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New CGF and WWF Partnership Taking the Lead on Reducing Farm Loss to Help Shrink Footprint of Food Blog 11 Dec 2023 Food Waste New CGF and WWF Partnership Taking the Lead on Reducing Farm Loss to Help Shrink Footprint of Food Each year, 2.5 billion tonnes of food are wasted across food service, grocery retail, and our own kitchens. A lesser known, and often not as well measured, part of the issue happens on farms due...
No Plastic in Nature – A Revolution Within Our Grasp Blog 21 Aug 2019 Plastic Waste No Plastic in Nature – A Revolution Within Our Grasp In advance of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit in October 2019, Kavita Prakash-Mani, Global Conservation Director at WWF, invites the consumer goods industry to make, and act on, public commitments to plastic waste...
A Global Farm Loss Tool Grounded in Measurement Video 05 Feb 2024 Food Waste A Global Farm Loss Tool Grounded in Measurement WWF and partners at the Consumer Goods Forum talk about the beta-testing and upcoming launch of the Global Farm Loss Tool in Spring 2024.
Updates on CGF Latin America: Q2 News News Update 22 Jun 2023 Corporate Updates on CGF Latin America: Q2 News A lot is going on at CGF LatAm! Here’s an update of all the projects and events that have taken place during the first quarter of 2023.    Food Waste Collaborative Workshop “Workshop VLA Cadenas...
Conservation & Sustainability: The Role of the Private Sector Podcast 23 Aug 2019 Environmental Sustainability Conservation & Sustainability: The Role of the Private Sector The CGF Podcast series welcomes guests from inside and outside the organisation and membership to discuss challenges facing the consumer goods industry, the planet and its people. In the August episode, host Louise Chester welcomes...
A Global Farm Loss Tool Grounded in Measurement Blog 01 Feb 2024 Food Waste A Global Farm Loss Tool Grounded in Measurement In the first blog on the Global Farm Loss Tool (GFLT) Project with the CGF’s Food Waste Coalition of Action members, we laid the foundation that food loss and waste (FLW) is a critical issue...
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...
Aiming for the Food Waste Breakthrough Blog 29 Sep 2021 Food Waste Aiming for the Food Waste Breakthrough Twice as high as estimated – the news that WWF broke in August 2021 on the amount of global food loss and waste weren’t exactly what was needed on top of the climate crisis, extreme weather...
How Businesses Are Creating Landscapes That Are #ForestPositiveForAll Blog 21 Mar 2023 Forest Positive How Businesses Are Creating Landscapes That Are #ForestPositiveForAll As brands and retailers, consumer goods companies rely on forest ecosystems to provide essential commodities, along with the millions of people employed in global supply chains who live and work in forests. However, they are...
Business Leaders, Sustainability and Health Experts and Environmental Groups Set to Unite at Sustainable Retail Summit to Help Shape Future of Industry Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit Business Leaders, Sustainability and Health Experts and Environmental Groups Set to Unite at Sustainable Retail Summit to Help Shape Future of Industry PARIS 8th September 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will bring together business leaders alongside sustainability,  environmental and health experts at its annual Sustainable Retail Summit on 13th – 14th October, providing a collaborative...
Healthier and More Sustainable Diets: Learning Series 2022 Publication 13 Apr 2023 Health & Wellness Healthier and More Sustainable Diets: Learning Series 2022 This report summarises key learnings from seven webinars conducted in 2022 by CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action’s Healthier and More Sustainable Diets workstream. CHL members are working together – as leading manufacturers...
Healthier & More Sustainable Diets Webinar Series – Session VI: Communicating Food Sustainability To Consumers Webinar 15 Sep 2022 Health & Wellness Healthier & More Sustainable Diets Webinar Series – Session VI: Communicating Food Sustainability To Consumers   
FSI, SIFAV, and SJC Commit to Solely Accept SSCI-Recognised Social Standards Starting in 2023 News Update 18 Mar 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative FSI, SIFAV, and SJC Commit to Solely Accept SSCI-Recognised Social Standards Starting in 2023 In December 2021, the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI), the Sustainability Initiative Fruits and Vegetables (SIFAV) and the Sustainable Juice Covenant (SJC), with support from IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, announced that starting in 2023, the...
Powerful Impact of Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Uniting to Tackle Global Challenges Press Release 23 Feb 2020 Corporate Powerful Impact of Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Uniting to Tackle Global Challenges Paris, 27 February 2024 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the only CEO-led organisation that brings together both retailers and manufacturers globally, today publishes its 2023 Annual Report, demonstrating how it is catalysing industry transformation...
Global Survey Shows Consumers Want to Save the Planet, but Inflation Is Taking a Toll Blog 22 Nov 2022 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Global Survey Shows Consumers Want to Save the Planet, but Inflation Is Taking a Toll Consumers realise that the planet is in trouble, and they want to do something about it. To help guide them, consumers welcome information about the environmental friendliness of the products they buy but many say...
Forest Positive Coalition Drives Dialogue Beyond ‘Deforestation-free’ at Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum News Update 01 Dec 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Drives Dialogue Beyond ‘Deforestation-free’ at Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum On 1st November 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Senior Manager, Sustainability, Debora Dias, was invited by Innovation Forum to host a session at the Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum in Amsterdam. The session, entitled...