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CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour Press Release 05 Oct 2020 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour PARIS, 5 October 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has today launched a public consultation on its framework for the implementation of forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) systems in consumer goods supply chains, as well as its Palm Oil Roadmap, which outlines […]
Press Release 26 Feb 2015 Consumer Goods Industry Commits to New Guidelines on Consumer Engagement and Data Privacy The Consumer Goods Forum Brings Industry Together for Collective Agreement on Safeguarding Consumer Information Across Digital Platforms New ‘Consumer Engagement Principles’ to Promote Data Privacy and Build Greater Consumer Trust   PARIS, 26th February 2015 – In order to help build trust with consumers and shape the way companies, retailers and manufacturers use consumer information […]
CGF Becomes Member of a United Nations Environment Programme Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee Press Release 09 Feb 2017 CGF Becomes Member of a United Nations Environment Programme Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee PARIS, 9th February 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), it is now a member of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAC) of the Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CI-SCP), under the United Nation’s 10 Year Framework of Programmes for Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP). […]
Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour Extends Deadlines for Stakeholder Consultation and Call for Proposals News Update 05 Nov 2020 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour Extends Deadlines for Stakeholder Consultation and Call for Proposals In order to include the input of as many stakeholders as possible in its consultation, the CGF Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour has extended the deadline for its stakeholder consultation on its two strategies. These strategies are focused on creating frameworks for implementing forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) systems […]
Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour: Stakeholder Consultation Webinar Video 22 Oct 2020 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour: Stakeholder Consultation Webinar To support its stakeholders in their review of the CGF HRC’s forced labour-focused strategic frameworks — its Palm Oil Roadmap and framework for Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) systems in members’ Own Operations — the CGF Social Sustainability Team hosted a webinar for stakeholders to introduce the documents and answer questions for stakeholders. Feedback from […]
CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Digital Civil Society Stakeholder Engagement Platform News Update 15 Oct 2020 Forest Positive CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Digital Civil Society Stakeholder Engagement Platform As part of its commitment to collaboration, transparency and accountability, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has today launched a digital engagement platform as a tool to use in its ongoing dialogues with stakeholders from the NGO community and civil society. The platform, called Evergreen, will provide an online space for […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New Tools to Help Consumer Goods Industry Safeguard Consumer Data Across Digital Channels — The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch New Assessment Scan and Companion Manual to Help Drive Implementation of the Consumer Engagement Principles — Companies Now Able to Benchmark Their Consumer Engagement Strategies   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the launch of a new assessment […]
Health & Wellness Steering Committee Meet in Chile; Host Stakeholder Event News Update 04 Apr 2016 Health & Wellness Steering Committee Meet in Chile; Host Stakeholder Event   In March, our Health & Wellness Steering Committee held their bi-annual meeting in Santiago, Chile. The Committee also hosted its first open stakeholder session, with both local and regional stakeholders joining, to provide more information on the CGF and our health and wellness activities. During the Steering Committee meeting, a number of priority topics were discussed, […]
H&W Open Stakeholder Session Agenda Now Available News Update 16 Mar 2016 H&W Open Stakeholder Session Agenda Now Available The agenda for our upcoming open stakeholder session in Chile on 16th March is now available. The Health & Wellness Steering Committee will host the open stakeholder session to provide a holistic overview of The Consumer Goods Forum and its pillars with a specific emphasis on Health & Wellness and our activities in the region. […]
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 Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Paper, Pulp and Fibre-based Packaging Commodity Roadmap News Update 26 Mar 2021 Forest Positive CGF Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Paper, Pulp and Fibre-based Packaging Commodity Roadmap The Forest Positive Coalition has published the first version of its Paper, Pulp and Fibre-based Packaging (PPP) Roadmap, a foundational document for Coalition members which will guide them in their efforts to remove deforestation and conversion from PPP supply chains. It is the third Commodity Roadmap from the Coalition: the first, on palm oil, was […]
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts First in Series of “Engagement on Post-Harvest Losses” Workshops, Starting with Fresh Produce News Update 09 Dec 2020 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts First in Series of “Engagement on Post-Harvest Losses” Workshops, Starting with Fresh Produce On 9th December, the CGF Food Waste Coalition of Action held a two-hour virtual workshop for Coalition members, fresh produce suppliers and key stakeholder organisations to spark dialogues between both actors on collaborative ways to address the issue of food loss and waste, particularly on-farm losses. Engagement on the issue of post-harvest losses, which includes […]
CGF HRC Concludes Stakeholder Consultation for Palm Oil Roadmap and HRDD in Own Operations Framework News Update 16 Nov 2020 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour CGF HRC Concludes Stakeholder Consultation for Palm Oil Roadmap and HRDD in Own Operations Framework Eradicating forced labour is a task that no one person, company or organisation can achieve acting alone. The CGF Human Rights Coalition—Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) is committed to engaging with key stakeholders to best develop its approach and implement it with the greatest impact. In October 2020, the HRC held two stakeholder consultations […]
How You Can Help Make the Consumer Engagement Principles Real Blog 13 Oct 2014 How You Can Help Make the Consumer Engagement Principles Real   We have already seen a number of collaborative activities within the project take place, and there are also a number of other activities now being employed through the support of our wider membership. These include global research on existing guidelines, protocols and principles from different vantage points (consumer, government, industry, company) including a survey […]
Consumer Engagement Principles: Addressing the Value Exchange Blog 03 Oct 2014 Consumer Engagement Principles: Addressing the Value Exchange   An outcome of our Future Value Chain 2022 programme, the rationale for the Consumer Engagement Principles project notes that in the context of consumer trust and legislation, and with regards to the use of digital technologies, the industry needs to protect its ability to create mutual value in digital consumer engagement. Our goal is […]
Landscape Engagement is Key to Tackling Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director News Update 28 Jul 2021 Forest Positive Landscape Engagement is Key to Tackling Deforestation, Says CGF Sustainability Director In July 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Didier Bergeret, published an editorial in Business Green about the importance of businesses’ involvement in landscape-level initiatives as part of the global strategy to fight deforestation. The article, entitled “Businesses must engage in landscapes initiatives if we are to tackle deforestation,” explains the business case […]