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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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+33 1 82 00 95 70

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Communications Officer
+33 1 82 00 95 91

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    04-25-22

    Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet

    Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations.
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    04-14-22

    Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment

    The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action (the Coalition) is pleased to announce the publication of a Vision and Principles Paper, entitled “Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy for Plastics”
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    04-11-22

    Celebrating Our Second Anniversary: A Message From CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs

    The Consumer Goods Forum’s Plastic Waste Coalition of Action has just celebrated its second anniversary.
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    03-31-22

    Leaders From 50 Countries Convene at GFSI 2022 to Deliver Impact for Safe Sustainable Food

    The first in-person GFSI Conference in two years closed this afternoon following three days of discussion around the theme of Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food.
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    03-30-22

    Global Food Safety Initiative Calls for Faster Action on Sustainable Development Goals

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today launches a campaign to collate the views of the food safety community on the action needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals linked to food safety.
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    03-28-22

    Global Food Safety Initiative Steering Committee Meets to Share Progress in Advancing Food Safety Best Practice

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) will today conclude a three-day Steering Committee meeting examining the organisation’s progress over the last year as a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF).
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    01-28-22

    Embracing Nature, Innovation and Collaboration to Brew Sustainable Beer

    In this month’s episode, we are joined by Preeti Srivastav, Group Sustainability Director at Asahi Europe & International, who shares on how the company is driving positive change through the implementation of their sustainability strategy
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    06-29-21

    Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They?

    In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to fellow CGF colleagues Erica Sheward, Director of the Global Food Safety Initiative, and Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability, who leads the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Plastic Waste and Food Waste.
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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.
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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.
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