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Product Data Coalition of Action Launched at E2E Steering Committee Meeting in Lisbon News Update 25 Feb 2020 Product Data Product Data Coalition of Action Launched at E2E Steering Committee Meeting in Lisbon The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain & Standards (E2E) initiative held its first bi-annual Steering Committee meeting of 2020 in Lisbon on 11th -12th February and officially launched its Product Data Coalition of Action (CoA). Steering Committee Co-Chairs Barron Witherspoon, Procter & Gamble, and Tom Rose, SPAR International, who will also co-chair the […]
Health & Wellness Steering Committee Meet in Paris Ahead of Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 11 Nov 2016 Health & Wellness Steering Committee Meet in Paris Ahead of Sustainable Retail Summit     In October, our Health & Wellness Steering Committee held their bi-annual meeting in Paris. The meeting, which was later in the year than usual, was hosted ahead of the CGF’s first-ever Sustainable Retail Summit, where Healthier Communities was one of three megatrends discussed.     During the Steering Committee meeting, key retailer and manufacturer members came together […]
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, […]
External Advisory Council Members Update Steering Committee on Areas for Action News Update 07 May 2017 External Advisory Council Members Update Steering Committee on Areas for Action   During the recent Health & Wellness Steering Committee meeting in October, members of the External Advisory Council presented their thoughts on what the CGF should be doing to help progress actions that help empower consumers to make informed choices and inspire people around the world to live healthier lives. The group also discussed how the CGF can better […]
WHO Publishes Report on Childhood Obesity; H&W Steering Committee to Assess Against Pillar Stategy News Update 07 Dec 2015 WHO Publishes Report on Childhood Obesity; H&W Steering Committee to Assess Against Pillar Stategy     The Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) presented its final report to the WHO Director-General on 25th January, culminating a two-year process to address the alarming levels of childhood obesity and overweight globally.   The ECHO report proposes a range of recommendations for governments aimed at reversing the rising trend of children aged […]
CGF China Office Holds Successful First Local Sustainability Steering Committee Meeting News Update 06 Jun 2019 Environmental Sustainability CGF China Office Holds Successful First Local Sustainability Steering Committee Meeting The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainability Pillar has now officially been launched in China, following the first meeting of the new Chinese Steering Committee in Shanghai. This represents an important milestone in the CGF’s regionalisation strategy, as it looks to bring more focus on sustainability challenges to help drive sustainable business actions globally, and to engage […]
The CHL Coalition Steering Committee, Local CHL Co-Chairs, and Employee Working Group Join Forces to Drive 2021 Ambition for Healthier Lives News Update 24 Mar 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The CHL Coalition Steering Committee, Local CHL Co-Chairs, and Employee Working Group Join Forces to Drive 2021 Ambition for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition held their first bi-annual Steering Committee Meeting of 2021 on 16-17 March. The meetings kicked off by framing the Coalition’s shared ambition to expand their reach and impact, accelerate their learning, set the example for their own employees, and continually support vulnerable communities. With […]
CGF LatAm Steering Committee Meets PAHO Foundation to Discuss Health in Latin America News Update 18 Feb 2017 CGF LatAm Steering Committee Meets PAHO Foundation to Discuss Health in Latin America Last week, members of the CGF’s global and Latin America Steering Committees met with the PAHO Foundation in Atlanta, US to discuss ongoing health priorities in the Latin America region and areas for possible collaboration. The CGF, in all regions of the globe, is committed to working with key stakeholder groups to help drive positive change at a local […]
METRO AG, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelēz International and Target Executives to Lead Sustainability Committee at the CGF Press Release 26 Mar 2019 Social Sustainability METRO AG, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelēz International and Target Executives to Lead Sustainability Committee at the CGF PARIS, 25th March 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum announced today that the Sustainability Steering Committee has elected a new leadership team, for a two-year renewable term. Christine Montenegro McGrath, Vice President and Chief of Global Impact Officer, Mondelēz International will join Barry Parkin, Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer, Mars, Incorporated, to represent the Manufacturer […]
Tom Rose, SPAR International, Appointed Co-Chair of E2E Steering Committee News Update 04 Jun 2019 E2E Value Chain Tom Rose, SPAR International, Appointed Co-Chair of E2E Steering Committee The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce that Tom Rose, Head of International Operations at SPAR International has been appointed Retail Chair of the End-to-End Value Chain & Standards Pillar (E2EVC).    This announcement follows the unanimous election of Rose during the E2EVC Steering Committee meeting that took place in Barcelona in April 2019. Rose fills the position […]
H&W Steering Committee to be Held 17th-18th March in Santiago, Chile News Update 09 Feb 2016 H&W Steering Committee to be Held 17th-18th March in Santiago, Chile   The Health & Wellness Steering Committee will meet for their first face-to-face meeting of 2016 in Santiago, Chile.  Hosted by local trade association ABChile, the team will discover how health and wellness strategies are being implemented for positive action for Chilien consumers and shoppers.   The committee will focus their meeting on their strategic […]
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). […]
Asia High on Global Health and Wellness Priorities: Committee Members Speak to Food Industry Asia Blog 12 Mar 2014 Asia High on Global Health and Wellness Priorities: Committee Members Speak to Food Industry Asia FIA: How is the CGF addressing health and wellness globally?Franse: Health and wellness is a core strategic focus for the CGF globally. Our key priority is to empower people around the world to make healthier product and lifestyle choices to improve their health and wellness. The CGF is focused on enabling its member companies to […]
McCormick Joins the Global Team Driving Health & Wellness at the CGF Blog 11 Dec 2018 Health & Wellness McCormick Joins the Global Team Driving Health & Wellness at the CGF  The Consumer Goods Forum Health & Wellness Steering Committee has welcomed new members in recent months. The role of the Committee is to provide strategic direction and to oversee the daily management of our Health & Wellness activities.   We spoke to Jeremy Shute, VP Corporate Strategy at McCormick, to understand his motivation to join […]
Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action Press Release 23 Mar 2021 Food Safety Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action 33 CGF Members Join the All-New Coalition and Will Be Governed by New Steering Committee GFSI Becomes Eighth Coalition of Action Under the Stewardship of The Consumer Goods Forum   PARIS, 23rd March 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is starting a new […]
End-to-End Value Chain & Standards Steering Committee Meeting, London 2018 Video 15 Jan 2019 E2E Value Chain End-to-End Value Chain & Standards Steering Committee Meeting, London 2018