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Human Rights Coalition Hosts Human Rights Due Diligence Workshop With Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Suppliers Press Release 14 Mar 2023 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition Hosts Human Rights Due Diligence Workshop With Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Suppliers KUALA LUMPUR and PARIS, 14th March 2023 – In collaboration with the Malaysian Ministry of Plantation and Commodities, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition (HRC) today hosted a practical workshop for Malaysian palm...
The Imperative for Holistic Corporate Responsibility: Tackling Worker Rights Violations and Climate Crisis Together Blog 10 Dec 2023 Human Rights The Imperative for Holistic Corporate Responsibility: Tackling Worker Rights Violations and Climate Crisis Together #CloserThanYouThink: Why we’re calling for urgent action on forced labour for Human Rights Day 2023 Despite much progress, there has been a record level of worker rights violations around the world this year, according to...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Ksapa, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office for Legally Binding HRDD Webinar News Update 04 May 2021 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Joins Ksapa, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office for Legally Binding HRDD Webinar On 27th April 2021, CGF Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, joined a virtual roundtable hosted by Ksapa, The session, entitled “Human Rights Due Diligence: Legally-Binding Instruments to Date,” was part of a series of webinars about...
Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco’s Journey Blog 24 May 2021 Human Rights Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco’s Journey Tesco is a proud member of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC), which shares our ambition to eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains and own...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Xplore Sustainability Conference for Dialogue on Future of Due Diligence News Update 20 Apr 2023 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Joins Xplore Sustainability Conference for Dialogue on Future of Due Diligence On 22nd March, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, joined a panel at Sedex’s Xplore Sustainability Conference to discuss trends in human rights due diligence practices in the consumer goods industry....
CGF Sustainability Director Meets with French-Operating Companies to Discuss Human Rights Due Diligence Engagement News Update 06 Nov 2020 Human Rights CGF Sustainability Director Meets with French-Operating Companies to Discuss Human Rights Due Diligence Engagement On 6th November, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Didier Bergeret, joined an event with French association, Entreprises pour les droits de l’homme, to commence discussions with French-operating companies around engaging with human...
Global and Local Perspectives on Advancing Human Rights Due Diligence Podcast 19 Feb 2024 Human Rights Global and Local Perspectives on Advancing Human Rights Due Diligence In this podcast episode, tune into a live conversation between Maria Isabel Cubides Sanchez, Senior Manager of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), and Tomoya Obokata, UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery,...
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Human Rights Due Diligence Training Series News Update 15 Feb 2022 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Human Rights Due Diligence Training Series In February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) launched a new virtual training series to help raise awareness of the importance of deploying Human Rights...
CGF Supports New UN Due Diligence Tool for Ensuring Seafarers’ Wellbeing News Update 06 May 2021 Human Rights CGF Supports New UN Due Diligence Tool for Ensuring Seafarers’ Wellbeing The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today offered its support of a new tool to support Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) from a collective of United Nations agencies that focuses on protecting seafarers stranded on...
Human Rights Lawyer Maria Isabel Cubides Sanchez Joins CGF Sustainability Team News Update 05 Jul 2022 Human Rights Human Rights Lawyer Maria Isabel Cubides Sanchez Joins CGF Sustainability Team The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to welcome human rights lawyer Maria Isabel Cubides Sanchez to the sustainability team as Senior Manager of the Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC)....
CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA News Update 08 Nov 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Directors Host Keynotes on Human Rights and Plastic Waste at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Directors of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret and Ignacio Gavilan, hosted two keynote speeches at Reuters’ Transform Supply Chains USA conference in Chicago, focused on human rights due...
Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour Press Release 15 Mar 2021 Human Rights Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour PARIS, 15 March 2021 – With a mission to help eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains globally, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has...
Business and Government Convene to Advance Collaboration for Human Rights in Japan Press Release 07 Jun 2023 Human Rights Business and Government Convene to Advance Collaboration for Human Rights in Japan KYOTO, 7th June 2023 – Officials from leading businesses, the Japanese government, and the United Nations today met in Kyoto for a roundtable discussion to strengthen collaboration and accelerate respect for human rights in Japan’s...
The Consumer Goods Forum and Malaysian Government Unite Leaders to Advance Responsible Recruitment Practices Press Release 26 Apr 2024 Human Rights The Consumer Goods Forum and Malaysian Government Unite Leaders to Advance Responsible Recruitment Practices Kuala Lumpur, 25 April 2024 – On the eve of the final adoption of the Corporate Sustainability Directive by the European Union, business, CSOs and policymakers gathered in Kuala Lumpur  to discuss the next practical...
CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour Press Release 05 Oct 2020 Human Rights CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour PARIS, 5 October 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has today launched a public consultation on its framework for the implementation of forced labour-focused...
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Fair Labor Association and International Organization for Migration  Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Fair Labor Association and International Organization for Migration  PARIS, 23 June 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) is pleased to announce today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fair...