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AFGC's Sustainability Commitment 2011-12 Update

AFGC has released its Sustainability Commitment 2011-12 Update. This report provides summary information on members’ sustainability performance against the five key target areas of Water; Waste; Energy & Emissions; Packaging; and Social & Sourcing.

The update is available here.

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Food and Grocery Code of Conduct

On Monday 18 November 2013 AFGC and Australia’s two major supermarket retailers, Coles and Woolworths, announced agreement on a Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct (the Code). Read more


 





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Consultation draft important step in finalising Code of Conduct

The release of the discussion paper ‘Improving Commercial Relationships in the Food and Grocery Sector' by the Federal Government is an integral part of finalising a Food and Grocery Code of Conduct that provides greater transparency and certainty for food and grocery suppliers in their transactions with supermarkets, said the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) today.

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Growth strong but slowing

The 14th AFGC CHEP Retail Index released today shows year-on-year growth in retail sales remains strong despite easing moderately in the June quarter.

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Business groups call for transparency on COAG packaging report

An alliance of Australia’s top business associations have called for a COAG report, the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement (DRIS), prepared for the nation’s environment ministers on a proposed national container deposit scheme, to be made public.

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