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Press Release 11 Aug 2015 The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines Consumer Goods Industry’s First Ever Set of Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines to Help Drive Implementation of ‘Zero Net Deforestation’ Resolution   PARIS, 11th August 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) today announced publication of the first-ever ‘Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines’ (the “Guidelines”). This publicly available document is an important step in helping […]
Press Release 29 Jul 2014 Environmental Sustainability New Soy Sourcing Guidelines to Help Drive Implementation of ‘Zero Net Deforestation’ Resolution PARIS, 29th July 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“The Forum”) today announced publication of the first-ever “Sustainable Soy Sourcing Guidelines”. The new document, available publicly, is seen as another important step for the consumer goods industry that looks to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020, as outlined in The Forum’s resolution on deforestation.   […]
Ideas into Action: Ensuring Responsible Sourcing for the Future Blog 01 Oct 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit Ideas into Action: Ensuring Responsible Sourcing for the Future The theme of this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, “The Evolving Face of Sustainability: Acting Today to Shape Tomorrow,” encourages us to consider what actions we as businesses can take to build a more sustainable world.  The urgent moral need for sustainability is well known to anyone living in a world affected by climate change. But […]
International Day of Forests Blog 21 Mar 2019 Forest Positive International Day of Forests Today is the International Day of Forests, a day to honor and enjoy forests. Most days we rush without paying too much attention past the forests in our lives, those growing alongside our farm fields and homes, the road to work, and those thousands of kilometers away impacted by our daily choices from the food […]
Sustainable Supply Chain is the Only Way Forward: an Insight into the Isomodular GS1 Transport Box and Sustainable Point of Sale Materials Blog 12 Oct 2020 Product Data Sustainable Supply Chain is the Only Way Forward: an Insight into the Isomodular GS1 Transport Box and Sustainable Point of Sale Materials Ahead of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit this month, Wouter Schaekers, P&G Director of Product Supply & Sustainability, and Reinhard Wesp, P&G Director of Physical Distribution and Customization (DACH), give their insight into two aspects of sustainable supply chain innovation that are changing the game.   Advocating for reusable instead of disposable for […]
New Interview Series From Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative to Drive Conversation Forwards on Sustainability Standards, Responsible Procurement and Due Diligence Press Release 24 Mar 2021 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative New Interview Series From Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative to Drive Conversation Forwards on Sustainability Standards, Responsible Procurement and Due Diligence PARIS, 24th March 2021 – The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched “SSCI Insights,” a brand-new virtual interview series created to take a deeper look at the SSCI’s mission to build trust in sustainability standards worldwide. Featuring members of the SSCI Coalition of Action, owners of schemes […]
CGF Participates in Guardian Live Chat Debate on Sustainable Palm Oil News Update 06 Apr 2017 CGF Participates in Guardian Live Chat Debate on Sustainable Palm Oil Earlier this week, CGF Environmental Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan, participated in a live chat debate on sustainable palm oil. The debate was held by Guardian Sustainable Business and was supported by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. Participants included representatives from the World Wildlife Fund, The Forest Trust, Mondelez and more. Given the attention palm oil has gotten […]
Sustainable Juice Covenant Adopts SSCI Criteria as Benchmarking Reference News Update 10 Jul 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Sustainable Juice Covenant Adopts SSCI Criteria as Benchmarking Reference The Sustainable Juice Covenant (SJC) from the IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative has adopted the SSCI benchmark criteria as its benchmarking reference for manufacturing and processing aspects of the juice industry. Launched in 2017 by IDH, the SJC is a platform of sector leaders committed to the target of 100% sustainable sourcing by 2030. The […]
Leveraging Technology to Detect, Measure, and Mitigate Sustainability and Socially Responsible Sourcing Risks Blog 17 Feb 2020 E2E Value Chain Leveraging Technology to Detect, Measure, and Mitigate Sustainability and Socially Responsible Sourcing Risks Checking your newsfeed and discovering that your organisation has been cited for human rights, environmental, fraud, or other supply chain sourcing violations is an avoidable event. Given the complexity and lack of visibility in raw material supply chains, sustainability and supply chain teams often rely on auditors, certifiers, consultants and NGOs to collect risk data […]
Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Launches Public Consultation on Primary Production Scope Press Release 29 Sep 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Launches Public Consultation on Primary Production Scope PARIS, 29 September 2020 – Taking the next step towards building trust in sustainability standards worldwide, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has launched a public consultation on the criteria for its Primary Production scope of its benchmark. The criteria, developed by industry leaders, experts and stakeholders, covers social and scheme […]
Sustainable Packaging and Certification Solutions within the Circular Economy Blog 09 Oct 2019 Environmental Sustainability Sustainable Packaging and Certification Solutions within the Circular Economy The forest sector, through its advancement of sustainably managed forests and forest-based products, has a significant role to play in the circular economy and can provide critical solutions for global sustainability challenges. Through sustainable packaging design, responsible sourcing and supply chain management, the forest sector is achieving progress on sustainability targets such as climate action, […]
Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines Publication 11 Aug 2015 Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines
Sustainable Soy Focus of New Publications from The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 23 May 2016 Sustainable Soy Focus of New Publications from The Consumer Goods Forum CGF Seeks Further Engagement from Global Membership in Order to Meet 2020 Zero Net Deforestation Resolution CGF Publishes 2nd Edition of the Sustainable Soy Sourcing Guidelines and First Calculation Guidelines for the Measurement of Embedded Soy Usage in Consumer Goods   PARIS, 23rd May 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published two […]
The World Can Have Sustainable Palm Oil Blog 26 Aug 2015 The World Can Have Sustainable Palm Oil   Increasing demand from China and India is driving unsustainable cultivation of this product. With the volume of palm oil production projected to increase by more than 65 percent by 2020, balancing industry growth with the constraints of a finite planet is critical.     Yet, palm oil doesn’t have to be unsustainable. Growers, traders, […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Benchmarking and Recognition Initiative for Sustainability Standards Press Release 25 Apr 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Benchmarking and Recognition Initiative for Sustainability Standards PARIS, 25th April 2018 – To help meet the needs of our members, and to support the development of socially and environmentally responsible supply chains around the world, the Board of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has decided to create the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI).  Under the leadership of a high-level Steering Committee, co-chaired […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap:  The Opportunity is Now, Both for Business and the Environment Press Release 26 Oct 2018 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap: The Opportunity is Now, Both for Business and the Environment LISBON, Portugal, 26th October 2018 – The Sustainable Retail Summit has successfully closed following two days of frank and open discussions about the role of the consumer goods industry in driving positive change on key challenges related to social and environmental sustainability and health and wellness. Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the Sustainable Retail Summit brings […]