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Press Release 12 Jun 2013 Royal Ahold and Nestlé CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum    TOKYO and PARIS, 12th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global, parity-based network for the consumer goods industry, today announced it has elected two new Co-Chairs: Dick Boer, CEO of international retailing group Royal Ahold, and Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestlé. The pair will replace outgoing co-chairs Muhtar Kent of The […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2010 Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will take place in London on 23 – 25 June 2010. The leaders of some of the worlds’ most influential consumer goods companies will take to […]
Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part One Blog 06 Sep 2016 Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part One Many employers understand the relationship between the health of their employees and the health of their business. Globally, almost two-thirds of companies with effective health and productivity programmes believe they perform better than their competitors. Many CGF members know that when they focus on mitigating the impact of things like Non-Communicable Diseases and stress, and […]
Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part Two Blog 12 Sep 2016 Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part Two Last week, Part One of my interview with Damian Kitson and Paul Dover, from UK retailer Asda, looked at the role of employee health and wellness at Asda, what Asda’s Wellbeing Week is all about and what’s behind the newly-launched Wellbeing Hub.   You can read Part One here. We hope you enjoy Part Two below.   […]
Press Release 20 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Roundup PARIS, Friday 20th June 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) Global Summit 2014 has come to a close. The final day of the Summit in Paris saw business leaders from around the world – and special guests Jamie Oliver and Mattias Klum – come together to discuss how the industry is addressing its […]
Press Release 01 Jul 2010 Consumer Goods Companies Tackle Packaging and Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum initiative releases global framework measurement system for trading partners    PARIS, 1st July, 2010 – The  Consumer  Goods  Forum  is  delighted  to  release  the  first  report  from  its  Sustainability workstream.     The report, A Global Language for Packaging and Sustainability, delivers a common framework and measurement system that trading  partners […]
Press Release 06 Sep 2011 Consumer Goods Companies Release First Global Measurement System for Packaging Sustainability  PARIS, France, 6th September 2011 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced the release of the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability (GPPS) to enable the consumer goods industry to better assess the relative sustainability of packaging.    The GPPS is part of the sustainability work stream at the Consumer Goods Forum, which is sponsored by […]
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 […]
Press Release 18 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 Gets Underway in Paris Over 1,000 industry leaders from 50 countries gather for annual consumer goods and retailer conference; Keynote opening address to be given by Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development   PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – Leaders from the world’s top retail and consumer goods companies have gathered today in Paris […]
Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour Press Release 15 Mar 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Coalition of Global Consumer Goods Companies Launches Framework for the Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence Systems in Aligned Approach Against Forced Labour Twenty-two consumer goods brands and retailers commit to implement Framework in their own operations by 2025 as part of participation in Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Framework lays out maturity journey for implementing six-step human rights due diligence systems to identify, address and prevent […]
Press Release 20 Jun 2012 Environmental Sustainability The Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government Announce a Joint Initiative on Deforestation  RIO DE JANEIRO, 20th June 2012 – In November 2010, the Board of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announced two major initiatives on climate change: to help achieve zero net deforestation by 2020 and to begin phasing out the use of refrigerant gases with high global warming potential as of 2015. Good progress is being […]
Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste Press Release 20 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste The Consumer Goods Forum and Champions 12.3 issue landmark call to use two simple date labels by 2020   NEW YORK, 20th September 2017 — “Sell by,” “Use by,” “Display until,” “Best before,” what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion costs […]
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 […]
Press Release 19 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Roundup Consumer goods industry leaders discuss how to win globally and look to the digital future PARIS, Thursday 19th June 2014 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday. Taking place in Paris, the Summit has brought together over 1000 consumer goods industry leaders from around the world […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2011 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Global Resolutions on Health & Wellness Board of The Consumer Goods Forum adopts three resolutions on Health and Wellness:   1) Access and availability of products and services that support the goal of healthier diets and lifestyles,  2) Transparent fact based information to help consumers make informed product choices and usages,  3) Communication and educational programmes to help raise consumer awareness […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus Press Release 14 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus VANCOUVER, 13th June 2019 — With a packed agenda, we look at the key messages from the second day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Vancouver, Canada. Innovation and the role of new technologies were among the key themes discussed.    Capitalise on the growth opportunities in beauty  With a focus on the […]