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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Private Enterprise and Public Health: A ‘Healthy Twist’ in Latin America Blog 05 Oct 2017 Health & Wellness Private Enterprise and Public Health: A ‘Healthy Twist’ in Latin America PAHO Foundation’s President and CEO, Dr Jennie Ward-Robinson, on why the public health NGO has teamed up with the CGF to drive improved health outcomes across Latin America.   According to a recent report jointly published by the Food and Agriculture Association of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 360 million adults […]
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 […]
Environmental Team Attends Latin America Food Waste and Loss Summit News Update 27 Nov 2019 Food Waste Environmental Team Attends Latin America Food Waste and Loss Summit At the end of September, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Latin American team spoke at the Latin America Food Waste and Loss Summit (Cumbre Latinoamericana de Pérdidas y Desperdicios de Alimentos) organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the #SinDesperdicio (#NoWaste) partners. Attended by […]
Leading the Fight Against Food Waste: Learnings from CGF Members in Argentina Blog 17 Nov 2020 Food Waste Leading the Fight Against Food Waste: Learnings from CGF Members in Argentina Food is a wonderful part of the many vibrant cultures across Latin America, acting as a rich thread in the fabric of society. We love to cook, eat and bring our communities together with delicious meals and share the history and tradition that many of these recipes hold. Still, unfortunately, we are not strangers to […]
Press Release 13 Jun 2013 Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Expands Presence in North America  PARIS, 13th June 2013 – The Global Food Safety Initiative, a global collaborative platform and business-driven initiative to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide, is supporting its global expansion through the appointment of a GFSI representative in North America. The GFSI Board is delighted to announce that Karil Kochenderfer will […]
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 […]
Panorama Omnicanal en Latín América & Panorama del eCommerce en Chile Podcast 18 Dec 2019 E2E Value Chain Panorama Omnicanal en Latín América & Panorama del eCommerce en Chile En este primer episodio en castellano de la serie de podcasts End-to-End Value Chain (E2E), el director de E2E, Ruediger Hagedorn, habla con Daniel Güel Zugarramurdi, Gerente de Transformacion Digital y Ecommerce Tiendas por Departamento en Cencosud SA, todo sobre el panorama omnicanal en latín América, el panorama del comercio electrónico en Chile, que abarca […]
The CGF Latin America Joins “Pacto por la Comida” News Update 01 Apr 2021 Food Waste The CGF Latin America Joins “Pacto por la Comida” The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce that it is a signatory of “Pacto por la Comida”, an ambitious voluntary agreement which aims to bring together stakeholders to make food and beverage production more sustainable and prevent food loss and waste up to 50% in the next ten years in México. On March […]
The CGF in Latin America Podcast 30 Jan 2020 Environmental Sustainability The CGF in Latin America In the first episode of season two, host Louise Chester talks to Erika Rodriguez, Regional Manager of Latin America, about the CGF’s work across the region, emerging consumer trends, and the office’s plans to take things forward in to 2020.     Sign Up For More CGF Podcasts  Apple Podcasts  Spotify
CGF at the LatAm Retail CongressShop 2019 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 […]
Consumer Goods Companies Join Forces in the ‘Mexico Get Well’ Movement Press Release 27 Sep 2019 Health & Wellness Consumer Goods Companies Join Forces in the ‘Mexico Get Well’ Movement Led by The Consumer Goods Forum, the initiative will run from 4th October to 4th November in 10 Walmart stores in Mexico City. The objective is to encourage consumers to make informed lifestyle decisions and to have balance and well-being in their lives. The ‘Mexico Get Well’ Movement is the latest addition to the CGF’s […]
SSCI Manager Sonja Schmid Speaks at Seafood Expo North America in Boston News Update 27 Mar 2019 Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Manager Sonja Schmid Speaks at Seafood Expo North America in Boston On March 18th, Sonja Schmid, the CGF’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Manager spoke on a panel at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston. The 2019 conference program featured over 25 educational sessions, presented by key industry experts. Attendees took away engaging and practical information covering the most important and timely issues relevant to today’s […]
Crafting a Public-Private Partnership: The Inter-American Foundation Partners with Danone Argentina to Promote Recycling Blog 19 Nov 2020 Plastic Waste Crafting a Public-Private Partnership: The Inter-American Foundation Partners with Danone Argentina to Promote Recycling In October, the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) launched a three-year public-private partnership with Danone Argentina, a leading global company that produces beverages and dairy and nutrition products, the Danone Ecosystem Fund—an endowment fund focused on developing general interest activities that create and strengthen sustainable and inclusive economic models globally—and Fundación Avina Argentina, a Latin American foundation […]