Hit enter to search
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two

BERLIN, Friday 23rd June 2017 – The second day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday evening.

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One

BERLIN, Thursday 22nd June 2017 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday. Taking place in Berlin, the Summit has brought together …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Colgate-Palmolive and Metro Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of the Consumer Goods Forum Board

BERLIN and PARIS, Wednesday 21st  June 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new Co-Chairs for its Board: Ian …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Keeping Them Close and Coming Back for More: Survey Highlights the Struggles of Consumer and Retail Executives

BERLIN, 21st June 2017 — The need to grow and keep customers is dominating the agenda of consumer and retail executives around the world. Thirty-three percent of the 526 consumer …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
New Report Reveals Vision for Grocery Store of the Future

PARIS, 30th May 2017 — In a brand-new report out today, international grocery research organisation IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) reveal the 10 areas grocery retailers must focus on …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

PARIS, 20th June 2017 – With 21 million victims of forced labour in the world today, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively promoting responsible business actions to …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
CGF Members Unite for a Common Cause – Consumer Health in Latin America

BOGOTA, Colombia, 11th May 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched a new pilot programme in Bogota, Colombia, designed to provide consumers with nutrition and physical activity guidance …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies

LONDON, 4th May 2017 — Consumer products companies need to collaborate with rivals to unlock new sources of profitable growth amid converging market challenges. That is according to an EY report …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership

MEXICO CITY, 19th April 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and PAHO Foundation have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to collaboration for healthier …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Global Learnings from Local Success

PARIS, 10th April 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is delighted to announce a prestigious roster of speakers for the CGF’s upcoming 61st Global Summit – to be hosted …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated

PARIS, 9th March 2017 – New data from The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) shows more than 180,000 consumer goods products have been reformulated in 2016, while over 30,000 communities worldwide …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
New Research Finds Companies Saved 14 Dollars for Every 1 Dollar Invested in Reducing Food Waste

PARIS, 7th March, 2017 – One-third of all food produced in the world is never eaten, which has tremendous economic, social and environmental consequences. New research on behalf of Champions …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Actions to Promote Healthier Lives in New Case Studies Booklet

PARIS, 27th February 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published a new case studies booklet highlighting the positive actions of its members to create a culture of …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
CGF Becomes Member of a United Nations Environment Programme Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Committee

PARIS, 9th February 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), it is now a member of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards; Winner Recognised at Top Food Safety Conference

PARIS and HOUSTON, 30th January 2017 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is celebrating continuous improvement in food safety systems with a new award launched ahead of the Global …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
CGF Forced Labour Initiative Welcomed at Meeting with Pope Francis

PARIS, 19th January 2017 – On 13th and 14th January, Peter Freedman, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), participated in the 2017 Rome Roundtable to discuss a variety of topics …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference

PARIS and HOUSTON, 21st December 2016 – Leadership for Growth is the theme of GFSI’s 16th Global Food Safety Conference. In a striking demonstration that “food safety must come from …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Bolsters Board of Directors with Appointment of Five New CEOs

PARIS, 9th December 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today announced the appointment of five additional CEOs to its Board of Directors. These appointments mean that the Board, …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
Consumer Goods Industry Sets Bar in Fight Against Forced Labour

PARIS, 6th December 2016 – The consumer goods industry, through The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), has advanced its social stewardship efforts in its bid to eradicate forced labour from global supply chains …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
FSMA, Food Safety and Public-private Collaboration Discussed at Groundbreaking GFSI Briefings in D.C.

PARIS and WASHINGTON, DC, 16th November 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), powered by The Consumer Goods Forum, hosted two hundred industry and government leaders at briefings in Washington D.C. yesterday. Foremost on …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
CGF’s First-Ever Sustainable Retail Summit Shows Collaboration is the Way Forward

PARIS, 28th October 2016 – The 2016 Sustainable Retail Summit of The Consumer Goods Forum has come to a close. This year’s first-ever edition, taking place in Paris, delivered on its …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
CGF Members Share Their Food Waste Stories in New Booklet

PARIS, 27th October 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the publication of its first-ever Food Waste Booklet, a compilation of real-life examples from the CGF members …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Refrigeration Resolution

PARIS and NEW YORK, 6th October 2016 – The Board of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced a new resolution on refrigeration, calling on all consumer goods companies to phase …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit Convenes in Paris on 27th – 28th October

PARIS, 28th September 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has announced that in one months’ time it will commence its first Sustainable Retail Summit, taking place in Paris from …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Its Action on Sustainable Supply Chains Through GSCP Integration

PARIS, 27th July 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today announced that the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP), a programme dedicated to developing more sustainable supply chains and …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Food Industry in China Steps Up to Food Safety Challenges With GFSI

BEIJING, 12th July 2016 – Never before has the annual GFSI China Focus Day, now in its fifth edition, enjoyed such extensive support from national government in addition to the …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Joins Champions 12.3 Coalition to Mobilise Progress to Halve Food Waste

PARIS and WASHINGTON, DC, 21st June 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has agreed to join Champions 12.3, a coalition of leaders from governments, businesses, farmer groups, and civil …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building

CAPE TOWN, 15th June 2016 – Today amidst a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial Development …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Annual Health & Wellness Survey

PARIS, 15th June 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Health & Wellness Measurement & Reporting exercise. The Survey, now in …

Read Article
PRESS RELEASE
New Report Shows Top 100 Grocery and Health & Beauty Retailers are Taking a More Selective Approach to Overseas Expansion

PARIS and LONDON, 14th June 2016 – The second Internationalisation of Retail study, from The Consumer Goods Forum and Planet Retail, shows that major retailers are still becoming more international rather …

Read Article