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CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview News Update 29 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview To tackle some of today’s biggest data exchange challenges, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) formed its Product Data Coalition of Action at the start of 2020. The Coalition brings together retailer and manufacturer members of the CGF to drive the critical work towards the global implementation of a unique product identification system. In addition, the […]
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes Two New Members: Neste and REWE Group News Update 22 Nov 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes Two New Members: Neste and REWE Group In fall 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has been pleased to welcome two new members: Neste and REWE Group. The addition of these two members brings the Coalition’s membership to 27 CGF members committed to helping achieve fair and decent working conditions worldwide by […]
CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Workshop on Upstream Losses in Animal Protein News Update 16 Nov 2021 Food Waste CGF Food Waste Coalition Hosts Workshop on Upstream Losses in Animal Protein On October 29th, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Food Waste Coalition of Action hosted a virtual workshop on upstream food losses in animal protein. The workshop was the third in a series of virtual events held by the Coalition on the topic, with earlier workshops focusing on fresh produce and non-perishable agricultural commodities. Engagement on […]
CGF Partners with The Sustainable Foods London; CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Regenerative Business News Update 16 Nov 2021 Environmental Sustainability CGF Partners with The Sustainable Foods London; CGF Sustainability Director to Speak on Regenerative Business In March 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan will be speaking at The Sustainable Foods London. The CGF is a proud association partner of the event, which will this year take the format of a two-day conference from 30th to 31st March. The event, now in its 2nd year, brings together […]
CGF Managing Director Speaks at Fourth Annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum News Update 16 Nov 2021 Social Sustainability CGF Managing Director Speaks at Fourth Annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum On 28th October, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan, was pleased to join a panel session at the fourth annual Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) entitled “Promoting a Worker-Centric Trade Policy in the Indo-Pacific,” to discuss the CGF’s social sustainability strategy and how it can positively impact consumer goods supply chains in the […]
CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group Progresses on Social Objectives News Update 16 Nov 2021 Social Sustainability CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group Progresses on Social Objectives The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Japan Social Working Group, an initiative of the CGF Japan Sustainability Local Group (JSLG), has entered its second year of  work with great participation from 22 members and one observer. The Japan Social Working Group is led by Ajinomoto as its group leader, and works in line with the CGF’s […]
Companies Must Embrace Transparency to End Deforestation, says CGF Managing Director News Update 09 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Companies Must Embrace Transparency to End Deforestation, says CGF Managing Director In a recent article published in Food Dive, The Consumer Goods Forum Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan, has advocated for companies to adopt increased transparency efforts in order to make real progress against the deforestation crisis. Entitled “Food companies must embrace transparency and accountability to end deforestation,” the article focuses on the need for food manufacturers […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean News Update 05 Nov 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour CGF Sustainability Director Joins Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean On 6th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, joined a panel discussion at the 6th annual Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean. Didier spoke in his capacity as director of the CGF’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) […]
CGF Response to COP26 Pledge to End Deforestation by 2030 News Update 04 Nov 2021 Forest Positive CGF Response to COP26 Pledge to End Deforestation by 2030 As more than 100 governments pledge to end deforestation by 2030 ahead of the 26th annual United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) welcomes this commitment and, in alignment with the work of its Forest Positive Coalition of Action, offers its support to world leaders to make this commitment a […]
Forest Positive Coalition Participates in Pre-COP26 Discussion with FACT Dialogue News Update 26 Oct 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Participates in Pre-COP26 Discussion with FACT Dialogue On 7th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition was pleased to join representatives from the United Kingdom and Ghanian governments for a discussion focused on the Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue ahead of the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), which will be held in early November in […]
CHL Coalition Takes Stock of 2021 Progress and Maps Out Priorities for the New Year News Update 21 Oct 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition Takes Stock of 2021 Progress and Maps Out Priorities for the New Year On 12th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition (CHL) held their second annual Steering Committee meeting of the year in Paris and online. The meeting marked an opportunity for the Coalition’s governance team to take stock of their work delivered since the last bi-annual meeting held in March, to […]
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 21st Annual AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products News Update 18 Oct 2021 Forest Positive CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at 21st Annual AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. On 21st September 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainability Director, Ignacio Gavilan, joined a panel discussion on “The Challenge of Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials” at the 21st AECOC Congress of Meat and Prepared Products (21ª edición del Congreso AECOC de Productos Cárnicos y Elaborados). Speaking on […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Initiative and Product Data Coalition Hold Steering Committee Meeting Ahead of New WinterComes Event in Sitges, Barcelona News Update 14 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Initiative and Product Data Coalition Hold Steering Committee Meeting Ahead of New WinterComes Event in Sitges, Barcelona The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative and Product Data Coalition of Action held their bi-annual Steering Committee meetings in Sitges, Barcelona on 29th and 30th September. The E2E initiative works towards ensuring that industry trading partners have access to real-time, accurate and independently assured supply chain and product data down to […]
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 […]
Forest Positive Coalition Hosts Final Day of Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe News Update 04 Oct 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Hosts Final Day of Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue – Europe On 29th September 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition hosted the third and final day of the Sustainable Palm Oil Dialogue (SPOD) – Europe. SPOD – Europe is a joint venture by IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, and the European Palm Oil Alliance, and the FPC joined the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm […]
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes Two New Members: Jerónimo Martins and Upfield News Update 04 Oct 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Welcomes Two New Members: Jerónimo Martins and Upfield Since its official launch on Human Rights Day 2020 with its #SilenceIsUnacceptable campaign, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has been pleased to welcome two new members: Jerónimo Martins and Upfield. The addition of these two members brings the Coalition’s membership to 25 CGF members committed […]