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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 […]
Diabetes Innovation: A Collaboration Between Ahold and Johnson & Johnson Blog 16 Nov 2015 Diabetes Innovation: A Collaboration Between Ahold and Johnson & Johnson In this instance, for example, we have been working together to develop a unique over-the-counter destination for persons with diabetes. This new set brings together products across several categories. Everything from glucose monitors to snacks to diabetic foot cream can be found in this new set, and it’s divided into three sections:   “Monitor” – […]
Purpose-Driven Partnerships    Blog 17 May 2018 Health & Wellness Purpose-Driven Partnerships   At Johnson & Johnson our credo challenges us to put the needs and well-being of the people we serve first. In my 26 years with J&J I have never seen that focus waiver and more than ever across the J&J enterprise I have seen an intense focus on helping people everywhere live longer, healthier, happier […]
Earning Trust Through Transparency Blog 01 Nov 2017 Earning Trust Through Transparency   Trust. It can sound a lot like a buzzword or business jargon. A word or phrase thrown around by leaders when trying to identify, define or solve a problem. Sometimes it’s not even a consideration until it’s lost. According to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer study, only about half of the general population trusts […]
New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers Press Release 29 Sep 2017 New ‘One for Good’ Campaign Looks to Inspire Healthier Consumers The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Healthy Washington County; Make One More Healthy Choice   HAGERSTOWN, Md. and PARIS, 29th September 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum has launched a pilot campaign in Hagerstown, Maryland, to support community members in adopting healthier diets and lifestyles. Partnering with Healthy Washington County, members of The Consumer Goods Forum […]
Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Blog 04 Apr 2019 Health & Wellness Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities Health is not just for healthcare companies: All businesses have an important role to play in community health. In the United States, close to 80 percent of one’s health is determined by where you live and work. Leading companies both invest in employee health and well-being and go beyond their four walls to make an […]
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 29 Nov 2010 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer Goods Forum announced two major initiatives on climate change: to work toward ending deforestation, and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap: Action Needed & Collaboration Key to Success at Scale Press Release 25 Oct 2018 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap: Action Needed & Collaboration Key to Success at Scale LISBON, Portugal, 25th October 2018 – Day one of the Sustainable Retail Summit has come to a close following a successful day of discussions, insights, data and action. Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the Sustainable Retail Summit has been designed to provide concrete examples of how the consumer goods industry can accelerate change and implement positive […]
Pioneering a Platform for Collaboration News Update 09 May 2019 Health & Wellness Pioneering a Platform for Collaboration One of the keys to shaping the future of the industry is collaboration on different levels. That’s according to Alex Hurd, deputy COO of ClarusOne, who co-chairs the health-and-wellness pillar of the Consumer Goods Forum. Working with a steering committee comprised of 30 companies that includes retailers and manufacturers in the food and OTC space, […]
Press Release 20 May 2015 Consumer Goods Industry Highlights Positive Climate Change Actions  The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Climate Change Booklet as Part of Paris Climate Week; Implementing Solutions for a Low Carbon Economy   PARIS, 20th May 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) today published its first-ever Climate Change Booklet. The Booklet highlights 18 real-life examples from the CGF’s retailer and manufacturer members on how […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2011 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Global Resolutions on Health & Wellness Board of The Consumer Goods Forum adopts three resolutions on Health and Wellness:   1) Access and availability of products and services that support the goal of healthier diets and lifestyles,  2) Transparent fact based information to help consumers make informed product choices and usages,  3) Communication and educational programmes to help raise consumer awareness […]
The Employee Health & Wellness Commitment – It’s Time to Get Involved News Update 08 Aug 2016 The Employee Health & Wellness Commitment – It’s Time to Get Involved Our Health & Wellness Director Sharon Bligh recently sent a letter to members calling for participation in our Employee Health & Wellness Commitment. The letter highlights a number of great resources that are available to companies looking for inspiration and ideas, as well as for contribution to our upcoming case studies booklet.   Dear Members, […]
Working Group Co-leads Call for Immediate Action from CGF Members News Update 24 Feb 2016 Working Group Co-leads Call for Immediate Action from CGF Members   On 23rd February, the Co-leads of two of our Health & Wellness working groups signed a letter, which was sent to all CGF members, that addressed the need for urgent engagement from all CGF members on the two public commitments with deadlines at the end of 2016. The full letter is below:     […]
H&W Steering Committee to be Held 17th-18th March in Santiago, Chile News Update 09 Feb 2016 H&W Steering Committee to be Held 17th-18th March in Santiago, Chile   The Health & Wellness Steering Committee will meet for their first face-to-face meeting of 2016 in Santiago, Chile.  Hosted by local trade association ABChile, the team will discover how health and wellness strategies are being implemented for positive action for Chilien consumers and shoppers.   The committee will focus their meeting on their strategic […]
Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown Blog 01 Feb 2018 Health & Wellness Inspiring Healthier Communities: ‘One for Good’ Activation in Hagerstown It’s that time of year when we start to think about how we can take more healthier steps in our lives and in the lives of our consumers around the world. At The Consumer Goods Forum, we want to work with our members to find new ways to leverage the store environment and digital platforms […]