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LatAm Board of Directors Meets In-Person to Drive Positive Change News Update 22 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness LatAm Board of Directors Meets In-Person to Drive Positive Change BOGOTA: Friday the 22nd of April, the CGF LatAm Board of Directors will be meeting in-person for the first time in two years since COVID hit. Led by CEOs to support the work of our coalitions, the Board tackles issues related to healthier lives, sustainability, data transparency, supply chains, race to zero and food safety. […]
News Update 04 Nov 2019 E2E Value Chain CGF at the LatAm Retail CongressShop 2019 The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) was invited to the Latin America Retail CongressShop 2019 held in Santiago, Chile on 15-16 October. The event brought together more than 50 retail experts from more than 15 different countries to discuss digital transformation. During the event, Ruediger Hagedorn, Director of the CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Pillar, gave a […]
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 […]
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 […]
CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia News Update 23 May 2022 Corporate CGF Hosts Latin America Board Meeting in Colombia CGF Members Joined by the First Lady of Colombia and Minister of the Environment The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) recently welcomed the return of its Latin America (LatAm) Board Meeting. The LatAm Board took place in-person on 22nd April 2022, at the Hotel JW Marriot in Bogota, Colombia, with more than 18 CEOs and 22 […]
H&W Open Stakeholder Session Agenda Now Available News Update 16 Mar 2016 H&W Open Stakeholder Session Agenda Now Available The agenda for our upcoming open stakeholder session in Chile on 16th March is now available. The Health & Wellness Steering Committee will host the open stakeholder session to provide a holistic overview of The Consumer Goods Forum and its pillars with a specific emphasis on Health & Wellness and our activities in the region. […]
Johnson & Johnson Was Truly Built for Times Like This Blog 17 Mar 2021 Health & Wellness Johnson & Johnson Was Truly Built for Times Like This Johnson & Johnson has been actively engaged in fighting pandemics for over a century. We have done it before, and we will do it again. With our global reach comes a responsibility and unique ability to leverage our deep scientific expertise and extensive partnerships to take on this challenge. Our more than 130,000 employees around […]
Health & Wellness Steering Committee Meet in Chile; Host Stakeholder Event News Update 04 Apr 2016 Health & Wellness Steering Committee Meet in Chile; Host Stakeholder Event   In March, our Health & Wellness Steering Committee held their bi-annual meeting in Santiago, Chile. The Committee also hosted its first open stakeholder session, with both local and regional stakeholders joining, to provide more information on the CGF and our health and wellness activities. During the Steering Committee meeting, a number of priority topics were discussed, […]
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 […]
GFSI Recognises Food Safety Pioneers for Global Markets Awards 2019 Press Release 27 Feb 2019 GFSI Conference GFSI Recognises Food Safety Pioneers for Global Markets Awards 2019 Winners from Africa, Asia, France and LATAM take centre stage in their journey towards a world-class food safety system Golden Sugar Limited, Ashfaq Brothers Eggs Traders, Patisserie Ballion and Alfa Argentina all received high recognition for their work in food safety. The Global Markets Awards intend to highlight the food safety journey of companies from […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day Two Press Release 04 Oct 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit: Day Two MONTRÉAL, 4th October 2017 – The second and final day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainable Retail Summit drew to a close yesterday.  It was full of fascinating discussions addressing three of the consumer goods industry’s biggest challenges. Taking place at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal, the Sustainable Retail Summit has brought together over 230 “global […]
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 […]
Driving Workforce Nutrition for Healthy Employees and Healthy Business Blog 25 Nov 2021 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Driving Workforce Nutrition for Healthy Employees and Healthy Business As a Nutritionist, I am convinced that good nutrition, along with physical activity, is one of the most critical drivers of good health and wellbeing. According to the World Health Organization, consuming a healthy diet throughout one’s lifespan helps to prevent malnutrition in all its forms, as well as a range of noncommunicable diseases. However, […]
The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Health & Wellness The CGF Joins Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition to Support Healthier Lives for the Most Vulnerable Bogotá, 8 September 2021 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has joined Colombia’s Grand Alliance for Nutrition – a First Lady and Presidential Council for Children led initiative that seeks to mobilise public and private sector actors, civil society, NGOs, international corporations, and academia to tackle malnutrition issues for the most vulnerable. The alliance aims […]
CGF Sustainability Director Joins Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean News Update 05 Nov 2021 Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour CGF Sustainability Director Joins Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean On 6th October 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Director of Sustainability, Didier Bergeret, joined a panel discussion at the 6th annual Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean. Didier spoke in his capacity as director of the CGF’s Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) […]