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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...
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...
CGF Joint Statement on Human Rights in the Palm Oil Sector Press Release 21 Jan 2021 Human Rights CGF Joint Statement on Human Rights in the Palm Oil Sector PARIS, 21 January 2021 — As collectives of major global companies with supply chains in the palm oil sector,  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition and Human Rights Coalition — Working to End...
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.
CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour Press Release 05 Oct 2020 Human Rights CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour PARIS, 5 October 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has today launched a public consultation on its framework for the implementation of forced labour-focused...
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...
Forest Positive Approach Is Key Driver of Industry Progress and Credibility on Deforestation, Forest 500 Results Show Blog 10 Mar 2023 Forest Positive Forest Positive Approach Is Key Driver of Industry Progress and Credibility on Deforestation, Forest 500 Results Show To create a forest positive future for climate, people, and nature, businesses must take action quickly and at scale to address deforestation, forest degradation, and conversion risks in their supply chains. As our planet continues...
Collaboration, transparency and monitoring enabling faster deforestation progress Press Release 19 Oct 2023 Forest Positive Collaboration, transparency and monitoring enabling faster deforestation progress In their 2023 Annual Report, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition showcases remarkable progress in combating deforestation and enhancing transparency across palm oil, soy, paper, pulp, and beef supply chains. With a focus on...
How Unilever is Supporting Sustainable Palm Oil Production Through a Landscape Approach in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia Blog 15 Nov 2022 Forest Positive How Unilever is Supporting Sustainable Palm Oil Production Through a Landscape Approach in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia At Unilever, we are committed to achieving a deforestation-free supply chain. We recognise that the private sector must work in partnership to tackle challenging issues. Since joining the Forest Positive Coalition, we engaged with other...
Fighting for Forests: The Leuser Ecosystem Blog 26 Jan 2015 Environmental Sustainability Fighting for Forests: The Leuser Ecosystem   But as well as providing a unique home for nature, the Leuser ecosystem also provides essential services to millions of Sumatrans.  Their livelihoods and food supply rely on environmental services such as freshwater for...
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...
Forest Positive Coalition of Action Responds to COP27 Agriculture Sector Roadmap to 1.5°C Press Release 15 Feb 2023 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition of Action Responds to COP27 Agriculture Sector Roadmap to 1.5°C PARIS, 15th February 2023 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has issued a statement addressed to the 14 signatories of the Agriculture Sector Roadmap to 1.5°C, which was launched in...
A Positive Journey: Collaboration and Participation in Creating Forest Positive Roadmaps Blog 26 Nov 2020 Forest Positive A Positive Journey: Collaboration and Participation in Creating Forest Positive Roadmaps The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition brings together 18 companies, retailers and manufacturers, all committed to accelerate progress and transformation towards a forest positive future. At Proforest, we’ve been pleased to be part...
Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Press Release 06 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy
International Day of Forests Blog 21 Mar 2019 Forest Positive International Day of Forests Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to honor and enjoy forests. Most days we rush without paying too much attention past the forests in our lives, those growing alongside our farm fields...
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...