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  • The Consumer Goods Forum

    The Consumer Goods Forum

    is a global, parity-based industry network that is driven by its members. 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. The CGF member companies have combined sales of EUR 2.5 trillion. Their retailer and manufacturer members directly employ nearly 10 million people with a further 90 million related jobs estimated along the value chain. The CGF is governed by its Board of Directors, which includes 50 manufacturer and retailer CEOs and Chairpersons. Read More

  • The CGF provides a unique global platform for knowledge and best practice sharing around the following strategic priorities: Sustainability, Product Safety, Health & Wellness, End-to-End Value Chain & Standards, which are central to the advancement of today’s consumer goods industry. The CGF’s mission is, “Bringing together consumer goods manufacturers and retailers in pursuit of business practices for efficiency and positive change across our industry benefiting shoppers, consumers and the world without impeding competition”. To fulfil this, its members have given The CGF a mandate to develop common positions on key strategic and operational issues affecting the consumer goods business, with a strong focus on non-competitively sensitive process improvement.
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  • The CGF’s success is driven by the active participation of the key players in the sector who together develop and lead the implementation of best practices along the value chain. With its headquarters in Paris and its regional offices in Washington. D.C. and Tokyo, The CGF serves its members throughout the world. For more information, please visit our website or read the CGF Corporate Brochure.
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