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Despite the COVID-19 Lockdown, 76% of Employees Happy with Their Jobs News Update 27 Oct 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Despite the COVID-19 Lockdown, 76% of Employees Happy with Their Jobs The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), led by its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL), and Engaging Business, recently conducted a survey of consumer goods professionals as part of the CGF’s Sustainable Retail Summit that was held 15th-16th October 2020. The survey, developed by Engaging Business, was taken by 202 employees from numerous countries […]
Shaping Collaboration to Promote Healthier Lives Blog 03 Dec 2020 Health & Wellness Shaping Collaboration to Promote Healthier Lives There will be a before 2020 and after 2020! It’s clear that there is now a profound disruption happening in our society. The pandemic has caused a dramatic shift in both our expectations and perceptions, and health has been thrust into the limelight. Health is what matters – health of people and our planet – […]
Machine Learning for the Optimisation of Business Processes Blog 19 May 2022 E2E Value Chain Machine Learning for the Optimisation of Business Processes Artificial Intelligence in the form of machine learning is already being used reliably in many applications today. Current application areas of machine learning (ML) are the optimisation of business processes and the automation of redundant and thus easily standardisable processes. Machine learning is an overall term for a range of techniques and tools that enable […]
The Future of Our Business: pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) Blog 06 Oct 2021 The Future of Our Business: pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) This article originally appeared on Ramon Laguarta’s Linkedin, follow to stay up-to-date on PepsiCo’s sustainability journey. There’s no denying it: companies are facing a new business and societal reality. One driven in large part by climate change and inequality. Consumers are more interested in the future of the planet and society. All our stakeholders – […]
Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains Press Release 30 May 2017 Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains Members of The Consumer Goods Forum Share Real Stories on Business Actions Against Forced Labour in New Case Studies Booklet PARIS, 20th June 2017 – With 21 million victims of forced labour in the world today, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively promoting responsible business actions to help eradicate forced labour in […]
Press Release 10 Jan 2011 Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration 2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the past year, executives from across the retail  and consumer goods industry have worked together, as part of the Future Value Chain initiative, to focus on […]
From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? The retail sector is where consumers come face to face with food.  Retailers have significant influence over whether the food that consumers face is nutritious, safe, available, affordable or attractive.  I have heard it said many times that the chief buyers for large food retailers are more important in influencing food choices than Ministries of […]
Press Release 10 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain   It’s believed that this fresh perspective to the value chain will engage manufacturers, retailers and additional stakeholders. The industry should no longer think of the value chain as a linear journey, whereby products and information flow linearly and sequentially from supplier to manufacturer to retailer to consumer. Instead, it will increasingly organise itself as […]
The Values of Values: Setting the Course (Defining Values) Blog 14 Apr 2020 Corporate The Values of Values: Setting the Course (Defining Values) This is the first of three articles in a series about ‘the value of values’ in which we will highlight values as a guiding principle for positive impact. We’ll begin by defining what values are, how they’re used, and their evolution for use in business. The second article will be about walking the talk: identifying […]
CGF Announces New Members for May 2021 Press Release 28 May 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for May 2021 PARIS, 28th May 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Ocado Group is a UK based technology company admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange […]
New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain News Update 14 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini call for needed industry change to secure long-term, sustainable growth; Existing value chains must evolve to consumer-driven value networks      PARIS and NEW YORK, 14th December 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today published results from their new report “Rethinking the Value Chain: New Realities in […]
Employee Wellbeing Survey Results: CGF Data Insight Report Publication 27 Oct 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Employee Wellbeing Survey Results: CGF Data Insight Report
Press Release 18 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 Gets Underway in Paris Over 1,000 industry leaders from 50 countries gather for annual consumer goods and retailer conference; Keynote opening address to be given by Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development   PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – Leaders from the world’s top retail and consumer goods companies have gathered today in Paris […]
Why NGOs Love Consumer Brands Blog 28 Jan 2016 Environmental Sustainability Why NGOs Love Consumer Brands   NGOs give out praise when a business changes a policy in response to their campaign or direct criticism, or when they cite a business as a positive example to persuade/shame its peers into making the same change. From working with dozens of global businesses across all sectors that include leading consumer companies and retailers, […]
Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco’s Journey Blog 24 May 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Due Diligence: Tesco’s Journey Tesco is a proud member of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC), which shares our ambition to eradicate forced labour from consumer goods supply chains and own operations globally. We are pleased that the Coalition has now released its first strategic document: the HRC Maturity Journey Framework […]
Blog 15 May 2019 Environmental Sustainability Shaping Vancouver’s Retail Market: Diversity, Density and Digital As home to this year’s Global Summit, Vancouver is one the world’s most diverse and dynamic global cities. Its west coast location enshrines its position as a global gateway. These elements come together to create a unique food and consumer goods market, powered by a mix of national powerhouses and innovative local leaders. As part […]