• One for Good Campaign Launched in Hagerstown

    ‘One for Good’ Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers

    The Consumer Goods Forum and Health & Wellness Members Partner with Healthy Washington County

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  • New Food Date Label Call to Action

    New Food Date Label Call to Action

    The CGF and Champions 12.3 have approved a Call to Action to standardise food date labels worldwide by 2020.

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  • Peter Freedman CGF Reflections

    Managing Director Shares First Half 2017 Reflections

    Peter Freedman looks back on the work of the CGF over the last six months and how our mission is as vital as ever.

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  • Blockchain & Tomorrow's Value Chain

    Blockchain & Tomorrow's Value Chain

    Gain Insights Into the Value Blockchain Can Bring to Your Organisation

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  • CGF Business Actions Against Forced Labour

    New Forced Labour Booklet Published

    CGF member companies share their stories against forced labour in new booklet

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Our Strategic FocusDriving Positive Change Globally

  • Introducing Our Environmental Sustainability Work +

    Acting together to position the industry as a leader in protecting against climate change, reducing waste and promoting compliance with good working and environmental practices. Read More
  • Social Sustainability - Creating a Platform +

    Working to achieve decent working conditions and sustainable supply chains across the consumer goods industry and worldwide. Read More
  • Introducing Our Product Safety Pillar +

    Increasing confidence in the delivery of safe food globally through the continuous improvement of food safety management systems. Read More
  • Introducing Our Health & Wellness Pillar +

    Collaborating to empower consumers and employees around the world to make informed decisions and help them to adopt healthier lifestyles. Read More
  • Introducing Our End-to-End Value Chain & Standards Pillar +

    Identifying and implementing global standards, protocols and principles for the management of data, processes and capabilities that span the value chain. Read More
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Our Board of DirectorsEmbracing both retailers and manufacturers

Our Upcoming EventsConferences, Workshops, Meetings & More

26th-28th October 2017 - STOCKHOLM, Sweden

THE 62ND FUTURE LEADERS CONGRESS

The annual event for companies' top talents and future leaders of the consumer goods industry.

5th - 8th March 2018 - TOKYO, Japan

GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE 2018

The leading global food safety conference returns to Asia for its 17th edition.Read More

May 2018 - MEXICO CITY, Mexico

GFSI FOCUS DAY MEXICO

This Focus Day will provide Mexican operations with insights on how to leverage GFSI for safer food and business results.

13th-15th June 2018 - SINGAPORE

THE 62ND GLOBAL SUMMIT

An unparalleled event for top-level industry executives that provides insights into the key challenges facing our sector.

Our Latest ContentPublications, News, Blog Posts & More

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Strategic Focus

 

 

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Our Sustainability Pillar sees members collaborating to position the industry as a leader in protecting against climate change, reducing waste and promoting compliance with good working and environmental practices. Our key focus areas include:

  • Our Climate Change Initative and corresponding workstreams and working groups;
  • Three resolutions that our members are making voluntary commitments towards; and
  • Our work under the Global Social Compliance Programme.
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Our collaborative efforts within the Product Safety Paillar are helping to increase confidence in the delivery of safe food globally through the continuous improvement of food safety management systems. These include:

  • Our internationally-respected Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI);
  • A platform for collaboration between the world’s leading food safety experts; and
  • Working Groups and regional and global workshops and events.
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The work of our Health & Wellness Pillar is designed to help empower consumers to make the right decisions and help them to adopt healthier lifestyles. Key focus areas include:

  • Better product information, responsible marketing and improved communications;
  • Three resolutions to promote long term commitment; and
  • Encouraging implementation and reporting on progress.
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The work of the End-to-End Value Chain & Standards Pillar is focused on identifying and implementing global standards, protocols and principles for the management of data, processes and capabilities that span the value chain. This includes:

  • Defining best practices and being forward-thinking;
  • Working together on industry-shaping projects; and
  • Producing real solutions to real problems that are both practical and actionable.
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The Knowledge & Best Practice Sharing Platform is designed to fully support the work of our members and provide you with the very best membership experience. This is achieved through:

  • Bringing CEOs and thought leaders together at industry-leading events;
  • Promoting first-class knowledge exchange, networking and collaboration; and
  • Supporting the development of our industry's brightest young managers.
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Aside from the industry-defining projects and initiatives that we are currently working on with our members, there is also a long list of topics that have now been successfully completed. You can view a selection of our previous successes here, including:

  • Understanding the Needs & Consequences of the Ageing Consumer;
  • The Global Upstream Supply Initiative (GUSI); and
  • The Global Packaging Project.
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Your OrganisationWhat Our Members Say

 
"M&S can’t change the world of palm oil on its own. We use a fraction of the world’s supply. By teaming up with other big players in the industry through The Forum, we have additional leverage and can share best practice. Very simply, together we are stronger and can move faster to help create a more sustainable approach to production and consumption".

MIKE BARRY, DIRECTOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS,
MARKS & SPENCER