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Press Release 12 Jun 2013 Royal Ahold and Nestlé CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum    TOKYO and PARIS, 12th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global, parity-based network for the consumer goods industry, today announced it has elected two new Co-Chairs: Dick Boer, CEO of international retailing group Royal Ahold, and Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestlé. The pair will replace outgoing co-chairs Muhtar Kent of The […]
Middle East Children Adopting Fruits & Vegetables Through Nestlé and LuLu Supermarkets Collaboration Blog 18 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness Middle East Children Adopting Fruits & Vegetables Through Nestlé and LuLu Supermarkets Collaboration Children in the Middle East have been adopting fruits and vegetables in droves, influenced by a tasting movement driven by us at Nestlé Middle East and our partners at the LuLu Group. It is generally recognized that early life offers the best opportunity to impact long-term health, which is why we have been encouraging kids […]
Nestlé’s System to Tackle Child Labor Works – Now We’re Scaling It Up Blog 10 Dec 2019 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Nestlé’s System to Tackle Child Labor Works – Now We’re Scaling It Up I’ve headed up the Nestlé Cocoa Plan for almost 12 years, so I’ve seen at firsthand how our Child Labor Monitoring and Remediation System, (CLMRS), works and how it has benefitted kids and families in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. As demonstrated in our 2019 report ‘Tackling Child Labor’, it is making a real difference to […]
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. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
Helping 50 Million Children Lead Healthier Lives by 2030 Blog 26 Nov 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Helping 50 Million Children Lead Healthier Lives by 2030 “How do I get my kids to eat more veggies?” Parents face this and many other questions on a day-to-day basis as they try to give their children a healthy start in life. I know – I’m one of them! It turns out that one of the answers to the vegetable question is to involve […]
Celebrating Parenthood – Our Parental Policy Helps Nurture the Precious Parent-Child Bond Blog 18 Dec 2019 Health & Wellness Celebrating Parenthood – Our Parental Policy Helps Nurture the Precious Parent-Child Bond Caring for employees is a crucial component of the Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Health & Wellness leadership agenda. Its key focus area: to explore means by which the industry can empower employees in communities around the world to pursue healthier lifestyles. As the founding member of the CGF and the Global Co-Lead of the Health […]
Nestlé: Learnings From Our Journey Towards Deforestation-free Supply Chains Blog 02 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Nestlé: Learnings From Our Journey Towards Deforestation-free Supply Chains When Nestlé first committed to no deforestation in 2010, it was the beginning of a major journey. There wasn’t an industry-wide definition of deforestation, there was limited visibility beyond direct suppliers and that made it difficult to assess deforestation risks. Now, a decade later, we have progressed enormously: ingredients that are high-risk for deforestation are largely traceable. We developed a […]
Working Together to Build Trust in Sustainable Supply Chains Blog 25 Jun 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Working Together to Build Trust in Sustainable Supply Chains Prioritising sustainability has never been more important. With more people involved in forced labour than at any time in history, and with land area the size of New Zealand being deforested in 2016, business and governments face a clear call to action. On our side, as a business and Board member company of The Consumer […]
Press Release 04 Feb 2013 Food Safety Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Welcomes New Board Members PARIS, France, 4th February 2013 – Yves Rey, Chairman of the Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors and Corporate Quality General Manager, Danone, France announced today that three new Board members will join the GFSI Board of Directors, effective from January 2013.    The GFSI Board is delighted to welcome:  John Carter, Senior Director […]
Chris Tyas, Senior Vice President Global Head Supply Chain at Nestlé Introduces the SSCI at the Global Summit News Update 22 Jun 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Chris Tyas, Senior Vice President Global Head Supply Chain at Nestlé Introduces the SSCI at the Global Summit   On Friday 15th June, Chris Tyas,  Global Head Supply Chain of Nestlé presented The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) at the Global Summit in Singapore. During the I-Talk session, entitled “Making Responsible Sourcing Easier for the Industry” Tyas gave delegates insight into the CGF’s newest initiative which is due to […]
What We Learnt From Our Forest Footprint Pilot Exercise Blog 10 Dec 2020 Forest Positive What We Learnt From Our Forest Footprint Pilot Exercise Working towards a ‘Forest Positive’ strategy   Since Nestlé made its no-deforestation commitment in 2010, we have worked directly within our supply chains to ensure that we know where the palm oil and other raw materials we buy come from. We now go all the way back to the plantation or the smallholder, verify that […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2010 The Coca‐Cola Company and Carrefour Chiefs to Head Collaborative Industry Platform Muhtar Kent and Lars Olofsson elected co‐chairs of The  Consumer Goods Forum    PARIS, 24th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca‐Cola Company, and  Lars Olofsson, CEO of Carrefour, the world’s second‐largest retailer, as its new co‐chairs. Jointly, the co‐chairs will drive cross‐industry collaborative action […]
News Update 23 Jun 2016 CEOs Talk Health & Wellness During Global Summit in Cape Town Some 800 c-level delegates were on hand as the Global Summit celebrated its 60th birthday in Cape Town this June. With it focus on seizing opportunities in the face of disruption, a number of sessions referenced consumer health and the impact changing consumer demands are having on our industry. However, there were three sessions in particular that […]
[WEBINAR] Health & Wellness Learning Series – Responsible Marketing to Children Insights with Nestlé Webinar 20 Jun 2017 [WEBINAR] Health & Wellness Learning Series – Responsible Marketing to Children Insights with Nestlé
Webinar Recording: Health & Wellness Learning Series – Responsible Marketing to Children Insights with Nestlé Webinar 20 Jun 2017 Webinar Recording: Health & Wellness Learning Series – Responsible Marketing to Children Insights with Nestlé
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 Campbell and Pick n Pay Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board  — Denise Morrison and Gareth Ackerman will run the global industry body for next two years — Announcement made at end of CGF Annual Summit, held in New York   Paris and New York, 24th June, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, announced today that it […]