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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 […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Initiative and Product Data Coalition Hold Steering Committee Meeting Ahead of New WinterComes Event in Sitges, Barcelona News Update 14 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Initiative and Product Data Coalition Hold Steering Committee Meeting Ahead of New WinterComes Event in Sitges, Barcelona The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative and Product Data Coalition of Action held their bi-annual Steering Committee meetings in Sitges, Barcelona on 29th and 30th September. The E2E initiative works towards ensuring that industry trading partners have access to real-time, accurate and independently assured supply chain and product data down to […]
The Consumer Goods Forum to Kick Off New, Innovative Event Series to Support Businesses in Overcoming Industry Challenges Press Release 14 Sep 2021 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum to Kick Off New, Innovative Event Series to Support Businesses in Overcoming Industry Challenges PARIS, 14 September 2021 — This 29 September – 1 October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative will be breaking new ground by hosting an all-new event, WinterComes, in Sitges, Barcelona. WinterComes is the first in a fresh series of bi-annual, bi-continental events to take place on rotation in winter […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Gears Up to Host New, Innovative E2E Event – WinterComes News Update 23 Jul 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum Gears Up to Host New, Innovative E2E Event – WinterComes This 29 September – 1 October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative will be breaking new ground by hosting an all-new event, WinterComes, in Sitges, Barcelona. WinterComes is the first in a fresh series of bi-annual, bi-continental events to take place on rotation in winter and summer in Barcelona and […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Executive Summary from Transportation Summit Virtual SpringBoard News Update 19 Jul 2021 End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Executive Summary from Transportation Summit Virtual SpringBoard The Consumer Goods Forum hosted a virtual Transportation Summit SpringBoard event on 6th May 2021 in collaboration with Blue Yonder, Cargo Sous Terrain, Equinordic & Vassar Labs, GOH! – Generation of Hydrogen, Hyundai, Federation of Migros Cooperatives, RTI BlockChain, Verkehrshaus Schweiz, and Volvo. The event unpacked some of the most critical supply chain challenges that […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes New Learning Series Joint Paper with Oracle and Capgemini News Update 18 Jun 2021 End-to-End Value Chain Publishes New Learning Series Joint Paper with Oracle and Capgemini The Consumer Goods Forum, in collaboration with Oracle and Capgemini, has published a new End-to-End Value Chain Learning Series paper, which explores how a global requirement to immediately scale digitisation confirmed supply chain as the next customer experience battleground for fast-moving consumer goods and retail.  Consumers want more choices, as well as convenience, customisation, personalisation and localisation. What […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes SpringBoard Executive Summary on Retail on the Cusp of a New Era News Update 23 Apr 2021 End-to-End Value Chain Publishes SpringBoard Executive Summary on Retail on the Cusp of a New Era The Consumer Goods Forum and Edge by Ascential hosted a virtual SpringBoard event on 4th March 2021 to discuss the future retail environment and the biggest challenges and opportunities for consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) in the new era of commerce. Download the Executive Summary from the 4th March event to get an overview of […]
CGF Board Co-Chair Shares Migros Ticaret’s Product Data Journey in Turkey News Update 22 Mar 2021 Product Data CGF Board Co-Chair Shares Migros Ticaret’s Product Data Journey in Turkey The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) launched its Product Data Coalition of Action in 2020 to address weaknesses faced in today’s data exchange processes by ensuring that all products have a unique identification, that all IDs can be verified in real time, and that all brand owners, retailers and platforms follow the same Global Data Model […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Digital Manufacturing & Operations SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 16 Feb 2021 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 […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Supply Chain Transparency SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 08 Feb 2021 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’ […]
Containerised Data: Innovative CGF Peer-to-Peer DataPorts Protocol Successfully Tested News Update 02 Dec 2020 Containerised Data: Innovative CGF Peer-to-Peer DataPorts Protocol Successfully Tested The CGF’s Product Data Coalition of Action co-hosted the first virtual DataPorts pilot on 25th November, alongside CGF members SyncForce and Capgemini, with the aim of testing a new protocol for peer-to-peer data exchange. During the pilot, several suppliers, manufacturers and retailers showcased how data could be exchanged seamlessly in real time across different operating systems. […]
CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust Press Release 12 Nov 2020 Product Data CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust PARIS, 12th November 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes. The projects, managed with the support of GS1, aim to improve the quality of product data and reduce inconsistencies […]
CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference News Update 05 Nov 2020 CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference The CGF is delighted to have partnered with SCM-ECR Laboratory in the organisation of their annual conference that took place virtually on 22-23 of October, and to have contributed to the discussions on the Management of Digitisation in Supply Chain with Shoppers and Users. The conference, moderated by Professor Virgil Popa, Ph.D., Valahia University of […]
CGF’s Product Data Coalition and GS1 Publish a Quick Start Guide on Key Data Projects News Update 13 Oct 2020 CGF’s Product Data Coalition and GS1 Publish a Quick Start Guide on Key Data Projects The Consumer Goods Forum and GS1 have published a two-page Quick Start Guide to help companies better understand the three strategic initiatives they are working on to address the weaknesses of today’s data exchange processes and to ensure that products are represented as well in the digital world as they are in the physical world—with […]
CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 02 Jul 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the launch of the sixth and final installment of the End-to-End Value Chain “Management Cybernetics” learning series, in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 published in the first semester of 2020.  Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary […]