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Plastic Waste Coalition Director Welcomes Landmark “Zero Draft” for a Binding Global Treaty on Plastic Pollution News Update 18 Sep 2023 Plastic Waste Plastic Waste Coalition Director Welcomes Landmark “Zero Draft” for a Binding Global Treaty on Plastic Pollution On September 4, the United Nations published a first draft, or “zero draft,” of its global treaty to end plastic pollution. The draft marks historic progress towards a legally binding instrument, addressing the full lifecycle...
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...
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP News Update 11 May 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Hosts Informational Webinar on Plastic Treaty with UNEP On 26th April, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held an informative webinar for members alongside the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) to provide more information on UNEP’s Plastics Treaty. Llorenç...
How We Design Our Way Out of Our Plastic Problem Blog 08 Dec 2022 Plastic Waste How We Design Our Way Out of Our Plastic Problem Our relationship with plastic needs to change, and fast. The urgency around the plastics issue has been felt even more keenly since negotiations for a legally binding global plastic treaty began last month. There is...
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...
CGF China Golden Design Rules Case Study Booklets Launched in Chinese and English News Update 13 Jul 2023 Plastic Waste CGF China Golden Design Rules Case Study Booklets Launched in Chinese and English SHANGHAI, CHINA — The Consumer Goods Forum China has issued its Golden Design Rules (GDR) Case Study Booklet at the 3rd Annual CGF China Health and Sustainability Collaboration Conference on March 21, 2023. Sixteen CGF...
CGF CEOs Release a Video Message Ahead of INC2 UNEP Plastic Treaty Negotiations News Update 23 May 2023 Plastic Waste CGF CEOs Release a Video Message Ahead of INC2 UNEP Plastic Treaty Negotiations CEO’s from some of the world’s leading Consumer Goods Companies have come together to deliver a video message ahead of multilateral negotiations towards a Global Plastics Treaty to be held in Paris at the end...
CGF Sustainability Director Calls for Cross-Sector Action to Reduce Plastic Waste at 2023 Economist Impact World Ocean Summit News Update 06 Feb 2023 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Calls for Cross-Sector Action to Reduce Plastic Waste at 2023 Economist Impact World Ocean Summit At the Economist Impact’s World Ocean Summit this month, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan, will set out the progress made towards reducing plastic waste by the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition and...
How the World Is Progressing Towards a Circular Economy for Plastic Blog 23 Feb 2021 Plastic Waste How the World Is Progressing Towards a Circular Economy for Plastic Since 2018, more than 1,000 organisations have united behind a common vision and targets for a circular economy for plastic. In just a few years, the circular economy has been put on the agenda of...
Delivering a Circular Economy for Plastics – A Message from CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs Video 23 May 2023 Plastic Waste Delivering a Circular Economy for Plastics – A Message from CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs A legally binding UN treaty is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end the plastic pollution crisis in a globally coordinated way. Hear from CEOs from member companies of the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition about leading industry...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Panel on Circular Economy at INC-3 in Nairobi News Update 11 Dec 2023 CGF Sustainability Director Joins Panel on Circular Economy at INC-3 in Nairobi On 16th November, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Cédric Dever, joined a panel discussion dedicated to a circular economy for plastics at the third session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-3),...
To Mark First-Ever Zero Waste Day, CGF Director of Sustainability Explains Why We Need to Create a Circular Economy News Update 04 Apr 2023 Plastic Waste To Mark First-Ever Zero Waste Day, CGF Director of Sustainability Explains Why We Need to Create a Circular Economy In a recent article published by EDIE, The Consumer Goods Forum Director of Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan, marks the UN’s first-ever Zero Waste Day by exploring the necessity of creating a circular economy. Entitled “Creating a...
Report Shows Challenges of 2022 Didn’t Slow Action on Global Issues by Consumer Goods Companies Press Release 11 Jan 2023 Corporate Report Shows Challenges of 2022 Didn’t Slow Action on Global Issues by Consumer Goods Companies The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF’s) 2022 annual report demonstrates tangible progress in addressing some of the global challenges facing the industry such as food waste, plastic pollution, deforestation and human rights challenges Contributions in the...
Sustainable Retail Summit 2023 – Day 1 Highlights Press Release 18 Oct 2023 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit 2023 – Day 1 Highlights COPENHAGEN, 18th October 2023: Under the glittering lights of the Tivoli Hotel’s exhibition centre in Copenhagen, Denmark, The Consumer Goods Forum commenced its 8th edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit which brings together more than...
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...