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Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Press Release 26 Nov 2021 Health & Wellness Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Paris, 26th November 2021 – To meet the demand from consumers in France seeking better eating habits, Carrefour and Danone built an unprecedented partnership with several other major national brands: Barilla, Bel, Mars Food, Savencia and Unilever, with the support of The Consumer Goods Forum. Tasty, balanced recipes, rated Nutriscore A or B were published […]
Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Press Release 06 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030 Coalition and its 20 members […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 Press Release 05 Nov 2021 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.  — Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to […]
First Scheme Receives SSCI Recognition: BRCGS Press Release 26 Oct 2021 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative First Scheme Receives SSCI Recognition: BRCGS PARIS, 26th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce that BRCGS has completed the benchmarking process and has achieved SSCI recognition against the SSCI Benchmarking Requirements for Processing & Manufacturing Version 1.0. As the first scheme to be recognised, BRCGS demonstrates leadership in the effort […]
‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day Press Release 20 Oct 2021 Corporate ‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day UPDATE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in China, this event has been postponed to 17th-18th February 2022. BEIJING and SHANGHAI, 18th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will host on 22nd November the fourth annual edition of the CGF China Day in Beijing. The event brings together some 300 senior executives from […]
CGF Announces New Members for September 2021 Press Release 27 Sep 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for September 2021 PARIS, 30th September 2021 — 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. GODIVA Chocolatier, the global leader in premium chocolate, was founded in Brussels in 1926 by Belgian Chocolatier Pierre […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics Press Release 22 Sep 2021 Forest Positive The Consumer Goods Forum Advances on Commitment from Businesses to Publicly Report Against New Deforestation Performance Metrics The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action – led by Alexandre Bompard, CEO, Carrefour, and Grant F. Reid, CEO, Mars, Incorporated – today demonstrates critical progress on its commitment to publicly report against new performance metrics to end commodity-driven deforestation, in a major push to increase collective transparency To help achieve a forest […]
The Consumer Goods Forum to Kick Off New, Innovative Event Series to Support Businesses in Overcoming Industry Challenges Press Release 14 Sep 2021 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum to Kick Off New, Innovative Event Series to Support Businesses in Overcoming Industry Challenges PARIS, 14 September 2021 — 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 […]
The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Health & Wellness The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Bogotá, 8 September 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition – a First Lady and Presidential Council for Children led initiative that seeks to mobilise public and private sector actors, civil society, NGOs, international corporations, and academia to tackle malnutrition issues for the most vulnerable. The alliance aims […]
Business Leaders, Sustainability and Health Experts and Environmental Groups Set to Unite at Sustainable Retail Summit to Help Shape Future of Industry Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit Business Leaders, Sustainability and Health Experts and Environmental Groups Set to Unite at Sustainable Retail Summit to Help Shape Future of Industry The Consumer Goods Forum gears up to host more than 400 industry leaders and experts from 13th – 14th October, for two days of inspirational talks and best practice sessions helping to drive positive change for business, people and planet Major businesses and non-profit organisations including Unilever, Danone, PepsiCo, WHO, Walmart and WWF will reflect […]
CGF Announces New Members for July 2021 Press Release 02 Aug 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for July 2021 PARIS, 2nd August 2021 — 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. ENGIE Impact accelerates sustainability transformation for corporations, cities and governments. We help organisations embed sustainability […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste Press Release 13 Jul 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste PARIS, 13th July 2021 – With a common vision of a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature – land or sea – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste today announces the latest critical step made by Coalition members to transform the industry’s relationship with plastic packaging. The […]
CGF Announces New Members for June 2021 Press Release 29 Jun 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for June 2021 PARIS, 29th June 2021 — 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. EVRYTHNG helps brands to learn from each product’s journey, end-to-end from factory to consumer, and […]
The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Now What? Key Takeaways and Conclusions from The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2021 Global Summit PARIS, 24 June 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s virtual 2021 Global Summit closed this afternoon, the conclusion of four days of focused conversation around challenges and opportunities in the consumer goods industry. This event marked the first time that the […]
CEOs from The Coca-Cola Company and Alibaba Group to Lead The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Corporate CEOs from The Coca-Cola Company and Alibaba Group to Lead The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors PARIS, 24th June 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body pursuing purpose and positive change across the consumer goods industry, today announced that two new Co-Chairs have been elected to its Board of Directors: Daniel Zhang, Chairman & CEO of Alibaba Group, and James Quincey, Chairman & CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Industry Leaders Discuss Ways to Build Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 23rd June 2021 — On the penultimate day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) virtual Global Summit, the conversation hinged around some of the CGF’s core priorities, including sustainability, human rights and a resilient food supply. Leaders from the organisation and its member […]