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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 […]
Press Release 30 Apr 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit Heads to Singapore to Discuss Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World The premier annual networking event for industry CEOs convenes at the Marina Bay Sands from 12th-15th June 2018 The face of consumer goods is changing. To stay ahead of the technological revolution and the rapid expansion in data, companies must develop business models that are truly consumer-centric The CEOs of The Coca-Cola Company, Alibaba, Dairy […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Press Release 13 Jun 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One SINGAPORE, 13th June 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Global Summit has kicked off in Singapore, as Ian Cook, CEO of Colgate-Palmolive and co-chair of CGF, unveils the summit with his welcoming address. The key theme this year is ‘Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World’. Singapore’s unique opportunities and challenges In his opening keynote, […]
Why Consumer Centricity is Top of the Agenda at this Year’s Global Summit Blog 15 May 2018 Global Summit Why Consumer Centricity is Top of the Agenda at this Year’s Global Summit It’s barely a month until our Global Summit, the flagship event of The Consumer Goods Forum, where CEOs and senior leaders come together to learn from each other and discuss the most pressing trends in the consumer industry.  This year, the Summit will focus on “Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World”. We will offer you […]
Press Release 19 May 2011 Consumer Goods Leaders to Define Global Strategy for Building a Better Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies unite at annual Global Summit     PARIS, France, 19th May 2011 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2011 Global Summit will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 15‐17 June. Leaders of the world’s most successful consumer goods companies will come together to discuss how the industry […]
Innovation at the Speed of Life – Welcome to the Global Summit Blog 15 May 2019 Global Summit Innovation at the Speed of Life – Welcome to the Global Summit The world is as big (or as small) as a touch of your smartphone. Goods and services are available at the touch of a button from every corner of the globe. Today any brand can become a brand or retail powerhouse, connecting with customers on a personal, experiential level, regardless of where they live.   Take Vancouver, Canada, home to the 63rd annual Global Summit. It’s a […]
Health & Wellness Pillar Co-Chairs Speak about ‘Collaboration for Healthier Lives’ at the i-Talks during the Global Summit News Update 21 Jun 2018 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Health & Wellness Pillar Co-Chairs Speak about ‘Collaboration for Healthier Lives’ at the i-Talks during the Global Summit CGF Health & Wellness Co-Chairs Isabelle Grosmaitre, Health & Alimentation Catalyst, Danone and Alex Hurd, Senior Director Health & Wellness, Walmart spoke at the i-Talks in Singapore. The aim of these 15-20 minute talks was to use the Global Summit networking breaks as a platform to share how companies around the world are driving positive […]
Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members Blog 07 Jan 2019 Corporate Peter Freedman’s New Year Message to Members First of all, I would like to wish you a very happy and successful New Year! This note provides a summary of how we at the CGF have been working on your behalf in 2018, as well as a look ahead to our priorities for 2019. If you would like to know more about anything […]
Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO Interviewed at the Global Summit News Update 22 Jun 2018 Social Sustainability Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO Interviewed at the Global Summit On 13th June, Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), closed the first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Summit with a session entitled “The Future of Work: People & Technology”. Ryder spoke about the fast, profound, and global transformation of employment by technology, and the ramifications for our institutions […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Global Learnings from Local Success Press Release 10 Apr 2017 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Global Learnings from Local Success The annual event for industry CEOs convenes in Berlin on 20th-23rd June 2017 The face of consumer goods is changing, as retailers, manufacturers and service providers adapt to an evolving consumer ecosystem – join those at the front of this change The CEOs of China’s internet giant Baidu, METRO AG, LEGO and Sainsbury’s will join […]
Press Release 11 Jun 2014 Captains of the Consumer Goods Industry to Gather for Annual Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 convenes in Paris 18th- 20th June     PARIS, 11th June 2014 – One week today, CEOs from the biggest names in the global consumer goods and retail businesses will descend on Paris to discuss the future of their industries. The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) 2014 Global […]
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 […]
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 […]
Press Release 20 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Roundup PARIS, Friday 20th June 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) Global Summit 2014 has come to a close. The final day of the Summit in Paris saw business leaders from around the world – and special guests Jamie Oliver and Mattias Klum – come together to discuss how the industry is addressing its […]
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 […]
Press Release 05 Jun 2013 3rd Refrigeration Summit Warms Retailers to Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit highlighted the industry’s commitment to driving a green revolution in refrigeration    LONDON, 5th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today held the 3rd Refrigeration Summit – “Moving away from HFCs…Naturally!” in London. Hosted by Tesco, the Summit brought some 150 retailers and technology supplier […]