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The Future We Want Depends on Innovative Policies, Responsible Business Conduct and People-Centred Technology

SINGAPORE, 15th June 2018 – ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has urged global business leaders to work together with the United Nations to build a future of work that is equitable …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two

SINGAPORE, 14th June 2018 – Following the second day of presentations at The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit in Singapore, we learn how companies are embracing change and creating new values for consumers.

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Radically Changing Consumer and Retail Industry Offers CEOs a Choice – Transform Now, or Be Left Behind

SINGAPORE, 14th June 2018 – While more than 65 percent of CEOs agree their organisation fosters a culture of innovation and disruption, 40 percent are not adapting successfully, according to …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One

SINGAPORE, 13th June 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Global Summit has kicked off in Singapore, as Ian Cook, CEO of Colgate-Palmolive and co-chair of CGF, unveils the summit with …

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Global Business Leaders Call for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labour and Unethical Recruitment

PARIS and SINGAPORE, 12th June 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today called on businesses around the world to play their part in the fight to end all …

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Three Key Global Markets to See 212% Combined Online Growth in Next Five Years

PARIS, 31st May 2018 — New research launched today by research organisation IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) forecasts the digital future for the food and grocery industry, predicting …

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GSSI and the CGF Join Forces on a Benchmark and Recognition Tool for Social Compliance Schemes in the Seafood Sector

PARIS and HAARLEM, The Netherlands, 17th May 2018 – At last month’s Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and the Global Sustainable …

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The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit Heads to Singapore to Discuss Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World

PARIS, 30th April 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce a prestigious roster of speakers for the CGF’s upcoming 62nd Global Summit – to be hosted 12th-15th …

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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 …

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Embrace the Inevitable – How Consumer Organisations Can Transform Their Supply Chains Through AI and Robotics Automation

PARIS, 24th April 2018 — PA Consulting Group and The Consumer Goods Forum today launch a research paper AI and Robotics automation in consumer-driven supply chains. This paper helps consumer goods …

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Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference

TOKYO, 6th March 2018 – The Global Food Safety Conference, the most important event of the year for food safety, has commenced today in Tokyo, Japan. Organised by the Global …

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Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Governments and Businesses Meet to Form Partnerships on Advancing International Food Safety

TOKYO, 6th March 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) held its third government-to-business meeting adjacent to the Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the industry’s annual rendezvous for …

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New Report Shows More FMCG Companies Partnering with Communities to Address Local Health and Wellness Challenges

PARIS, 27th February 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published a new report showing that more companies are engaging with their communities on health topics. The annual Health …

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Action on Food Safety to be Central Focus of GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2018

PARIS, 6th February 2018 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a worldwide project to advance food safety and improve consumer trust, is holding its annual conference in Tokyo, Japan, …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office – a Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth

BEIJING and PARIS, 17th January 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has opened a new office in China to promote its “Better Lives through Better Business” message and to …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Corporate Website

PARIS, 18th December – The Consumer Goods Forum has today launched its new corporate website, integrating events and strategic initiatives under one newly designed home: www.theconsumergoodsforum.com. The revamped website offers …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Report on Low-Carbon Solutions in the Consumer Goods Sector

PARIS, 13th December 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has today published a report showcasing concrete examples of how the consumer goods sector is implementing low-carbon solutions. By sharing these …

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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 …

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Danone and Walmart Executives to Lead Health & Wellness at The Consumer Goods Forum

PARIS, Tuesday 31st October 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announced today that the Health & Wellness Steering Committee has elected its new Co-Chairs for a three-year renewable term. Isabelle Grosmaitre, Alimentation Initiative …

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Twenty-three Global Companies Pledge to Helping Tackle Soy-Driven Deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado

LONDON, 25th October 2017 — At a meeting hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales to accelerate progress towards deforestation-free supply chains, 23 global companies including Ahold Delhaize, M&S, McDonalds, Nando’s, …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day Two

MONTRÉAL, 4th October 2017 – The second and final day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday.  It was full of fascinating discussions addressing three …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day One

MONTRÉAL, 3rd October 2017 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Second Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday, and it was a great success. Taking place …

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New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers

HAGERSTOWN, Md. and PARIS, 29th September 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. …

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GFSI as the Key to Food Safety in Japan by 2020 Target and Beyond

PARIS and TOKYO, 27th September 2017 – The Japan Local Group of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has set themselves a target of 2020, when Tokyo welcomes thousands of …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Reaffirms Climate Change Commitment

NEW YORK and PARIS, 21st September 2017 — The Consumer Goods Forum today issued a statement reaffirming its commitment to helping members do their part to tackle climate change and …

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Peer-reviewed Research Publication Gives a Big Nod to GFSI’s Collective Industry Achievements

PARIS, 21st September 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has been the subject of a freshly-published, peer-reviewed research paper in the Journal of Food Protection titled “Impact of …

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Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste

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 …

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The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal

PARIS, 14th September 2017 – On 2nd-3rd October, The Consumer Goods Forum hosts the global FMCG industry in Montréal for its second Sustainable Retail Summit at the Centre Mont Royal. …

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Annual Survey Asks How Consumer Goods Companies Are Empowering Consumers

PARIS, 18th July 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Health & Wellness Survey. Now in its 5th year, the Survey …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three

BERLIN, Saturday 24th June 2017 – The third and final day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit has now ended. Over 1,000 consumer goods industry leaders came together during …

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