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Accelerating Sustainability Transformation: Six Proven Levers For Decarbonising Your Supply Chain Blog 30 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Accelerating Sustainability Transformation: Six Proven Levers For Decarbonising Your Supply Chain No company’s action plan is complete without considering how to remove greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its supply chain. Corporations are ratcheting up their efforts and using Science Based Targets (SBT) to set supplier emissions targets and address challenging Scope 3 emissions. The complexity and opacity of global supply chains means Scope 3 emissions are underreported and […]
Collective Action Today, Impact at Scale Tomorrow — 2021 Review Publication 30 Nov 2021 Corporate Collective Action Today, Impact at Scale Tomorrow — 2021 Review
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 […]
CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview News Update 29 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview To tackle some of today’s biggest data exchange challenges, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) formed its Product Data Coalition of Action at the start of 2020. The Coalition brings together retailer and manufacturer members of the CGF to drive the critical work towards the global implementation of a unique product identification system. In addition, the […]
How Factories Can Achieve Net Zero: The Increasing Importance Of Stakeholder Alignment Blog 23 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain How Factories Can Achieve Net Zero: The Increasing Importance Of Stakeholder Alignment By early 2021, over 1,000 companies in 60 countries, representing nearly 20% of global market capitalisation, had committed to ambitious Science-Based Targets. More than 25% of the world’s largest 2,000 companies had set Net Zero targets. Manufacturing and industrial companies, representing 22% of global emissions, have a particularly important role to play over the coming decade. […]
Improving Global Food Supply Chain Operations with Virtual Twin Technology Blog 22 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Improving Global Food Supply Chain Operations with Virtual Twin Technology Agribusiness continues to be a major player in the US economy, contributing $1.109 trillion to national GDP in 2019. Global agribusiness revenue is expected to hit $10.2 trillion as the global economy rebounds from the pandemic slowdown. Over the past generation, the food business grew by consolidating into large producer/distributor operations, centred on creating a […]
Purposeful Shopping Can Be a Question Mark for CPGs — Is Data Transparency an Answer? Blog 19 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Purposeful Shopping Can Be a Question Mark for CPGs — Is Data Transparency an Answer? The pandemic accelerated changes already in motion. McKinsey coined “the next normal” to describe the Covid-spurred generational shift in how people live and shop and, most crucially, what they care about. Buyers today are doing their research, and they know exactly what they want from a brand. They’re asking questions: What are the sustainability efforts […]
Reduce Or Offset? Do Both. Here’s How. Blog 17 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Reduce Or Offset? Do Both. Here’s How. Carbon offsetting is a polarising, frequently misunderstood concept. Some view it as an opportunistic way for polluters to appear sustainable without reducing their carbon emissions. Others see it as a short-term tactic for jump-starting the transition to Net Zero. In truth, offsetting is a valid strategic tool for companies committed to the Race to Zero. It can unlock […]
The Path to an Intelligent Enterprise Blog 15 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain The Path to an Intelligent Enterprise Digital transformation is not limited to the introduction of appropriate software systems, but above all reorganises business relationships, corporate processes, and value chains. The corresponding software supports and drives this transformation. However, it is primarily a tool to achieve this goal. Business transformation affects the respective functions, modes of action and departments. Processes are viewed […]
The Global Trucking Shortage is Both Real and Engineered Blog 12 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain The Global Trucking Shortage is Both Real and Engineered Around the world there is a chronic shortage of truck drivers and for good reasons. Becoming a Supplier of Choice may not solve all your transportation problems, but it’s a good start to rapidly improving work conditions and increasing efficiency and profitability. If there was no COVID-19 pandemic and every freighter in the world could […]
The Lego Blocks of Sustainable Procurement Blog 10 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain The Lego Blocks of Sustainable Procurement Let’s talk about sustainability. A new cumbersome task put on to procurement and supply chain professionals. It seems simple at first; let’s assess how sustainable our suppliers are – that’s just putting one new parameter next to financial risk, cyber security, and so on – how hard can it be? You dive into it, and […]
Dip into the (Profit) Pool Blog 02 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Dip into the (Profit) Pool No matter how you define value, for-profit companies will continue to be measured by, well, profit. Of course, there is accounting profit and economic profit. The major difference is that accounting profit only considers tangible costs; economic profit includes opportunity costs and other intangibles. If you want to think ahead, then economic profit and the […]
WinterComes – The Consumer Goods Forum’s Flagship End-to-End Value Chain Event Video 27 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain WinterComes – The Consumer Goods Forum’s Flagship End-to-End Value Chain Event 
The Future of Value Creation Blog 26 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Future of Value Creation It isn’t sufficient to talk about Value Creation: value has to be sustained. The International Federation of Accountants talks about a cycle of definition, creation, delivery, and sustainability. This idea of a dynamic Value Creation life-cycle based on changing stakeholders’ perspectives on the meaning of value is a break with the static, free market view […]
The Paradox of Value Blog 19 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Paradox of Value If there is something important the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of, it is that many things are more valuable than money. Perhaps this shouldn’t surprise anyone. For example, the economic principle that states that scarcity of something leads to higher prices doesn’t make much sense when the item is health, water or access to […]
Open [ ] Space Meetings with Dr. Trevor Davis Publication 18 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain Open [ ] Space Meetings with Dr. Trevor Davis