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Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Drive Global Change in Packaging Press Release 27 Jan 2010 Environmental Sustainability Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Drive Global Change in Packaging Global project on packaging and sustainability enters pilot phase    PARIS, 27th January 2010 – In an ongoing effort to drive global change in packaging, leaders from many of the world’s largest consumer goods companies and major retailers have approved a suggested set of common definitions and principles for packaging in the framework of sustainability. […]
Press Release 05 Mar 2015 Survey Shows Retailers and Manufacturers United in Commitment to a Healthier Society The Consumer Goods Forum Shows How Its Members are Helping Empower Consumers Worldwide to Adopt Healthier Lifestyles PARIS, 5th March 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today published results from its 2014 survey designed to measure where its members are with regards to the implementation of its Health & Wellness Resolutions (“the Resolutions”). The […]
Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Transforming to Maintain Competitive Advantage Press Release 13 Jun 2016 Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Transforming to Maintain Competitive Advantage Joint research from KPMG International and The Consumer Goods Forum reports a need for a deeper, multidimensional understanding of customers   CAPE TOWN, PARIS and TORONTO, 13th June 2016 – A survey of 400 consumer goods retail and manufacturing executives from 27 countries reveals that companies who want to keep in front of change and […]
Collaboration with National Retailers and Manufacturers: Insights from a Place-Based Foundation Blog 16 Dec 2019 Health & Wellness Collaboration with National Retailers and Manufacturers: Insights from a Place-Based Foundation Our environments, the physical and social structures that surround us as we grow up, shape us. They shape who we become as adults, how we live and even show love to our families. Our food environments shape us even more literally than that. They have a huge influence on what we eat, how we eat […]
Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers to Drive Workplace Equality and Inclusion Through The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 04 Dec 2020 Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers to Drive Workplace Equality and Inclusion Through The Consumer Goods Forum CGF Board Members Vote to Prioritise Actions that Promote Equality and Inclusion for All   PARIS, 4th December 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today confirmed its ambition to create a world where the workplace ensures equal opportunity and inclusion for all, valuing differences between people, including those of different genders, races, ethnicities, […]
Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe Blog 24 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe In Europe, modern trade retailers account for 40% to 80% of annual sales and gross profit for most consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs). Much of that profit is concentrated in four to five main customers in each country. A good year with one of these key customers typically translates into a good year for the […]
Recipe for Success: How Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies Can Further Encourage Healthier Living Press Release 17 Jun 2021 Health & Wellness Recipe for Success: How Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies Can Further Encourage Healthier Living Joint report by Bain & Company and The Consumer Goods Forum evaluates more than 70 programmes from Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition   PARIS, 17th June 2021 — After more than a year of living through a pandemic, health is at the forefront of consumers’ minds. A recent survey by Bain & Company found that in […]
Press Release 04 Feb 2010 2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights Day 1 WASHINGTON, D.C., 4th February 2010 –   The industry must speak as one voice  All stakeholders have a “duty to work together” to deliver safe food In welcoming a record-breaking 675 delegates from 39 countries to the conference, The Consumer Goods Forum managing director Jean-Marc Saubade said consumer confidence had been shaken the world over, […]
Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen Press Release 01 Jul 2020 Health & Wellness Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen New report spotlights how the consumer industry can boost healthier eating around the world   PARIS, 1st July 2020 – Today, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Nielsen Global Connect, published a revealing report on the state of consumer health, nutrition and wellbeing around the world. How the Consumer […]
Press Release 29 Nov 2010 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer Goods Forum announced two major initiatives on climate change: to work toward ending deforestation, and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global […]
Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action Press Release 23 Mar 2021 Food Safety Global Food Safety Initiative Starts New Chapter as CEO-led Coalition of Action 33 CGF Members Join the All-New Coalition and Will Be Governed by New Steering Committee GFSI Becomes Eighth Coalition of Action Under the Stewardship of The Consumer Goods Forum   PARIS, 23rd March 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI; the Coalition) is starting a new […]
A Positive Journey: Collaboration and Participation in Creating Forest Positive Roadmaps Blog 26 Nov 2020 Forest Positive A Positive Journey: Collaboration and Participation in Creating Forest Positive Roadmaps The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition brings together 18 companies, retailers and manufacturers, all committed to accelerate progress and transformation towards a forest positive future. At Proforest, we’ve been pleased to be part of this journey, supporting Coalition members in the development of the Coalition’s Commodity Roadmaps, and the strategic frameworks that outline […]
From Laggard To Leader: Scaling Digital Operations & Extracting Value Blog 17 Dec 2020 From Laggard To Leader: Scaling Digital Operations & Extracting Value It’s a tricky time for Manufacturers.  Technological advances, global trade tensions and market evolutions and, most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, have accelerated the shift to digital, end to end, from consumer to supply chain and operations.  It all adds up to a tenuous time for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) leaders —and a compelling need to […]
Healthier Communities –  a Call for Collaboration to Our Retailer and Manufacturer Members News Update 26 Jul 2016 Healthier Communities –  a Call for Collaboration to Our Retailer and Manufacturer Members 1. Why Health and wellness presents challenges as well as opportunities for the entire consumer goods industry in every country where people buy and use our products. As the only organisation bringing consumer goods retailers and manufacturers together globally, we find ourselves in the unique position of being able to reach these people in communities […]
Press Release 04 Mar 2010 Economic Concerns and Consumer Demand Remain Top Priorities for Consumer Goods Industry Companies continue to fight effects of financial crisis, yet refuse to put social and environmental responsibilities on the back burner    PARIS, 4th March 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today released its latest Top of Mind Survey, which reveals the priorities of 345 key decision-makers in global retail and consumer goods companies across 46 […]
Press Release 19 Jun 2013 Corporate Consumer Goods Industry Executives Emphasise Need to Work Together to Affect Positive Change on Key Global Issues — Leading consumer goods CEOs call on industry to collaborate on mutually-beneficial health & wellness and global climate change programmes  — CEOs send clear message that ‘more needs to be done’, at close of The Consumer Goods Forum annual summit, in front of over 900 peers    TOKYO, 19th June 2013 – The importance of […]