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Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members Blog 07 Jan 2019 Corporate Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members First of all, I would like to wish you a very happy and successful New Year! This note provides a summary of how we at the CGF have been working on your behalf in 2018, as well as a look ahead to our priorities for 2019. If you would like to know more about anything […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business Press Release 20 Apr 2022 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit to Host Industry Leaders From Around World to Accelerate Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 20th April 2022 Senior leaders from hundreds of retailers, manufacturers and other companies gear up for The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit, taking place 20 – 23 June in Dublin, Ireland Industry leaders will discuss pressing challenges and opportunities including carbon reduction, empowering healthier consumer choices, accelerating a circular economy for plastics and responsible […]
The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal Press Release 14 Sep 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal The Consumer Goods Industry to Meet in Canada to Discuss Megatrends, Positive Business Actions and Implementation Challenges The second Sustainable Retail Summit convenes in Montréal on 2nd-3rd October The event brings together retail and manufacturing leaders to collaborate on key industry issues including forced labor, food waste and consumer health   PARIS, 14th September 2017 […]
Press Release 28 Apr 2015 Trust Tops the CEO Agenda at The Consumer Goods Forum Annual Summit • Consumer Goods Forum Annual Summit convenes in New York City 24th- 26th June   • Delegates to explore ‘Trust as a Foundation for Growth’ in rich programme featuring  keynotes, plenaries, ‘fireside’ conversations and panel discussions • Michael Bloomberg to deliver keynote address   PARIS, April 28th, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) […]
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 […]
Press Release 05 Jun 2013 3rd Refrigeration Summit Warms Retailers to Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit highlighted the industry’s commitment to driving a green revolution in refrigeration    LONDON, 5th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today held the 3rd Refrigeration Summit – “Moving away from HFCs…Naturally!” in London. Hosted by Tesco, the Summit brought some 150 retailers and technology supplier […]
Actions from Consumer Goods Companies to Drive Down Food Waste Showcased in New Case Study Booklet from The Consumer Goods Forum Press Release 28 Jan 2021 Food Waste Actions from Consumer Goods Companies to Drive Down Food Waste Showcased in New Case Study Booklet from The Consumer Goods Forum PARIS, 28 January — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today published the newest edition of its Food Waste Case Study Booklet, a collection of stories from CGF members, including those of its Food Waste Coalition of Action, highlighting their actions to reduce food loss and create more sustainable supply chains. The booklet brings together […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day Two Summary Press Release 22 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day Two Summary Global CEOs and Industry Experts Share Learnings from Covid-19 Key Takeaways from Day 2 of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit   PARIS, 22 June 2021 — The second day of the virtual 2021 CGF Global Summit drew to a close this evening, following a programme packed with information about opportunities and challenges in the […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Industry Leaders Discuss Ways to Build Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 23rd June 2021 — On the penultimate day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) virtual Global Summit, the conversation hinged around some of the CGF’s core priorities, including sustainability, human rights and a resilient food supply. Leaders from the organisation and its member […]
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 […]
Press Release 12 Jun 2013 Royal Ahold and Nestlé CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum    TOKYO and PARIS, 12th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global, parity-based network for the consumer goods industry, today announced it has elected two new Co-Chairs: Dick Boer, CEO of international retailing group Royal Ahold, and Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestlé. The pair will replace outgoing co-chairs Muhtar Kent of The […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day One Summary Press Release 21 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day One Summary The Consumer Goods Industry’s Top Leaders Convene to Discuss Pandemic Challenges and the Road Ahead Highlights from the opening day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s first virtual Global Summit   PARIS, 21 June 2021 — Today, The Consumer Foods Forum opened the first virtual edition of its flagship event, the Global Summit, to an international […]
Press Release 23 May 2013 3rd Refrigeration Summit to Bring Retailers and Technology Suppliers Together on 5th June Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit Looks to Kick-start the Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems    PARIS, 23rd May 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the 3rd Refrigeration Summit – “Moving away from HFCs…Naturally!” – will be held in London on 5th June 2013. Hosted by Tesco, the Summit […]
CGF Partners with The Economist Group’s 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour News Update 09 Feb 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Partners with The Economist Group’s 8th Annual World Ocean Summit; CGF Sustainability Directors to Speak on Plastic Waste and Forced Labour Next month, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainability Directors, Ignacio Gavilan and Didier Bergeret, will be speaking at The Economist Group’s World Ocean Summit 2021. The CGF is a proud association partner of this year’s event, which will this year take the format of a virtual week from 1st to 5th March. The event brings […]
CGF’s First-Ever Sustainable Retail Summit Shows Collaboration is the Way Forward Press Release 28 Oct 2016 Sustainable Retail Summit CGF’s First-Ever Sustainable Retail Summit Shows Collaboration is the Way Forward Collective actions leading the way on food waste, forced labour and healthier communities PARIS, 28th October 2016 – The 2016 Sustainable Retail Summit of The Consumer Goods Forum has come to a close. This year’s first-ever edition, taking place in Paris, delivered on its promise to inspire and inform. 240 delegates from 27 countries left equipped […]