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Press Release 15 Jul 2013 Environmental Sustainability First TFA 2020 Workshop Catalyzes Action to Reduce Global Tropical Deforestation Workshop outputs also identified the need to address issues of land rights and resolve land conflicts   JAKARTA, 15th July 2013 – During the first meeting of the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020, a public-private partnership established by the U.S. Government and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), held in Jakarta, June 27-28, the industry’s leading […]
The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC News Update 16 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that it is an official partner of “Going All-In To Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation”, a Climate Week NYC event organised by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 and Forest Trends. The event will take place on September 20th at Rockefeller Foundation at 4pm. The global movement to eliminate the deforestation […]
New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains Press Release 22 Sep 2020 Forest Positive New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation from Key Commodity Supply Chains PARIS, 22nd September 2020 – Today, as part of Climate Week 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launches the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, including 17 global consumer goods brands, retailers and manufacturers that will work together and use their collective voice to accelerate systemic efforts to remove deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from […]
Building a Forest Positive Future Through Partnership: CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance Blog 21 Mar 2022 Forest Positive Building a Forest Positive Future Through Partnership: CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) was originally created by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to support its 2010 Board Resolution to work towards ending deforestation. It has been my great pleasure to lead the TFA for the last three-and-a-half years, and to witness during this time a meaningful shift towards stronger collaboration and collective action […]
Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Press Release 06 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030 Coalition and its 20 members […]
#TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance Video 13 Dec 2021 Forest Positive #TogetherForTomorrow — CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance    The Consumer Goods Forum believes collaboration is key to reaching the Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030. We’re reflecting with our key partners about what collaboration means to us. In this video, hear from Justin Adams from the Tropical Forest Alliance. For more information about the CGF’s work on building a forest positive future […]
Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Beef Commodity Roadmap and Guidance for Forest Positive Meatpackers in Brazil Press Release 17 Feb 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Beef Commodity Roadmap and Guidance for Forest Positive Meatpackers in Brazil PARIS, 17th February 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published the first version of its Beef Roadmap, a foundational document for Coalition members to guide their efforts in promoting a forest positive future in the beef supply chains. After the Coalition launched its Beef Commodity Working Group in […]
The CGF Attends Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting in Colombia News Update 23 May 2019 Forest Positive The CGF Attends Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting in Colombia Last week, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Environmental Sustainability team attended the World Economic Forum’s Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) annual meeting, which took place in the Colombian capital of Bogotá. Under the theme, “A Forest Positive Future: Accelerating the Decade of Delivery”, the meeting convened over 200 leaders from government, business and civil society and […]
Press Release 28 Aug 2013 Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Launches New Website   PARIS, 28th August 2013 – The Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020), a public-private partnership with the goal of reducing the tropical deforestation associated with key global commodities, such as soy, beef, palm oil, and pulp and paper, today announced a new online home for all the latest news and information about TFA 2020 […]
Forest Positive Coalition Participates in Pre-COP26 Discussion with FACT Dialogue News Update 26 Oct 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Participates in Pre-COP26 Discussion with FACT Dialogue On 7th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was pleased to join representatives from the United Kingdom and Ghanian governments for a discussion focused on the Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue ahead of the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), which will be held in early November in […]
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 […]
UK Government Recognises Impact of CGF Forest Positive Coalition News Update 25 Jan 2021 Forest Positive UK Government Recognises Impact of CGF Forest Positive Coalition The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was very pleased to have been recently recognised by the UK Government as a source for positive change to help stop commodity-driven deforestation. In a written response to the recommendations from the Global Resource Initiative (GRI), the UK Government referenced the CGF and its Forest Positive Coalition […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics Press Release 22 Sep 2021 Forest Positive The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action – led by Alexandre Bompard, CEO, Carrefour, and Grant F. Reid, CEO, Mars, Incorporated – today demonstrates critical progress on its commitment to publicly report against new performance metrics to end commodity-driven deforestation, in a major push to increase collective transparency To help achieve a forest […]
CGF Members Endorse EU Position Paper Calling for “Smart Mix” of EU Legislative Action on Imported Deforestation News Update 15 Dec 2020 Forest Positive CGF Members Endorse EU Position Paper Calling for “Smart Mix” of EU Legislative Action on Imported Deforestation CGF members, including those of the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, have joined a larger group of more than 50 organisations who have endorsed a new position paper from the Tropical Forest Alliance calling for the European Union to adopt a “smart mix” of measures to address imported deforestation.  The paper is the conclusion of […]
How Collective Action Can Drive Sustainability in the Soy Sector Blog 17 Dec 2020 Forest Positive How Collective Action Can Drive Sustainability in the Soy Sector A Roadmap to a Forest Positive Future Achieving a forest positive future: that is the goal set by the 18 member companies of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition as they work to transform the supply of three commodities — palm oil, soy, and paper, pulp and fibre-based packaging — driven by a […]
New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies’ Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation Press Release 31 Mar 2021 Forest Positive New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies’ Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation PARIS, 31 March 2021 — Six months after being officially launched at New York Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published its first-ever report,  “Taking Root: Embarking on the Forest Positive Journey,” which offers a comprehensive illustration of the Coalition’s strategy to lead cross-sector efforts in ending commodity-driven […]