CGF Publishes New Report on Understanding the Most Cost-Effective Way to Fight Climate Change

 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of “Understanding the Most Cost-Effective Way to Fight Climate Change”. Developed in partnership with shecco, the booklet explores the topic of refrigerant systems and their impact, as well as the main challenges in implementing hydrofluorocarbon-free cooling. The booklet also highlights the benefits of using such technologies and features case studies from companies who have already made the switch to natural refrigerants. Refrigerants continue to cause planetary trouble, and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have become the fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions…

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Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste

“Sell by,” “Use by,” “Display until,” “Best before,” what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion costs families up to $29 billion annually in the United States alone. The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) – a network of 400 of the biggest consumer goods companies across 70 countries – along with Champions 12.3 has approved a Call to Action to standardise food date labels worldwide by 2020. The CGF Board of Directors unanimously adopted the Call to…

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