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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. […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Full Interview: CGF Talks to Wenzhong Zhang, Founder & Chairman of Wumart Video 13 Aug 2019 Corporate Full Interview: CGF Talks to Wenzhong Zhang, Founder & Chairman of Wumart
Full Interview: CGF Talks to Daniel Malcorps, Group CEO, Puratos Video 03 Jun 2019 Global Summit Full Interview: CGF Talks to Daniel Malcorps, Group CEO, Puratos
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 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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 Press Release 05 Nov 2021 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.  — Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to […]
Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership Press Release 19 Apr 2017 Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership The Consumer Goods Forum and PAHO Foundation Sign Memorandum of Understanding MEXICO CITY, 19th April 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and PAHO Foundation have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to collaboration for healthier lives in Latin America. The MoU states that both parties agree to work together […]
Consumers Expect a Healthier Future Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness Consumers Expect a Healthier Future Today, consumers want to live a healthy life more than ever before. Consumers’ expectations with regard to health continue to evolve, but food always plays an important role in a healthy lifestyle. In 2019 it’s no longer just about calorie intake and getting rid of ‘bad’ ingredients like fat, sugar or salt. Nutritional factors are […]
Tesco Announces Its Plan for Zero Deforestation Soy Blog 03 Jul 2018 Forest Positive Tesco Announces Its Plan for Zero Deforestation Soy At Tesco our purpose is to serve customers a little better every day and we aim to provide them with affordable, sustainable and healthy products. Forests are the lungs of our planet. Today forests cover 30% of the earth’s land surface. They are a vital source of oxygen and home to 80% of the earth’s […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Latest Initiative to Promote Healthier Lives in Communities Around the World Press Release 14 Nov 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Latest Initiative to Promote Healthier Lives in Communities Around the World Collaboration for Healthier Lives Launches in China   SHANGHAI, 14th November 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the official launch of the latest Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative in China. CHL is a key initiative of the CGF’s Health & Wellness work and aims to act on the critical role […]