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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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    First Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: GAA Best Aquaculture Practices Image

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    07-08-20

    First Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: GAA Best Aquaculture Practices

    The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce it has received its first benchmarking application from the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). As the first scheme to apply for SSCI benchmarking, BAP demonstrates lead...
    Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen  Image

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    07-01-20

    Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen

    Today, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Nielsen Global Connect, published a revealing report on the state of consumer health, nutrition and wellbeing around the world.
    Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Launch Public Consultation on At-Sea Operations Social Benchmarking Criteria  Image

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    07-01-20

    Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Launch Public Consultation on At-Sea Operations Social Benchmarking Criteria

    Marking a significant milestone in a two-year partnership, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) are pleased to launch a public consultation on their jointly developed social compliance criteria under the At-S...
    The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ Image

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    05-29-20

    The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has partnered with global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman on the curation of broad and insightful COVID-19 conte...

    The Consumer Goods Forum and Kin&Co Publish Report on Employee Health and Wellbeing Image

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    05-12-20

    The Consumer Goods Forum and Kin&Co Publish Report on Employee Health and Wellbeing

     The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Kin&Co have today published a global insights report on employee health and wellbeing in the consumer goods industry, one of the key ...

    Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Invites Certification Schemes to Take Part in Benchmarking Process Image

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    05-05-20

    Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Invites Certification Schemes to Take Part in Benchmarking Process

    The consumer goods industry has extended a formal invitation to third party audit & certification schemes to undergo the

    The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Managing Director Succession: Peter Freedman to Be Succeeded by Wai-Chan Chan  Image

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    04-16-20

    The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Managing Director Succession: Peter Freedman to Be Succeeded by Wai-Chan Chan

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces that Peter Freedman will step down as Managing Director (MD) after leading the organisation for more than six years. His successor will be Dr Wai-Chan Chan, currently senior partner and co-leader of the retail and consumer goods practice at Oliver Wyman. A...

    The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives Image

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    04-07-20

    The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives

    The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) has today launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (the “Coalition”) as part of a new  global strategy to help its members drive more impactful collaborations that benefit both people and planet and seize the op...

    COVID-19: The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors and WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy Emphasise the Need for Global Coordination in Securing Consumer Product Supply Chains Image

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    04-06-20

    COVID-19: The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors and WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy Emphasise the Need for Global Coordination in Securing Consumer Product Supply Chains

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors today issued a statement emphasising the need for global coordination in securing food, beverage, hygiene and personal care product supply chains. The full statement is below:

    Food, beverage, hygiene and personal care products are essential...

    Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative Image

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    02-28-20

    Changes in Board of Directors Structure Mark a New Era for the Global Food Safety Initiative

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), facilitated by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), announced the results of its annual board election. The change in leadership structure marks a new era for GFSI, in keeping with recent developments in the organisation's governance and strategy.

    For t...

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