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Sustainability: the Key to Resilient Recovery

…cases, shuts them down altogether. But while this new existential threat has consumed everyone’s attention, another one is still as urgent as ever: climate change. And businesses must realise the…

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Business Collaboration to Protect Our Planet has Never Been More Critical

…problem means re-thinking the life cycle of plastic packaging and moving towards circularity – where plastics are kept in use for as long as possible. Our Plastic Waste Coalition of…

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How Collective Action Can Drive Sustainability in the Soy Sector

…improvements to the Roadmap, such as sharpening its commitments and ambitions; developing more clarity on the details of the Coalition Ask to traders and suppliers; and adding more definition to…

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CGF Applauds Banking Institutions’ Ongoing Collaboration to Help End Deforestation

…the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has published a new report about opportunities for the banking sector to contribute to efforts to end deforestation, entitled “Banking Beyond…

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CGF Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Paper, Pulp and Fibre-based Packaging Commodity Roadmap

The Forest Positive Coalition has published the first version of its Paper, Pulp and Fibre-based Packaging (PPP) Roadmap, a foundational document for Coalition members which will guide them in their…

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The Consumer Goods Forum Helps Make Soy Footprinting Possible

…Soy is a key component in many of the supply chains of the foods we eat today and is used as feed for the rearing of animals, while soy and…

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The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal

…force practices mean that collaboration through events such as this are integral to tackling the issues that matter most. The Sustainable Retail Summit has quickly become a key component of…

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Leveraging Technology to Detect, Measure, and Mitigate Sustainability and Socially Responsible Sourcing Risks

…critical inputs, and the use of migrant or undocumented labour. Environmental sustainability risks include deforestation, damage to protected areas and high value conservation areas, GHG emissions and carbon negative practices,…

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The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines

…to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020, as outlined in the CGF’s Deforestation Resolution. The Guidelines are intended to assist companies in designing their own policies for sourcing palm oil…

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Ten International Banks Commit to Finance Sustainable Agricultural Commodities by 2020

…Westpac as well as BNP Paribas, Rabobank and UBS, who are not BEI Members. Banks who have adopted the Compact make two principal commitments: to finance the transformation of supply…