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Press Release 11 Jan 2015 For the First Time Ever, the Food Industry’s Flagship Food Safety Event, The Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC) Goes to Asia PARIS, 11th January 2015 – For the first time, the flagship food safety event of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), gathering 1,000 food industry leaders annually, is going to Asia in 2015 after 13 successful editions in Europe and North America. Asia, a Strategic Region for Food Safety   Many companies are increasing their operations […]
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 […]
News Update 23 Jun 2017 CGF Co-Hosts Berlin Event “Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains” Over 120 experts came together to explore avenues of collaboration and partnerships in support of the eradication of forced labour. This event, titled Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains, recognised the need for cross sectoral collaborations and collective action if the issue of forced labour is to be resolved. The conference was co-hosted by The […]
Presenting WinterComes – The New E2E Flagship Event Video 30 Jul 2021 E2E Value Chain Presenting WinterComes – The New E2E Flagship Event
WinterComes – The Consumer Goods Forum’s Flagship End-to-End Value Chain Event Video 27 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain WinterComes – The Consumer Goods Forum’s Flagship End-to-End Value Chain Event 
Global Summit 2022 Heads to Dublin! News Update 17 Dec 2021 Global Summit Global Summit 2022 Heads to Dublin! With the new year fast approaching, and with the holiday season now in full swing, we are delighted to announce that the Global Summit 2022 will be heading to Dublin, Ireland on 21st-23rd June. The Emerald Isle will host the first physical Summit since Vancouver in 2019, so we have a lot of catching up to do […]
CGF Hosts Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment with IHRB in Singapore News Update 28 Jun 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Hosts Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment with IHRB in Singapore The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Institute for Human Rights and Business, alongside key partners, teamed up to host the 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment & Employment on 11th and 12th June in Singapore. This important event provided an opportunity to explore successes and barriers to eliminating worker-paid fees, that often lead to […]
The Executive Summary from the Global Summit 2021 is Now Published News Update 22 Jul 2021 Global Summit The Executive Summary from the Global Summit 2021 is Now Published The 2021 edition of the Global Summit – the first-ever virtual edition of CGF’s flagship event – took place from 21st to 24th June. Broadcast live from a rooftop studio in Paris – with views of the Eiffel Tower -, the event gathered together 700 delegates from 42 countries, who joined 130 speakers in live […]
“ENSLAVED”, A Visual Story of Modern Slavery, by Lisa Kristine, On Show at the Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment News Update 21 Jun 2018 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour “ENSLAVED”, A Visual Story of Modern Slavery, by Lisa Kristine, On Show at the Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment At the Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment, co-hosts The Consumer Goods Forum and The Institute for Human Rights and Business had the privilege of hosting photographer Lisa Kristine’s acclaimed exhibition, “ENSLAVED”, a visual story of modern day slavery. During the event which took place on June 11th and 12th, delegates could view the […]
CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at  GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Press Release 21 Dec 2016 Food Safety CEOs from Global Food Industry Giants to Gather at GFSI’s 2017 Global Food Safety Conference Under the theme of “Leadership for Growth,” seven CEOs “walk the talk” and demonstrate just how important food safety is in their business: Cargill, Danone, Ecolab, The Hershey Company, Mondelēz, Tyson Foods and Wegmans Food Markets.   The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are working hard on what is […]
Press Release 12 Jun 2013 Royal Ahold and Nestlé CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum    TOKYO and PARIS, 12th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global, parity-based network for the consumer goods industry, today announced it has elected two new Co-Chairs: Dick Boer, CEO of international retailing group Royal Ahold, and Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestlé. The pair will replace outgoing co-chairs Muhtar Kent of The […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change Press Release 23 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change Digital transformation and sustainability continue to redefine the global consumer goods industry Wide range of new technologies present exciting opportunities for business to address these challenges, often through collaboration Generation Z proving even more demanding and sceptical than Millennials   PARIS, 23rd June 2019 – Digital transformation and sustainability are the key challenges facing the consumer goods […]
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 […]
An Update from Our MD Peter Freedman Blog 21 Jul 2015 An Update from Our MD Peter Freedman   1. Membership engagement and growth We want to make it as easy as possible for you to engage with the CGF and your fellow members. There are two main ways in which you can do this. One is by getting directly involved in our Pillar working groups, where you can contribute to our work. […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Industry Comes Together Seeking Growth Through New Retail Models to Satisfy New Consumer Needs Press Release 10 May 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Industry Comes Together Seeking Growth Through New Retail Models to Satisfy New Consumer Needs The annual event for industry CEOs convenes in Vancouver on 11th-14th June 2019, this year featuring the Start-Ups Zone for the very first time;  Ongoing disruption in the consumer goods industry is presenting exciting opportunities for businesses, and collaboration is key to achieving positive impact at scale; and CEOs and senior executives from the world’s […]
Press Release 05 Jun 2013 Global CEOs Gather to Discuss the Future of the Consumer Goods Industry — The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Global Summit 2013 convenes in Tokyo June 12th-14th  — Special emphasis on the growing impact of Asia on worldwide consumer goods markets    TOKYO and PARIS, 5th June, 2013 – CEOs of the world’s most successful consumer goods companies are set to gather a week today to discuss the […]