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Continued Supply Chain Shocks? Build Resilience with Increased Intelligence and Flexibility Blog 01 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain Continued Supply Chain Shocks? Build Resilience with Increased Intelligence and Flexibility Halfway through what was supposed to be a recovery year, retailers are still struggling Long gone are the days of panic buying and empty shelves in grocery stores as society grappled with the early days of the pandemic. Most retailers around the world have since regained their footing by increasing capabilities and nimbly adapting to […]
‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day Press Release 20 Oct 2021 Corporate ‘Common Prosperity’ and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th CGF China Day UPDATE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in China, this event has been postponed to 17th-18th February 2022. BEIJING and SHANGHAI, 18th October 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will host on 22nd November the fourth annual edition of the CGF China Day in Beijing. The event brings together some 300 senior executives from […]
How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust Blog 22 Feb 2021 Product Data How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust Presently, it is near impossible to accurately estimate the number of products traded across global markets, and even more so to understand how many of them have unique identifiers and find each product’s history and associated details. Data inconsistencies lead to costly workarounds and manual alternations. For businesses, this can be harmful to operations and […]
The Throwaway Culture That’s Coming Back to Bite Blog 17 Sep 2019 Food Waste The Throwaway Culture That’s Coming Back to Bite If food waste were a country, it would be the third highest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions on the globe, according to the Food & Agriculture Organizaton of the United Nations. A massive 1/3 of all food produced globally is wasted. Food waste accounts for 8-10% of all greenhouse gas emissions and costs society $1.2 […]
Ruediger Hagedorn Presents at VMT Event on the Future of Food News Update 28 Mar 2017 Ruediger Hagedorn Presents at VMT Event on the Future of Food End-to-End Value Chain & Standards head Ruediger Hagedorn recently attended the VMT Food Future Event 2017. Held at the Congrescentrum 1931, Den Bosch in The Netherlands, the event provided delegates with updates on the latest developments in the field of product integrity, product development, food safety and entrepreneurship in food. Ruediger’s presentation focused on the […]
CGF Board Co-Chair Shares Migros Ticaret’s Product Data Journey in Turkey News Update 22 Mar 2021 Product Data CGF Board Co-Chair Shares Migros Ticaret’s Product Data Journey in Turkey The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) launched its Product Data Coalition of Action in 2020 to address weaknesses faced in today’s data exchange processes by ensuring that all products have a unique identification, that all IDs can be verified in real time, and that all brand owners, retailers and platforms follow the same Global Data Model […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two Press Release 23 Jun 2017 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two Executives from Top Consumer Goods Companies Discuss Global and Local Brands in Today’s Consumer-Centric World BERLIN, Friday 23rd June 2017 – The second day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday evening. Day 2 was opened by Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, President and Chief Executive Officer of the LEGO Group. Mr. […]