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The Future Belongs to Honest Products Press Release 25 Oct 2018 Sustainable Retail Summit The Future Belongs to Honest Products Futerra and The Consumer Goods Forum today launch The Honest Product Guide, revealing new rewards for product transparency on social, health, environmental and safety issues.   LISBON, Portugal, 25th October 2018 — Today, The Consumer Goods Forum and the global change agency Futerra launch The Honest Product Guide, exploring breakthroughs in what experts and consumers agree is the […]
Addressing the Product Data Accuracy and Completeness Challenge Blog 02 Apr 2019 E2E Value Chain Addressing the Product Data Accuracy and Completeness Challenge P&G is proud to be part of The Consumer Goods Forum.  We are engaged at every level of the CGF’s agenda from our CEO’s active participation on the Board of Directors to P&G leadership on the various initiatives like Environmental Sustainability and the End-to-End Value Chain. My role at P&G has led me to be […]
Latest News from the Product Data Coalition News Update 30 Jun 2020 Product Data Latest News from the Product Data Coalition The Co-Sponsors of the Product Data Coalition, David Taylor, Procter & Gamble and Olaf Koch, METRO, recently held a Sponsor virtual meeting with the aim of discussing the Coalition’s priorities for the next year. The meeting took place on 16th June 2020 and was attended by 12 members. The Coalition aims to address two fundamental […]
Product Data Coalition of Action Launched at E2E Steering Committee Meeting in Lisbon News Update 25 Feb 2020 Product Data Product Data Coalition of Action Launched at E2E Steering Committee Meeting in Lisbon The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain & Standards (E2E) initiative held its first bi-annual Steering Committee meeting of 2020 in Lisbon on 11th -12th February and officially launched its Product Data Coalition of Action (CoA). Steering Committee Co-Chairs Barron Witherspoon, Procter & Gamble, and Tom Rose, SPAR International, who will also co-chair the […]
Unlocking the Value of Product Transparency Blog 25 Jun 2018 E2E Value Chain Unlocking the Value of Product Transparency Fake news. Wikileaks. The Panama Papers. The March for Truth. It seems more than likely that the 2010s will be remembered chiefly for its crisis of trust, and the citizen-led movement for truth and transparency. The public’s trust in all sectors of society is falling, and although CEOs and employers are more trusted in many […]
COVID-19: The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors and WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy Emphasise the Need for Global Coordination in Securing Consumer Product Supply Chains Press Release 06 Apr 2020 Corporate COVID-19: The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors and WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy Emphasise the Need for Global Coordination in Securing Consumer Product Supply Chains PARIS, 6th April 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors today issued a statement emphasising the need for global coordination in securing food, beverage, hygiene and personal care product supply chains. The full statement is below: Food, beverage, hygiene and personal care products are essential to people’s daily existence through this pandemic. […]
Product Reformulation Numbers Take Centre Stage in Latest Health & Wellness Progress Report Blog 30 Mar 2017 Product Reformulation Numbers Take Centre Stage in Latest Health & Wellness Progress Report We recently published our latest edition of the Health & Wellness Progress Report that outlines how CGF members are moving towards implementation of our Resolutions and Commitments. For example, the data covered in our 2016-member survey shows that: 180,000 products have been reformulated, with 75% of responding members confirming they have reformulated products. For food and beverage companies, […]
The Honest Product Webinar Webinar 30 Jan 2019 Corporate The Honest Product Webinar Click below to view the webinar we hosted together with Futerra. To download the slides only, please click here.   
Creating a Recall Ready Community: Being Ready and Being Responsive Blog 09 Jun 2020 E2E Value Chain Creating a Recall Ready Community: Being Ready and Being Responsive I have been involved in the Consumer Goods Industry for almost 43 years and in all that time, I have never experienced a situation like we have today with the COVID-19 crisis. There is a lesson to be learned in this: consumer health and safety is protected when we ensure our industry is both ‘ready’ […]
Product Data Leapfrog Initiative Publication 14 Apr 2019 Product Data Product Data Leapfrog Initiative
CGF & Futerra: The Honest Product Webinar Video 01 Feb 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit CGF & Futerra: The Honest Product Webinar
The Honest Product Publication 14 Nov 2018 E2E Value Chain The Honest Product
The Next Generation Product Identification (NGPI) Project Video 18 Sep 2013 E2E Value Chain The Next Generation Product Identification (NGPI) Project
Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies Press Release 04 May 2017 Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies LONDON, 4th May 2017 — Consumer products companies need to collaborate with rivals to unlock new sources of profitable growth amid converging market challenges. That is according to an EY report commissioned by The Consumer Goods Forum:To deliver profitable growth in the world of the new consumer – must your old rivals become your best friends? […]
Press Release 03 Feb 2015 Growth in Omni-Channel Risks Diluting Consumer Products and Retail Sector Profit Omni-channel will be the key driver of growth, but only 38% of senior executives say omni initiatives have a positive impact on profit margins  81% believe the supply chain is no longer fit for purpose as new channels emerge  Companies must build a more responsive, integrated supply chain and improve consumer visibility   LONDON and […]
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 […]