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CGF Sustainability Director Contributes to New ITC ‘Sustainability Standards’ Report News Update 27 Sep 2021 Social Sustainability CGF Sustainability Director Contributes to New ITC ‘Sustainability Standards’ Report Didier Bergeret, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Director of Sustainability, has contributed to a new publication released by the International Trade Centre (ITC) entitled, “Sustainability Standards: A New Deal to Build Forward Better”. The publication was...
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New open-source Comparison Tool Launched by the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) and ITC Standards Map  Paris and Geneva, 24 June 2015 – The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) of the Consumer Goods Forum and ITC Standards Map of the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched the GSCP-ITC Quick Scan. The...
Women’s History Month: Introducing the SSCI Environmental Working Group Blog 30 Mar 2023 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Women’s History Month: Introducing the SSCI Environmental Working Group To mark Women’s History Month, the CGF sat down with members of the all-women team of the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative’s (SSCI) Environmental Working Group (EWG). The EWG is leading the SSCI’s groundbreaking work to...
Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Responds to Human Rights at Sea’s 2023 Review of Fisheries and Aquaculture Certification, Standards and Ratings Press Release 19 Apr 2023 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Responds to Human Rights at Sea’s 2023 Review of Fisheries and Aquaculture Certification, Standards and Ratings PARIS, 19th April 2023 — The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has issued a response to Human Rights at Sea’s (HRAS) 2023 Review of Fisheries and Aquaculture Certification, Standards and Ratings, in which the SSCI...
The Imperatives of Data to Support Sustainability and Transparency Blog 05 Dec 2023 E2E Value Chain The Imperatives of Data to Support Sustainability and Transparency Companies run the real risk of failing to meet consumer and regulatory demands Pressure increases on businesses: regulations and changing consumer demands are coming their way, demanding sustainability through transparency. And all companies face this...
Building Trust in Sustainability Standards Worldwide Blog 06 Dec 2018 Environmental Sustainability Building Trust in Sustainability Standards Worldwide The public consultation for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) closed on 23rd September and we have announced the launch of the first scope, for processing facilities, at the recent Sustainable Retail...
Rainforest Alliance Applies for SSCI Benchmarking Press Release 21 Nov 2023 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Rainforest Alliance Applies for SSCI Benchmarking PARIS, 21 November 2023 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce it has received an application from Rainforest Alliance submitting its Sustainable Agriculture Standard for the SSCI Benchmarking...
Cutting Complexity and Confusion Around Sustainability Standards  Blog 08 Jun 2021 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Cutting Complexity and Confusion Around Sustainability Standards  We all know that to tackle the scale of the societal and environmental challenges we face, every business has a vital role in helping to make a positive impact for people and the planet. As...
Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) Applies for SSCI Benchmarking Press Release 28 Nov 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) Applies for SSCI Benchmarking PARIS, 30th November, 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from the Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA), marking their first step in earning...
Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability Press Release 27 Nov 2017 Environmental Sustainability Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability TOKYO, 27th November 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has hosted the first-ever meeting of its newly-created Japan Sustainability Local Group. Part of its ongoing regionalisation strategy, the launch of the Japan Local Group...
FSSC 24000 Achieves SSCI Recognition Press Release 26 Jan 2024 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative FSSC 24000 Achieves SSCI Recognition PARIS, 26 January 2024 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce that Foundation FSSC has successfully completed the SSCI Benchmarking process and achieved SSCI Recognition for their FSSC 24000 Scheme.
The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Benchmarking and Recognition Initiative for Sustainability Standards Press Release 25 Apr 2018 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Benchmarking and Recognition Initiative for Sustainability Standards PARIS, 25th April 2018 – To help meet the needs of our members, and to support the development of socially and environmentally responsible supply chains around the world, the Board of The Consumer Goods Forum...
SSCI Launches Synergy Tool With ITC to Improve Benchmarking Process for Sustainability Standards News Update 20 Jun 2023 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Launches Synergy Tool With ITC to Improve Benchmarking Process for Sustainability Standards The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of a joint Synergy Tool with ITC, the International Trade Centre, to help align the efforts of...
Florverde Sustainable Flowers Applies for SSCI Benchmarking Press Release 22 Aug 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Florverde Sustainable Flowers Applies for SSCI Benchmarking PARIS, 22nd August, 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from Florverde® Sustainable Flowers (FSF), marking their first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting...
SSCI Senior Manager Speaks at “India and Sustainability Standards” in New Delhi News Update 16 Dec 2019 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Senior Manager Speaks at “India and Sustainability Standards” in New Delhi On 20th – 22nd November, Thomas van Haaren, Senior Manager, Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative, attended and spoke at the “India and Sustainability Standards (ISS)” conference, which took place in New Delhi, India. Organised and hosted...
Press Release 23 Aug 2013 E2E Value Chain NEW Standard to Boost Package Sustainability Released by GS1 with Collaboration of The Consumer Goods Forum    BRUSSELS, 23rd August 2013 – GS1, the neutral, not-for-profit organisation that facilitates collaboration amongst trade partners with global standards across 150 countries, has released...