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GSSI and the CGF Join Forces on a Benchmark and Recognition Tool for Social Compliance Schemes in the Seafood Sector Press Release 17 May 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative GSSI and the CGF Join Forces on a Benchmark and Recognition Tool for Social Compliance Schemes in the Seafood Sector PARIS and HAARLEM, The Netherlands, 17th May 2018 – At last month’s Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) announced their collaboration to provide a benchmark and recognition tool for social compliance schemes in the seafood sector. The CGF Social Sustainability […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New open-source Comparison Tool Launched by the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) and ITC Standards Map  Quick Scan offers easy first step assessment of supply chain social and environmental compliance against best corporate practice.   Paris and Geneva, 24 June 2015 – The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) of the Consumer Goods Forum and ITC Standards Map of the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched the GSCP-ITC Quick Scan. The new […]
Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Launch Public Consultation on At-Sea Operations Social Benchmarking Criteria Press Release 01 Jul 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Launch Public Consultation on At-Sea Operations Social Benchmarking Criteria PARIS, 1 July 2020 – Marking a significant milestone in a two-year partnership, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) are pleased to launch a public consultation on their jointly developed social compliance criteria under the At-Sea Operations scope of the SSCI benchmark. The criteria, […]
Press Release 18 Sep 2013 GSCP Publishes New Reference Tool on Social & Labour Management Systems for Suppliers  PARIS, 18th September 2013 – The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP), a business-driven programme for the continuous improvement of working and environmental conditions in global supply chains and that is facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum, today announced the publication of the GSCP Reference tool on Social & Labour Management Systems for Suppliers.    This […]
News Update 08 Jan 2017 CGF Social Sustainability Director to Speak at CSR Europe’s Responsible Sourcing Across Industries Meeting CGF’s Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at CSR Europe’s Responsible Sourcing across Industries (RSaI), 2nd meeting – Solutions to common challenges this Wednesday, 18th January. Now in its second edition, the event will bring together representatives from a variety of sector initiatives to participate in open exchange on practices, tools, challenges and […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director to Speak at FTA Multi-Stakeholder Forum in Bangkok News Update 28 Aug 2017 CGF Social Sustainability Director to Speak at FTA Multi-Stakeholder Forum in Bangkok The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming FTA Multi-Stakeholder Forum, “Enhancing Social Performance in Thai Supply Chains’ in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday 21st September. CGF’s Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, has been invited to speak at the event organised by the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) in partnership with the Ministry […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Bergen, Norway News Update 29 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at North Atlantic Seafood Forum in Bergen, Norway CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret spoke at the 13th North Atlantic Seafood Forum, held in Bergen, Norway, which took place on March 6th – 8th. The conference welcomed 960 delegates from 35 countries, (all 5 continents), and around 300 companies. Didier took part in a panel discussion on sustainability in the seafood industry which […]
News Update 13 Jun 2016 Social Sustainability Director to Speak at NY Event on Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains Didier Bergeret, director of the GSCP and the CGF’s work on social sustainability, will be joining a distinguished list of speakers at the upcoming “Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains” event at the UN Headquarters in New York on 19th July. The event, organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), aims to build […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour in Buenos Aires News Update 13 Dec 2017 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret speaks at the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour in Buenos Aires   The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to participate in the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour organised by the Argentinian Government alongside the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret was invited to speak on a panel entitled “Supply Chains: Getting on top of complexity”, […]
Social Sustainability Director speaks about Public Policy on Labour Welfare at AHIFORES International Forum News Update 26 Mar 2018 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Social Sustainability Director speaks about Public Policy on Labour Welfare at AHIFORES International Forum The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to participate in the AHIFORES Forum, “For a Modern, Productive, and Humanely Responsible Fruit and Vegetable Sector”, organised by AHIFORES (The International Fruit and Vegetable Alliance for the Promotion of Social Responsibility), in Guadalajara, Mexico. CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret was invited to take part in a […]
Social Sustainability Director to Speak at IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour News Update 07 Nov 2017 Social Sustainability Social Sustainability Director to Speak at IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Tuesday 14th – 16th November. CGF’s Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, has been invited to speak at the event organised by the Government of Argentina in partnership with the International Labour Organization […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director to Attend Seafood Task Force Event in Bangkok News Update 09 Sep 2017 CGF Social Sustainability Director to Attend Seafood Task Force Event in Bangkok During his upcoming visit to Bangkok, Didier Bergeret will be attending the Seafood Taskforce Membership Meeting on 18th – 20th September. The Seafood Task Force is a leading international industry-led alliance including major US and EU retailers, Thai manufacturers, governments and NGOs tackling social and environmental issues surrounding labour and unregulated, illegal fishing in the seafood supply […]
News Update 02 Jul 2017 Social Sustainability Director to Speak at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Conference We are delighted to confirm that Didier Bergeret, our Social Sustainability Director, has been invited to speak at the upcoming “The Public-Private Partnership in the Fight Against Human Trafficking” Conference in Moscow, which runs from 20th-21st July 2017. Organised by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), special representative and co-ordinator for combating […]
News Update 27 Mar 2017 Social Sustainability Director to Speak at Salon Traffic Conference in Paris CGF Director of Social Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at the Salon Traffic Conference in Paris, France on 5th April 2017. Salon Traffic is a trade show for fashion business services that includes a focus on sustainability. Didier will be one of six panellists in the session Sustainable Development within the Fashion Industry, sharing key insights […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret speaks at “B20 Priorities and Challenges” seminar at Argentinian Embassy, London. News Update 05 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret speaks at “B20 Priorities and Challenges” seminar at Argentinian Embassy, London. CGF Social Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret speaks at “B20 Priorities and Challenges” seminar at Argentinian Embassy, London. The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to participate in “B20 Priorities and Challenges”, a seminar hosted by the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic in London. Marcela Manubens from Unilever coordinated and facilitated the panel on social sustainability […]
CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret took part in panel discussion at UN Women’s 2018 Conference in New York News Update 28 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret took part in panel discussion at UN Women’s 2018 Conference in New York On March 9th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Social Sustainability Director Didier Bergeret took part in a panel discussion at a conference co-hosted by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) and Shiva Foundation, entitled “Collaborating to Tackle Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery” at the UN Headquarters in New York. […]