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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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    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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    10-12-17

    CGF Members Share Their Sustainability Strategies in Updated Publications

    The Consumer Goods Forum has published the 2nd editions of two of its key sustainability publications: its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet and its Food Waste booklet, featuring 12 new case studies outlining members’ strategies on how they are working on the eradic...

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    10-04-17

    The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day Two

    The second and final day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday.  It was full of fascinating discussions addressing three of the consumer goods industry’s biggest challenges. Taking place at the Centr...

    The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day One Image

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    10-03-17

    The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day One

    The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Second Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday, and it was a great success. Taking place at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal, the Sustainable Retail Summit has brought together over 230 ...

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    09-29-17

    New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers

    The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. Partnering with Healthy Washington County, members of The Consumer Goods Foru...

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    09-21-17

    The Consumer Goods Forum Reaffirms Climate Change Commitment

    The Consumer Goods Forum reaffirms its commitment to taking action in recognition of the serious risks that climate change poses for our businesses, our supply chains and our consumers. The Paris Climate Agreement presents a critical opportunity to strengthen efforts globally addressing the cause...

    Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste Image

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    09-20-17

    Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste

    Sell by,” “Use by,” “Display until,” “Best before,” what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion costs families up to $29 billion annually in the United States alone. The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) – a network of 4...

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    09-14-17

    The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal

    On 2nd-3rd October, The Consumer Goods Forum hosts the global FMCG industry in Montréal for its second Sustainable Retail Summit at the Centre Mont Royal. The Sustainable Retail Summit, which began in Paris last year, off...

    Media Advisory: FMCG Industry Heads to Centre Mont Royal, Montréal for Sustainable Retail Summit Image

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    08-30-17

    Media Advisory: FMCG Industry Heads to Centre Mont Royal, Montréal for Sustainable Retail Summit

    The Consumer Goods Forum, the global association that brings together consumer goods retailers and manufacturers with the ambition of driving positive change and improving consumer trust, will hold its 2ndSustainable Retail Summit a...

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    07-18-17

    Annual Survey Asks How Consumer Goods Companies Are Empowering Consumers

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Health & Wellness Survey. Now in its 5th year, the Survey continues to grow in influence...

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