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Leading Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Launch Actions to Transform Production Landscapes to 'Forest Positive' by 2030

Forest Positive Coalition of Action aligns on landscape engagement ambition to help stop deforestation and advance forest positive strategy
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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030

  • Coalition and its 20 members commit to invest in local-level initiatives driving ‘nature positive, climate positive, and people positive’ outcomes

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Forest Positive Coalition of Action launches first phase in strategy to transform areas equivalent to the size of Coalition’s combined production-base footprint to forest positive by 2030

  • Coalition and its 20 members commit to invest in local-level initiatives driving ‘nature positive, climate positive, and people positive’ outcomes

Global Food Safety Initiative Sets First-Ever Benchmarking Requirements for Food Safety Auditor Training and Development

A feature designed to boost take-up of critical role
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PARIS, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a Coalition of Action of The Consumer Goods Forum, has today launched the first-ever set of Benchmarking Requirements for food safety auditor Professional Recognition Bodies. By raising the profile of the profession of auditing, and focusing entry requirements on competence, the aim is to attract and retain talents into this vital profession.

Consumer Trends in the Post Covid-19 Era

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In the October episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Oliver Wright, Senior Managing Director at Accenture. Oliver shares insights on key consumer trends uncovered by Accenture during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as his thoughts on how our industry can harness the opportunities brought about by these behavioural shifts.

First Scheme Receives SSCI Recognition: BRCGS

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PARIS, October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce that BRCCS has completed the benchmarking process and has achieved SSCI recognition against the

'Common Prosperity' and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th Cgf China Day

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BEIJING and SHANGHAI, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will host on 22nd November the fourth annual edition of the CGF China Day in Beijing. The event brings together some 300 senior executives from across the CGF membership in China, including CEOs from the CGF’s China Board of Directors, which is currently co-chaired by Daniel Zhang, Chairman & CEO, Alibaba Group and Angela Liu, CEO, New Hope Liuhe. The CGF will also host parallel events on 23rd November to deep dive into major topics impacting the consumer goods industry.

Driving the Climate Agenda With Purpose

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Chris Daly, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo to talk all things circular economy, health, carbon neutrality and consumer behaviour. Chris will also be joining a panel discussion on at The Consumer Goods Forum’s sixth annual Sustainable Retail Summit taking place on October 13TH and 14TH, for those listeners who may be interested in continuing the climate conversation directly with him!

Forest Positive Coalition: CEO Introduction 2021

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Hear from the CEO Co-sponsors of The Consumer Goods Forum's Forest Positive Coalition, Grant F. Reid, CEO of Mars, Incorporated, and Alexandre Bompard, CEO and Chairman, Carrefour, alongside the CGF's Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan, provide an update on the Coalition’s progress after one year.

Sustainability and the Shifting Retail Landscape in Latin America

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Carlos Mario Giraldo Moreno, CEO of Grupo Exito, and Board member of The Consumer Goods Forum.  Carlos Mario shares his thoughts on corporate responsibility in the post-covid world, the company’s work on sustainability and health, as well as consumer and retail trends in Colombia and Latin America.

The Consumer Goods Forum To Kick Off New, Innovative Event Series To Support Businesses in Overcoming Industry Challenges

Retailers & Manufacturers Gear Up for “WinterComes” This September
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PARIS, September 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ -This 29 September – 1 October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative will be breaking new ground by hosting an all-new event, WinterComes, in Sitges, Barcelona. WinterComes is the first in a fresh series of bi-annual, bi-continental events to take place on rotation in winter and summer in Barcelona and Shanghai respectively.

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