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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 …

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CGF Announces New Members for March 2020

PARIS, 31st March 2020 — 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 …

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CGF Statement on the Global Summit and FLP Conference 2020

Given the ongoing global health crisis regarding Covid-19, it is with regret that we have taken the decision to cancel the Global Summit in London, 16th-19th June 2020, and the …

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Statement: CGF Response to Covid-19

Protecting the health and wellbeing of people around the world has been a key strategic priority of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) for more than a decade. However, at no …

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Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative

SEATTLE, WA and PARIS, 28th February 2020 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), announced the results of its annual board election. The …

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CGF Announces New Members for February 2020

PARIS, 26th February 2020 — 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 …

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CGF Announces New Members for January 2020

PARIS, 30th January 2020 — 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 …

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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 …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Latest Initiative to Promote Healthier Lives in Communities Around the World

SHANGHAI, 14th November 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the official launch of the latest Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative in China in September 2019. …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Meets with Delegation from Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Articulation

PARIS, 7th November 2019 – Representatives from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) recently met with a delegation from the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Articulation (APIB), a national coalition and the voice …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Marks the Official Launch of its Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative

PARIS, 30th October 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today published its first set of benchmark criteria to support the development of responsible supply …

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CGF Members in China Align on Positive Change Agenda and Approve New China Board

HANGZHOU, China, 29th October 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today hosted its second China Day in Hangzhou, bringing together members and industry experts from across the Greater …

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Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap

BERLIN, 25th October 2019 – The 4th edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit has officially come to a close in Berlin. Close to 300 industry experts convened at the Hilton …

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CGF and GAIN Announce New Alliance to Roll Out Improved Nutrition in the Workplace

BERLIN, 25th October 2019 — An initiative to raise nutrition standards for workforces across the globe was today announced at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in …

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Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap

BERLIN, 24th October 2019 – After a successful day of critical insights, best practice sharing and rich discussions, day one of the 4th Sustainable Retail Summit has come to an …

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CGF Response to Deforestation Protests in Berlin

BERLIN, 24th October 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is aware of statements and protests by Robin Wood, Sum of Us, Mighty Earth and Greenpeace in relation to deforestation and …

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Deforestation, Plastics, Food Waste, Forced Labour and Health to Top the Agenda at 4th CGF Sustainable Retail Summit

The programme for the 4th Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) has now been finalised. Taking place on 24th-25th October 2019 in Berlin, Germany, the event will showcase how the consumer goods …

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CGF Announces New Members for September 2019

PARIS, 30th September 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 …

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Consumer Goods Companies Join Forces in the ‘Mexico Get Well’ Movement

MEXICO CITY, 27th September 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), through its Health & Wellness Pillar, has today announced a new Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative in Mexico …

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A Collaborative Movement Launched for the First Time in Lyon to Encourage Healthier Behaviours

LYON, 23rd September 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), through its Health & Wellness Pillar, has today launched a Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative in Lyon. The movement, …

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Statement in Response to Amazon Fires: Businesses Call for Deeper Partnership to Build a More Forest Positive Future

Images of the dry season fires in the Brazilian Amazon has generated massive media coverage and raised social consciousness about the existential challenges we face if rainforests continue to perish. …

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CGF Announces New Members for August 2019

PARIS, 8th August 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 …

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The CGF and GAIN Join Forces on Employee Health

GENEVA and PARIS, 17th July 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have joined forces to drive the conversation on health and …

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CGF Announces New Members for July 2019

PARIS, 4th July 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 …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change

PARIS, 23rd June 2019 – Digital transformation and sustainability are the key challenges facing the consumer goods industry, according to attendees of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Global Summit. Held in Vancouver, …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Announces 4th Edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit

PARIS, 20th June 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will be hosting its annual Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in Berlin, Germany on 24th-25th October. This year marks the 4th edition of the …

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Danone and Migros CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board

PARIS, 17th June 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body pursuing purpose and positive change across the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Three: Business Transformation

VANCOUVER, 14th June 2019 — We review the key messages from the final day of the The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Vancouver, Canada, including the keynote session with Walmart …

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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 …

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Are You Ready for The Honest Generation?

VANCOUVER, 13th June 2019 — Today, The Consumer Goods Forum and the global change agency Futerra launch new consumer research from the USA, UK, India and South Africa revealing a striking …

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