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Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes New Member: Neste News Update 10 Jan 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Welcomes New Member: Neste The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has been pleased to welcome a new member, Neste, bringing the Coalition’s membership to 21 CGF members committed to removing deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from key commodity supply chains. The full list of Coalition members are: Asia Paper and Pulp (APP) Sinar Mas, Carrefour, Colgate- Palmolive […]
Global Summit 2022 Heads to Dublin! News Update 17 Dec 2021 Global Summit Global Summit 2022 Heads to Dublin! With the new year fast approaching, and with the holiday season now in full swing, we are delighted to announce that the Global Summit 2022 will be heading to Dublin, Ireland on 21st-23rd June. The Emerald Isle will host the first physical Summit since Vancouver in 2019, so we have a lot of catching up to do […]
Workforce Nutrition Alliance Reflection on 2021 Year of Action for Nutrition News Update 17 Dec 2021 Health & Wellness Workforce Nutrition Alliance Reflection on 2021 Year of Action for Nutrition Dear Partners and Friends, As 2021, Year of Action for Nutrition, comes to a close, we are inspired to reflect on the year and what it has meant for workforce nutrition and the Workforce Nutrition Alliance.  Firstly, we would like to begin with a thank you to all of our Partners and Friends who have […]
Forest Positive Coalition Launches First Guidance Documents for Forest Positive Soy and Palm Oil Suppliers News Update 09 Dec 2021 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Launches First Guidance Documents for Forest Positive Soy and Palm Oil Suppliers The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition has today released two documents that can aid companies in their efforts to become forest positive businesses. The “Guidance for Forest Positive Soy Suppliers and Traders” is a document detailing how soy suppliers and traders can adopt and implement deforestation- and conversion-free commitments across their entire soy […]
What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group News Update 07 Dec 2021 Health & Wellness What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group Nutrition for Growth (N4G) was launched in 2013 at the headquarters of Unilever, reflecting the ambition from day one that business can help combat malnutrition. But specific business commitments back in 2013 were few and ad hoc. 2021 is different. Why? Two years ago, the Dutch and Japanese Governments supported a conference of business leaders […]
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 […]