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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 CGF and Partners Return to Malaysia and Thailand for Roundtable & Governmental Dialogue on Responsible Recruitment News Update 01 Oct 2019 Social Sustainability The CGF and Partners Return to Malaysia and Thailand for Roundtable & Governmental Dialogue on Responsible Recruitment In July 2019, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to return to Malaysia and Thailand to host a regional roundtable and two sets of governmental dialogue sessions in the respective countries. The 2019 series...
In New Project, Consumer Goods Companies Team Up with Palm Oil Companies to Fight Forced Labour in Malaysia Press Release 20 Oct 2022 Human Rights In New Project, Consumer Goods Companies Team Up with Palm Oil Companies to Fight Forced Labour in Malaysia PARIS and KUALA LUMPUR, 20th October 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has launched its People Positive Palm (P3) Project, designed to drive collaboration...
CGF Social Sustainability Manager Facilitated Breakout Session at RBA Roundtable on Forced Labour in Penang, Malaysia News Update 15 Feb 2018 Human Rights CGF Social Sustainability Manager Facilitated Breakout Session at RBA Roundtable on Forced Labour in Penang, Malaysia On February 1st 2018, Social Sustainability Manager Nadia Bunce facilitated a breakout session at the Responsible Business Alliance’s (RBA) “Supply Chain Forced Labour Training and Roundtables” event in Penang, Malaysia. The event brought together suppliers,...
Sabah Landscape in Malaysia: Building forest and people positive capacity throughout the value chain Blog 06 Oct 2023 Forest Positive Sabah Landscape in Malaysia: Building forest and people positive capacity throughout the value chain This impact story is part of a collection of narratives that bring to life some of the complex challenges Forest Positive Coalition members are facing on our forest positive journey and our lessons learned. We’re...
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...
Press Release 11 Feb 2015 Malaysia to Host Top-Ranked Global Food Safety Conference  The Consumer Goods Forum GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2015 convenes in Kuala Lumpur 3rd – 5th March First time the world’s premium food safety event is hosted in Asia Over 800 global delegates expected...
Assessing Forced Labor Risks in the Palm Oil Sector in Indonesia and Malaysia Publication 14 Nov 2018 Human Rights Assessing Forced Labor Risks in the Palm Oil Sector in Indonesia and Malaysia
The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry Press Release 06 Nov 2018 Social Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry PARIS, 6th November 2018 – Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together accounting for 86 percent of global production and employing nearly 3.5 million workers, largely migrants from poorer neighbouring regions and countries.
How Kellogg Company Supports Farmer Livelihoods Blog 19 Apr 2023 Forest Positive How Kellogg Company Supports Farmer Livelihoods Kellogg is one of the original plant-based companies. Our founder understood the importance of using quality ingredients and giving back to communities. Naturally, farmers and their workers are at the heart of these ideas. Kellogg’s...
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...
How Businesses Are Creating Landscapes That Are #ForestPositiveForAll Blog 21 Mar 2023 Forest Positive How Businesses Are Creating Landscapes That Are #ForestPositiveForAll As brands and retailers, consumer goods companies rely on forest ecosystems to provide essential commodities, along with the millions of people employed in global supply chains who live and work in forests. However, they are...
Roundtable Insights on Advancing the Responsible Recruitment of Migrant Workers in Southeast Asia News Update 21 Sep 2023 Human Rights Roundtable Insights on Advancing the Responsible Recruitment of Migrant Workers in Southeast Asia KUALA LUMPUR, September 2023 – In collaboration with the Institute for Human Rights and Business, and the Responsible Labor Initiative, an initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, the Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition...
The CGF and Key Industry Partners Host Roundtable on Responsible Recruitment in Myanmar News Update 21 Jun 2019 Human Rights The CGF and Key Industry Partners Host Roundtable on Responsible Recruitment in Myanmar The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to hold the first in the 2019 series of regional roundtables on responsible recruitment in Yangon, Myanmar on 15th May 2019, alongside the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB)‘s Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment,...
Social Sustainability Team Announces 2019 Events and Publishes Calendar of Forced Labour Events News Update 27 Mar 2019 Human Rights Social Sustainability Team Announces 2019 Events and Publishes Calendar of Forced Labour Events Building on the successful 2018 Regional Roundtables on Responsible Recruitment, and subsequent governmental dialogue in Malaysia and Thailand, The Consumer Goods Forum; the Institute for Human Rights and Business and the Responsible Labor Initiative will...
Celebrating WHO Self-Care Movement with Preventative Health Initiatives from A.S. Watson Group Blog 03 Aug 2023 Health & Wellness Celebrating WHO Self-Care Movement with Preventative Health Initiatives from A.S. Watson Group The CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL) has launched a workstream to focus on Preventative Health, which addresses one of the biggest shifts in life priorities after the COVID-19 pandemic. During the...