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Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report Press Release 30 Nov 2021 Corporate Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability.  It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 Press Release 05 Nov 2021 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.  — Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to […]
‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day Press Release 20 Oct 2021 Corporate ‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day UPDATE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in China, this event has been postponed to 17th-18th February 2022. BEIJING and SHANGHAI, 18th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will host on 22nd November the fourth annual edition of the CGF China Day in Beijing. The event brings together some 300 senior executives from […]
CGF Announces New Members for September 2021 Press Release 27 Sep 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for September 2021 PARIS, 30th September 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. GODIVA Chocolatier, the global leader in premium chocolate, was founded in Brussels in 1926 by Belgian Chocolatier Pierre […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
CGF Announces New Members for April 2021 Press Release 29 Apr 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for April 2021 PARIS, 29th April 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. Agroknow is the food safety intelligence company that predicts risks to inform the right preventive […]
Updates on CGF Latin America – Encuentro CEO News Update 12 Apr 2021 Corporate Updates on CGF Latin America – Encuentro CEO Latin America is a continent with many opportunities for retail, but it demands a deep understanding of the many different realities and markets, far from a one-size-fits-all approach.   Based on this reality, and aware of the opportunity to present the work done by the CGF to Colombian CEOs, the CGF LatAm team and Grupo […]
Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty Press Release 07 Apr 2021 Health & Wellness Employers Bringing Healthy Nutrition to Their Workforce During COVID-19 Uncertainty New tools launched today by The Consumer Goods Forum and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are driving employer action. PARIS, 7th April – One in three people worldwide suffers from malnutrition today, making it a massive global concern impacting individuals, businesses, and economies alike – in both developing and developed countries. The health impacts of […]