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The Consumer Goods Forum to Deliver Greater Value to Members Via All-New Membership Platform Press Release 24 Apr 2019 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum to Deliver Greater Value to Members Via All-New Membership Platform PARIS, 24th April 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of its new membership platform. Exclusively reserved for members of the organisation, the CGF Members’ Space will provide access to exclusive and customised content. It has been developed to deliver meaningful value to members by sharing knowledge, information, resources, assets, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives Press Release 07 Apr 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives PARIS, 7th April 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) has today launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (the “Coalition”) as part of a new  global strategy to help its members drive more impactful collaborations that benefit both people and planet and seize the opportunities offered by purpose-driven business models. Its mission […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Industry Comes Together Seeking Growth Through New Retail Models to Satisfy New Consumer Needs Press Release 10 May 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Industry Comes Together Seeking Growth Through New Retail Models to Satisfy New Consumer Needs The annual event for industry CEOs convenes in Vancouver on 11th-14th June 2019, this year featuring the Start-Ups Zone for the very first time;  Ongoing disruption in the consumer goods industry is presenting exciting opportunities for businesses, and collaboration is key to achieving positive impact at scale; and CEOs and senior executives from the world’s […]
Press Release 20 Jun 2012 The Consumer Goods Forum to Launch Its Online Collaborative Platform for Its Members Worldwide  PARIS, 20th June 2012 – The Consumer Goods Forum was established to facilitate industry‐wide collaboration and to enable its members to work together by serving shoppers, consumers and communities better, faster, with greater value and more responsibly. To help its members work towards this mission, The Consumer Goods Forum has created the first professional online […]
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 […]
New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated Press Release 08 Mar 2017 New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated The Consumer Goods Forum Survey Shows How Its Members are Working Collaboratively in Communities to Help Inspire Healthier Lives PARIS, 9th March 2017 – New data from The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) shows more than 180,000 consumer goods products have been reformulated in 2016, while over 30,000 communities worldwide have been involved in industry-led programmes […]
Press Release 10 Jan 2011 Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration 2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the past year, executives from across the retail  and consumer goods industry have worked together, as part of the Future Value Chain initiative, to focus on […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Refrigeration Resolution Press Release 06 Oct 2016 The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Refrigeration Resolution Retailers and manufactures re-emphasise their commitment to phase out HFC refrigerants and build on initial successes from over the last six years   PARIS and NEW YORK, 6th October 2016 – The Board of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced a new resolution on refrigeration, calling on all consumer goods companies to phase out […]
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. […]
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 […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Health & Wellness Toolkit New digital platform to support members in implementation of Health & Wellness Commitments and Resolutions   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today launches a new Health & Wellness Toolkit and digital platform – www.consumergoodsforbetterlives.com. The Toolkit is an extension of the CGF’s commitment to support its […]
CGF Announces New Members for November 2019 Press Release 29 Nov 2019 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for November 2019 PARIS, 29th November 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers […]
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 […]