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CGF Japan Supports Vulnerable Families with Food Donations in Collaboration with Save the Children and WRI 10x20x30 News Update 08 Jul 2021 Food Waste CGF Japan Supports Vulnerable Families with Food Donations in Collaboration with Save the Children and WRI 10x20x30 On June 23rd, 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Japan Sustainability Local Group, WRI 10x20x30 Food Waste Japan Project and Save the Children Japan held an online press conference to announce their collaboration to provide 3,000 food boxes during the upcoming summer holiday to help vulnerable families and their children impacted by Covid-19. During the press […]
Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability Press Release 27 Nov 2017 Environmental Sustainability Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum Creates Japan Local Group Committed to Addressing Today’s Sustainability Challenges; Implementation of Sustainability Resolutions Key Priority   TOKYO, 27th November 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has hosted the first-ever meeting of its newly-created Japan Sustainability Local Group. Part of its ongoing regionalisation strategy, the launch of the Japan Local Group […]
CGF Japan Collaborates with Save the Children Japan for the Second Year to Provide Food Support Boxes News Update 01 Aug 2022 Food Waste CGF Japan Collaborates with Save the Children Japan for the Second Year to Provide Food Support Boxes The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Japan Sustainability Local Group (JSLG), WRI 10x20x30 Food Waste Reduction Initiative Japan Project and Save the Children Japan have agreed to collaborate and conduct this supporting program in July and December 2022 and will provide “Children’s Food Support Boxes” to families in financial difficulties (3,200 families each time). This will […]
GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan  by 2020 Target and Beyond Press Release 27 Sep 2017 GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond Japan Focus Day draws 400 delegates under the theme of Local Implementation and Global Harmonisation GFSI receives unprecedented support from Japan government GFSI Japanese-language website launched   PARIS and TOKYO, 27th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes […]
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 […]
Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan Blog 08 Jun 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Healthy Lifestyles: A Snapshot of the CHL Initiative at AEON Stores in Japan View Original Japanese Post An Ageing Society     Japan is ageing more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, with estimates suggesting one in three people will be over 65 by 2035. Japan also has the highest life expectancy in comparison to other developed countries, with data showing that the main concerns amongst elderly […]
Collaboration for Healthier Lives Japan Launches Collaborative Municipality Project News Update 21 Apr 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Collaboration for Healthier Lives Japan Launches Collaborative Municipality Project On 19 April 2021 members of The Consumer Goods Forum, AEON, Ajinomoto, Kokubu, and Kikkoman, launched a collaborative project tackling salt reduction, in partnership with Chiba City, Japan. This marks a key milestone in Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Japan’s mission to promote healthier lifestyle habits and extend healthier life expectancy. Through the project, members aim […]
CGF Sustainability Directors Visit Japan and China as Regional Offices Create Local Groups on Sustainability News Update 19 Feb 2019 Social Sustainability CGF Sustainability Directors Visit Japan and China as Regional Offices Create Local Groups on Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability directors, Didier Bergeret, Director of Social Sustainability and Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Environmental Sustainability, recently visited Japan and China respectively to provide support to the regional offices and explore opportunities for further engagement with local members on key sustainability topics. The CGF plans to create a Local Group focused […]
CHL Japan Scales Up Collaborative Municipality Project to Improve Eating Habits in Chiba City News Update 31 May 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Japan Scales Up Collaborative Municipality Project to Improve Eating Habits in Chiba City In April 2022, the CHL Japan team have renewed their partnership with Chiba city to support the ambition of ‘Improvement of Eating Habits of Chiba Citizens’.  The partnership began in 2021 with the support of members of The Consumer Goods Forum, AEON Co., Ltd., Ajinomoto Co.,Inc., Kokubu Group Corp. and Kikkoman Corporation to collectively tackle […]
CHL Japan Publishes Report on Supply Chains for Consumer Goods in the Age of COVID-19 News Update 05 Mar 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Japan Publishes Report on Supply Chains for Consumer Goods in the Age of COVID-19 The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Japan local initiative has published a report on Supply Chains for Consumer Goods in the Age of COVID-19. This comes after a state of emergency was declared in Japan due to the pandemic, forcing companies to play their part in finding ways to keep their employees […]
CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group Progresses on Social Objectives News Update 16 Nov 2021 Social Sustainability CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group Progresses on Social Objectives The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Japan Social Working Group, an initiative of the CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group (JSLG), has entered its second year of  work with great participation from 22 members and one observer. The Japan Social Working Group is led by Ajinomoto as its group leader, and works in line with the CGF’s […]
Health & Wellness Director and Committee Co-Chair Speak at Japan Day News Update 03 May 2018 Health & Wellness Health & Wellness Director and Committee Co-Chair Speak at Japan Day Last month, our Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh and Health & Wellness Committee Co-Chair Isabelle Grosmaitre (Alimentation Initiative Catalyst, Danone) travelled to Tokyo to speak at ‘Japan Day’, the annual event of our Japanese membership. Sharon and Isabelle talked about the work of the Health & Wellness Pillar and thanked the Japanese companies in […]
CGF Environmental Director, Ignacio Gavilan to Co-Chair Panel at ATMOsphere Japan in Tokyo News Update 31 Jan 2018 Environmental Sustainability CGF Environmental Director, Ignacio Gavilan to Co-Chair Panel at ATMOsphere Japan in Tokyo On February 13th 2018, Ignacio Gavilan, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Environmental Director, will lead a panel discussion during ATMOsphere Japan in Tokyo, at the Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa. The panel, entitled “Future of the Industry End User Panel”, will also include speakers from Ajinomoto, Yoshio Ice Manufacturing Refrigeration, Lawson, Nara Coop and AEON. This […]
SSCI Coordinator and CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group Co-chair Join Seafood Expo Asia Reconnect News Update 18 Nov 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Coordinator and CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group Co-chair Join Seafood Expo Asia Reconnect On 18th November, Coordinator for the The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI), Sairindri Christisabrina, participated in a virtual discussion at the annual Seafood Expo Asia Reconnect with Yumie Kawashima, Manager, CSR Team, AEON. AEON is a key member of the SSCI, and Yumie was appointed the new Co-chair of the CGF […]
Collaborating to Help Extend a Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan Blog 26 Jul 2018 Health & Wellness Collaborating to Help Extend a Healthy Life Expectancy in Japan View Original Japanese Post Kao’s Unique Approach to Health Care     Kao is constantly exploring new disciplines in science and deepening scientific knowledge and insights to develop technologies that will create an added-value for our products and for our consumers worldwide. The Human Health Care Business is an example of this, where we focus […]
Guidelines for Responsible Recruitment of Foreign Workers as Technical Intern Trainees and Specified Skill Workers (Japan) (English Reference Translation) Publication 16 Nov 2021 Social Sustainability Guidelines for Responsible Recruitment of Foreign Workers as Technical Intern Trainees and Specified Skill Workers (Japan) (English Reference Translation)