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Advancing Due Diligence and Responsible Recruitment to Respect Human Rights: The Consumer Goods Forum and AIM-Progress Announce Renewed Collaboration Press Release 11 Jan 2023 Human Rights Advancing Due Diligence and Responsible Recruitment to Respect Human Rights: The Consumer Goods Forum and AIM-Progress Announce Renewed Collaboration PARIS and BRUSSELS, 11th January 2023 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition (HRC) and AIM-Progress are excited to announce they have reaffirmed their commitment to collaboratively address human rights challenges in the...
The CGF Signs Strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AIM-PROGRESS News Update 19 Sep 2018 Social Sustainability The CGF Signs Strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AIM-PROGRESS The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AIM-PROGRESS, an organisation which has become a crucial strategic partner in our global fight against forced labour....
HRC and AIM-Progress Host Webinar on the Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees with Case Studies From Top Glove and Sime Darby News Update 13 Jun 2023 Social Sustainability HRC and AIM-Progress Host Webinar on the Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees with Case Studies From Top Glove and Sime Darby On 22nd May, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition (HRC) hosted a webinar in collaboration with its partner, AIM-Progress, on practical examples of how businesses can repay Worker-paid recruitment fees. The webinar was...
Consumer Goods Companies Release Practical Guidance on Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees Press Release 27 Oct 2022 Human Rights Consumer Goods Companies Release Practical Guidance on Repayment of Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees PARIS and AMSTERDAM, 27th October 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC), in partnership with AIM-Progress, has today released new “Guidance on the Repayment of...
Business Partners Come Together in Bangkok for CGF’s “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event News Update 08 Oct 2017 Social Sustainability Business Partners Come Together in Bangkok for CGF’s “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event On September 25th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first “Responsible Operations & Sourcing” conference, in partnership with AIM-PROGRESS and ELEVATE, in Bangkok, Thailand. The event brought together over 220 business partners of the CGF and AIM-PROGRESS...
The CGF to Host First “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event in Bangkok News Update 02 Sep 2017 The CGF to Host First “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event in Bangkok We are pleased to announce that The Consumer Goods Forum’s first Responsible Operations and Sourcing event, supported by AIM-PROGRESS & ELEVATE will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 25th September 2017. The purpose of the event is for Thai based...
Ahold Delhaize and Mondelez International CEOs Announced as New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 07 Jun 2023 Global Summit Ahold Delhaize and Mondelez International CEOs Announced as New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Frans Muller, President & CEO of Ahold Delhaize, and Dirk Van de Put, Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International, take the helm as new Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), with a vision to...
World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments Press Release 08 Dec 2020 Plastic Waste World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments PARIS, 8 December 2020 — Demonstrating global leadership in the consumer goods industry’s effort to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature, the Plastic...
Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Fair Labor Association and International Organization for Migration  Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Human Rights Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Fair Labor Association and International Organization for Migration  PARIS, 23 June 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) is pleased to announce today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fair...
Collecting Open-Source Information to Aid Responsible Recruitment Podcast 30 Mar 2022 Human Rights Collecting Open-Source Information to Aid Responsible Recruitment In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden speaks with CGF member Sarah Smith from The Kellogg Company, and Marcus Burke from WBCSD, to discuss a new tool developed by AIM-Progress...
Are You Committed? The Time to Act on Refrigerants is Now Blog 20 Apr 2017 Are You Committed? The Time to Act on Refrigerants is Now   New research shows that our society is only four years away from keeping the global average temperature of rising to no more than 1.5C. Reductions of CO2 through measures such as the phasing out of...
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...
The CGF Holds Workshop on the Progress of Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK News Update 14 Oct 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The CGF Holds Workshop on the Progress of Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Health & Wellness Pillar held a workshop on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK edition in London on 18th September 2019. The CHL UK initiative launched in Lambeth and...
Press Release 05 Mar 2015 Survey Shows Retailers and Manufacturers United in Commitment to a Healthier Society The Consumer Goods Forum Shows How Its Members are Helping Empower Consumers Worldwide to Adopt Healthier Lifestyles  PARIS, 5th March 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today published results from its 2014 survey...
Future Leaders are the Activists for a Better Business Blog 17 Oct 2018 FLP-Conference Future Leaders are the Activists for a Better Business If consumer goods companies are to re-imagine the business model of tomorrow, we must first understand the consumers of today. Today millennials account for a third of total value consumption and this generation is craving...
Delivering a Circular Economy for Plastics – A Message from CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs Video 23 May 2023 Plastic Waste Delivering a Circular Economy for Plastics – A Message from CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs A legally binding UN treaty is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end the plastic pollution crisis in a globally coordinated way. Hear from CEOs from member companies of the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition about leading industry...