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CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Digital Civil Society Stakeholder Engagement Platform News Update 15 Oct 2020 Environmental Sustainability CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Digital Civil Society Stakeholder Engagement Platform As part of its commitment to collaboration, transparency and accountability, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has today launched a digital engagement platform as a tool to use in its ongoing dialogues with stakeholders from the NGO community and civil society. The platform, called Evergreen, will provide an online space for […]
CGF’s Product Data Coalition and GS1 Publish a Quick Start Guide on Key Data Projects News Update 13 Oct 2020 Product Data CGF’s Product Data Coalition and GS1 Publish a Quick Start Guide on Key Data Projects The Consumer Goods Forum and GS1 have published a two-page Quick Start Guide to help companies better understand the three strategic initiatives they are working on to address the weaknesses of today’s data exchange processes and to ensure that products are represented as well in the digital world as they are in the physical world—with […]
CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) Issues Call for Proposals for  Collaborative Efforts to Combat Forced Labour News Update 05 Oct 2020 Social Sustainability CGF Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) Issues Call for Proposals for Collaborative Efforts to Combat Forced Labour To assist its member companies in implementing its dynamic strategy to eradicate forced labour from their own operations, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has issued a call for proposals to experts and service providers in order to collaboratively develop field-level programmes that will aide transforming the […]
SSCI Concludes At-Sea Operations Public Consultation News Update 24 Sep 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Concludes At-Sea Operations Public Consultation The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has concluded its 60-day public consultation on the At-Sea Operations benchmark criteria. The criteria were jointly developed between the SSCI and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) in partnership with the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) as part of an ongoing collaboration to create a social […]
CGF Joins Champions 12.3 Call to Global Action on Food Loss and Waste News Update 24 Sep 2020 Food Waste CGF Joins Champions 12.3 Call to Global Action on Food Loss and Waste As a member of Champions 12.3, a global coalition of executives committed to accelerating progress towards meeting Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 against food loss, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined dozens of executives in a call to action for governments and industry actors to pursue strategies to “dramatically accelerate efforts to halve food loss […]
Focus on CHL Turkey: The Migros WellBeing Journey News Update 04 Sep 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Focus on CHL Turkey: The Migros WellBeing Journey Migros Ticaret, in collaboration with KPMG, today publish a report showcasing the activities involved in the ‘Migros WellBeing Journey’, one of the first activations of Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) worldwide. The report from the CHL Turkey team is the fifth local report to be published in 2020, following the publications of the teams in […]
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 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 CEO engagement, action-oriented commitments and […]
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, […]
Sustainable Juice Covenant (SJC) Adopts SSCI Criteria as Benchmarking Reference News Update 10 Jul 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Sustainable Juice Covenant (SJC) Adopts SSCI Criteria as Benchmarking Reference The Sustainable Juice Covenant (SJC) from the IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative has adopted the SSCI benchmark criteria as its benchmarking reference for manufacturing and processing aspects of the juice industry. Launched in 2017 by IDH, the SJC is a platform of sector leaders committed to the target of 100% sustainable sourcing by 2030. The […]
‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign News Update 03 Jul 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign Following the recent launch of two local CHL reports, the UK and China, the French team have today published their digital report, focusing on the initial learnings from the very first geotargeted collaborative digital campaign, nudging consumers towards healthier behaviours. ‘On s’y met’ was launched in September 2019 with more than 25 companies joining forces […]
CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 02 Jul 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the launch of the sixth and final installment of the End-to-End Value Chain “Management Cybernetics” learning series, in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 published in the first semester of 2020.  Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary […]
Latest News from the Product Data Coalition News Update 30 Jun 2020 Product Data Latest News from the Product Data Coalition The Co-Sponsors of the Product Data Coalition, David Taylor, Procter & Gamble and Olaf Koch, METRO, recently held a Sponsor virtual meeting with the aim of discussing the Coalition’s priorities for the next year. The meeting took place on 16th June 2020 and was attended by 12 members. The Coalition aims to address two fundamental […]
Collaboration for Healthier Lives China: an Analysis of Data on Nutrition and Food Consumption News Update 29 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Collaboration for Healthier Lives China: an Analysis of Data on Nutrition and Food Consumption Today, during the CGF China Board meeting, the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) China team published an introductory report on their initiative, focusing on an analysis of data on nutrition and food consumption from January to April 2020, and highlighting eight key trends that have been witnessed in the changing behaviours of Chinese shoppers and […]
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 […]
CGF Publishes Parts 10-11 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 29 May 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 10-11 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series Parts 10-11 of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) Management Cybernetics learning series has been published by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-9 of the learning series paper in January, February,  March and April. Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary approach to explore regulatory […]
Re-Live the CGF’s COVID-19 Webinar Series News Update 27 May 2020 Corporate Re-Live the CGF’s COVID-19 Webinar Series The CGF COVID-19 Webinar Series has drawn to a close. The Series included 10 COVID-19-specific webinars covering how CGF members and the industry at large have been working to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and protect the health of people, and included more than 30 member organisations, including Alibaba, Carrefour, IBM, Grupo Exito, Mastercard, Mondelēz […]