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The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 Press Release 05 Nov 2021 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 PARIS and GLASGOW, 5th November — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced it is an official “Accelerator” of the UN’s Race to Zero campaign, to encourage faster progress on carbon reduction across its global...
New Report at NY Climate Week Urges Industry Scaling Regenerative Agriculture as Critical for The Future News Update 18 Sep 2023 Environmental Sustainability New Report at NY Climate Week Urges Industry Scaling Regenerative Agriculture as Critical for The Future At NY Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Net Zero Taskforce, Accenture and the Climate Champions Team (CCT) have jointly launched a brief report arguing that “consumer industries scale-up of regenerative agriculture is the...
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Carbon Solutions Hub to Help Industry Understand the Pathway to Net Zero Press Release 21 Jun 2022 Environmental Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Carbon Solutions Hub to Help Industry Understand the Pathway to Net Zero PARIS and DUBLIN, 21st June 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched its Carbon Solutions Hub (the Hub), a new knowledge repository built in collaboration with Accenture.
CGF Launches Net Zero Leadership Team to Spearhead Industry-Wide Climate Action News Update 27 Mar 2024 Net Zero CGF Launches Net Zero Leadership Team to Spearhead Industry-Wide Climate Action The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has announced the leadership team for its Net Zero Coalition of Action (“the Coalition”), a CEO led initiative set to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the...
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Tool to Enable Faster Decarbonisation Progress Across the Industry Press Release 08 Jun 2023 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Tool to Enable Faster Decarbonisation Progress Across the Industry KYOTO, 8th June 2023 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a Race to Zero Accelerator, has today launched a new tool that provides companies in the consumer goods and grocery retail sector with a mapping...
Open Letter to CGF Members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan on Recent IPCC Report and Need for Urgent Action News Update 12 Aug 2021 Environmental Sustainability Open Letter to CGF Members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan on Recent IPCC Report and Need for Urgent Action The Consumer Goods Forum has published an open letter to its members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan in response to the recent IPCC report and need for urgent action. Dear Members, You will have seen...
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture Press Release 10 Nov 2022 Carbon Solutions Hub The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture PARIS and SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 10th November 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched the Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries in collaboration with its members, Accenture and the Race to Zero. It has...
CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London News Update 10 Mar 2022 Corporate CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London On 8th March, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Wai-Chan Chan, spoke at the FT Climate Capital Live event in London. The three-day event was heavily focused on what needs to happen to...
Net Zero Corporate Readiness: Between Optimism and Reality Blog 14 Mar 2022 Corporate Net Zero Corporate Readiness: Between Optimism and Reality Seen through a global lens, achieving Net Zero by 2050 requires considering critical questions about how efforts should differ according to country, sector and corporation. This article highlights key findings from ENGIE Impact’s Net Zero Corporate...
ENGIE Impact Teams Up with CGF to Provide Sector with Decarbonisation Best Practices Press Release 22 Jun 2022 Environmental Sustainability ENGIE Impact Teams Up with CGF to Provide Sector with Decarbonisation Best Practices DUBLIN, 22nd June  2022 — ENGIE Impact, the solutions and services company that’s accelerating sustainability transformation worldwide, will be teaming up  with The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to drive decarbonisation within the sector. The CGF...
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Panel on Net Zero at The Economist Group’s 3rd Annual Sustainability Week News Update 20 Oct 2023 Environmental Sustainability CGF Sustainability Director Joins Panel on Net Zero at The Economist Group’s 3rd Annual Sustainability Week On October 4th 2023, Director of Health and Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sharon Bligh joined a panel discussion dedicated to looking at the consumer goods sector’s role in achieving the net zero...
Annual LatAm Board in Mexico: What’s New? News Update 12 Apr 2023 Corporate Annual LatAm Board in Mexico: What’s New? The Latin Board convened for their annual meeting on March 30th in Mexico City, where 23 members of the board of directors were present. The meeting was primarily focused on discussing the various activities that...
Powerful Impact of Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Uniting to Tackle Global Challenges Press Release 27 Feb 2024 Corporate Powerful Impact of Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Uniting to Tackle Global Challenges Paris, 27 February 2024 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the only CEO-led organisation that brings together both retailers and manufacturers globally, today publishes its 2023 Annual Report, demonstrating how it is catalysing industry transformation...
Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Blog 22 Apr 2022 Corporate Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now...
#COP26: Consumer Goods CEOs Commit to #RacetoZero Through The Consumer Goods Forum Video 05 Nov 2021 Corporate #COP26: Consumer Goods CEOs Commit to #RacetoZero Through The Consumer Goods Forum
Reduce Or Offset? Do Both. Here’s How. Blog 17 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Reduce Or Offset? Do Both. Here’s How. Carbon offsetting is a polarising, frequently misunderstood concept. Some view it as an opportunistic way for polluters to appear sustainable without reducing their carbon emissions. Others see it as a short-term tactic for jump-starting the...