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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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    The Future We Want Depends on Innovative Policies, Responsible Business Conduct and People-Centred Technology Image

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    06-15-18

    The Future We Want Depends on Innovative Policies, Responsible Business Conduct and People-Centred Technology

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    Speaking to over a 1,000 CEOs at ...

    Radically Changing Consumer and Retail Industry Offers CEOs a Choice "“ Transform Now, or Be Left Behind Image

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    06-13-18

    Radically Changing Consumer and Retail Industry Offers CEOs a Choice "“ Transform Now, or Be Left Behind

    While more than 65 percent of CEOs agree their organisation fosters a culture of innovation and disruption, 40 percent are not adapting successfully, according to the Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind survey, No Normal is the New Normal: Make disruption work for your business, condu...

    Global Business Leaders Call for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labour and Unethical Recruitment Image

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    06-12-18

    Global Business Leaders Call for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labour and Unethical Recruitment

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today called on businesses around the world to play their part in the fight to end all forms of forced labour. Issued during the 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Business and Recruitment, the

    GSSI and the CGF Join Forces on a Benchmark and Recognition Tool for Social Compliance Schemes in the Seafood Sector Image

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    05-17-18

    GSSI and the CGF Join Forces on a Benchmark and Recognition Tool for Social Compliance Schemes in the Seafood Sector

    At last month’s Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and the

    The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Benchmarking and Recognition Initiative for Sustainability Standards Image

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    04-25-18

    The Consumer Goods Forum Announces New Benchmarking and Recognition Initiative for Sustainability Standards

    To help meet the needs of our members, and to support the development of socially and environmentally responsible supply chains around the world, the Board of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has decided to create the

    Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference Image

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    03-06-18

    Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference

    The Global Food Safety Conference, the most important event of the year for food safety, has commenced today in Tokyo, Japan. Organised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the event sees 1,200 food industry delegates from 52 countries gather to discuss the most important issues and trend...

    New Report Shows More FMCG Companies Partnering With Communities to Address Local Health and Wellness Challenges Image

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    02-27-18

    New Report Shows More FMCG Companies Partnering With Communities to Address Local Health and Wellness Challenges

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published a new report showing that more companies are engaging with their communities on health topics. The annual Health &...

    The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office "“  A Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth Image

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    01-17-18

    The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office "“ A Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth

     The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has opened a new office in China to promote its “Better Lives through Better Business” message and to help provide Chinese companies with a voice in the global arena. As the only o...

    The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Corporate Website Image

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    12-19-17

    The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Corporate Website

    The Consumer Goods Forum has today launched its new corporate website, integrating events and strategic initiatives under one newly designed home: www.theconsumergoodsforum.com. The revamped website offers quick and easy access to...

    Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability Image

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    11-27-17

    Consumer Goods Companies in Japan Put New Focus on Sustainability

     The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has hosted the first-ever meeting of its newly-created Japan Sustainability Local Group. Part of its ongoing regionalisation strategy, the launch of the Japan Local Group looks to help local and mul...

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