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CHL US Team Meet in Hagerstown to Align on Key Priorities for 2019 with Healthy Washington County News Update 11 Jan 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL US Team Meet in Hagerstown to Align on Key Priorities for 2019 with Healthy Washington County On 8th-9th January, members of the CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives initiative in the US met in Hagerstown, Md, to solidify the activities each company and organisation will execute over the next 6-12 months. During the two-day meeting, the retailer and manufacturer members of the CGF, together with community partners and other key stakeholders, shared […]
New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers Press Release 29 Sep 2017 New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Healthy Washington County; Make One More Healthy Choice   HAGERSTOWN, Md. and PARIS, 29th September 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. Partnering with Healthy Washington County, members of The Consumer Goods Forum […]
One Healthful Step at a Time Blog 25 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness One Healthful Step at a Time Through the One for Good initiative, stations are set up throughout area stores to educate shoppers about healthful choices. Eating well works best not as a 30-day fast, a fad diet or a New Year’s resolution, but as a lifestyle. Establishing a healthy lifestyle works best as a coordinated effort of not only individuals, but […]
‘One for Good’, Creating Healthier Lifestyles Through Mindset Training and Sustainable Habit Formation News Update 04 Nov 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘One for Good’, Creating Healthier Lifestyles Through Mindset Training and Sustainable Habit Formation The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) US team, who recently published their new report highlighting the actions and results of their in-store activations since the programme was re-launched in 2019, Empowering US Shoppers to Make Healthier Decisions, have recently selected a digital platform to continue innovating behaviour-change in consumers. The platform, Fresh Tri aims to […]
CGF Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh Speaks at ‘Innovating a Healthier Future’ Summit in Washington, DC News Update 04 May 2018 Health & Wellness CGF Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh Speaks at ‘Innovating a Healthier Future’ Summit in Washington, DC The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was pleased to participate in “Innovating a Healthier Future”, a summit hosted by ‘Partnerships for a Healthier America’ (PHA), an organisation devoted to working with the private sector to ensure the health of the youth in the United State by solving the childhood obesity crisis.   Sharon Bligh, CGF Health […]
The Importance of Public-Private Partnerships Blog 19 Feb 2018 Health & Wellness The Importance of Public-Private Partnerships At Campbell Soup Company, we have been committed to our communities, employees, consumers and environment for as long as the company has been in existence…almost 150 years! In each of these areas, Campbell’s commitment reflects our company purpose, “Real food that matters for life’s moments.” This purpose guides all the decisions the company makes. Through […]
FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. Press Release 16 Nov 2016 FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C. GFSI INDEPENDENTLY ACKNOWLEDGED AS MEETING OR EXCEEDING FSMA REQUIREMENTS PARIS and WASHINGTON, DC, 16th November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), powered by The Consumer Goods Forum, hosted two hundred industry and government leaders at briefings in Washington D.C. yesterday. Foremost on the agenda was the alignment between GFSI and FSMA in the marketplace. The discussions highlighted the […]
Pioneering a Platform for Collaboration News Update 09 May 2019 Health & Wellness Pioneering a Platform for Collaboration One of the keys to shaping the future of the industry is collaboration on different levels. That’s according to Alex Hurd, deputy COO of ClarusOne, who co-chairs the health-and-wellness pillar of the Consumer Goods Forum. Working with a steering committee comprised of 30 companies that includes retailers and manufacturers in the food and OTC space, […]
Press Release 04 Feb 2010 2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights Day 1 WASHINGTON, D.C., 4th February 2010 –   The industry must speak as one voice  All stakeholders have a “duty to work together” to deliver safe food In welcoming a record-breaking 675 delegates from 39 countries to the conference, The Consumer Goods Forum managing director Jean-Marc Saubade said consumer confidence had been shaken the world over, […]
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 18 Feb 2010 The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Announces New Board Chairman PARIS, 18th February 2010 – Jürgen Matern, Vice President, Strategic Quality Management at Metro AG, to take over Chairmanship of the Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors.    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), managed by The Consumer Goods Forum, announced during the closing session of the Global Food Safety Conference in Washington D.C. […]
Purpose-Driven Partnerships    Blog 17 May 2018 Health & Wellness Purpose-Driven Partnerships   At Johnson & Johnson our credo challenges us to put the needs and well-being of the people we serve first. In my 26 years with J&J I have never seen that focus waiver and more than ever across the J&J enterprise I have seen an intense focus on helping people everywhere live longer, healthier, happier […]
How PepsiCo is Making Better-for-You Choices Easier, More Accessible, and Fun Blog 05 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness How PepsiCo is Making Better-for-You Choices Easier, More Accessible, and Fun At PepsiCo, we recognize that consumers face numerous daily challenges in their efforts to eat better, and we believe we have a role to play in addressing those challenges. As part of our Performance with Purpose agenda, we are working to address this by making better- and good-for-you foods more accessible and reducing sugar, salt, […]
Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown Blog 01 Feb 2018 Health & Wellness Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown It’s that time of year when we start to think about how we can take more healthier steps in our lives and in the lives of our consumers around the world. At The Consumer Goods Forum, we want to work with our members to find new ways to leverage the store environment and digital platforms […]
CHL US Publishes New Report on Empowering US Shoppers to Make Healthier Choices News Update 11 Aug 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL US Publishes New Report on Empowering US Shoppers to Make Healthier Choices Collaboration for Healthier Lives: an Industry-Community Partnership Blueprint   The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) US team have today published their new report, highlighting the actions and results of their in-store activations since the program was re-launched in 2019. The CHL US team is the fourth local team to publish a report on their initiative, […]
Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Blog 04 Apr 2019 Health & Wellness Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Health is not just for healthcare companies: All businesses have an important role to play in community health. In the United States, close to 80 percent of one’s health is determined by where you live and work. Leading companies both invest in employee health and well-being and go beyond their four walls to make an […]