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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 the Forest Positive Journey,” which offers a comprehensive illustration of the Coalition’s strategy to lead cross-sector efforts in ending commodity-driven […]
CGF Key Contributor to 2016 COP22 Global Climate Finance Publication News Update 30 Jan 2017 CGF Key Contributor to 2016 COP22 Global Climate Finance Publication We are pleased to share the latest edition of the Global Climate Finance Report, a publication dedicated to raising awareness of and recognising organisations for their outstanding contributions in advancing the global climate change discussion. The 2016 edition showcased a wide variety of organisations including contributions from the United Nations Office for Project Services, the CDP […]
Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod  to GFSI’s Collective Industry Achievements Press Release 21 Sep 2017 Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod to GFSI’s Collective Industry Achievements PARIS, 21st September 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has been the subject of a freshly-published, peer-reviewed research paper in the Journal of Food Protection titled “Impact of the Global Food Safety Initiative on Food Safety Worldwide: Statistical Analysis of a Survey of International Food Processors”. The paper’s results confirm the rationale behind […]
Four Brands Add Their Refrigeration Stories to Updated CGF Publication News Update 27 Apr 2018 Environmental Sustainability Four Brands Add Their Refrigeration Stories to Updated CGF Publication The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an updated Refrigeration Booklet, featuring more real-life examples of how CGF members are overcoming technical and geographical challenges to phase out harmful HFCs. When implemented at scale, a HFC phase-down will have huge impact, offering one of the most cost-effective climate mitigation strategies available in the world today. […]
Seven Brands Add Their Food Waste Stories to Updated CGF Publication News Update 02 Oct 2017 Environmental Sustainability Seven Brands Add Their Food Waste Stories to Updated CGF Publication The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an updated Food Waste Booklet, featuring yet more real life examples of how CGF members are measuring and reducing food loss and waste. In 2015, the CGF launched its Food Waste Resolution, with members agreeing to halve food waste in their own operations by 2025 and in line […]
Sustainable Soy Focus of New Publications from The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 23 May 2016 Sustainable Soy Focus of New Publications from The Consumer Goods Forum CGF Seeks Further Engagement from Global Membership in Order to Meet 2020 Zero Net Deforestation Resolution CGF Publishes 2nd Edition of the Sustainable Soy Sourcing Guidelines and First Calculation Guidelines for the Measurement of Embedded Soy Usage in Consumer Goods   PARIS, 23rd May 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published two […]
CGF Sustainability Director Contributes to New ITC ‘Sustainability Standards’ Report News Update 27 Sep 2021 Social Sustainability CGF Sustainability Director Contributes to New ITC ‘Sustainability Standards’ Report Didier Bergeret, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Director of Sustainability, has contributed to a new publication released by the International Trade Centre (ITC) entitled, “Sustainability Standards: A New Deal to Build Forward Better”. The publication was released as part of the ITC’s Trade for Sustainable Development Forum.  In his interview, entitled “COVID-19: Shining a Spotlight on […]
Press Release 29 Jul 2014 Environmental Sustainability New Soy Sourcing Guidelines to Help Drive Implementation of ‘Zero Net Deforestation’ Resolution PARIS, 29th July 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“The Forum”) today announced publication of the first-ever “Sustainable Soy Sourcing Guidelines”. The new document, available publicly, is seen as another important step for the consumer goods industry that looks to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020, as outlined in The Forum’s resolution on deforestation.   […]
CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet Press Release 27 Oct 2016 Environmental Sustainability CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet Examples of successful food loss and waste reduction approaches from consumer goods companies on show as part of new collection of case studies   PARIS, 27th October 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the publication of its first-ever Food Waste Booklet, a compilation of real-life examples from the CGF members on […]
Press Release 11 Aug 2015 The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines Consumer Goods Industry’s First Ever Set of Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines to Help Drive Implementation of ‘Zero Net Deforestation’ Resolution   PARIS, 11th August 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) today announced publication of the first-ever ‘Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines’ (the “Guidelines”). This publicly available document is an important step in helping […]
14 Stakeholders and 2 CGF Members add their Case Studies to Updated Forced Labour Publications News Update 23 Oct 2018 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour 14 Stakeholders and 2 CGF Members add their Case Studies to Updated Forced Labour Publications The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an updated edition of its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet, which has been expanded to include examples provided by 14 stakeholder organisations and 2 new CGF member companies on how they are tackling forced labour. The booklet showcases actionable insights and learnings from CGF member companies, business […]
Press Release 07 Mar 2013 The Consumer Goods Forum Introduces Sustainability Activation Toolkit ‘How-to’ guide will drive the implementation of the sustainability resolutions    PARIS, 7th March 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the publication of its Sustainability Activation Toolkit. As the consumer goods industry continues to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain, there is an increasing need to share progress and experience amongst consumer […]
Press Release 24 Jan 2012 The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Glossary for Sustainability  PARIS, France, 24th January 2012 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces today the publication of a glossary of commonly used terms that businesses can use to describe their environmental sustainability efforts and achievements.    Since its formation in 2009 the CGF has made significant progress in supporting consumer goods retailers and manufacturers in acting […]
Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains Press Release 30 May 2017 Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains Members of The Consumer Goods Forum Share Real Stories on Business Actions Against Forced Labour in New Case Studies Booklet PARIS, 20th June 2017 – With 21 million victims of forced labour in the world today, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively promoting responsible business actions to help eradicate forced labour in […]
CGF Featured in Global Cause’s “Labour Exploitation” Campaign 2017 Featured in the Observer News Update 21 Dec 2017 Social Sustainability CGF Featured in Global Cause’s “Labour Exploitation” Campaign 2017 Featured in the Observer On December 10th, Human Rights Day, Global Cause launched its 2017 Labour Exploitation Campaign as an independent supplement in the Observer. The expert-led publication, which launched on Human Rights Day, looks at how the UK and global powers are tackling modern slavery, human trafficking, child labour and other horrors of labour exploitation. The CGF’s Social […]
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 The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action – led by Alexandre Bompard, CEO, Carrefour, and Grant F. Reid, CEO, Mars, Incorporated – today demonstrates critical progress on its commitment to publicly report against new performance metrics to end commodity-driven deforestation, in a major push to increase collective transparency To help achieve a forest […]