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Highlights from Day 2 of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2022
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DUBLIN, June 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The second day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit — the first in-person edition since 2019 — continued to explore the potential for responsible growth in the post-pandemic era, taking into account the confluence of issues and trends that converge with this transition. Moving on from taking stock of these issues, today’s programme delved into the shifts and transformations that industry will undergo to address them.

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Industry Leaders Convene in Dublin for the First The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Since 2019

Highlights from the opening day of the 2022 Global Summit
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DUBLIN, June 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The first in-person The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit since 2019 opened on the morning of 21st June at the Convention Centre Dublin. The centre, which served as the temporary home of the Dáil Éireann (the lower house of the Irish legislature) due to social distancing protocols for much of the COVID-19 pandemic, today thronged with 650 leaders from global consumer goods companies, retailers, service providers and other stakeholders dedicated to ensuring better lives through better business.

The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Carbon Solutions Hub to Help Industry Understand the Pathway to Net Zero

Built in Collaboration with Accenture, the Hub Helps Consumer Goods Manufacturers and Retailers as They Navigate Decarbonisation Across the Value Chain
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PARIS and DUBLIN, June 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched its Carbon Solutions Hub (the Hub), a new knowledge repository built in collaboration with Accenture.

Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed To Reach 2030 SDG Deadline

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PARIS and DUBLIN, June 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the EY organisation have today published a new report bringing together opinions from 13 consumer industry leaders that outlines the urgent priorities the sector must act upon to help meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 deadline.

The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Eight New Members for May 2022

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PARIS, May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business.

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SIZA Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

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PARIS, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from SIZA, the first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope as well as the Primary Production scope.

The Consumer Goods Forum Board Issues Statement Asking Scheme Owners to Undergo SSCI Benchmark

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PARIS, May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - CEO members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Board of Directors have today published a statement encouraging relevant supply chain partners to undertake the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) benchmarking process by the end of 2023.

Reflecting on the 2022 GFSI Conference

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Global Food Safety Initiative Director Erika Sheward to hear her reflections on the recent 2022 GFSI conference which took place in Barcelona. She shares some of the conference highlights, GFSI’s top priorities, including trust and capability building, and explains why the conference theme – "Delivering Impact for Safe, Sustainable Food" – is so crucial to the bigger conversation.

The Road to Sustainable Coffee

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In this month’s episode, host Louise Chester is joined by David Brussa, Total Quality & Sustainability Director at illycaffè, who shares about the company’s strong Italian tradition and values, as well as the steps they are taking to “walk the talk” on sustainability.

The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry

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PARIS and BOGOTA, April 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Federación Nacional de Comerciantes Empresarios (FENALCO), the Colombian National Federation of Retailers, announce a strategic alliance to boost innovation, competitiveness, training, and to develop the consumer goods industry in Colombia through education, knowledge and best practice sharing.

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