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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 […]
Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer & Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber Speak about Health & Wellness at the Global Summit News Update 22 Jun 2018 Health & Wellness Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer & Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber Speak about Health & Wellness at the Global Summit Sharon Bligh, CGF Health & Wellness Director moderated a discussion with CEOs Dick Boer, Ahold Delhaize and Emmanuel Faber, Danone, entitled ‘Inspiring Healthier Lives: One community at a Time’. Sharon asked Boer about the distinction between being leaders and being victims in the health and wellness space. Boer said food had never been safer, and […]
CGF Interviews: Emmanuel Faber, Chairman & CEO, Danone News Update 21 Jun 2018 Corporate CGF Interviews: Emmanuel Faber, Chairman & CEO, Danone During the 2018 Global Summit in Singapore, we were fortunate enough to catch up with Emmanuel Faber to discuss the “food revolution” and Danone’s work within the CGF. Watch the full interview below.
Full Interview: CGF Talks to Emmanuel Faber, CEO Danone in Singapore Video 21 Jun 2018 Global Summit Full Interview: CGF Talks to Emmanuel Faber, CEO Danone in Singapore
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. […]
Press Release 16 Apr 2020 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum Announces Managing Director Succession: Peter Freedman to be Succeeded by Wai-Chan Chan PARIS, 16th April 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces that Peter Freedman will step down as Managing Director (MD) after leading the organisation for more than six years. His successor will be Dr Wai-Chan Chan, currently senior partner and co-leader of the retail and consumer goods practice at Oliver Wyman. At the end […]
Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste Press Release 29 Oct 2018 Plastic Waste Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste Board of The Consumer Goods Forum Issues Statement Acknowledging Need for Industry to Help Reduce Plastic Waste; Endorses Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Vision of a Circular Economy Where No Plastic Ends Up as Waste   PARIS, 29th October 2018 – The Board of Directors of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today issued a statement […]
Healthier Communities High on Agenda at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 10 Nov 2016 Healthier Communities High on Agenda at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to implement sustainable business practices in their organisations and drive positive change across the industry.   […]
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 […]
Major Retailers and Consumer Brands Commit to Eradicate Forced Labour from Global Supply Chains with Launch of New Coalition of Action Press Release 10 Dec 2020 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Major Retailers and Consumer Brands Commit to Eradicate Forced Labour from Global Supply Chains with Launch of New Coalition of Action Twenty of the world’s leading consumer goods companies take collective action to address the challenge of forced labour in their supply chains In line with international agreements, Coalition members have developed a framework for deploying forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence systems in their operations to identify, remedy and prevent forced labour risks and impacts […]
Preparing for the Future of Food Safety: A Forward-Thinking GFSI Conference 2019 Press Release 28 Feb 2019 Food Safety Preparing for the Future of Food Safety: A Forward-Thinking GFSI Conference 2019 NICE, France, 28th February 2019 — The 18th edition of the GFSI Conference drew to a close this afternoon, after four days packed with insights, productive conversations and opportunities to connect. The event attracted over 1,000 delegates, who represented more than 60 countries and spanned the food industry, academia and the public sector, making it the largest event […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Press Release 15 Jun 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three SINGAPORE, 15th June 2018 – As the curtain falls on The Consumer Goods Forums’ Global Summit, we look at the key themes and issues discussed by speakers from Ahold Delhaize, Danone, Majid Al Futtaim and ending with Madeleine Albright’s powerful speech on the changing global political environment.   Health & wellness, a priority Dick Boer, […]
The CGF Hosts Special Event on Forced Labour Alongside The B Team in Vancouver News Update 25 Jun 2019 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour The CGF Hosts Special Event on Forced Labour Alongside The B Team in Vancouver On June 11th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the B Team held a special event on forced labour, entitled “Business Leaders and Governments Working to Eradicate Forced Labour”, ahead of the CGF’s flagship event, the Global Summit in Vancouver, Canada. The high-level event brought together an impressive lineup of business leaders, senior government representatives […]
GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal Press Release 26 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Conference 2019 Roundup Day 1: Many Voices, One Shared Goal After thirteen years abroad, the GFSI Conference has returned to its home country of France! Over 1,000 delegates streamed through the doors of the historic Nice Acropolis this morning, making the 2019 conference the biggest event GFSI has ever held in Europe. The diverse delegation represents multinationals and SMEs, retailers and manufacturers, research labs, regulatory agencies and everyone in […]
Health & Wellness on Sustainable Retail Summit Agenda News Update 22 Jun 2016 Health & Wellness on Sustainable Retail Summit Agenda   The Consumer Goods Forum is currently in the process of organising a new regionally-delivered conference in 2016. Taking place in Paris from 27th to 28th October, the Sustainable Retail Summit is focused on helping our members implement the agendas of the Sustainability and Health & Wellness Pillars, and is supported by the work of projects within […]
Press Release 08 Feb 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Inspiring Healthier Lives in London Boroughs Focus of Cross-Sector Collaboration LONDON and PARIS, 8th February 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is calling on members and stakeholders to show their commitment to helping solve today’s most important health and wellness challenges by acting together in the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK initiative. The initiative will take place in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, which […]