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Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito Podcast 03 Mar 2020 Social Sustainability Member Spotlight on Grupo Éxito In the first episode of Season 2 of the CGF’s Sustainability Series, host Louise Chester talks to Pablo Montoya Dávila, Head of Sustainability at Grupo Éxito, one of the CGF’s key members in Latin America. Pablo speaks about the company’s sustainability priorities, the importance of circular economy, consumer trends in Latin America, and shares his […]
Consumer Goods Companies Come Together in Colombia to Promote Healthier Lifestyles Press Release 09 Aug 2018 Health & Wellness Consumer Goods Companies Come Together in Colombia to Promote Healthier Lifestyles BOGOTÁ, Colombia, 9th August 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has brought together its members from across the region in support of promoting healthier diets and lifestyles to consumers in Colombia. Grupo Bimbo, Cencosud, Clorox, Colgate-Palmolive, The Coca-Cola Company, Grupo Éxito, Kellogg’s, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Postobón and Procter & Gamble are all participating in the CGF’s Collaboration for […]
CGF Members Unite for a Common Cause – Consumer Health in Latin America Press Release 11 May 2017 Health & Wellness CGF Members Unite for a Common Cause – Consumer Health in Latin America The Consumer Goods Forum Starts Instore Pilot Programme to Promote Healthier Lifestyles to Consumers in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia, 11th May 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has launched a new pilot programme in Bogota, Colombia, designed to provide consumers with nutrition and physical activity guidance and education to empower consumers to make more informed […]
Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership Press Release 19 Apr 2017 Consumer Health and Wellness in Latin America Focus of New Strategic Partnership The Consumer Goods Forum and PAHO Foundation Sign Memorandum of Understanding MEXICO CITY, 19th April 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and PAHO Foundation have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to collaboration for healthier lives in Latin America. The MoU states that both parties agree to work together […]
Updates on CGF Latin America – Encuentro CEO News Update 12 Apr 2021 Corporate Updates on CGF Latin America – Encuentro CEO Latin America is a continent with many opportunities for retail, but it demands a deep understanding of the many different realities and markets, far from a one-size-fits-all approach.   Based on this reality, and aware of the opportunity to present the work done by the CGF to Colombian CEOs, the CGF LatAm team and Grupo […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 25 Apr 2022 Corporate The Consumer Goods Forum and FENALCO Launch Strategic Alliance to Foster Collaboration in the Colombian Consumer Goods Industry Paris and Bogota, 22nd April 2022 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Federación Nacional de Comerciantes Empresarios (FENALCO), the Colombian National Federation of Retailers, announce a strategic alliance to boost innovation, competitiveness, training, and to develop the consumer goods industry in Colombia through education, knowledge and best practice sharing.   The strategic alliance was launched […]
Sustainability and the Shifting Retail Landscape in Latin America Podcast 20 Sep 2021 Sustainability and the Shifting Retail Landscape in Latin America   In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Carlos Mario Giraldo Moreno, CEO of Grupo Exito, and Board member of The Consumer Goods Forum.  Carlos Mario shares his thoughts on corporate responsibility in the post-covid world, the company’s work on sustainability and health, as well as consumer and retail […]
Seven Brands Add Their Food Waste Stories to Updated CGF Publication News Update 02 Oct 2017 Environmental Sustainability Seven Brands Add Their Food Waste Stories to Updated CGF Publication The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an updated Food Waste Booklet, featuring yet more real life examples of how CGF members are measuring and reducing food loss and waste. In 2015, the CGF launched its Food Waste Resolution, with members agreeing to halve food waste in their own operations by 2025 and in line […]
World Food Day 2018: How CGF Members are Tackling #ZeroHunger Worldwide Blog 16 Oct 2018 Food Waste World Food Day 2018: How CGF Members are Tackling #ZeroHunger Worldwide In a world with a growing population, increasing cost of food, concerns about inequality and food insecurity, diverting food waste from landfills and finding innovative ways of putting it to beneficial use are particularly important. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reports that 821 million people in the world still suffer from hunger, and […]
The Importance of Information Quality in an Omnichannel Environment Blog 20 Jun 2019 The Importance of Information Quality in an Omnichannel Environment Companies around the world of different shapes and sizes share the common purpose of responding to market requirements in an efficient and timely manner, as consumers become increasingly empowered, connected and informed. Therefore, one of the key challenges for companies is to guarantee shopping experiences that adapt to consumer needs. This challenge involves the implementation […]
Environmental Sustainability Team Members Speak at Sustainability Summit in Bogota, Colombia News Update 10 Sep 2019 Environmental Sustainability Environmental Sustainability Team Members Speak at Sustainability Summit in Bogota, Colombia At the end of August, members of the Environmental Sustainability team spoke at the largest Sustainability Summit (Cumbre de Sostenibilidad) in Bogota, Colombia. Attended by more than 1,700 delegates, the event brought together experts from business, government, the public sector, and academia to discuss the biggest environmental challenges facing Colombia, and the planet. During the […]
Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Press Release 17 Jun 2022 Corporate Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Report by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and EY gathers perspectives from leaders across consumer goods industry CEOs give insights on action needed to accelerate progress toward UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launches to coincide with The CGF’s Global Summit in Dublin, 20-23 June 2022 PARIS and DUBLIN, 20th June 2022: The Consumer Goods […]
Healthier & More Sustainable Diets Webinar Series- Session IV: Health and Food Waste Webinar 07 Jun 2022 Health & Wellness Healthier & More Sustainable Diets Webinar Series- Session IV: Health and Food Waste 
CHL Coalition One Year On: Eight New Members Join to Drive Healthier Lives Globally News Update 27 May 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL Coalition One Year On: Eight New Members Join to Drive Healthier Lives Globally In April 2020, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) officially launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition of Action to work towards inspiring healthier behaviours in stores and communities across the globe. Led by manufacturers and retailers, in partnership with public health authorities, local communities, academia and other stakeholders, the Coalition has continuously sought ways […]
CGF LatAm Steering Committee Meets PAHO Foundation to Discuss Health in Latin America News Update 18 Feb 2017 CGF LatAm Steering Committee Meets PAHO Foundation to Discuss Health in Latin America Last week, members of the CGF’s global and Latin America Steering Committees met with the PAHO Foundation in Atlanta, US to discuss ongoing health priorities in the Latin America region and areas for possible collaboration. The CGF, in all regions of the globe, is committed to working with key stakeholder groups to help drive positive change at a local […]