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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. […]
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office –  a Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth Press Release 17 Jan 2018 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Unveils New China Office – a Hub for Promoting Sustainable Business Growth Leading global consumer industry association looks to ensure Chinese companies have their say in development of global industry; help create global alignment on how to increase consumer trust and positively impact people and planet. CGF’s Managing Director joined on stage by CEOs and executives from Alibaba Group, Bubugao (Better Life), COFCO, Colgate-Palmolive, IGA and WuMart […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2018: Day Two Press Release 14 Jun 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2018: Day Two SINGAPORE, 14th June 2018 – Following the second day of presentations at The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit in Singapore, we learn how companies are embracing change and creating new values for consumers.   Stay relevant through consumer centricity James Quincey, CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, took the stage for the opening keynote. He said that Coca-Cola’s strategy […]
Why Brands Must Master Marketplace Strategies to Win Consumers, and Not Focus on Mass Personalisation Blog 01 Feb 2021 Why Brands Must Master Marketplace Strategies to Win Consumers, and Not Focus on Mass Personalisation   Retail is on the cusp of entering Generation 5.0 (Retail 5.0), the next era of its evolution. In this new future phase of worldwide retail, growth for consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands will be driven by online shoppers on a relatively small number of giant online marketplaces, such as Amazon and Alibaba. By 2025, […]
Why the November Shopping Extravaganza Should Remind Us of the Need for Sustainability Blog 19 Nov 2017 Why the November Shopping Extravaganza Should Remind Us of the Need for Sustainability     Singles’ Day, Asia’s answer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, has once again been and gone. It is a fascinating phenomenon, taking China by storm every November 11th, as young people celebrate being single by treating themselves and friends to gifts. The event is becoming increasingly important to the Chinese economy; last year, […]
The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Now What? Key Takeaways and Conclusions from The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2021 Global Summit PARIS, 24 June 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s virtual 2021 Global Summit closed this afternoon, the conclusion of four days of focused conversation around challenges and opportunities in the consumer goods industry. This event marked the first time that the […]
‘Better Lives Through Better Business’? China Could be a Torchbearer Blog 01 Feb 2018 Corporate ‘Better Lives Through Better Business’? China Could be a Torchbearer During a recent speech to the Communist Party Congress, China’s President Xi Jinping pledged to make the country a “torchbearer in the global endeavour for ecological civilization” (mentioning “environment” 89 times, more than the word “economy”). These were more than mere words: China is making a sustained push to tackle the pollution that has troubled […]
Press Release 30 Apr 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit Heads to Singapore to Discuss Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World The premier annual networking event for industry CEOs convenes at the Marina Bay Sands from 12th-15th June 2018 The face of consumer goods is changing. To stay ahead of the technological revolution and the rapid expansion in data, companies must develop business models that are truly consumer-centric The CEOs of The Coca-Cola Company, Alibaba, Dairy […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Bolsters Board of Directors with Appointment of Five New CEOs Press Release 09 Dec 2016 The Consumer Goods Forum Bolsters Board of Directors with Appointment of Five New CEOs Global CEOs from Alibaba, ICA Gruppen, Mars, Incorporated, SCA Group and Target Corporation Join The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors    PARIS, 9th December 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today announced the appointment of five additional CEOs to its Board of Directors. These appointments mean that the Board, which is responsible […]
World’s Leading Businesses to Convene at The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Accelerate Positive Change for Business, People and Planet Press Release 02 Jun 2021 Global Summit World’s Leading Businesses to Convene at The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Accelerate Positive Change for Business, People and Planet Senior leaders from hundreds of businesses gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, the flagship event uniting retailers, manufacturers and other companies in collaboration for a better world Summit will be held virtually from 21 – 24 June, with session hosts including Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever, Laxman Narasimhan, CEO of Reckitt and […]
CGF Members in China Align on Positive Change Agenda and Approve New China Board Press Release 29 Oct 2019 Corporate CGF Members in China Align on Positive Change Agenda and Approve New China Board Announcements Made During The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2nd Annual China Day CEO Roundtable Sets Criteria for Chinese Companies Looking to Drive Positive Change; Call for Participation to Lead Global Initiatives in China Plastic Waste, Collaboration for Healthier Lives, Product Data and Food Safety Key Areas of Focus for the CGF’s Chinese Members   HANGZHOU, China, 29th […]
Danone and Migros CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board Press Release 17 Jun 2019 Corporate Danone and Migros CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board Emmanuel Faber and Özgür Tort will chair the CEO-led, parity-based Board   PARIS, 17th June 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body pursuing purpose and positive change across the consumer goods industry, announced today that it has elected two new Co-Chairs for its Board of Directors: Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO of […]
CHL China Publish Annual Report at CGF China Day ‘Health & Sustainability Event’ News Update 18 Nov 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL China Publish Annual Report at CGF China Day ‘Health & Sustainability Event’ The Collaboration for Healthier Lives China Steering Committee Co-Chairs Duncan Du, Nestlé China and Kelly Zhang, Carrefour China presented today the newly published CHL China Annual Report, titled  ‘Healthier Diets, the Cornerstone of Immune Health’ during CGF China Day Health & Sustainability event. The annual report includes the local team’s achievements to date, including detailed […]
CGF China Office Holds Successful First Local Sustainability Steering Committee Meeting News Update 06 Jun 2019 Environmental Sustainability CGF China Office Holds Successful First Local Sustainability Steering Committee Meeting The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainability Pillar has now officially been launched in China, following the first meeting of the new Chinese Steering Committee in Shanghai. This represents an important milestone in the CGF’s regionalisation strategy, as it looks to bring more focus on sustainability challenges to help drive sustainable business actions globally, and to engage […]
The CGF Health & Wellness Pillar in China Begins Journey Towards Empowering Healthier Communities News Update 21 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness The CGF Health & Wellness Pillar in China Begins Journey Towards Empowering Healthier Communities Our new Health & Wellness Pillar China Steering Committee kick-off meeting took place on 3rd April in Shanghai. 13 representatives from Bright Dairy, Carrefour, Ele.me, PepsiCo, Mars, McDonald’s, Mengniu Dairy, METRO, New Hope Liuhe, and Walmart attended the meeting to set up the core leadership team to implement the Pillar’s actions in China and get […]