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The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines

PARIS, 11th August 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) today announced publication of the first-ever ‘Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines’ (the “Guidelines”). This publicly available document is an important …

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Ten International Banks Commit to Finance Sustainable Agricultural Commodities by 2020

LONDON and PARIS, 6th July 2014 – Standard Chartered Bank today become the tenth bank to formally adopt the Soft Commodities Compact, which aligns the banking industry with The Consumer …

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Consumer Goods Industry Commits to Food Waste Reduction

PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today announced its commitment to tackling the global food waste challenge by agreeing to halve food …

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Ambitious New Resolution on Food Waste Agreed by The Consumer Goods Board for an Improved Industry

   Paris and New York, 24th June, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, has announced a major new initiative from its …

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Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Positive Climate Change Actions

 PARIS, 20th May 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today published its first-ever Climate Change Booklet. The Booklet highlights 18 real-life examples from the CGF’s retailer and manufacturer …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Business & Climate Summit

  PARIS, 9th April 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today announced it is an official partner of the upcoming Business & Climate Summit in Paris from 20th-21st …

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A ‘Call for Action’ in the Run up to the UN Paris Climate Summit in 2015

We, the Board of Directors of The Consumer Goods Forum, reaffirm our commitment to taking action in recognition of the serious risks that climate change poses for our businesses, our …

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New Soy Sourcing Guidelines to Help Drive Implementation of ‘Zero Net Deforestation’ Resolution

  PARIS, 29th July 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“The Forum”) today announced publication of the first-ever “Sustainable Soy Sourcing Guidelines”. The new document, available publicly, is seen as …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Calls for Binding Global Climate Change Deal

PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – The Board of The Consumer Goods Forum today called on heads of state across the world to engage and act with determination, leadership and …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Statement in Response to Greenpeace’s Campaign on Palm Oil

PARIS, 10th December 2013   In December 2010, our Board of Directors agreed on behalf of its membership a resolution to mobilise resources within their respective businesses to help achieve …

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GSCP Environmental Implementation Guidelines
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Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Launches New Website

  PARIS, 28th August 2013 – The Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020), a public-private partnership with the goal of reducing the tropical deforestation associated with key global commodities, such …

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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 …

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First TFA 2020 Workshop Catalyzes Action to Reduce Global Tropical Deforestation

Workshop outputs also identified the need to address issues of land rights and resolve land conflicts   JAKARTA, 15th July 2013 – During the first meeting of the Tropical Forest …

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Pulp Paper and Packaging Guidelines
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3rd Refrigeration Summit Warms Retailers to Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems

Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit highlighted the industry’s commitment to driving a green revolution in refrigeration    LONDON, 5th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) …

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3rd Refrigeration Summit to Bring Retailers and Technology Suppliers Together on 5th June

Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit Looks to Kick-start the Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems    PARIS, 23rd May 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Introduces Sustainability Activation Toolkit

‘How-to’ guide will drive the implementation of the sustainability resolutions    PARIS, 7th March 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the publication of its Sustainability Activation Toolkit. …

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Environmental Sustainability Consumer Glossary
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The Consumer Goods Forum and The Sustainability Consortium Announce Global Partnership to Harmonise Sustainability Measurement

  PARIS, 11th December 2012 – As the consumer goods industry continues to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain, there is an increasing need for a globally harmonized approach to …

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The Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government Announce a Joint Initiative on Deforestation

  RIO DE JANEIRO, 20th June 2012 – In November 2010, the Board of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announced two major initiatives on climate change: to help achieve zero …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Glossary for Sustainability

  PARIS, France, 24th January 2012 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces today the publication of a glossary of commonly used terms that businesses can use to describe their …

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Consumer Goods Companies Release First Global Measurement System for Packaging Sustainability

  PARIS, France, 6th September 2011 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced the release of the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability (GPPS) to enable the consumer goods industry to …

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GSCP Reference Environmental Audit Process & Methodology
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Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability 2.0
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Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection

  Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer …

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GSCP Environmental Reference Requirements
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Consumer Goods Companies Tackle Packaging and Sustainability

The Consumer Goods Forum initiative releases global framework measurement system for trading partners    PARIS, 1st July, 2010 – The  Consumer  Goods  Forum  is  delighted  to  release  the  first  report …

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Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Drive Global Change in Packaging

Global project on packaging and sustainability enters pilot phase    PARIS, 27th January 2010 – In an ongoing effort to drive global change in packaging, leaders from many of the …

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