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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 […]
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 […]
Senior Manager SSCI Speaks on Panel During ITC/ISC Event News Update 27 Mar 2020 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Senior Manager SSCI Speaks on Panel During ITC/ISC Event On March 12th, Thomas van Haaren, Senior Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative, spoke on a panel discussion during an online event jointly hosted by the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Initiative for Compliance and Sustainability (ICS). The aim of the event was to provide participants with the opportunity to discuss the main issues at […]
Senior Manager SSCI Speaks at “India and Sustainability Standards” in New Delhi News Update 16 Dec 2019 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Senior Manager SSCI Speaks at “India and Sustainability Standards” in New Delhi On 20th – 22nd November, Thomas van Haaren, Senior Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative, attended and spoke at the “India and Sustainability Standards (ISS)” conference, which took place in New Delhi, India. Organised and hosted by the Centre for Responsible Business, ISS brought together over 700 thought leaders, experts, practitioners, and policymakers to discuss sustainability […]
CSR Expert Thomas van Haaren Joins CGF as New SSCI Senior Manager News Update 27 Sep 2019 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative CSR Expert Thomas van Haaren Joins CGF as New SSCI Senior Manager The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is delighted to a welcome new recruit, CSR expert Thomas van Haaren, to the Sustainability team. Thomas joins the team, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge on responsible and ethical sourcing, and sustainable business. Replacing Sonja Schmid, who leaves the CGF for an exciting new opportunity, Thomas will be […]
SSCI Manager Sonja Schmid Speaks at Seafood Expo North America in Boston News Update 27 Mar 2019 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Manager Sonja Schmid Speaks at Seafood Expo North America in Boston On March 18th, Sonja Schmid, the CGF’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Manager spoke on a panel at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston. The 2019 conference program featured over 25 educational sessions, presented by key industry experts. Attendees took away engaging and practical information covering the most important and timely issues relevant to today’s […]
The CGF Attends IDH’s 10th Anniversary Conference in The Netherlands News Update 02 Jan 2019 Environmental Sustainability The CGF Attends IDH’s 10th Anniversary Conference in The Netherlands On November 10th, the CGF’s Environmental Sustainability Director Ignacio Gavilan and Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Manager Sonja Schmid attended IDH (the Sustainable Trade Initiative)’s 10th Anniversary Conference in the Netherlands. IDH was established in 2008 to bring businesses, governments and non-profit institutions together in public-private coalitions that develop new business models and financing structures for […]
The CGF Seeks to Recruit Experts to Perform Benchmarks for Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative News Update 03 Dec 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative The CGF Seeks to Recruit Experts to Perform Benchmarks for Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative The Consumer Goods Forum is currently seeking to recruit experts to perform benchmarks for the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI). The present call for experts is open for the recruitment of three candidates, based in Europe or North America. By participating, your knowledge and experience will greatly support the objectives of the SSCI of providing […]
Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Closes Public Consultation News Update 21 Nov 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Closes Public Consultation In September, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) held the global public consultation of its first set of benchmarking criteria, which consists of Social Criteria and Scheme Management Criteria. The SSCI team invited all stakeholders to participate in this public consultation, as part of its commitment to providing transparency. The SSCI team would like to […]
SSCI and GSSI Collaborate on Workshop at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona News Update 17 Jul 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI and GSSI Collaborate on Workshop at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona On 21st June, our Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and GSSI held a Consultation Workshop at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Barcelona, kindly sponsored by GIZ. The workshop engaged approximately 60 participants in fruitful discussion on the specificities of social compliance in the seafood sector. The joint workshop follows on from the May announcement confirming SSCI […]
Chris Tyas, Senior Vice President Global Head Supply Chain at Nestlé Introduces the SSCI at the Global Summit News Update 22 Jun 2018 Social Sustainability Chris Tyas, Senior Vice President Global Head Supply Chain at Nestlé Introduces the SSCI at the Global Summit   On Friday 15th June, Chris Tyas,  Global Head Supply Chain of Nestlé presented The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) at the Global Summit in Singapore. During the I-Talk session, entitled “Making Responsible Sourcing Easier for the Industry” Tyas gave delegates insight into the CGF’s newest initiative which is due to […]