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SIZA Applies for SSCI Benchmarking Press Release 18 May 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SIZA Applies for SSCI Benchmarking PARIS, 18th May 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from SIZA, the first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope as well as the Primary Production scope. The SSCI is […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark Press Release 10 May 2022 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark PARIS, 10th May, 2022 – CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023. The statement highlights the CGF Board’s ambition to benefit the wider industry by ensuring […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 25 Apr 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Paris and Bogota, 22nd April 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Federación Nacional de Comerciantes Empresarios (FENALCO), the Colombian National Federation of Retailers, announce a strategic alliance to boost innovation, competitiveness, training, and to develop the consumer goods industry in Colombia through education, knowledge and best practice sharing.   The strategic alliance was launched […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 20 Apr 2022 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 20th April 2022 Senior leaders from hundreds of retailers, manufacturers and other companies gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, taking place 20 – 23 June in Dublin, Ireland Industry leaders will discuss pressing challenges and opportunities including carbon reduction, empowering healthier consumer choices, accelerating a circular economy for plastics and responsible […]
Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment Press Release 13 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment — For the first time, consumer good companies are joining forces through The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to set the agenda for the development of new plastic recycling technologies. — The CGF’s Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste has today published an independent scientific study which demonstrates that the chemical recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic waste […]
CGF Announces New Members for March 2022 Press Release 29 Mar 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for March 2022 PARIS, 29th March 2022 — 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. For nearly 20 years, Intertek Alchemy has been the global leader of training and consulting solutions for processors, […]
CGF Announces New Members for February 2022 Press Release 25 Feb 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for February 2022 PARIS, 25th February 2022 — 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. Sunpac is a leading FMCG distribution business in South Africa. Our Focus is on non-foods, primarily in the beauty, […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai Press Release 24 Feb 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai “Creating A Common Prosperity Future Together”  PARIS and SHANGHAI, 24th February 2022 – On 17th and 18th February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) successfully held the fourth edition of its annual China Day series of events. Held at the Shangri-La Qiantan in Shanghai, CGF members from the Greater China Region and industry experts came […]
Forest Positive Coalition Publica Roteiro da Carne Bovina e Guia para Frigoríficos Positivos para a Floresta no Brasil Press Release 17 Feb 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Publica Roteiro da Carne Bovina e Guia para Frigoríficos Positivos para a Floresta no Brasil PARIS, 17 de fevereiro de 2022 — O Forest Positive Coalition of Action do Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) publicou a primeira versão de seu Roteiro da Carne Bovina, um documento fundamental para os membros da FPC orientarem seus esforços na promoção de um futuro positivo para a floresta nas cadeias de fornecimento de carne bovina. […]
Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Beef Commodity Roadmap and Guidance for Forest Positive Meatpackers in Brazil Press Release 17 Feb 2022 Forest Positive Forest Positive Coalition Publishes Beef Commodity Roadmap and Guidance for Forest Positive Meatpackers in Brazil PARIS, 17th February 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published the first version of its Beef Roadmap, a foundational document for Coalition members to guide their efforts in promoting a forest positive future in the beef supply chains. After the Coalition launched its Beef Commodity Working Group in […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Purpose-Driven Future  Leadership Programme in Collaboration with Egon Zehnder and  Boston Consulting Group Press Release 27 Jan 2022 FLP-Conference The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Purpose-Driven Future Leadership Programme in Collaboration with Egon Zehnder and Boston Consulting Group PARIS, 27th January 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), with a mission to support the development of the industry’s next generation of purpose-driven leaders, today announced it has joined forces with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Egon Zehnder to launch the next generation of its Future Leaders Programme (FLP), which will include a combination […]
CGF Announces New Members for January 2022 Press Release 21 Jan 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for January 2022 PARIS, 25th January 2022 — 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. The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. […]
Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report Press Release 30 Nov 2021 Corporate Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability.  It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to […]
Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Press Release 26 Nov 2021 Health & Wellness Carrefour & Danone Join Forces with Five Other Food Industry Players and Win the 2021 Sirius Prize Paris, 26th November 2021 – To meet the demand from consumers in France seeking better eating habits, Carrefour and Danone built an unprecedented partnership with several other major national brands: Barilla, Bel, Mars Food, Savencia and Unilever, with the support of The Consumer Goods Forum. Tasty, balanced recipes, rated Nutriscore A or B were published […]
Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Press Release 06 Nov 2021 Forest Positive Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to ‘Forest Positive’ by 2030 Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030 Coalition and its 20 members […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 Press Release 05 Nov 2021 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.  — Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to […]