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Tesco Announces Its Plan for Zero Deforestation Soy Blog 03 Jul 2018 Forest Positive Tesco Announces Its Plan for Zero Deforestation Soy At Tesco our purpose is to serve customers a little better every day and we aim to provide them with affordable, sustainable and healthy products. Forests are the lungs of our planet. Today forests cover 30% of the earth’s land surface. They are a vital source of oxygen and home to 80% of the earth’s […]
Scale for Good: How Tesco is Using Its Scale to Improve Health Blog 03 Jul 2014 Scale for Good: How Tesco is Using Its Scale to Improve Health   We are at the beginning of this journey, but already we are making changes that we know can make a real difference.   The food we sell The most direct way we can make a difference is through what we sell. This is why we have a programme of reformulation to reduce the levels […]
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
Press Release 05 Jun 2013 3rd Refrigeration Summit Warms Retailers to Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit highlighted the industry’s commitment to driving a green revolution in refrigeration    LONDON, 5th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today held the 3rd Refrigeration Summit – “Moving away from HFCs…Naturally!” in London. Hosted by Tesco, the Summit brought some 150 retailers and technology supplier […]
Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 03 Nov 2016 Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to implement sustainable business practices in their organisations and drive positive change across the industry. The conference […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2010 Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will take place in London on 23 – 25 June 2010. The leaders of some of the worlds’ most influential consumer goods companies will take to […]
Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste Press Release 20 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste The Consumer Goods Forum and Champions 12.3 issue landmark call to use two simple date labels by 2020   NEW YORK, 20th September 2017 — “Sell by,” “Use by,” “Display until,” “Best before,” what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion costs […]
Press Release 06 Sep 2011 Consumer Goods Companies Release First Global Measurement System for Packaging Sustainability  PARIS, France, 6th September 2011 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced the release of the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability (GPPS) to enable the consumer goods industry to better assess the relative sustainability of packaging.    The GPPS is part of the sustainability work stream at the Consumer Goods Forum, which is sponsored by […]
Press Release 08 Nov 2013 Highlights from Global Marketing, IT & Supply Chain Conference Day 2 LONDON, 8th November 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) global marketing, IT and supply chain conference continued today with another full programme of speakers from the world of retail and manufacturing. Dick Boer, President & CEO of Royal Ahold and Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum, was also in attendance, and with a clear […]
Press Release 05 Feb 2010 2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights – Day 2 5th February 2010 –    Private vs. Public Food Safety Efforts    Safe food is a shared accountability between governments and companies. On the second day of the Global Food Safety Conference in Washington DC, one of the opening sessions looked at the question. In a panel discussion, the growing understanding of how both the […]
Press Release 29 Nov 2010 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer Goods Forum announced two major initiatives on climate change: to work toward ending deforestation, and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global […]
Press Release 23 May 2013 3rd Refrigeration Summit to Bring Retailers and Technology Suppliers Together on 5th June Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit Looks to Kick-start the Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems    PARIS, 23rd May 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the 3rd Refrigeration Summit – “Moving away from HFCs…Naturally!” – will be held in London on 5th June 2013. Hosted by Tesco, the Summit […]
Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Drive Global Change in Packaging Press Release 27 Jan 2010 Environmental Sustainability Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Drive Global Change in Packaging Global project on packaging and sustainability enters pilot phase    PARIS, 27th January 2010 – In an ongoing effort to drive global change in packaging, leaders from many of the world’s largest consumer goods companies and major retailers have approved a suggested set of common definitions and principles for packaging in the framework of sustainability. […]
Using Data to Inspire Creative Health Solutions Blog 10 Mar 2020 Health & Wellness Using Data to Inspire Creative Health Solutions I’m from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, an urban health foundation supporting The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) on the UK edition of their Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative. We’re working with world-leading manufacturers and retailers to help improve the health of their customers. In my first blog post for CGF, I shared my excitement […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action News Update 17 Aug 2020 Food Waste The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Food Waste Coalition of Action PARIS, 17 August 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched a CEO-led Coalition of Action on Food Waste, bringing together 14 of the world’s largest retailers and manufacturers with the goal of halving per capita global food loss at the retailer and consumer levels. The Coalition and its members, with their explicit […]
Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative News Update 18 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative Today, the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK team published an interim report on the first year of the initiative, with the intention of inspiring others to take action and sharing learnings and the key achievements to date.  Stakeholders were brought together across industry, public bodies and civic society in late 2018 to help launch […]