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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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Danone and Migros CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board Image

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06-17-19

Danone and Migros CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body pursuing purpose and positive change across the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new Co-Chairs for its Board of Directors: Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO of Danone will chair the Manufacturer College of the Board, w...

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06-14-19

Are You Ready for the Honest Generation?

Today, The Consumer Goods Forum and the global change agency Futerra launch new consumer research from the USA, UK, India and South Africa revealing a striking difference between what Millennials (23-38 years old) and Gen Z (22 and under) believe about the honesty of brands and retailers. 

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05-10-19

The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Industry Comes Together Seeking Growth Through New Retail Models to Satisfy New Consumer Needs

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is delighted to announce a prestigious roster of speakers for its 63rd Global Summit, to be hosted 11th-14th June 2019 in Vancouver, focusing on the theme ‘Growth Through New Retail’. 

Peter Freedman, Managing...

METRO AG, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelēz International and Target Executives to Lead Sustainability Committee at The Consumer Goods Forum Image

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03-25-19

METRO AG, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelēz International and Target Executives to Lead Sustainability Committee at The Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum announced today that the Sustainability Steering Committee has elected a new leadership team, for a two-year renewable term. Christine Montenegro McGrath, Vice President and Chief of Global Impact Officer, Mondelēz International will join Barry Parkin, Chief Procurement ...

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03-06-19

Consumer Goods Companies Make ‘Significant Improvement’ in Supporting Healthier Lives, According to New Data

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today published the latest results from its global survey that looks at how consumer goods retailers and manufacturers are helping to empower healthier consumers worldwide. Data from the

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01-21-19

The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Podcast Series

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched a new podcast series which will welcome guests from inside and outside the organisation and membership to discuss challenges facing the consumer goods industry, the planet and its people.

The first episode “A New Year in Sustainability” fea...

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11-06-18

The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry

Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together accounting for 86 percent of global production and employing nearly 3.5 million workers, largely migrants from poorer neighbouring regions and countries.

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10-29-18

Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste

The Board of Directors of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today issued a statement calling for the consumer goods industry to play a leading role in eliminating plastic waste on land and sea ...

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