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Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Health & Wellness The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Bogotá, 8 September 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition – a First Lady and Presidential Council for Children led initiative that seeks to mobilise public and private sector actors, civil society, NGOs, international corporations, and academia to tackle malnutrition issues for the most vulnerable. The alliance aims […]
Press Release 05 Feb 2010 2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights – Day 2 5th February 2010 –    Private vs. Public Food Safety Efforts    Safe food is a shared accountability between governments and companies. On the second day of the Global Food Safety Conference in Washington DC, one of the opening sessions looked at the question. In a panel discussion, the growing understanding of how both the […]
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 […]
We Are In This Together: How COVID-19 Has Accelerated The Need For Partnerships Blog 16 Jun 2020 E2E Value Chain We Are In This Together: How COVID-19 Has Accelerated The Need For Partnerships We recently conducted dedicated research to gather the perspectives on how retailers and suppliers are being impacted and are adapting in key markets around the world: China, Brazil, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the UK. We have also collected detailed feedback from the remainder of our 40 markets. Their stories explore the tensions brought about by […]
Global Nutrition in the Spotlight at Japan Day 2021 News Update 01 Jun 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Global Nutrition in the Spotlight at Japan Day 2021 As a pre-event for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit and the Nutrition for Growth Summit, the 2021 edition of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Japan Day took place on Friday 21 May. Over 300 delegates gathered online for the event to get insights and updates on this year’s theme: Global Nutrition. Nutrition is […]
The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ Press Release 29 May 2020 Health & Wellness The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ More than 470 case studies and key learnings from CGF members and the wider industry on how they responded to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis Publication part of CGF’s all-new Global Learning Mechanism   Paris, 29th May 2020 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has partnered with global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman on the curation of […]
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 […]
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 28 Feb 2014 Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 3  ANAHEIM, Calif., USA, 28th February 2014 – The last day of the Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference was kicked off by yet another set of inspiring breakfast sessions, kindly hosted by the conference sponsors Ecolab, SGS and NSF International. The following plenary and breakout sessions involved thought provoking discussions around one central […]