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Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) Applies for SSCI Benchmarking Press Release 28 Nov 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) Applies for SSCI Benchmarking PARIS, 30th November, 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from the Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA), marking their first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Primary Production and Manufacturing and Processing […]
Carrefour and Danone with Nine Major Food Manufacturers Wins 2022 SIRIUS Prize in Sustainable Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative in France Press Release 25 Nov 2022 Health & Wellness Carrefour and Danone with Nine Major Food Manufacturers Wins 2022 SIRIUS Prize in Sustainable Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative in France Paris, 25th November 2022 – The in-store and digital collaborative initiative “Le Lundi C’est Veggie” “Mondays are Veggie” led through The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL) by Co-Chairs Carrefour and Danone with the engagement of Barilla, Bel, Bonduelle, Fleury Michon, Happyvore, Labeyrie, Nutrition Santé, Savencia and Unilever has won […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Edna Ayme-Yahil as New Communications Director Press Release 24 Nov 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Edna Ayme-Yahil as New Communications Director Paris, November 24th, 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is delighted to announce that Edna Ayme-Yahil has been appointed Communications Director effective November 28th. Based out of the CGF’s headquarters in Paris, Edna brings with her 20 years of experience in communications and corporate affairs with international exposure across a variety of industries and […]
Coalition of Consumer Goods Companies Pushes for Corporate Investment in Production Landscapes in Latest Report Press Release 16 Nov 2022 Forest Positive Coalition of Consumer Goods Companies Pushes for Corporate Investment in Production Landscapes in Latest Report PARIS, 17th November 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has today published a new report advocating for corporate investment in production landscapes worldwide to combat commodity-driven deforestation, forest conversion, and degradation whilst promoting inclusion and improving the livelihoods of local communities. Entitled “Collective Action and Investment in Landscape Initiatives: […]
Second Scheme Achieves SSCI Recognition: Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard Press Release 16 Nov 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Second Scheme Achieves SSCI Recognition: Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard PARIS, 16th November 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce that the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) has completed the SSCI benchmarking process and achieved SSCI Recognition. The Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard 2.1 was successfully benchmarked against the SSCI Benchmarking Requirements for At-Sea Operations Version 1.0. In achieving SSCI Recognition, […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture Press Release 10 Nov 2022 Carbon Solutions Hub The Consumer Goods Forum Launches the “Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries”, in Collaboration with Accenture PARIS and SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 10th November 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched the Net Zero Playbook for Consumer Industries in collaboration with its members, Accenture and the Race to Zero. It has been launched at COP27, where a key theme is making good on the commitments made at COP26 and demonstrating action. […]
CGF Announces New Members for October 2022 Press Release 31 Oct 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for October 2022 PARIS, 31st October 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Cadenas de Valor Sustentables SPA was created with the purpose of contributing to the building of healthier, more […]
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 3 Press Release 28 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 3 AMSTERDAM, 28th OCTOBER 2022 – The third and final day of the Sustainable Retail Summit 2022 in Amsterdam began with a discussion around a hugely important element of sustainability strategies: plastics and package are making pledges to ensure products are recyclable by 2030. Willemijn Peeters, CEO & Founder at Searious Business spoke about how consumer […]
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 2 Press Release 27 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 2 AMSTERDAM, 27th October 2022 – We kicked off an exciting start to our first full day of sessions with a warm welcome from moderator Isabelle Kumar and Wai-Chan Chan, Managing Director at The Consumer Goods Forum. The theme of this year’s Summit is moving conversation to action – ultimately, to drive change. With 63 speakers […]
Consumer Goods Companies Release Practical Guidance on Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees Press Release 27 Oct 2022 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Consumer Goods Companies Release Practical Guidance on Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour and AIM-Progress member companies release step-by-step guide for repayment of worker-paid recruitment fees Around one-fifth of all people in forced labour exploitation in the private economy are in situations of debt bondage, which can be caused by paying recruitment fees New Guidance is designed to be […]
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 1 Press Release 26 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 1 AMSTERDAM, 26th October 2022 – Amsterdam. The setting for the 7th annual Sustainable Retail Summit, and a perfect location, as highlighted by resident Amsterdammer Tobias Wasmuht, SPAR International, who shared the history of this multicultural city as well as its sustainability credentials in his special address. One of the top 10 sustainable cities across the globe, with future plans to decarbonise […]
Focus on Consumers, Industry Collaboration, Technology & Sustainability: The First Edition of the Supply Chain Conference Officially Ends After Three Days  Press Release 26 Oct 2022 Supply Chain Conference Focus on Consumers, Industry Collaboration, Technology & Sustainability: The First Edition of the Supply Chain Conference Officially Ends After Three Days  AMSTERDAM, 26th October 2022 – The first edition of the Supply Chain Conference (SCC) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has officially come to a close in Amsterdam. A very dynamic group of close to 60 supply chain experts and leaders from all over the world convened at the Hotel Okura for three days of […]
In New Project, Consumer Goods Companies Team Up with Palm Oil Companies to Fight Forced Labour in Malaysia Press Release 20 Oct 2022 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour In New Project, Consumer Goods Companies Team Up with Palm Oil Companies to Fight Forced Labour in Malaysia PARIS and KUALA LUMPUR, 20th October 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has launched its People Positive Palm Project, designed to drive collaboration between consumer goods companies and palm oil suppliers in Malaysia to address the issue of forced labour in the Malaysian palm […]
Major Consumer Goods Companies Signal Shared Demand for 800,000 Tons of Chemically Recycled Materials Press Release 12 Oct 2022 Plastic Waste Major Consumer Goods Companies Signal Shared Demand for 800,000 Tons of Chemically Recycled Materials Paris, 12th October 2022 – Twelve member companies of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste have today published a letter addressed to suppliers, regulators and investors expressing their demand to procure chemically recycled material produced in line with their environmental safeguards. A wider survey of Coalition member companies indicates demand […]
CGF Announces New Members for September 2022 Press Release 28 Sep 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for September 2022 PARIS, 29th September 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 54,000 restaurants in more than 155 countries and territories, […]
World’s Leading Consumer Goods Companies Put Transparency and Transformation at Forefront of Latest Deforestation Report Press Release 22 Sep 2022 Forest Positive World’s Leading Consumer Goods Companies Put Transparency and Transformation at Forefront of Latest Deforestation Report The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action, an initiative of 21 consumer goods companies, shares progress on removing commodity-driven deforestation from supply chains With increase in disclosure rates on performance metrics introduced in 2021, Coalition members are now collectively reporting on 62% of a complete set of Key Performance Indicators, demonstrating progress to […]