PARIS, 28th September 2018 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business.

Damco is at the forefront of developing innovative supply chain solutions. We fuse our global network and depth of expertise with pioneering digital innovations to enable our customers to stay ahead. Our vision is to connect and simplify supply chains across the globe. We are experts in the field of complex, rapidly changing markets such as fashion, retail, chemical, FMCG and technology. With a presence in over 100 countries, where we employ more than 11,000 people worldwide, we combine global reach with depth of local understanding. In 2016, we generated turnover of 2.5 billion US dollars, managed 659 thousand TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of ocean freight and 190 thousand tons of air freight. We are proud to be a part of A.P. Moller – Maersk.

“Being a member of The Consumer Goods Forum gives us the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the needs and changes in the consumer goods industry. By sharing our expertise in managing complex and business critical supply chains, we can also share for example how co-creation can produce solutions tailored to future-ready organisations”. –  Klaus Rud Sejling, CEO, Damco.

Global Ethics Limited is a UK based bottled water and soft drinks company.  Through sales of its products it funds clean water and sanitation programmes in developing countries and has so far donated £17m helping over 3.4m people.

“As the UK’s leading ethical bottled water company, Global Ethics Limited and the One water brand, has a vision to help end water scarcity for 884 million people by 2030 through sales of its products but also in partnership with other organisations in supporting Water Unite. In addition, and as a founding B-Corp member in the UK, we want to enable change within the business environment to help other organisations become better at what they do.  As advocates of, and signatories to, the UN Global Compact, the Sustainable Restaurant Association and as a Carbon Neutral business, we believe all businesses can make small changes to make our world a better place.

“We are hugely excited to become part of what we believe is a dynamic and forward thinking group of organisations and look forward to tackling some of the great challenges we all face today”.  – Duncan Goose, CEO, Global Ethics Limited.

As the only association in the consumer goods industry that is truly global, while embracing both retailers and manufacturers, and service providers, our members understand the value of our uniqueness. Many of the opportunities and issues that we face as an industry can’t be addressed by individual companies alone, or just by collaborating regionally. The CGF offers you a seat at the table, and our members know that our global, cross-value chain perspective is critical to helping drive positive change globally and in securing long-term, sustainable business growth. Contact our membership team to learn more or visit our website

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For more information, please contact:

Oriana Rainuzzo
Manager, Membership & Engagement EMEA

Lee Green
Director, Communications