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Human Rights Coalition – Working to End Forced Labour Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Fair Labor Association and Internat

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  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) launches 5-year project between coalition of retailer and manufacturer members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Fair Labor Association (FLA), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM)
  • Projects focus on eradicating forced labour from companies’ own operations and companies’ palm oil supply chains in Malaysia, and on creating enabling environment for responsible recruitment in Southeast Asia labour migration corridors

 

Demand for More Personalised Products and Transparent Supply Chains Will Drive Growth, Say Consumer Goods CEOs

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  • Further digitisation -  enabled by blockchain and AI - will deliver real-time visibility,  bolstering supply chain management
  • Local and regional sourcing practices that reduce environmental impact a direct consequence of shifting consumer habits

End-to-End Value Chain Publishes New Learning Series Joint Paper With Oracle and Capgemini

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The Consumer Goods Forum, in collaboration with Oracle and Capgemini, has published a new End-to-End Value Chain Learning Series paper, which explores how a global requirement to immediately scale digitisation confirmed supply chains as the next customer experience battleground for fast-moving consumer goods and retail. 

Recipe for Success: How Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies Can Further Encourage Healthier Living

Joint report by Bain & Company and The Consumer Goods Forum evaluates more than 70 programmes from Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition
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PARIS, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - After more than a year of living through a pandemic, health is at the forefront of consumers’ minds. A recent survey by Bain & Company found that in the U.S., China, and four European countries, an average of 53% of consumers say they now care more about their health, and 42% of European consumers now report spending more on healthier or non- processed foods compared to before the Covid-19 pandemic.

SSCI RFVS Application

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PARIS, June 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS), the programme’s first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s At-Sea Operations scope. RVFS is the first scheme to apply under this new scope, which was launched in May 2021.

SSCI KFC Application

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PARIS, June 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from the Kenya Flower Council (KFC), the programme’s first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Primary Production scope. KFC is the first scheme to apply under this new scope, which was launched in May 2021.

Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco's Journey

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Tesco is a proud member of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC), which shares our ambition to eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains and own operations globally.

Reducing Food Waste Through Technology Solutions

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Food waste can contribute to the ongoing issue of malnutrition in many countries worldwide, as well as the squandering of valuable natural resources. Slashing food waste is a challenge many businesses are beginning to tackle and successfully doing so can bring significant benefits, both financial and environmental, to producers, retailers, and consumers alike. The Consumer Goods Forum has been providing a platform for shared resources under the auspices of their ‘Resolution on Food Waste’ since 2015.

Business Collaboration to Protect Our Planet Has Never Been More Critical

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Our unique and precious world is on the brink of profound change. Our actions today are not just impacting the wellbeing of people, communities and our planet now: they are determining whether future generations will thrive — even survive.

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Benchmark for Social Compliance Schemes in Fishing, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sectors

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PARIS, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today opened its social benchmark to the fishing, agriculture and land-based aquaculture sectors with the launch of benchmark requirements for its new At-Sea Operations and Primary Production scopes.

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