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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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    Colgate-Palmolive and METRO Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board Image

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    06-23-17

    Colgate-Palmolive and METRO Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board

     The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new Co-Chairs for its Board: Ian Cook, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Colgate-Palmolive...

    Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains Image

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    06-20-17

    Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

    With 21 million victims of forced labour in the world today, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively promoting responsible business actions to help eradicate forced labour in global supply chains.
    CGF Members Unite for a Common Cause "“ Consumer Health in Latin America Image

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    05-11-17

    CGF Members Unite for a Common Cause "“ Consumer Health in Latin America

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched a new pilot programme in Bogota, Colombia, designed to provide consumers with nutrition and physical activity guidance and education to empower consumers to make more informed purchasing decisions. The programme will run across eight stores in the city ...

    Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership Image

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    04-19-17

    Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership

     The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and PAHO Foundation have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to collaboration for healthier live...

    GFSI-Recognised Certification Programme Achieves Full Government Recognition Image

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    03-20-17

    GFSI-Recognised Certification Programme Achieves Full Government Recognition

    The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds CanadaGAP on achieving full government recognition. This recognition is a major public/private achievement and it comes as further reinforcement to what many food industry experts have reiterated time and again – ...

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    03-14-17

    New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated

    New data from The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) shows more than 180,000 consumer goods products have been reformulated in 2016, while over 30,000 communities worldwide have been involved in industry-led programmes that promote heal...

    New Research Finds Companies Saved $14 for Every $1 Invested in Reducing Food Waste Image

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    03-07-17

    New Research Finds Companies Saved $14 for Every $1 Invested in Reducing Food Waste

    One-third of all food produced in the world is never eaten, which has tremendous economic, social and environmental consequences. New research on behalf of Champions 12.3 finds that for every $1 companies invested to reduce...

    Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Actions to Promote Healthier Lives in New Case Studies Booklet Image

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    02-27-17

    Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Actions to Promote Healthier Lives in New Case Studies Booklet

    The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published a new case studies booklet highlighting the positive actions of its members to create a culture of prevention and empower both consumers and employees to adopt healthier lives.  The new booklet –

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