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Leveraging Technology to Detect, Measure, and Mitigate Sustainability and Socially Responsible Sourcing Risks

…critical inputs, and the use of migrant or undocumented labour. Environmental sustainability risks include deforestation, damage to protected areas and high value conservation areas, GHG emissions and carbon negative practices,…

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Reflections as We Move into a New Decade

…McKinsey, we created a blueprint for reaching our ambitions through the development of a simulation model comparing collection and recycling rates, material flows, as well as associated financial and social…

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The Consumer Goods Forum Meets with Delegation from Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Articulation

…was facilitated with the support of Mighty Earth. The meeting took place in Brussels on 4th November and was part of the APIB’s tour of 12 European countries, from 17th…

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Will Things Fall Apart if the Centre Cannot Hold (All the Data)?

…complexity and there being no obvious benefit beyond keeping their retail or manufacturing customers happy. Then there are technical objections. Take blockchain. As with many new technological developments the transactional…

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Sustainable Packaging and Certification Solutions within the Circular Economy

The forest sector, through its advancement of sustainably managed forests and forest-based products, has a significant role to play in the circular economy and can provide critical solutions for global…

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Statement in Response to Amazon Fires: Businesses Call for Deeper Partnership to Build a More Forest Positive Future

Images of the dry season fires in the Brazilian Amazon has generated massive media coverage and raised social consciousness about the existential challenges we face if rainforests continue to perish….

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus

…second largest grocery retailer. Chairman and CEO, Rodney McMullen, highlighted the challenges of keeping pace with changing customer needs while managing the costs associated with this. Kroger’s ecommerce business has

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Statement in Response to Greenpeace Report

…has worked with our members, governments, civil society and other stakeholders to accelerate the shift towards sustainable sourcing. Our work has included:   Sharing best practices between our members on…

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The CGF Attends Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting in Colombia

…of protecting the world’s tropical rainforests. With over 50% of its land area forested, Colombia has the second-highest biodiversity density in the world after Brazil. On the final day of…

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Keeping Humans in the Loop

…it is all hype? I don’t think so; I was around AI in the Winter of the 1980s and the slide into the “trough of disappointment” (as Gartner would say)…