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Ahold Delhaize and Mondelez International CEOs Announced as New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 07 Jun 2023 Global Summit Ahold Delhaize and Mondelez International CEOs Announced as New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Frans Muller, President & CEO of Ahold Delhaize, and Dirk Van de Put, Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International, take the helm as new Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), with a vision to...
One Good Cookie: How Mondelēz International is Creating Healthier Snacks Blog 12 Oct 2017 One Good Cookie: How Mondelēz International is Creating Healthier Snacks   This rapidly growing demand for well-being snacks is the biggest trend that global food companies need to adjust to. We spoke with Christine McGrath, Chief Well-being Sustainability, Public & Government Affairs Officer, and Robin...
METRO AG, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelēz International and Target Executives to Lead Sustainability Committee at the CGF Press Release 26 Mar 2019 Social Sustainability METRO AG, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelēz International and Target Executives to Lead Sustainability Committee at the CGF PARIS, 25th March 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum announced today that the Sustainability Steering Committee has elected a new leadership team, for a two-year renewable term. Christine Montenegro McGrath, Vice President and Chief of Global...
Human Rights Coalition Welcomes New Co-Chairs from Mondelēz International and Woolworths Group News Update 01 Jun 2023 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition Welcomes New Co-Chairs from Mondelēz International and Woolworths Group The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce that Virginie Mahin, Senior Director Global Social Sustainability & Stakeholder Engagement, Mondelēz International, and Rachel Elliott, General Manager Sustainability – Human Rights, Woolworths Group, were elected...
Industry Leaders Convene in Kyoto for The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit; Ahold Delhaize and Mondelez International CEOs Announced as New Co-Chairs Press Release 07 Jun 2023 Global Summit Industry Leaders Convene in Kyoto for The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit; Ahold Delhaize and Mondelez International CEOs Announced as New Co-Chairs KYOTO, 7 June 2023 – Over 1,000 CEOs and executives from the world’s leading companies gathered in Kyoto today for the Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, the industry’s annual meeting to set priorities and move...
Invest in Community Partner Conversations to Enhance Obesity Prevention Efforts Blog 26 Nov 2014 Invest in Community Partner Conversations to Enhance Obesity Prevention Efforts   To spark such conversations, we convened leaders of seven leading healthy lifestyle programs that we support as part of our Healthy Lifestyles Program Evaluation Workshop. Our goal was to bring program leaders together to...
New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies’ Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation Press Release 31 Mar 2021 Forest Positive New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies’ Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation PARIS, 31 March 2021 — Six months after being officially launched at New York Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published its first-ever report,  “Taking Root: Embarking on...
Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action Press Release 23 Mar 2021 Food Safety Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action PARIS, 23RD March 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is starting a new chapter as the CGF’s Coalition of Action on Food Safety....
Forest Positive Coalition Joins Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2022 News Update 27 Jun 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Joins Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2022 On 22nd June 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was represented at the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum in a session entitled “From Reducing Risks to Forest Positive Transformation: Protecting Forests in Commodity-producing...
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge....
Mapping the Road to a Forest Positive Future Podcast 22 Oct 2020 Forest Positive Mapping the Road to a Forest Positive Future In this episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden catches up with the co-chairs of the Forest Positive Coalition, Christine M. McGrath and Bertrand Swiderski, a month after the launch of the Coalition...
GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal Press Release 26 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal NICE, France, 26th February 2019 —  After thirteen years abroad, the GFSI Conference has returned to its home country of France! Over 1,000 delegates streamed through the doors of the historic Nice Acropolis this morning,...
Powerful Impact of Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Uniting to Tackle Global Challenges Press Release 27 Feb 2024 Corporate Powerful Impact of Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Uniting to Tackle Global Challenges Paris, 27 February 2024 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the only CEO-led organisation that brings together both retailers and manufacturers globally, today publishes its 2023 Annual Report, demonstrating how it is catalysing industry transformation...
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...
A Successful 5th Edition for CGF China Day in Shanghai Press Release 28 Mar 2023 Corporate A Successful 5th Edition for CGF China Day in Shanghai 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 Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics Press Release 22 Sep 2021 Forest Positive The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics PARIS, 22nd September 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has today published its first-ever Annual Report – marking the first time member businesses have aligned on a set of...