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New Report Shows More FMCG Companies Partnering with Communities to Address Local Health and Wellness Challenges Press Release 27 Feb 2018 Health & Wellness New Report Shows More FMCG Companies Partnering with Communities to Address Local Health and Wellness Challenges The Consumer Goods Forum reveals more companies are engaging with communities on health; 85% of consumer goods companies say they have formed partnerships with community stakeholders; 58% have participated in food bank programmes, distributing 180 million meals and donating over 77,400 tonnes of food; Over 1.6 million employees participated in health and wellness programmes.   […]
Employees, Consumers and Communities are the focus of Health & Wellness Programmes, According to Our New Health & Wellness Report Blog 27 Mar 2018 Health & Wellness Employees, Consumers and Communities are the focus of Health & Wellness Programmes, According to Our New Health & Wellness Report We recently published our latest edition of the Health & Wellness Progress Report*, demonstrating a further shift on how our members are working together to show industry leadership, address changing consumer demands and empowering consumers to adopt healthier lifestyles. It is important for us to continue this effort year on year to understand where we […]
On World Health Day, CGF Health & Wellness Co-Chairs Talk About Healthier Communities Blog 09 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness On World Health Day, CGF Health & Wellness Co-Chairs Talk About Healthier Communities Every year on 7th April, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates its anniversary by organising World Health Days. The WHO works in over 150 countries to achieve their goal of building a better, healthier future for people all over the world. This year’s ‘World Health Day’ topic is ‘Universal health coverage, everyone, everywhere’, because everyone […]
McCormick Joins the Global Team Driving Health & Wellness at the CGF Blog 11 Dec 2018 Health & Wellness McCormick Joins the Global Team Driving Health & Wellness at the CGF  The Consumer Goods Forum Health & Wellness Steering Committee has welcomed new members in recent months. The role of the Committee is to provide strategic direction and to oversee the daily management of our Health & Wellness activities.   We spoke to Jeremy Shute, VP Corporate Strategy at McCormick, to understand his motivation to join […]
The Employee Health & Wellness Commitment – It’s Time to Get Involved News Update 08 Aug 2016 The Employee Health & Wellness Commitment – It’s Time to Get Involved Our Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh recently sent a letter to members calling for participation in our Employee Health & Wellness Commitment. The letter highlights a number of great resources that are available to companies looking for inspiration and ideas, as well as for contribution to our upcoming case studies booklet.   Dear Members, […]
Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Blog 04 Apr 2019 Health & Wellness Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Health is not just for healthcare companies: All businesses have an important role to play in community health. In the United States, close to 80 percent of one’s health is determined by where you live and work. Leading companies both invest in employee health and well-being and go beyond their four walls to make an […]
Marcus Osborne on Accelerating Health & Wellness Globally Blog 15 Nov 2019 Health & Wellness Marcus Osborne on Accelerating Health & Wellness Globally The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is delighted to welcome Marcus Osborne as the newest retailer Co-Chair of the Health & Wellness Pillar. Currently serving as Vice President Walmart Health, Marcus’ role is focused on furthering Walmart’s stated goal of improving the US healthcare industry by increasing access to affordable healthcare services solutions to all Americans. […]
New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated Press Release 08 Mar 2017 New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated The Consumer Goods Forum Survey Shows How Its Members are Working Collaboratively in Communities to Help Inspire Healthier Lives PARIS, 9th March 2017 – New data from The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) shows more than 180,000 consumer goods products have been reformulated in 2016, while over 30,000 communities worldwide have been involved in industry-led programmes […]
The CGF Health & Wellness Initiative Encourages Positive Change at ChangeNOW Summit News Update 07 Feb 2020 Health & Wellness The CGF Health & Wellness Initiative Encourages Positive Change at ChangeNOW Summit The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) took part in the INSEAD Business and Society Forum on Health at the ChangeNOW Summit on 31st January at Grand Palais, Paris. ChangeNOW is an event focused on tackling today’s most urgent social and environmental challenges, and served as a valuable opportunity to engage in discussions about adopting and scaling […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches 5th Edition of Annual Health & Wellness Survey Press Release 24 Jul 2018 Health & Wellness The Consumer Goods Forum Launches 5th Edition of Annual Health & Wellness Survey FMCG members to report on progress towards empowering healthier consumers globally   PARIS, 24th July 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 Health & Wellness Survey. An important component of the Health & Wellness initiative’s five-year plan, the annual survey has become a key tool for FMCG companies to highlight […]
Health & Wellness External Scientific Advisory Council Members Share Thoughts and Expectations  (Part 2) Blog 19 Jun 2015 Health & Wellness External Scientific Advisory Council Members Share Thoughts and Expectations (Part 2)   Read Part 1 via our corporate blog.   In Part 2, we’ll also be hearing from Council Members Pierre Chandon, PhD, James O. Hill, PhD, Stephan Jacob, PhD, and Ellen E. Wartella, PhD.   —  How do you think members of the CGF can have a positive impact on the global health and wellness […]
Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing Press Release 14 May 2019 Health & Wellness Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing The Consumer Goods Forum, Global Business Group on Health and Global Chief Medical Officer Network Joins Forces to Increase Awareness in the Workplace   PARIS, 14th May 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Global Business Group on Health (GBGH), and Global Chief Medical Officer Network (GCMON) have today joined forces to respond to the need for increased awareness around issues of […]
Press Release 05 Mar 2015 Survey Shows Retailers and Manufacturers United in Commitment to a Healthier Society The Consumer Goods Forum Shows How Its Members are Helping Empower Consumers Worldwide to Adopt Healthier Lifestyles PARIS, 5th March 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today published results from its 2014 survey designed to measure where its members are with regards to the implementation of its Health & Wellness Resolutions (“the Resolutions”). The […]
The Health and Wellness Revolution Has Begun Blog 22 Oct 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Health and Wellness Revolution Has Begun Each time you eat and drink, you vote for the world you want to live in and your purchasing choices make also a statement to businesses about the way you want to live your life. And these changes in consumer behaviour are fuelling a health and wellness revolution across the globe.   More than ever […]
Asia High on Global Health and Wellness Priorities: Committee Members Speak to Food Industry Asia Blog 12 Mar 2014 Asia High on Global Health and Wellness Priorities: Committee Members Speak to Food Industry Asia FIA: How is the CGF addressing health and wellness globally?Franse: Health and wellness is a core strategic focus for the CGF globally. Our key priority is to empower people around the world to make healthier product and lifestyle choices to improve their health and wellness. The CGF is focused on enabling its member companies to […]
A Holistic Approach to Healthcare – The Retailer’s Call to Action Blog 19 Oct 2018 Health & Wellness A Holistic Approach to Healthcare – The Retailer’s Call to Action Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not always as simple as knowing what is and what isn’t ‘good’ for us. Our consumption patterns are determined by a whole host of interrelated extraneous variables. These range from our income, family size, demography, culture, taste preferences, and daily working schedules. Such factors have a significant role to play […]