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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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Gears Up to Host New, Innovative E2E Event – WinterComes News Update 23 Jul 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum Gears Up to Host New, Innovative E2E Event – WinterComes This 29 September – 1 October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative will be breaking new ground by hosting an all-new event, WinterComes, in Sitges, Barcelona. WinterComes is the first in a fresh series of bi-annual, bi-continental events to take place on rotation in winter and summer in Barcelona and […]
The Executive Summary from the Global Summit 2021 is Now Published News Update 22 Jul 2021 Global Summit The Executive Summary from the Global Summit 2021 is Now Published The 2021 edition of the Global Summit – the first-ever virtual edition of CGF’s flagship event – took place from 21st to 24th June. Broadcast live from a rooftop studio in Paris – with views of the Eiffel Tower -, the event gathered together 700 delegates from 42 countries, who joined 130 speakers in live […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Executive Summary from Transportation Summit Virtual SpringBoard News Update 19 Jul 2021 End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Executive Summary from Transportation Summit Virtual SpringBoard The Consumer Goods Forum hosted a virtual Transportation Summit SpringBoard event on 6th May 2021 in collaboration with Blue Yonder, Cargo Sous Terrain, Equinordic & Vassar Labs, GOH! – Generation of Hydrogen, Hyundai, Federation of Migros Cooperatives, RTI BlockChain, Verkehrshaus Schweiz, and Volvo. The event unpacked some of the most critical supply chain challenges that […]
Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour Hosts Informative ‘Open House’ Session for CGF Members News Update 09 Jul 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour Hosts Informative ‘Open House’ Session for CGF Members On 28th June 2021, the Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) hosted an informative open house session for all CGF members. The HRC is a CEO-led Coalition of Action from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) consisting of 23 retailers and manufacturers committed to helping achieve fair and decent working conditions worldwide […]
CGF Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour Issues Call for IT Service Providers News Update 09 Jul 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour CGF Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour Issues Call for IT Service Providers The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has issued a call for proposals from highly skilled IT service providers to develop an online dashboard to support HRC members’ actions rooting out and eradicating forced labour from their own operations and supply chains. The HRC is a CEO-led […]
New Film Illustrates Forest Positive Coalition’s First Collective Landscape Investment News Update 30 Jun 2021 Forest Positive New Film Illustrates Forest Positive Coalition’s First Collective Landscape Investment During The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) annual Global Summit, the CGF launched a new digital video series, produced by BBC Storyworks, highlighting the power of the consumer goods industry to help build better lives through better business. One film, “Coalitions Protecting Our Forests” focused specifically on the CGF’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, which was […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on Panel at Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series Webinar News Update 21 Jun 2021 Food Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks on Panel at Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series Webinar On June 15th, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke on a panel discussion as part of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Food Waste Repackaged Learning Series. Ignacio, who oversees the CGF’s Coalition on Food Waste was invited to the panel to share his thoughts on the consumer goods industry’s role in […]
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Second in Series of “Engagement on Post Harvest Losses” Workshops on Perishable Agriculture Commodities News Update 18 Jun 2021 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Second in Series of “Engagement on Post Harvest Losses” Workshops on Perishable Agriculture Commodities On 27th May, the CGF Food Waste Coalition of Action held the second in a series of virtual workshops centering around post harvest losses, this time looking at the issue from the lens of non-perishable agriculture commodities in small scale farming. The workshop provided the opportunity for Coalition members, key supply chain partner and technical experts to […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes New Learning Series Joint Paper with Oracle and Capgemini News Update 18 Jun 2021 End-to-End Value Chain Publishes New Learning Series Joint Paper with Oracle and Capgemini The Consumer Goods Forum, in collaboration with Oracle and Capgemini, has published a new End-to-End Value Chain Learning Series paper, which explores how a global requirement to immediately scale digitisation confirmed supply chain as the next customer experience battleground for fast-moving consumer goods and retail.  Consumers want more choices, as well as convenience, customisation, personalisation and localisation. What […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 3BL Forum on Plastic Waste Challenge News Update 09 Jun 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 3BL Forum on Plastic Waste Challenge On Wednesday June 2nd Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), spoke at “3BL Forum – Brands Taking Stands – LIVE!”, a virtual platform which convenes corporate leaders from top brands for a series of sessions meant to explore “the why” and “the how” behind business leadership at this critical moment in […]
The CGF Attends One Planet Network’s Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Food Value Chain News Update 08 Jun 2021 Food Waste The CGF Attends One Planet Network’s Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Food Value Chain On Thursday April 22nd, Aliya Kumekbayeva, Sustainability Officer at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), participated in a consultative workshop organised by the One Planet Network, on sustainable food value chain focusing on processing, manufacturing and retail. The workshop was the second in a series of consultations organised by the network with the aim to allow for a collaborative […]
New CHL China Report Explores Big Data and Nutrition Trends During COVID-19 News Update 03 Jun 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives New CHL China Report Explores Big Data and Nutrition Trends During COVID-19 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), in collaboration with the Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS), has published a report analysing big data on Chinese consumer nutrition, as it relates to trends observed during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks a key milestone in the CGF Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s work to drive healthier lives for consumers […]
SSCI Opens New Social Benchmark Scopes in Virtual Launch Event News Update 02 Jun 2021 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Opens New Social Benchmark Scopes in Virtual Launch Event On 27th May 2021, the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI), a Coalition of Action from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), hosted a webinar to launch its new benchmark scopes, Primary Production and At-Sea Operations. With the development of Social and Scheme Management Criteria for each sectoral scope and their publication in early May, the SSCI […]
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 […]
CHL Coalition One Year On: Eight New Members Join to Drive Healthier Lives Globally News Update 27 May 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition One Year On: Eight New Members Join to Drive Healthier Lives Globally In April 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of Action to work towards inspiring healthier behaviours in stores and communities across the globe. Led by manufacturers and retailers, in partnership with public health authorities, local communities, academia and other stakeholders, the Coalition has continuously sought ways […]