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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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The Consumer Goods Forum Operational Excellence Team Welcomes New Co‐Chairs

Simon Potts and Angela Francolini Excited by The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Network and Collaborative Action    PARIS, 20th March 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the …

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New Report Discusses Worldwide Impact of Ageing Consumers

By 2047 There Will Be More Than Two Billion Mature Consumers    PARIS, 15th March 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and A.T. Kearney today announced the publication of …

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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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Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Welcomes New Board Members

PARIS, France, 4th February 2013 – Yves Rey, Chairman of the Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors and Corporate Quality General Manager, Danone, France announced today that three new …

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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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Pick n Pay Head Elected New Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum

Procter & Gamble and Royal Ahold CEO’s elected vice chairs    PARIS, France, 22nd June 2012 – The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Gareth Ackerman, chairman of one of Africa’s largest …

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The Consumer Goods Forum to Launch Its Online Collaborative Platform for Its Members Worldwide

  PARIS, 20th June 2012 – The Consumer Goods Forum was established to facilitate industry‐wide collaboration and to enable its members to work together by serving shoppers, consumers and communities …

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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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Study Shows Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Results in Improved Food Safety for Consumers

  PARIS, 30th January 2012 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), managed by The Consumer Goods Forum, announced today that a recent study conducted by the University of Arkansas …

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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 Forum Recommends Improved Collaboration Between Governments and Business on Sustainable Growth and Job Creation

  CANNES, France, 3rd November 2011 – Speaking yesterday at the B20 Summit, the Co-Chairs of the Consumer Goods Forum, Muhtar Kent, Chairman of the Board and CEO of The …

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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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Consumer Goods Industry Announces Global Resolutions on Health & Wellness

Board of The Consumer Goods Forum adopts three resolutions on Health and Wellness:   1) Access and availability of products and services that support the goal of healthier diets and …

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Consumer Goods Leaders to Define Global Strategy for Building a Better Future

CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies unite at annual Global Summit     PARIS, France, 19th May 2011 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2011 Global Summit will …

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The Summit Announces Decision to Relocate

  Dear Members,    On behalf of the global community of the Consumer Goods Forum our hearts go out to our members, colleagues and the entire population of Japan as …

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Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration

2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the …

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