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No Plastic in Nature – A Revolution Within Our Grasp Blog 21 Aug 2019 Plastic Waste No Plastic in Nature – A Revolution Within Our Grasp In advance of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit in October 2019, Kavita Prakash-Mani, Global Conservation Director at WWF, invites the consumer goods industry to make, and act on, public commitments to plastic waste...
Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste Press Release 29 Oct 2018 Plastic Waste Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste PARIS, 29th October 2018 – The Board of Directors of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today issued a statement calling for the consumer goods industry to play a leading role in eliminating plastic waste...
L’Oréal Consumer Products Division President Alexis Perakis-Valat Appointed Co-Sponsor of Plastic Waste Coalition of Action News Update 13 Jul 2023 Plastic Waste L’Oréal Consumer Products Division President Alexis Perakis-Valat Appointed Co-Sponsor of Plastic Waste Coalition of Action PARIS, FRANCE — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce that Alexis Perakis-Valat, President of the Consumer Products Division for L’Oréal, has been appointed as the new Co-Sponsor of the Consumer Goods Forum’s...
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste Press Release 13 Jul 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste PARIS, 13th July 2021 – With a common vision of a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature – land or sea – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic...
Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment Press Release 13 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment PARIS, 13th April, 2022 – As part of its mission to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic ends up in nature, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste...
World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments Press Release 08 Dec 2020 Plastic Waste World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments PARIS, 8 December 2020 — Demonstrating global leadership in the consumer goods industry’s effort to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature, the Plastic...
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...
Announcing Cédric Dever as Director of the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action News Update 13 Sep 2023 Environmental Sustainability Announcing Cédric Dever as Director of the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action PARIS, FRANCE — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is very pleased to welcome Cédric Dever as Director of the Plastic Waste Coalition of Action (PWCOA). As the CGF’s newest director, Cédric will support 42 CEOs...
Our Plastics Plan: What We’ve Achieved in the First Four Months Blog 31 Jan 2019 Plastic Waste Our Plastics Plan: What We’ve Achieved in the First Four Months In September, we outlined how we were step changing our approach to using plastic and we shared an update on our progress before Christmas on our blog. Four months on, here’s our highlight achievements:     Reducing...
Circular Economy and the Future of Plastics Podcast 19 Jul 2019 Plastic Waste Circular Economy and the Future of Plastics In this month’s Sustainability Podcast Series, Sander Defruyt, who leads the New Plastics Economy Initiative at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, digs into the topic of plastics and offers his insight in to our industry’s progress...
The Recyclable Toothpaste Tube: Colgate’s Journey Blog 19 May 2020 Plastic Waste The Recyclable Toothpaste Tube: Colgate’s Journey In 2014, Colgate issued its first formal packaging sustainability goals, which included a commitment for all packaging to be recyclable by 2020 for three categories: Pet Nutrition, Home Care, and Personal Care. Conspicuous for its...
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...
Conscious Consumerism is Transforming Industries Blog 04 Oct 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit Conscious Consumerism is Transforming Industries Conscious consumers are voting with their phones and wallets. Sustainably aware buyers aren’t just motivated by advertising, convenience and cost. Instead, they research the companies they buy from and support to understand their purpose, business...
Sustainable Retail Summit Expert Series: Sander Defruyt, Lead of the New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Video 17 Sep 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Expert Series: Sander Defruyt, Lead of the New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation   Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit are now open! Click here to visit the event website.
Reflections as We Move into a New Decade Blog 11 Feb 2020 Environmental Sustainability Reflections as We Move into a New Decade When it comes to sustainability, we know that our current system is still far from bringing effective change. 2019 wasn’t an exception. Scientists and NGOs point to an existential threat and call for urgent action; businesses...
CGF Announces New Members for January 2022 Press Release 21 Jan 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for January 2022 PARIS, 25th January 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through...