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The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai Press Release 24 Feb 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai “Creating A Common Prosperity Future Together”  PARIS and SHANGHAI, 24th February 2022 – On 17th and 18th February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) successfully held the fourth edition of its annual China Day series of events. Held at the Shangri-La Qiantan in Shanghai, CGF members from the Greater China Region and industry experts came […]
Our MD’s Reflections:  A Journey Towards Serving You Better Blog 19 Dec 2014 Our MD’s Reflections: A Journey Towards Serving You Better   As an example, hopefully you will by now have had the chance to have a look at our new website. Many people have said they find it much simpler and easier to access than our previous (multiple) websites. It continues to evolve, week by week. Importantly, we have brought everything together under one roof […]
‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day Press Release 20 Oct 2021 Corporate ‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day UPDATE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in China, this event has been postponed to 17th-18th February 2022. BEIJING and SHANGHAI, 18th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will host on 22nd November the fourth annual edition of the CGF China Day in Beijing. The event brings together some 300 senior executives from […]
CGF Members in China Align on Positive Change Agenda and Approve New China Board Press Release 29 Oct 2019 Corporate CGF Members in China Align on Positive Change Agenda and Approve New China Board Announcements Made During The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2nd Annual China Day CEO Roundtable Sets Criteria for Chinese Companies Looking to Drive Positive Change; Call for Participation to Lead Global Initiatives in China Plastic Waste, Collaboration for Healthier Lives, Product Data and Food Safety Key Areas of Focus for the CGF’s Chinese Members   HANGZHOU, China, 29th […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Corporate Website Press Release 18 Dec 2017 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Corporate Website New website makes it easier than ever to build better lives through better business   PARIS, 18th December – The Consumer Goods Forum has today launched its new corporate website, integrating events and strategic initiatives under one newly designed home: www.theconsumergoodsforum.com. The revamped website offers quick and easy access to essential information about The Consumer […]
Our MD’s reflection on 2015 and the CGF plans for 2016 Blog 07 Jan 2016 Corporate Our MD’s reflection on 2015 and the CGF plans for 2016  A Look Back on 2015 As you know, the CGF’s mission is to help manufacturers and retailers collaborate for positive change and efficiency. We were set up to be an “implementation house”, not a “talk shop”. Last year I believe we have made some progress towards doing as well as talking. So I thought it […]
An Update from Our MD Peter Freedman Blog 21 Jul 2015 An Update from Our MD Peter Freedman   1. Membership engagement and growth We want to make it as easy as possible for you to engage with the CGF and your fellow members. There are two main ways in which you can do this. One is by getting directly involved in our Pillar working groups, where you can contribute to our work. […]
Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members Blog 07 Jan 2019 Corporate Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members First of all, I would like to wish you a very happy and successful New Year! This note provides a summary of how we at the CGF have been working on your behalf in 2018, as well as a look ahead to our priorities for 2019. If you would like to know more about anything […]
Press Release 22 Jul 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF and GAIN Join Forces on Employee Health Move Part of CGF’s Global Health Agenda and Its Collaborations for Healthier Lives Initiative   GENEVA and PARIS, 17th July 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have joined forces to drive the conversation on health and nutrition in the workplace. On July 3rd and 4th, the CGF and GAIN held a […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 Environmental Sustainability Ambitious New Resolution on Food Waste Agreed by The Consumer Goods Board for an Improved Industry  — Halving food waste by 2025 amongst member operations — Five new open-source toolkits to support implementation of the CGF resolutions and initiatives   Paris and New York, 24th June, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, has announced a major new initiative from its Global Summit […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 Environmental Sustainability Consumer Goods Industry Commits to Food Waste Reduction  — The Consumer Goods Forum Board Agree on Resolution to Halve Food Waste by 2025 within Member Retail and Manufacturing Operations; and — To Support UN Goals on Food Waste Reduction at Consumer Level and Across Supply Chains   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today announced […]
The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Now What? Key Takeaways and Conclusions from The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2021 Global Summit PARIS, 24 June 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s virtual 2021 Global Summit closed this afternoon, the conclusion of four days of focused conversation around challenges and opportunities in the consumer goods industry. This event marked the first time that the […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 20 Apr 2022 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 20th April 2022 Senior leaders from hundreds of retailers, manufacturers and other companies gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, taking place 20 – 23 June in Dublin, Ireland Industry leaders will discuss pressing challenges and opportunities including carbon reduction, empowering healthier consumer choices, accelerating a circular economy for plastics and responsible […]
The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal Press Release 14 Sep 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal The Consumer Goods Industry to Meet in Canada to Discuss Megatrends, Positive Business Actions and Implementation Challenges The second Sustainable Retail Summit convenes in Montréal on 2nd-3rd October The event brings together retail and manufacturing leaders to collaborate on key industry issues including forced labor, food waste and consumer health   PARIS, 14th September 2017 […]
The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Lisbon Press Release 07 Aug 2018 Sustainable Retail Summit The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Lisbon The Consumer Goods Forum once again brings together key FMCG experts to discuss solutions to today’s leading sustainability issues and share best practices Topics on the agenda include plastic waste, migrant labour, consumer health, food waste and transparency   PARIS, 7th August 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will be hosting its annual Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in […]
Business Partners Come Together in Bangkok for CGF’s “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event News Update 08 Oct 2017 Social Sustainability Business Partners Come Together in Bangkok for CGF’s “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event On September 25th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first “Responsible Operations & Sourcing” conference, in partnership with AIM-PROGRESS and ELEVATE, in Bangkok, Thailand. The event brought together over 220 business partners of the CGF and AIM-PROGRESS members. Suppliers, service providers, stakeholders and buyers joined to learn more about the consumer goods industry’s responsible sourcing expectations and […]