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GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China

BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the China Nutrition and Health Food Association (CNHFA) as part of a …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Partnership with Climate Action and the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015

 PARIS, 30th October 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced a partnership with the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015 (SIF15). The Sustainable Innovation Forum takes place on the 7th …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Statement of Support for Sustainable Development Goals and Post 2015 Development Agenda

PARIS, 28th September 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum would like to welcome the publication of the Sustainable Development Goals. These goals provide an important roadmap for the sustainable world …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Helps Make Soy Footprinting Possible

PARIS, 23rd September 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today publishes a new document designed to provide consumer goods companies with a framework to better understand soy usage within …

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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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The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Health & Wellness Toolkit

 PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today launches a new Health & Wellness Toolkit and digital platform – www.consumergoodsforbetterlives.com. The Toolkit is …

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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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New Tools to Help Consumer Goods Industry Safeguard Consumer Data Across Digital Channels

 PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the launch of a new assessment scan and companion manual for companies looking to meet …

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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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Campbell and Pick n Pay Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board

Paris and New York, 24th June, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new Co-Chairs …

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New open-source Comparison Tool Launched by the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) and ITC Standards Map

 Paris and Geneva, 24 June 2015 – The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) of the Consumer Goods Forum and ITC Standards Map of the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched …

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New free online tool to bolster small agribusinesses competitiveness

 Paris and Geneva, 24 June 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) today launched a free public customized joint online application of the …

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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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Trust Tops the CEO Agenda at The Consumer Goods Forum Annual Summit

PARIS, April 28th, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today announcesthatin exactly two months,New York City will play host to scores of CEOs from the world’s most influential …

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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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Survey Shows Retailers and Manufacturers United in Commitment to a Healthier Society

The Consumer Goods Forum Shows How Its Members are Helping Empower Consumers Worldwide to Adopt Healthier Lifestyles  PARIS, 5th March 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today published …

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Consumer Goods Industry Commits to New Guidelines on Consumer Engagement and Data Privacy

The Consumer Goods Forum Brings Industry Together for Collective Agreement on Safeguarding Consumer Information Across Digital Platforms New ‘Consumer Engagement Principles’ to Promote Data Privacy and Build Greater Consumer Trust …

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Malaysia to Host Top-Ranked Global Food Safety Conference

 The Consumer Goods Forum GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2015 convenes in Kuala Lumpur 3rd – 5th March First time the world’s premium food safety event is hosted in Asia …

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Growth in Omni-Channel Risks Diluting Consumer Products and Retail Sector Profit

Omni-channel will be the key driver of growth, but only 38% of senior executives say omni initiatives have a positive impact on profit margins 81% believe the supply chain is …

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Healthy Living Focus of New External Scientific Advisory Council

The Consumer Goods Forum Takes Work on Health and Wellness to Next Level   PARIS, 27th January 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) today announced the creation of …

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Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce that SQF has achieved recognition against the Guidance Document Sixth Edition for the scope of Storage and Distribution (J). This is …

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For the First Time Ever, the Food Industry’s Flagship Food Safety Event, The Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC) Goes to Asia

PARIS, 11th January 2015 – For the first time, the flagship food safety event of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), gathering 1,000 food industry leaders annually, is going to Asia …

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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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‘Age of Disruption’ Makes Digital Top Priority for 54% of Consumer Goods Firms – But One-Third Lack Know-How

  Research finds over half of business leaders place digital strategy and data analytics high on their agenda, and the supply chain rates as their number one challenge and area …

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GFSI Position Paper on Mitigating the Public Health Risk of Food Fraud

 PARIS, 15th July 2014 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is proud to release a paper on the position of the GFSI on Food Fraud mitigation. This work has …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Roundup

PARIS, Friday 20th June 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) Global Summit 2014 has come to a close. The final day of the Summit in Paris saw business …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two Roundup

The retail store of the future and strategies for growth dominate agenda on second day of the Summit   PARIS, Thursday 19th June 2014 – After another day of industry-leading …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Roundup

Consumer goods industry leaders discuss how to win globally and look to the digital future PARIS, Thursday 19th June 2014 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global …

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