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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...
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.
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia News Update 23 May 2022 Corporate CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia CGF Members Joined by the First Lady of Colombia and Minister of the Environment The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) recently welcomed the return of its Latin America (LatAm) Board Meeting. The LatAm Board took place...
Business Leaders Join to Accelerate Positive Impact at the Global Summit 2023 Press Release 08 Jun 2023 Global Summit Business Leaders Join to Accelerate Positive Impact at the Global Summit 2023 KYOTO, 8 June 2023 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF’s) 2023 Global Summit drew to a close today after a two-day programme centred on the Pursuit of Harmony in Turmoil: Working Together to Make a...
Collaboration Has Never Been More Critical: 2022 Must be the Year to Prioritise Partnership Working Blog 28 Jan 2022 Corporate Collaboration Has Never Been More Critical: 2022 Must be the Year to Prioritise Partnership Working As we race towards the planet’s best last chance to halt runaway climate change and the 2030 deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, time to ensure a greener planet and thriving communities is short. Almost...
Announcing Sharon Bligh as Director of Health and Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum News Update 07 Jul 2023 Environmental Sustainability Announcing Sharon Bligh as Director of Health and Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum Paris, July 7, 2023 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is thrilled to announce Sharon Bligh in a new, expanded leadership role as Director of Health and Sustainability.  In this role, Sharon continues to lead...
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...
Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report Press Release 30 Nov 2021 Corporate Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report PARIS, 30th November — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today publishes its first annual report, ‘Collective action today, impact at scale tomorrow – review 2021’. The report details the collaboration of over 400 members and...