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The Consumer Goods Forum, in Partnership with Capgemini, Publishes its Global Health and Wellness Digital Framework Press Release 19 Oct 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum, in Partnership with Capgemini, Publishes its Global Health and Wellness Digital Framework PARIS, 19th October 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Health and Wellness Digital Framework, developed in partnership with Capgemini. The aim of the Framework is to provide CGF members and stakeholders with a guide to how digital can support the goal of positively impacting behavioural change to […]
Press Release 17 Jul 2014 ‘Age of Disruption’ Makes Digital Top Priority for 54% of Consumer Goods Firms – But One-Third Lack Know-How Research finds over half of business leaders place digital strategy and data analytics high on their agenda, and the supply chain rates as their number one challenge and area of investment    PARIS, 17th July 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG International today released the findings of their annual Global Top of Mind Survey. […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions To Support Access To Healthier Living Press Release 08 Sep 2020 Health & Wellness The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions To Support Access To Healthier Living Report highlights four concepts to advance the work of the CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action, which empowers people to live healthier lives and drive shared value   PARIS, 8th September 2020 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today publish a new paper highlighting four digital concepts aimed at advancing the agenda […]
From Laggard To Leader: Scaling Digital Operations & Extracting Value Blog 17 Dec 2020 Product Data From Laggard To Leader: Scaling Digital Operations & Extracting Value It’s a tricky time for Manufacturers.  Technological advances, global trade tensions and market evolutions and, most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, have accelerated the shift to digital, end to end, from consumer to supply chain and operations.  It all adds up to a tenuous time for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) leaders —and a compelling need to […]
Making Packaging Intelligent Through the Use of Digital Watermarks: A Deep Dive Into Project HolyGrail & the New Possibilities of HolyGrail2.0 Blog 13 Oct 2020 E2E Value Chain Making Packaging Intelligent Through the Use of Digital Watermarks: A Deep Dive Into Project HolyGrail & the New Possibilities of HolyGrail2.0 HolyGrail is a collaborative effort designed to solve one of the largest obstacles facing plastic recycling – inefficient sorting at sorting and/or recycling facilities. In 2016, as P&G’s sustainable packaging expert, I worked with P&G to kick off a coalition of companies to pioneer HolyGrail in Europe under the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy […]
‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign News Update 03 Jul 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign Following the recent launch of two local CHL reports, the UK and China, the French team have today published their digital report, focusing on the initial learnings from the very first geotargeted collaborative digital campaign, nudging consumers towards healthier behaviours. ‘On s’y met’ was launched in September 2019 with more than 25 companies joining forces […]
End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Digital Manufacturing & Operations SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 16 Feb 2021 Product Data 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 […]
How Digital and Health Will Converge for a Better You Blog 18 Dec 2014 How Digital and Health Will Converge for a Better You   Today, as the CEO of Campbell, I’m just as intrigued by the convergence of innovative digital technology and the consumer’s increasing focus on health and well-being because it has implications for consumers and our industry. The convergence of these two trends is accelerating the rise of “quantified lives” or as Time magazine called it […]
Digital for Health: Forces for Good? News Update 16 Dec 2018 Health & Wellness Digital for Health: Forces for Good? On 29 November, Isabelle Grosmaitre, CGF Health & Wellness Co-Chair and Alimentation Initiative Catalyst, Danone and Demir Aytaç, Chief Human Resources Officer, Migros Ticaret A.S. and Health & Wellness committee member spoke at ‘Day One‘, a two-day event in Monaco, where visionary leaders gathered and participated in global debates to drive concrete decisions that will […]
How to Ensure Trust in Engaging with Consumers in a Digital World? Blog 20 Jun 2014 How to Ensure Trust in Engaging with Consumers in a Digital World?   It’s a very fine line: companies can attract their customers by personally engaging with them – but when they go too far, they trespass this thin line, and it can backfire, since consumers perceive this as threatening. We still live in a ‘digital wild west’ world, and companies are finding this out the hard […]
Delving Into Digital Manufacturing & Operations Podcast 15 Jan 2021 E2E Value Chain Delving Into Digital Manufacturing & Operations For the first End-to-End Value Chain podcast episode of 2021, we’re taking a deep dive into digital manufacturing and operations. Tune in to hear insights from Tracey Countryman, Senior Managing Director, Industry X Manufacturing and Operations at Accenture, as she delves into this topic with the CGF’s E2E Director, Ruediger Hagedorn. The CGF and Accenture […]
Retail Talent – The Search for Digital and Customer Centric Capabilities in a New Era Blog 15 Oct 2018 FLP-Conference Retail Talent – The Search for Digital and Customer Centric Capabilities in a New Era Retail is an industry that has undergone a multitude of changes over the last few decades, from family owned and run local stores to hypermarket chains and mega shopping malls. It can be said that most major technological and societal trends have impacted the sector in some shape or form and arguably none of them […]
Digital Logistics in Consumer Goods Podcast 03 Dec 2019 E2E Value Chain Digital Logistics in Consumer Goods In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2EVC) podcast series, hear from E2EVC Director, Ruediger Hagedorn and Till Dengel, Global Head of Digital Logistics Solution Management at SAP, chatting all about digital logistics in the consumer goods industry. From warehouse management, to transport management, and all the technologies and innovation in between, they have […]
Digital Transformation: Preparing Physical Retailers for the Future Podcast 08 Aug 2019 E2E Value Chain Digital Transformation: Preparing Physical Retailers for the Future In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain podcast series, we hear from Sastry Penumarthy, Co-Founder / VP Strategic Alliances & Partnerships at Punchh, as he takes a deep dive into the topic of Digital Transformation: Preparing Physical Retailers for the Future. Tune in to hear his insights on how consumer expectations have changed over the years, the key challenges facing retailers, how market leaders are addressing these issues, and how technologies like AI and machine learning can help.
Digital Transformation’s Impact on Physical Retailers: Top Strategies to Prepare for the Future Blog 26 Aug 2019 E2E Value Chain Digital Transformation’s Impact on Physical Retailers: Top Strategies to Prepare for the Future In recent years, consumer expectations have been transforming rapidly due to advancing technologies. Over the last 20 years and since the beginning of the Internet, new technologies also have emerged to deliver new types of experiences for consumers, which entire brands have been built around. A whole generation of consumers have never seen the world […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New Tools to Help Consumer Goods Industry Safeguard Consumer Data Across Digital Channels — The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch New Assessment Scan and Companion Manual to Help Drive Implementation of the Consumer Engagement Principles — Companies Now Able to Benchmark Their Consumer Engagement Strategies   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the launch of a new assessment […]