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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 […]
The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Press Release 24 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Final Roundup Now What? Key Takeaways and Conclusions from The Consumer Goods Forum’s 2021 Global Summit PARIS, 24 June 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum’s virtual 2021 Global Summit closed this afternoon, the conclusion of four days of focused conversation around challenges and opportunities in the consumer goods industry. This event marked the first time that the […]
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 2018: Day One Press Release 13 Jun 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2018: 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day One Summary Press Release 21 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day One Summary The Consumer Goods Industry’s Top Leaders Convene to Discuss Pandemic Challenges and the Road Ahead Highlights from the opening day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s first virtual Global Summit   PARIS, 21 June 2021 — Today, The Consumer Foods Forum opened the first virtual edition of its flagship event, the Global Summit, to an international […]
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 […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day Two Summary Press Release 22 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day Two Summary Global CEOs and Industry Experts Share Learnings from Covid-19 Key Takeaways from Day 2 of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit   PARIS, 22 June 2021 — The second day of the virtual 2021 CGF Global Summit drew to a close this evening, following a programme packed with information about opportunities and challenges in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Press Release 24 Jun 2017 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Consumer Goods Industry Leaders Convene to Drive the Industry Forward through Conviction and Collaboration BERLIN, Saturday 24th June 2017 – The third and final day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit has now ended. Over 1,000 consumer goods industry leaders came together during this high-profile event to discuss the future of their industry and […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Press Release 23 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day Three Summary Industry Leaders Discuss Ways to Build Better Lives Through Better Business PARIS, 23rd June 2021 — On the penultimate day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) virtual Global Summit, the conversation hinged around some of the CGF’s core priorities, including sustainability, human rights and a resilient food supply. Leaders from the organisation and its member […]