business credentials and the personal qualities to be on the succession path as […]