CGF’s Senior Director of Sustainability Shares the Company’s Progress on Zero Deforestation and Nature-Positive Commitments in Forest Trends Webinar
On October 3, 2022, Debora Dias, Senior Manager, Sustainability, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), joined an online webinar hosted by Forest Trends to share insights from the CGF Forest Positive Coalition of Action and how its members are taking action individual and collective to eliminate deforestation, forest degradation and the conversion of their key commodity supply chains. Titled “Corporate Progress on Zero Deforestation and Nature-Positive Commitments,” the webinar assessed trends in the launch of corporate deforestation, climate and nature goals and how companies are working to achieve their goals.
Debora shared the ambition and progress of the Forest Positive Coalition, including information from the Coalition’s second annual report, which included an update on the Coalition members’ collective reporting efforts against an aligned set. of key performance indicators. She also shared the Coalition’s priorities for the coming year.
Debora was joined by Laura Weatherer, Senior Partner, Supply Change; and Julie Nash, Senior Program Manager, Food and Forests, Ceres. The webinar was moderated by Kate Ellis, Senior Partner, Supply Change. A recording of the webinar is available here.
The Forest Positive Coalition was formed in 2020 by the Consumer Goods Forum and brings together 21 of the world’s largest retailers and manufacturers, with a combined market value of approximately US$2 trillion, to take collective action to end deforestation , forest conversion and degradation of key commodity supply chains. For more information on the Coalition’s actions to create a positive future for the forest, visit the Coalition’s website.