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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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Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection

  Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer …

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Consumer Goods Companies Tackle Packaging and Sustainability

The Consumer Goods Forum initiative releases global framework measurement system for trading partners    PARIS, 1st July, 2010 – The  Consumer  Goods  Forum  is  delighted  to  release  the  first  report …

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The Coca‐Cola Company and Carrefour Chiefs to Head Collaborative Industry Platform

Muhtar Kent and Lars Olofsson elected co‐chairs of The  Consumer Goods Forum    PARIS, 24th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of …

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Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future

CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will …

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The Prince of Wales to Address The Consumer Goods Forum’s Summit, 23rd June 2010

“Food within Nature’s limits”    PARIS, 9th June 2010 – His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is to address the leaders of the consumer goods industry in London on …

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Economic Concerns and Consumer Demand Remain Top Priorities for Consumer Goods Industry

Companies continue to fight effects of financial crisis, yet refuse to put social and environmental responsibilities on the back burner    PARIS, 4th March 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum …

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The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Announces New Board Chairman

PARIS, 18th February 2010 – Jürgen Matern, Vice President, Strategic Quality Management at Metro AG, to take over Chairmanship of the Global Food Safety Initiative Board of Directors.    The …

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2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights – Day 2

5th February 2010 –    Private vs. Public Food Safety Efforts    Safe food is a shared accountability between governments and companies. On the second day of the Global Food …

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2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights Day 1

WASHINGTON, D.C., 4th February 2010 –   The industry must speak as one voice  All stakeholders have a “duty to work together” to deliver safe food In welcoming a record-breaking …

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Retailers and Manufacturers Join Forces to Drive Global Change in Packaging

Global project on packaging and sustainability enters pilot phase    PARIS, 27th January 2010 – In an ongoing effort to drive global change in packaging, leaders from many of the …

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