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Reflecting on the 2022 GFSI Conference Podcast 29 Apr 2022 Corporate Reflecting on the 2022 GFSI Conference 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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 25 Apr 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Paris and Bogota, 22nd April 2022 – 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.   The strategic alliance was launched […]
Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Blog 22 Apr 2022 Corporate Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now if we are to stand a chance of halting runaway climate change. A transition to a greener and healthier future […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 20 Apr 2022 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 20th April 2022 Senior leaders from hundreds of retailers, manufacturers and other companies gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, taking place 20 – 23 June in Dublin, Ireland Industry leaders will discuss pressing challenges and opportunities including carbon reduction, empowering healthier consumer choices, accelerating a circular economy for plastics and responsible […]
CGF Announces New Members for March 2022 Press Release 29 Mar 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for March 2022 PARIS, 29th March 2022 — 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. For nearly 20 years, Intertek Alchemy has been the global leader of training and consulting solutions for processors, […]
The Clash of Organizational Transformation and Linear Thinking Blog 17 Mar 2022 Corporate The Clash of Organizational Transformation and Linear Thinking Insigniam recently surveyed senior leaders about 10 of the largest challenges facing business, and the world, today. As one would expect, the survey revealed differing priorities and responses to challenges as diverse as global food security and the increasing pace of technological change. But the responses also highlighted a widespread understanding that business as usual […]
Net Zero Corporate Readiness: Between Optimism and Reality Blog 14 Mar 2022 Corporate Net Zero Corporate Readiness: Between Optimism and Reality Seen through a global lens, achieving Net Zero by 2050 requires considering critical questions about how efforts should differ according to country, sector and corporation. This article highlights key findings from ENGIE Impact’s Net Zero Corporate Readiness Report – based on our survey of 400 business leaders representing 21 sectors across 23 countries, including a deeper […]
CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London News Update 10 Mar 2022 Corporate CGF MD Wai-Chan Chan Speaks on Decarbonisation of Consumer Goods at FT Climate Capital Live in London On 8th March, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Wai-Chan Chan, spoke at the FT Climate Capital Live event in London. The three-day event was heavily focused on what needs to happen to address the climate emergency now facing the world, with Wai-Chan talking more specifically on how the consumer goods industry must […]
Helping Retailers Build Lasting Shopper Loyalty Podcast 28 Feb 2022 Corporate Helping Retailers Build Lasting Shopper Loyalty In this latest episode, host Louise Chester is joined by Simon Hay, Chief Executive Officer of tcc global about why shopper loyalty is vital and how his company helps retailers to build and strengthen relationships with their customers.          
CGF Announces New Members for February 2022 Press Release 25 Feb 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for February 2022 PARIS, 25th February 2022 — 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. Sunpac is a leading FMCG distribution business in South Africa. Our Focus is on non-foods, primarily in the beauty, […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai Press Release 24 Feb 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Successfully Holds 4th CGF China Day in Shanghai “Creating A Common Prosperity Future Together”  PARIS and SHANGHAI, 24th February 2022 – On 17th and 18th February 2022, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) successfully held the fourth edition of its annual China Day series of events. Held at the Shangri-La Qiantan in Shanghai, CGF members from the Greater China Region and industry experts came […]
Highlights from 4th Annual China Day in Shanghai Video 22 Feb 2022 Corporate Highlights from 4th Annual China Day in Shanghai
Overview of the Irish Retail Landscape Blog 21 Feb 2022 Global Summit Overview of the Irish Retail Landscape When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, Ireland implemented some of the strictest lockdown restrictions in the world. Initial hopes that “two weeks to flatten the curve” – as then-Prime Minister Leo Varadkar put it – would prevail were soon found wanting, as the country entered into what would turn out to be four stringent lockdowns […]
Sustainability and Shifting Shopper Priorities: Part II Podcast 03 Feb 2022 Plastic Waste Sustainability and Shifting Shopper Priorities: Part II In this first two-part episode of 2022, host Louise Chester speaks to Lars Holmquist, Executive Vice President for Sustainability and Communications at Tetra Pak. In Part II of their insightful conversation, Lars shared Tetra Pak’s stance on chemical recycling technology, as co-leads of the CGF’s workstream on the topic. He also shares insights and trends […]
Collaboration Has Never Been More Critical: 2022 Must be the Year to Prioritise Partnership Working Blog 28 Jan 2022 Corporate Collaboration Has Never Been More Critical: 2022 Must be the Year to Prioritise Partnership Working As we race towards the planet’s best last chance to halt runaway climate change and the 2030 deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, time to ensure a greener planet and thriving communities is short. Almost half the world’s 2.2 billion children[1] are already at extremely high risk from the impacts of the climate crisis. Without immediate action, people […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Purpose-Driven Future  Leadership Programme in Collaboration with Egon Zehnder and  Boston Consulting Group Press Release 27 Jan 2022 FLP-Conference The Consumer Goods Forum Launches Purpose-Driven Future Leadership Programme in Collaboration with Egon Zehnder and Boston Consulting Group PARIS, 27th January 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), with a mission to support the development of the industry’s next generation of purpose-driven leaders, today announced it has joined forces with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Egon Zehnder to launch the next generation of its Future Leaders Programme (FLP), which will include a combination […]