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The Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum ("CGF") is a global, parity-based industry network that is driven by its members to encourage the global adoption of practices and standards that serves the consumer goods industry worldwide. It brings together the CEOs and senior management of some 400 retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and other stakeholders across 70 countries, and it reflects the diversity of the industry in geography, size, product category and format. Its member companies have combined sales of EUR 3.5 trillion and directly employ nearly 10 million people, with a further 90 million related jobs estimated along the value chain. It is governed by its Board of Directors, which comprises more than 50 manufacturer and retailer CEOs. For more, please visit: www.theconsumergoodsforum.com.

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    Keeping Plastics in the Value Chain and Out of Nature: Introducing the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action Image

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    02-03-21

    Keeping Plastics in the Value Chain and Out of Nature: Introducing the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action

    In this latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast and wrapping up 2020, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden catches up with the co-chairs of the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action, Barry Parkin from Mars, Inc., and Rob Nicol from Walmart Canada.
    CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust Image

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    11-12-20

    CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes.
    New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles Image

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    10-15-20

    New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles

    The Consumer Goods Forum and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, today publish a review of the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK’s first year. CHL UK brings together some of the biggest global retailers and manufacturers as well as public bodies, civil society and academics to better support public hea...
    CGF Human Rights Coalition - Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour Image

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    10-05-20

    CGF Human Rights Coalition - Working to End Forced Labour Launches Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Due Diligence Frameworks and Palm Oil Sector Transformation Focused on Addressing Forced Labour

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) has today launched a public consultation on its framework for the implementation of forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) systems in consumer goods supply chains, as well as its Palm Oil Road...
    Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) Launches Public Consultation on Primary Production Scope  Image

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    09-29-20

    Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) Launches Public Consultation on Primary Production Scope

    Taking the next step towards building trust in sustainability standards worldwide, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has launched a public consultation on the criteria for its Primary Production scope of its benchmark. The criteria, developed by industry lea...
    The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issue Letter to UN Secretary General to Encourage Governments to Unblock Sea Transportation Routes and Protect Seafarers' Wellbeing Image

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    09-24-20

    The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issue Letter to UN Secretary General to Encourage Governments to Unblock Sea Transportation Routes and Protect Seafarers' Wellbeing

    Members of The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors have published a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Mr António Guterres. The letter calls on Mr Guterres to encourage governments to take immediate action to ensure consumer goods companies can continue to serve their customers with th...
    New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation From Key Commodity Supply Chains Image

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    09-22-20

    New Consumer Goods Coalition to Accelerate Systemic Effort to Remove Deforestation and Forest Degradation From Key Commodity Supply Chains

    Today, as part of Climate Week 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launched the Forest Positive Coalition of Action, including 17 global consumer goods brands, retailers and manufacturers that will work together and use their collective voice to accelerate systemic efforts to remove defo...
    Purpose & the Shared Road to Recovery Focus of 5th Sustainable Retail Summit Image

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    09-17-20

    Purpose & the Shared Road to Recovery Focus of 5th Sustainable Retail Summit

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will be hosting its annual Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) on 15th and 16th October. In light of the global health crisis, the leading sustainability event will be held virtually this year, respecting the safety of the CGF’s global community while continuing to drive m...
    The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions to Support Access to Healthier Living Image

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    09-08-20

    The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions to Support Access to Healthier Living

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today publish a new paper highlighting four digital concepts aimed at advancing the agenda of the CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of Action, by simplifying the customer journey and improving access to healthier options.
    Second Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: BRCGS Image

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    09-08-20

    Second Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: BRCGS

    The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce it has received a benchmark application from the BRCGS, the first step in recognising the BRCGS as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes. BRCGS is the second scheme to apply for SSCI benchmarki...
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