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CGF Featured in KnowTheChain Case Study Report Examining Food and Beverage Companies News Update 07 Oct 2017 CGF Featured in KnowTheChain Case Study Report Examining Food and Beverage Companies KnowTheChain has released a case study report examining how 10 food and beverage companies are addressing forced labour in their sugarcane supply chains. The report highlights the influence of the Forced Labour Priority Industry Principles in providing a common framework in which to address forced labour issues through joint action, and shines a light on the progress made by […]
Press Release 30 Jan 2012 Study Shows Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Results in Improved Food Safety for Consumers PARIS, 30th January 2012 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), managed by The Consumer Goods Forum, announced today that a recent study conducted by the University of Arkansas shows that food manufacturers who achieve certification on one of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) internationally recognized benchmarked schemes strengthen their food safety programs resulting […]
Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Actions to Promote Healthier Lives in New Case Studies Booklet Press Release 25 Feb 2017 Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Actions to Promote Healthier Lives in New Case Studies Booklet PARIS, 27th February 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published a new case studies booklet highlighting the positive actions of its members to create a culture of prevention and empower both consumers and employees to adopt healthier lives. The new booklet – available here – includes stories on how member companies are […]
CGF Retail Health Fairs Case Study with Walmart Video 23 Mar 2016 Health & Wellness CGF Retail Health Fairs Case Study with Walmart
Four Brands Add Their Refrigeration Stories to Updated CGF Publication News Update 27 Apr 2018 Environmental Sustainability Four Brands Add Their Refrigeration Stories to Updated CGF Publication The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an updated Refrigeration Booklet, featuring more real-life examples of how CGF members are overcoming technical and geographical challenges to phase out harmful HFCs. When implemented at scale, a HFC phase-down will have huge impact, offering one of the most cost-effective climate mitigation strategies available in the world today. […]
Tackling Food Waste: The Case of Barilla Blue Box Blog 19 Oct 2017 Food Waste Tackling Food Waste: The Case of Barilla Blue Box     Food loss and waste (FLW) represents one of the most significant social, economic, and environmental issues facing our planet. At a time in history where nearly one billion people are still dying of hunger or have to settle for inadequate nutrition every year, it is unacceptable that over a third of the world’s […]
Press Release 28 Feb 2014 Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 3  ANAHEIM, Calif., USA, 28th February 2014 – The last day of the Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference was kicked off by yet another set of inspiring breakfast sessions, kindly hosted by the conference sponsors Ecolab, SGS and NSF International. The following plenary and breakout sessions involved thought provoking discussions around one central […]
Building a Business Case to Take Action Against Food Waste Blog 06 Nov 2017 Food Waste Building a Business Case to Take Action Against Food Waste Over the last few years, there has been rapid growth in awareness and acknowledgment of the global food waste problem. Numerous reports and research papers provide statistics on the quantity of food – estimated at a third of what is produced for human consumption – that goes to waste each year. As a result, major food businesses […]
Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod  to GFSI’s Collective Industry Achievements Press Release 21 Sep 2017 Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod to GFSI’s Collective Industry Achievements PARIS, 21st September 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has been the subject of a freshly-published, peer-reviewed research paper in the Journal of Food Protection titled “Impact of the Global Food Safety Initiative on Food Safety Worldwide: Statistical Analysis of a Survey of International Food Processors”. The paper’s results confirm the rationale behind […]
CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet Press Release 27 Oct 2016 Environmental Sustainability CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet Examples of successful food loss and waste reduction approaches from consumer goods companies on show as part of new collection of case studies   PARIS, 27th October 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the publication of its first-ever Food Waste Booklet, a compilation of real-life examples from the CGF members on […]
14 Stakeholders and 2 CGF Members add their Case Studies to Updated Forced Labour Publications News Update 23 Oct 2018 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour 14 Stakeholders and 2 CGF Members add their Case Studies to Updated Forced Labour Publications The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an updated edition of its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet, which has been expanded to include examples provided by 14 stakeholder organisations and 2 new CGF member companies on how they are tackling forced labour. The booklet showcases actionable insights and learnings from CGF member companies, business […]
The Business Case for the CGF Agenda –   What Have We Learned in a Year? Blog 10 Mar 2018 FLP-Conference The Business Case for the CGF Agenda – What Have We Learned in a Year? In February last year, Kraft Heinz made an unexpected and unsolicited $143 billion bid for Unilever. While the bid was subsequently withdrawn, it added further fuel to the debate about whether businesses should pursue positive change strategies (as Unilever continues to do) or focus only on maximising profit (which is how Kraft Heinz’s strategy is […]
Data Transparency Takes Centre Stage Throughout the Pandemic Blog 02 Sep 2020 Product Data Data Transparency Takes Centre Stage Throughout the Pandemic The rate of change in consumer demand witnessed over the past few months has been unprecedented, calling attention to the importance of effective lines of communication between suppliers and retailers.  As demand for certain products spiked and supply chains experienced disruption, information sharing and access to accurate information became critical for both parties. Suppliers needed real–time information on the products being taken from and those […]
New Research Finds Companies Saved 14 Dollars for Every 1 Dollar Invested in Reducing Food Waste Press Release 07 Mar 2017 Environmental Sustainability New Research Finds Companies Saved 14 Dollars for Every 1 Dollar Invested in Reducing Food Waste   Champions 12.3, a coalition of leaders in food waste reduction including The Consumer Goods Forum Managing Director Peter Freedman, have just released a new report. Latest study shows that companies, consumers and governments can save billions of dollars by acting to cut food loss and waste   PARIS, 7th March, 2017 – One-third of […]
Press Release 10 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain   It’s believed that this fresh perspective to the value chain will engage manufacturers, retailers and additional stakeholders. The industry should no longer think of the value chain as a linear journey, whereby products and information flow linearly and sequentially from supplier to manufacturer to retailer to consumer. Instead, it will increasingly organise itself as […]
New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain News Update 14 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini call for needed industry change to secure long-term, sustainable growth; Existing value chains must evolve to consumer-driven value networks      PARIS and NEW YORK, 14th December 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today published results from their new report “Rethinking the Value Chain: New Realities in […]