14 episodes

The CGF Sustainability Podcast takes a deep dive in to all things sustainability: from forced labour, to plastics, food waste, deforestation, and refrigeration. The series gives listeners insights in to the strategies of the key players working behind the scenes to tackle the challenges facing our industry and the planet.

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The CGF Sustainability Podcast takes a deep dive in to all things sustainability: from forced labour, to plastics, food waste, deforestation, and refrigeration. The series gives listeners insights in to the strategies of the key players working behind the scenes to tackle the challenges facing our industry and the planet.

    Driving Change in the Seafood Industry

    Driving Change in the Seafood Industry

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     In this episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden chats with Hugo Byrnes of Ahold Delhaize and Stefanie Moreland of Trident Seafoods about the ongoing collaboration between the CGF's Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI), of which Hugo is a co-chair, and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI), of which Stefanie is a partner and Hugo is a board member. Since 2018, the SSCI and the GSSI have been working together to align social sustainability standards for the seafood sector. Their common goal is to develop a social compliance benchmark tool that brings together each organisation's respective expertise in supply chain social compliance standards and the landscape of sustainability in the seafood sector. Hugo and Stefanie discuss the partnership's recent milestone, the launch of the public consultation on their first set of jointly developed benchmark criteria, and how the unique partnership between the SSCI and the GSSI will help the industry #seafoodchange by aligning social sustainability standards.

    • 18 min
    Introducing the CGF's Coalition of Action on Food Waste

    Introducing the CGF's Coalition of Action on Food Waste

    In this episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, we catch up with the two Co-Chairs of the CGF's newly launched Coalition of Action on Food Waste, Francisco Cordero from the Kellog Company and Brittni Furrow from Ahold Delhaize. Francisco and Brittni share the Coalition's ambitious agenda, the goal of which is to reduce food waste in members' supply chains by supporting public reporting, Champions 12.3's "10x20x30" Initiative, and the reduction of post-harvest losses, all of which will take significant steps towards reducing one of the world's most pressing issues.

    • 22 min
    Being a Good Neighbour in a Waste-Free World

    Being a Good Neighbour in a Waste-Free World

    In this latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, special guest host Madelaine VanDerHeyden speaks with Alejandra Vázquez Langle, Environmental Sustainability Global Director at Grupo Bimbo. As an active member of the CGF's Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste, Grupo Bimbo has been one of the leading manufacturers driving the effort to reduce waste throughout its supply chain. Alejandra also shares one of the company's key values, caring for others, and how it leads the group's partnerships and collaborations in Latin America and across the world.

    • 21 min
    Collective Action and a Forest Positive Future

    Collective Action and a Forest Positive Future

    In this month’s episode, Justin Adams, Executive Director at the Tropical Forest Alliance reflects upon the industry’s progress on deforestation as we move towards the launch of the CGF’s Forest Positive Coaliton of Action in the coming months. He shares why collective action is key, as well as his thoughts on how the current COVID-19 crisis could shape how we look at this issue in the future.   

    • 17 min
    Driving Industry Progress on Human Rights

    Driving Industry Progress on Human Rights

    Season 2 of the Sustainability Podcast continues with guest Brent Wilton, Director of Global Workplace Rights at The Coca-Cola Company. Brent, the newly appointed manufacturer co-chair of the CGF’s Human Rights Coalition, talks about the industry’s journey towards the creation of the coalition, the impact of collective action on combatting forced labour, and the pathway forwards.

    • 21 min
    Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito

    Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito

    In the first episode of Season 2, host Louise Chester talks to Pablo Montoya Dávila, Head of Sustainability at Grupo Éxito, one of the CGF’s key members in Latin America. Pablo speaks about the company’s sustainability priorities, the importance of circular economy, consumer trends in Latin America, and shares his own personal motivations for the work that he does.  

    • 17 min

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