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Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 3 Press Release 28 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 3 AMSTERDAM, 28th OCTOBER 2022 – The third and final day of the Sustainable Retail Summit 2022 in Amsterdam began with a discussion around a hugely important element of sustainability strategies: plastics and package are making pledges to ensure products are recyclable by 2030. Willemijn Peeters, CEO & Founder at Searious Business spoke about how consumer […]
Report Shows Challenges of 2022 Didn’t Slow Action on Global Issues by Consumer Goods Companies Press Release 11 Jan 2023 Corporate Report Shows Challenges of 2022 Didn’t Slow Action on Global Issues by Consumer Goods Companies The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF’s) 2022 annual report demonstrates tangible progress in addressing some of the global challenges facing the industry such as food waste, plastic pollution, deforestation and human rights challenges Contributions in the report come from Member CEOs including Ahold Delhaize, Alibaba Group, The Coca-Cola Company, Grupo Éxito, PepsiCo, Mondelēz International, Nestlé and […]
5 Retail-Consumer Products Trends to Watch in 2022 Blog 18 Jan 2022 E2E Value Chain 5 Retail-Consumer Products Trends to Watch in 2022 Retail struggling!? Not quite in 2021 according to IHL Group[1]. US Retail growth in 2021 through November was $831B USD. The growth for November alone was $91.1B USD. Total retail growth year to year is 18.2% and that is a $5.5T market growing at 18.2% for the year. Even taking out C-stores and Gas Stations, […]
Future of Data Collaboration: A Recap of CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Activities in October 2022 Blog 25 Nov 2022 E2E Value Chain Future of Data Collaboration: A Recap of CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Activities in October 2022 The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain group had an eventful week of meetings and workshops last month from the 24th to 28th October 2022 beginning with the Supply Chain Conference in Amsterdam and ending with an Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE) Workshop with Capgemini in Utrecht. The group began the week with a Technical Tour […]
Carrefour and Danone with Nine Major Food Manufacturers Wins 2022 SIRIUS Prize in Sustainable Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative in France Press Release 25 Nov 2022 Health & Wellness Carrefour and Danone with Nine Major Food Manufacturers Wins 2022 SIRIUS Prize in Sustainable Collaboration for Healthier Lives Initiative in France Paris, 25th November 2022 – The in-store and digital collaborative initiative “Le Lundi C’est Veggie” “Mondays are Veggie” led through The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL) by Co-Chairs Carrefour and Danone with the engagement of Barilla, Bel, Bonduelle, Fleury Michon, Happyvore, Labeyrie, Nutrition Santé, Savencia and Unilever has won […]
CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Returns to Barcelona-Sitges for the 2022 WinterComes Event News Update 14 Oct 2022 E2E Value Chain CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Returns to Barcelona-Sitges for the 2022 WinterComes Event Members of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF’s) Product Data coalition and a select group of supply chain professionals from the FMCG industry returned to Barcelona-Sitges for the latest in-person WinterComes event on the 26th and 27th September, 2022. The following companies attended the event – Capgemini, D-Wave Systems, Google, GS1 Global, Impact Buying, Incept, inoqo, […]
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 1 Press Release 26 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 1 AMSTERDAM, 26th October 2022 – Amsterdam. The setting for the 7th annual Sustainable Retail Summit, and a perfect location, as highlighted by resident Amsterdammer Tobias Wasmuht, SPAR International, who shared the history of this multicultural city as well as its sustainability credentials in his special address. One of the top 10 sustainable cities across the globe, with future plans to decarbonise […]
Global Summit 2022 Store Tour & Special Sessions Highlights – 20 & 21 June Video 21 Jun 2022 Global Summit Global Summit 2022 Store Tour & Special Sessions Highlights – 20 & 21 June The Store Tour on the 20th June and the Special Sessions on the 21st June, kicking off the Global Summit 2022 in Dublin.  
SummerComes 2022, Interview With Bram van Schijndel, CEO, Pure Value Europe Video 28 Jul 2022 E2E Value Chain SummerComes 2022, Interview With Bram van Schijndel, CEO, Pure Value Europe In May 2022 at the SummerComes SpringBoard in New York, we interviewed Bram van Schijndel, CEO, Pure Value Europe on how promotional displays in stores can be sustainable yet profitable.  
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 2 Press Release 27 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 2 AMSTERDAM, 27th October 2022 – We kicked off an exciting start to our first full day of sessions with a warm welcome from moderator Isabelle Kumar and Wai-Chan Chan, Managing Director at The Consumer Goods Forum. The theme of this year’s Summit is moving conversation to action – ultimately, to drive change. With 63 speakers […]
SummerComes 2022, Interview With Fabio De Bernardi, VP Business Development, Adverity Video 04 Aug 2022 E2E Value Chain SummerComes 2022, Interview With Fabio De Bernardi, VP Business Development, Adverity In May 2022 at the SummerComes SpringBoard in New York, we interviewed Fabio De Bernardi VP Business Development, Adverity on how data and marketing analytics are evolving.    
CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at GFSI Conference 2022 in Barcelona News Update 11 Apr 2022 Plastic Waste CGF Sustainability Director Speaks at GFSI Conference 2022 in Barcelona On March 31st, Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) joined a panel discussion at the 2022 edition of the GFSI Conference. Attendees gathered at the in-person event in Barcelona, Spain for three days of discussion on the theme of “Delivering Impact for Safe Sustainable Food”. The plenary session, in which Ignacio […]
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, […]
2022 is the Year to Take Action on Deforestation – Here’s Why Businesses Can’t Wait Blog 02 Mar 2022 Forest Positive 2022 is the Year to Take Action on Deforestation – Here’s Why Businesses Can’t Wait This article originally appeared in Spanish in C84 magazine. Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. Forests are disappearing at a terrifying rate. Trees are critical components of ecosystems around the world, and their continued loss is a huge problem for our planet, both for people, nature and climate. Over the years, efforts have been […]
Highlights Video: E2E WinterComes Barcelona-Sitges, 2022 Video 04 Nov 2022 E2E Value Chain Highlights Video: E2E WinterComes Barcelona-Sitges, 2022 E2E Wintercomes is back! Members of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF’s) Product Data coalition and a select group of supply chain professionals from the FMCG industry returned to Barcelona-Sitges for the latest in-person WinterComes event on the 26th and 27th September, 2022.
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 […]