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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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The Consumer Goods Industry Strengthens Commitment to Improving Health and Wellness for Consumers Worldwide

The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors agrees to new strategic milestones to help ensure the wellbeing of consumers PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – Recognising the importance of health …

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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 Global Summit 2014 Gets Underway in Paris

Over 1,000 industry leaders from 50 countries gather for annual consumer goods and retailer conference; Keynote opening address to be given by Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs …

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Captains of the Consumer Goods Industry to Gather for Annual Summit

The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 convenes in Paris 18th- 20th June     PARIS, 11th June 2014 – One week today, CEOs from the biggest names in the …

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Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 3

  ANAHEIM, Calif., USA, 28th February 2014 – The last day of the Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference was kicked off by yet another set of inspiring …

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Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 2

  ANAHEIM, Calif., USA,  27th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference continued today with another full programme of speakers from the world of food …

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Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., USA – 26th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference kicked off today in Anaheim, California with a record breaking attendance of over …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Improves Member Offering Through European Supermarket Magazine

  PARIS, 17th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce a new editorial and marketing relationship with ESM – European Supermarket Magazine (ESM). ESM is Europe’s …

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The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Survey Results Tracking Implementation of Health & Wellness Resolutions

  PARIS, 9th January 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“The Forum”) today announced results from its inaugural survey aimed at establishing where The Forum members are in meeting the …

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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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The Consumer Goods Forum Appoints New Managing Director

  PARIS, 3rd December 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) has today announced the appointment of Peter Freedman as Managing Director, effective January 6, 2014. In this role, …

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Global Conference Promotes Change & Collaboration Across the Consumer Goods Industry

The Consumer Goods Forum Welcomes Almost 300 Executives from 30 Countries to Discuss Marketing, IT and Supply Chain Challenges    LONDON, 9th November 2013 – The global marketing, IT and …

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Highlights from Global Marketing, IT & Supply Chain Conference Day 2

  LONDON, 8th November 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) global marketing, IT and supply chain conference continued today with another full programme of speakers from the world of …

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Highlights from Global Marketing, IT & Supply Chain Conference Day 1

  LONDON, 7th November 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) global marketing, IT and supply chain conference kicked off yesterday following Wednesday’s store tour programme. Combining shared plenary sessions …

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GSCP Publishes New Reference Tool on Social & Labour Management Systems for Suppliers

  PARIS, 18th September 2013 – The Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP), a business-driven programme for the continuous improvement of working and environmental conditions in global supply chains and that …

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First GFSI South Africa Focus Day Opens in Johannesburg

  JOHANNESBURG, 11th September 2013 – 250 food safety executives from South Africa and surrounding countries gathered today in Johannesburg for the region’s first ever GFSI Focus Day. With the …

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