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Press Release 25 Feb 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for February 2021
Blog 24 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe
News Update 23 Feb 2021 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Closes Second Public Consultation on Social Criteria for At-Sea Operations Scope

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How the World Is Progressing Towards a Circular Economy for Plastic Blog 23 Feb 2021 Environmental Sustainability How the World Is Progressing Towards a Circular Economy for Plastic Since 2018, more than 1,000 organisations have united behind a common vision and targets for a circular economy for plastic. In just a few years, the circular economy has been put on the agenda of leading businesses and governments across the world and has been recognised as the solution to the plastic waste crisis. The […]
New Year’s Reflection: An Interview with CGF Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan Blog 22 Feb 2021 Corporate New Year’s Reflection: An Interview with CGF Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan Madelaine VanDerHeyden sat down with the CGF Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan, to reflect on his first eight months at the CGF, key highlights from the past year, and what the new year will hold. Madelaine: Can you provide some highlights from your first eight or so months at the CGF? Wai-Chan: It has been great […]
How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust Blog 22 Feb 2021 Product Data How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust Presently, it is near impossible to accurately estimate the number of products traded across global markets, and even more so to understand how many of them have unique identifiers and find each product’s history and associated details. Data inconsistencies lead to costly workarounds and manual alternations. For businesses, this can be harmful to operations and […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Digital Manufacturing & Operations SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 16 Feb 2021 Product Data End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Digital Manufacturing & Operations SpringBoard Executive Summary The Consumer Goods Forum and Accenture hosted the first in a series of three unique virtual SpringBoard events on 19 January 2021. The event brought together senior supply chain, operations and product development executives to delve into the topic of digital manufacturing and operations. This comes at a time when it is more important than […]
E2E SpringBoard Executive Summary – Digital Manufacturing & Operations Publication 16 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain E2E SpringBoard Executive Summary – Digital Manufacturing & Operations
Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future Blog 12 Feb 2021 Product Data Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future   This is the time of the year when everybody becomes a futurist. With a quick scan of the web you can find plenty of pundits trying their hands at guessing the future – whether it is “5 Supply Chain Trends We Should Watch in 2021” or “13 Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Trends” there is no […]
E2E eMagazine – January 2021 Publication 11 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain E2E eMagazine – January 2021 2-eMagazine-december-2020
CGF Partners with The Economist Group’s 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour News Update 09 Feb 2021 Environmental Sustainability CGF Partners with The Economist Group’s 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour Next month, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Directors, Ignacio Gavilan and Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit 2021. The CGF is a proud association partner of this year’s event, which will this year take the format of a virtual week from 1st to 5th March. The event brings […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Supply Chain Transparency SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 08 Feb 2021 Product Data End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Supply Chain Transparency SpringBoard Executive Summary The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End (E2E) Value Chain initiative hosted a virtual SpringBoard event on 2 October 2020 in collaboration with KPMG and The Coca-Cola Company. The virtual SpringBoard event brought together business leaders from all over the world to exchange on how to deal with complexity in supply chains, address the ‘first mile’ […]
E2E SpringBoard Executive Summary – Supply Chain Transparency Publication 08 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain E2E SpringBoard Executive Summary – Supply Chain Transparency
CGF Applauds Banking Institutions’ Ongoing Collaboration to Help End Deforestation News Update 05 Feb 2021 Forest Positive CGF Applauds Banking Institutions’ Ongoing Collaboration to Help End Deforestation The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) applauds the continued efforts of a number of leading banking institutions to build a forest positive future. In the most recent example of such efforts, the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has published a new report about opportunities for the banking sector to contribute to efforts to […]
CHL Coalition Launches Employee Experts Conversation Series News Update 03 Feb 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition Launches Employee Experts Conversation Series Driving actions in support of employee wellbeing is a key part of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition’s leadership agenda. The Coalition works towards looking into ways to make progress within the industry to collectively help employees around the world pursue healthier lifestyles. As part of these efforts, the CHL […]
CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Commodity Working Group on Beef News Update 02 Feb 2021 Forest Positive CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Commodity Working Group on Beef The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action, a CEO-led initiative of leading consumer goods companies taking collective action for a forest positive future, has now launched a Beef Working Group as part of its ongoing efforts to remove deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from key commodity supply chains. The Beef Working Group […]
Employee Experts Conversation Series | #1 Prioritising Employee Health in Leadership Training Webinar 02 Feb 2021 Health & Wellness Employee Experts Conversation Series | #1 Prioritising Employee Health in Leadership Training
Blog 02 Feb 2021 Product Data D2C’s Evolving Landscape   As recently as last year, various boardrooms, airport lounges, in Strat sessions and at team builds ‘evolution and survival of the fittest’ were terms bandied around like a ding bat on time trials. And then, slam dunk – virus 1, global teams 0. Albeit, for a brief moment.   We could not have predicted […]
New Year’s Reflections with CGF Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan Podcast 01 Feb 2021 Corporate New Year’s Reflections with CGF Managing Director, Wai-Chan Chan www.theconsumergoodsforum.com | In the first episode of the third season of the CGF Podcast, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden catches up with Wai-Chan Chan, the CGF’s Managing Director, to reflect on his first eight months at the CGF, key highlights from the past year, and what the new year will hold.