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Open Letter to CGF Members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan on Recent IPCC Report and Need for Urgent Action News Update 12 Aug 2021 Environmental Sustainability Open Letter to CGF Members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan on Recent IPCC Report and Need for Urgent Action The Consumer Goods Forum has published an open letter to its members from Managing Director Wai-Chan Chan in response to the recent IPCC report and need for urgent action. Dear Members, You will have seen earlier this week that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the UN body responsible for climate science – […]
CGF Announces New Members for July 2021 Press Release 02 Aug 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for July 2021 PARIS, 2nd August 2021 — 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. ENGIE Impact accelerates sustainability transformation for corporations, cities and governments. We help organisations embed sustainability […]
Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight on Özgür Tort Podcast 30 Jul 2021 Corporate Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight on Özgür Tort   In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Özgür Tort, CEO of Migros Ticaret, and outgoing co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Board of Directors. Özgür shares his insights from his time as co-chair during a time of transition to Coalitions of Action, as well as his thoughts on […]
CGF participates in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit and Supports UNFSS Action Tracks News Update 29 Jul 2021 Corporate CGF participates in UN Food Systems Pre-Summit and Supports UNFSS Action Tracks PARIS, 29th July 2021 — This year is a critical one for The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and its Coalitions of Action, as we work together with key partners and stakeholders to tackle the crucial challenges and drive the urgent changes needed to secure sustainable food systems. As we look ahead to the United Nations Food Systems […]
Global Summit 2021 – The Executive Summary Publication 22 Jul 2021 Global Summit Global Summit 2021 – The Executive Summary
The Executive Summary from the Global Summit 2021 is Now Published News Update 22 Jul 2021 Global Summit The Executive Summary from the Global Summit 2021 is Now Published The 2021 edition of the Global Summit – the first-ever virtual edition of CGF’s flagship event – took place from 21st to 24th June. Broadcast live from a rooftop studio in Paris – with views of the Eiffel Tower -, the event gathered together 700 delegates from 42 countries, who joined 130 speakers in live […]
Coalitions Protecting Our Forests Video 29 Jun 2021 Corporate Coalitions Protecting Our Forests    Visit www.BetterLivesThroughBetterBusiness.com to view all videos in the series (or here if based in the UK)
The Recyclable Plastic Transforming Toothpaste Tubes Video 29 Jun 2021 Corporate The Recyclable Plastic Transforming Toothpaste Tubes    Visit www.BetterLivesThroughBetterBusiness.com to view all videos in the series (or here if based in the UK)
CGF Announces New Members for June 2021 Press Release 29 Jun 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for June 2021 PARIS, 29th June 2021 — 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. EVRYTHNG helps brands to learn from each product’s journey, end-to-end from factory to consumer, and […]
CEOs from The Coca-Cola Company and Alibaba Group to Lead The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Corporate CEOs from The Coca-Cola Company and Alibaba Group to Lead The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors PARIS, 24th June 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body pursuing purpose and positive change across the consumer goods industry, today announced that two new Co-Chairs have been elected to its Board of Directors: Daniel Zhang, Chairman & CEO of Alibaba Group, and James Quincey, Chairman & CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. […]
Better Lives Through Better Business Docuseries Trailer Video 23 Jun 2021 Corporate Better Lives Through Better Business Docuseries Trailer    Visit www.BetterLivesThroughBetterBusiness.com to view all videos in the series (or here if based in the UK)
In a New Online Film Series, The Consumer Goods Forum Illustrates the Power of the Consumer Goods Sector to Create Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Corporate In a New Online Film Series, The Consumer Goods Forum Illustrates the Power of the Consumer Goods Sector to Create Better Lives Through Better Business Produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, this exploratory online video series travels from the North Pole to South America and around the world to meet the people and businesses creating better lives through better business   PARIS, 23rd June 2021 — The world is facing challenges today that will define future generations: repairing some of […]
Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They? Podcast 21 Jun 2021 Corporate Plastic Waste, Food Safety and Food Waste: How Interconnected Are They?   In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to fellow CGF colleagues Erica Sheward, Director of the Global Food Safety Initiative, and Ignacio Gavilan, Director of Sustainability, who leads the CGF’s Coalitions of Action on Plastic Waste and Food Waste. In this episode, they share how the complex issues they […]
Demand for More Personalised Products and Transparent Supply Chains Will Drive Growth, Say Consumer Goods CEOs Press Release 21 Jun 2021 Corporate Demand for More Personalised Products and Transparent Supply Chains Will Drive Growth, Say Consumer Goods CEOs 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   LONDON and PARIS, 21st June 2021 – Chief executives at leading grocery retailer and consumer goods companies see supply chain visibility […]
CGF Announces New Members for May 2021 Press Release 28 May 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for May 2021 PARIS, 28th May 2021 — 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. Ocado Group is a UK based technology company admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange […]
Building a Network to Drive Positive Change Podcast 11 May 2021 Corporate Building a Network to Drive Positive Change www.theconsumergoodsforum.com | In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, we speak to John (JC) Jove, Vice President and General Manager, International Sales at PepsiCo. John is a longstanding friend of the CGF and has been involved for many years with our initiatives and events. In this episode, he shares more about PepsiCo’s leading role […]