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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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Global Marketing, IT and Supply Chain Conference Completes Speaker Line-Up

Over 65 Industry Experts to Speak at Annual Event Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum Hosted in London from 6-8th November 2013    PARIS, 11th September 2013 – The Consumer …

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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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The Consumer Goods Forum Appoints Interim Director

  PARIS, 22nd August 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has announced the appointment of Kenneth Bengtsson as Interim Director, effective 29th August 2013. Mr Bengtsson formerly served as …

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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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The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch Significant Recommendations that have the Potential to Alter the Industry Landscape

Two megatrends, ‘Digital World’ and ‘Fight for Resources,’ are addressed as part of the Future Value Chain series    PARIS, 25th June 2013 – A report published today by The …

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Consumer Goods Industry Executives Emphasise Need to Work Together to Affect Positive Change on Key Global Issues

— Leading consumer goods CEOs call on industry to collaborate on mutually-beneficial health & wellness and global climate change programmes  — CEOs send clear message that ‘more needs to be …

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Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Expands Presence in North America

  PARIS, 13th June 2013 – The Global Food Safety Initiative, a global collaborative platform and business-driven initiative to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide, …

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Business Basics More Important Than New Approaches to Growth, The Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG Find

— Sales growth, product innovation and cost reduction programs come top for senior executives in 2013, over newer trends including mobile sales and online media  — Findings released during The …

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Royal Ahold and Nestlé CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum

  TOKYO and PARIS, 12th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global, parity-based network for the consumer goods industry, today announced it has elected two new Co-Chairs: …

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The Impact of Asia on the Consumer Goods Market in Focus as Industry World Leaders Gather in Tokyo

— Over 900 CEOs and senior leaders from the consumer goods industry convene for The Global Summit of The Consumer Goods Forum  — Keynote opening address given by Her Imperial …

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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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Global CEOs Gather to Discuss the Future of the Consumer Goods Industry

— The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Global Summit 2013 convenes in Tokyo June 12th-14th  — Special emphasis on the growing impact of Asia on worldwide consumer goods markets    TOKYO …

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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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