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Workforce Nutrition Driving Healthier Lives & Healthier Business – A Clear Win-Win Blog 06 Aug 2021 Health & Wellness Workforce Nutrition Driving Healthier Lives & Healthier Business – A Clear Win-Win I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome on the topic of nutrition. The event helps to set the stage for the culminating global event in September by bringing together diverse actors from around the world to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on all […]
Reasons To Invest In Your Workforce’s Health: Why And How Blog 08 Dec 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Reasons To Invest In Your Workforce’s Health: Why And How Last year, The Consumer Goods Forum joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) to co-found the Workforce Nutrition Alliance (WNA), supported by NewForesight, with the aim of supporting employers to adopt and expand workforce nutrition programmes and impact 3 million employees in their organisations and supply chains by 2025.  The WNA focuses […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2020 Health & Wellness Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era   In a pre-Covid-19 world, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy more than US $ 1 trillion per year1 in lost productivity. From recent discussions with companies on workplace wellbeing we notice a recurring theme: if mental health was emerging […]
Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Blog 10 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Mindful Eating or Eating for Your Mind? Diet and mental health at the workplace in a Covid-19 era. *This is an update to a previously published article In a pre-Covid-19 world, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy more than US $ 1 trillion per year1 in lost productivity. From recent discussions with companies on workplace wellbeing we notice […]
Private Sector in the Spotlight at UNFSS Pre-Summit Session on Workforce Nutrition News Update 27 Jul 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Private Sector in the Spotlight at UNFSS Pre-Summit Session on Workforce Nutrition 2021 is a critical year for the The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition to drive their agenda to support healthier consumers globally. It marks the halfway point in the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action on Nutrition, as the world prepares for the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September […]
Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty Press Release 07 Apr 2021 Health & Wellness Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action. PARIS, 7th April – One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of […]
CGF and GAIN Announce New Alliance to Roll Out Improved Nutrition in the Workplace Press Release 25 Oct 2019 Health & Wellness CGF and GAIN Announce New Alliance to Roll Out Improved Nutrition in the Workplace BERLIN, 25th October 2019 — An initiative to raise nutrition standards for workforces across the globe was today announced at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in Berlin. The Consumer Goods Forum, which brings together 400 consumer goods companies and retailers, has joined forces with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) […]
Calling on All Companies to Step Up for Better Nutrition News Update 08 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Calling on All Companies to Step Up for Better Nutrition A joint call to action by the Nutrition for Growth Summit’s Business Constituency Group comprised of The Consumer Goods Forum, WBCSD, International Food and Beverage Alliance, Food Industry Asia, and Nutrition Japan Public Private Platform, supported by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and the Access to Nutrition Initiative. This year has taught us that […]
Workforce Nutrition Alliance Executive Summary Infographic 02 Apr 2020 Health & Wellness Workforce Nutrition Alliance Executive Summary
Leveraging Workforce Nutrition for Better Health across the Global Value Chain: Unilever’s Experience Blog 31 Aug 2021 Health & Wellness Leveraging Workforce Nutrition for Better Health across the Global Value Chain: Unilever’s Experience With the UN Food Systems Summit fast approaching and with my colleague Anjalli Ravi Kumar having spoken at the recent UN Food Systems Summit Pre-Summit, I thought it was a perfect time for me, as CMO of a global business, to reflect on what we have been doing at Unilever to support such initiatives. One […]
Driving Workforce Nutrition for Healthy Employees and Healthy Business Blog 25 Nov 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Driving Workforce Nutrition for Healthy Employees and Healthy Business As a Nutritionist, I am convinced that good nutrition, along with physical activity, is one of the most critical drivers of good health and wellbeing. According to the World Health Organization, consuming a healthy diet throughout one’s lifespan helps to prevent malnutrition in all its forms, as well as a range of noncommunicable diseases. However, […]
Press Release 22 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN Join Forces on Employee Health Move Part of CGF’s Global Health Agenda and Its Collaborations for Healthier Lives Initiative   GENEVA and PARIS, 17th July 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have joined forces to drive the conversation on health and nutrition in the workplace. On July 3rd and 4th, the CGF and GAIN held a […]
Global Nutrition in the Spotlight at Japan Day 2021 News Update 01 Jun 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Global Nutrition in the Spotlight at Japan Day 2021 As a pre-event for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit and the Nutrition for Growth Summit, the 2021 edition of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Japan Day took place on Friday 21 May. Over 300 delegates gathered online for the event to get insights and updates on this year’s theme: Global Nutrition. Nutrition is […]
‘Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good’ – Building Action to Support the UN Food Systems Summit News Update 26 Nov 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good’ – Building Action to Support the UN Food Systems Summit On 24 November, Sharon Bligh, Healthier Lives Director at The Consumer Goods Forum was invited to join a panel of the virtual Bold Actions for Food as a Force for Good summit, a virtual pre-event in support of UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) 2021. Co-hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and […]
The CGF and GAIN Publish Convening Paper on Workforce Nutrition News Update 16 Sep 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN Publish Convening Paper on Workforce Nutrition The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) together with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have published a convening paper on workforce nutrition. The paper reports on the discussions and outcomes of the Better Nutrition for a Healthier Workforce workshop co-hosted by the CGF and GAIN on 3rd and 4th July 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.   […]
Employee Health and the Workforce Nutrition Alliance Podcast 30 Apr 2020 Health & Wellness Employee Health and the Workforce Nutrition Alliance On the occasion of International Workers’ Day, the latest episode of the CGF Podcast brings together Christina Nyhus Dhillon from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the CGF’s very own Sharon Bligh to talk about how their respective organisations are working together to champion employee health, supporting employers through the Workforce Nutrition Alliance. […]