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The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal Press Release 14 Sep 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal The Consumer Goods Industry to Meet in Canada to Discuss Megatrends, Positive Business Actions and Implementation Challenges The second Sustainable Retail Summit convenes in Montréal on 2nd-3rd October The event brings together retail and manufacturing leaders to collaborate on key industry issues including forced labor, food waste and consumer health   PARIS, 14th September 2017 […]
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 […]
CGF Environmental Director to Attend Event on Food Waste During Climate Week NYC 2017 News Update 13 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability CGF Environmental Director to Attend Event on Food Waste During Climate Week NYC 2017 Alongside event partner Champions 12.3, CGF Director of Environmental Sustainability, Ignacio Gavilan, will be joining CGF Board members for an event entitled “Reducing Food Loss and Waste: Advancing the Agenda” in New York. The event will be held on the morning of 20th September at the Rockerfeller Foundation and coincides with Climate Week NYC 2017. Each […]
How AI and Robotics will Transform FMCG Supply Chains Blog 18 Jul 2018 E2E Value Chain How AI and Robotics will Transform FMCG Supply Chains AI and robotics are two exciting technologies with enormous potential. We’re used to hearing about the possibilities they could bring in the home. However, we don’t tend to hear so much about how they’re going to change supply chains, specifically in the FMCG sector. As I discussed in Oracle’s recent Retail Tomorrow, Today report, these […]
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 Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC News Update 16 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability The CGF Partners with Forest Trends and Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 for Their Climate Week Event in NYC The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that it is an official partner of “Going All-In To Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation”, a Climate Week NYC event organised by Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 and Forest Trends. The event will take place on September 20th at Rockefeller Foundation at 4pm. The global movement to eliminate the deforestation […]
How to Get the Most Out of Your #FLPMontreal Experience Blog 11 Mar 2014 How to Get the Most Out of Your #FLPMontreal Experience However, it’s not just a case of turning up and hoping for the best. There are things you can do before, during and after to ensure that you get the most of the event. And, it’s important you do these things. You get much more for the experience if you do. Yes, you can of […]
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 […]
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 […]
News Update 30 Apr 2016 Full Summary for Follow-Up Dialogue on G7 Declaration Event Now Available On 26th April, more than 80 representatives from politics, business and civil society came together to discuss challenges and opportunities for collaborative action towards sustainable global supply chains. This important, multi-sectoral event, “Follow-up Dialogue to G7-Declaration ‘Action for Fair Production’”, was jointly organised by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the German Federal Ministry for […]
E2E Kicks Off 2020 With SpringBoard Event in NYC News Update 22 Jan 2020 E2E Value Chain E2E Kicks Off 2020 With SpringBoard Event in NYC The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End (E2E) Value Chain initiative hosted the first SpringBoard event of 2020 on 15-16 January in New York City. Kindly sponsored by SAP and Sapphire Ventures, the event gathered industry experts from across the globe around the theme of Sustainability, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). The two-day collaborative […]
How FMCG Brands Can Keep Up with Millennials Blog 05 Sep 2018 Global Summit How FMCG Brands Can Keep Up with Millennials When we talk about “millennials”, there can sometimes be a tendency to generalise about what is actually a very diverse group of consumers, covering anyone from the ages of 18- to around 35-years-old, anywhere in the world. Admittedly, this group does have some unifying characteristics; their tendency to be digitally skilled, for example (although this […]
CHL China Publish Annual Report at CGF China Day ‘Health & Sustainability Event’ News Update 18 Nov 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL China Publish Annual Report at CGF China Day ‘Health & Sustainability Event’ The Collaboration for Healthier Lives China Steering Committee Co-Chairs Duncan Du, Nestlé China and Kelly Zhang, Carrefour China presented today the newly published CHL China Annual Report, titled  ‘Healthier Diets, the Cornerstone of Immune Health’ during CGF China Day Health & Sustainability event. The annual report includes the local team’s achievements to date, including detailed […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Gears Up to Host New, Innovative E2E Event – WinterComes News Update 23 Jul 2021 The Consumer Goods Forum Gears Up to Host New, Innovative E2E Event – WinterComes This 29 September – 1 October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative will be breaking new ground by hosting an all-new event, WinterComes, in Sitges, Barcelona. WinterComes is the first in a fresh series of bi-annual, bi-continental events to take place on rotation in winter and summer in Barcelona and […]
News Update 13 Jun 2016 Social Sustainability Director to Speak at NY Event on Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains Didier Bergeret, director of the GSCP and the CGF’s work on social sustainability, will be joining a distinguished list of speakers at the upcoming “Partnerships to End Forced Labour in Supply Chains” event at the UN Headquarters in New York on 19th July. The event, organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), aims to build […]
The CGF Partners with Sustainable Brands® for Their Upcoming Event in Copenhagen News Update 25 Sep 2017 The CGF Partners with Sustainable Brands® for Their Upcoming Event in Copenhagen The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce that it is an official partner of the upcoming Sustainable Brands® Copenhagen event on 30th October – 1st November at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel. In May 2017, Sustainable Brands® launched a 3-year initiative to explore our global societal aspirations and start a conversation about how we can rethink what the […]