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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 […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era. *This is an update to a previously published article 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 […]
Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing Blog 16 Apr 2019 Health & Wellness Working Together Towards Positive Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing The Issues of Mental Health and Wellbeing Issues of mental health are widespread across communities around the globe. While there have been substantial efforts made by some countries and organisations to better the mental health of populations and employees, a significant amount of work remains to be done. The lack of access to mental health […]
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 […]
Mental Health at Work Infographic 08 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Mental Health at Work
Why a Culture of Health is Critical to Business Blog 25 Oct 2019 Health & Wellness Why a Culture of Health is Critical to Business As part of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit this week, Rosie Warin, CEO of next-generation management consultancy Kin&Co, explains why businesses need to move away from standalone wellbeing programmes and policies and towards a holistic culture of health. Globally, things aren’t looking great for the health of the general population, particularly through the […]
Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part One Blog 06 Sep 2016 Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part One Many employers understand the relationship between the health of their employees and the health of their business. Globally, almost two-thirds of companies with effective health and productivity programmes believe they perform better than their competitors. Many CGF members know that when they focus on mitigating the impact of things like Non-Communicable Diseases and stress, and […]
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 […]
CHL and Johnson & Johnson Hold Conversation Session on Employee Mental Health During COVID-19 News Update 08 Mar 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL and Johnson & Johnson Hold Conversation Session on Employee Mental Health During COVID-19 The second instalment in the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Employee Experts Conversation Series, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson, took place on 25 February 2021. Johnson & Johnson’s Jennifer Posa, Global Head of Employee Mental Well-Being & Workplace Effectiveness, and Sean Chai, Global Head of Employee Health Innovation CoE, took a deep dive into […]
CHL Coalition Takes Stock of 2021 Progress and Maps Out Priorities for the New Year News Update 21 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition Takes Stock of 2021 Progress and Maps Out Priorities for the New Year On 12th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition (CHL) held their second annual Steering Committee meeting of the year in Paris and online. The meeting marked an opportunity for the Coalition’s governance team to take stock of their work delivered since the last bi-annual meeting held in March, to […]
Johnson & Johnson Was Truly Built for Times Like This Blog 17 Mar 2021 Health & Wellness Johnson & Johnson Was Truly Built for Times Like This Johnson & Johnson has been actively engaged in fighting pandemics for over a century. We have done it before, and we will do it again. With our global reach comes a responsibility and unique ability to leverage our deep scientific expertise and extensive partnerships to take on this challenge. Our more than 130,000 employees around […]
Barilla Provides Insights into Its Own Transformation Journey with Wisdom Works in Support of Employee Health & Wellbeing and a Better Brand News Update 30 Apr 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Barilla Provides Insights into Its Own Transformation Journey with Wisdom Works in Support of Employee Health & Wellbeing and a Better Brand In the latest episode of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Employee Experts Conversation Series, CHL Director Sharon Bligh was joined by CGF member Julia Schwoerer, VP of Marketing, Mulino Bianco, Barilla Group, and Renee Moorefield, CEO, and Dianne Culhane, Brand Strategist & Executive Wellbeing Coach, at Wisdom Works Group. As part of the CHL […]
Shaping Collaboration to Promote Healthier Lives Blog 03 Dec 2020 Health & Wellness Shaping Collaboration to Promote Healthier Lives There will be a before 2020 and after 2020! It’s clear that there is now a profound disruption happening in our society. The pandemic has caused a dramatic shift in both our expectations and perceptions, and health has been thrust into the limelight. Health is what matters – health of people and our planet – […]
Nurturing Health Through Food: Our DNA Blog 25 Oct 2018 Health & Wellness Nurturing Health Through Food: Our DNA Obesity has nearly tripled since 1975 worldwide. The World Health Organisation predicts that diabetes will keep on being the 7th leading cause of death in 2030. Cardiovascular diseases are the number 1 global cause: according to the WHO’s most recent data, an estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2016, representing 31% of all […]
CHL Coalition Launches Employee Experts Conversation Series News Update 03 Feb 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition Launches Employee Experts Conversation Series Driving actions in support of employee wellbeing is a key part of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s leadership agenda. The Coalition works towards looking into ways to make progress within the industry to collectively help employees around the world pursue healthier lifestyles. As part of these efforts, the CHL […]
Driving Workforce Nutrition for Healthy Employees and Healthy Business Blog 25 Nov 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Driving Workforce Nutrition for Healthy Employees and Healthy Business As a Nutritionist, I am convinced that good nutrition, along with physical activity, is one of the most critical drivers of good health and wellbeing. According to the World Health Organization, consuming a healthy diet throughout one’s lifespan helps to prevent malnutrition in all its forms, as well as a range of noncommunicable diseases. However, […]