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Dip into the (Profit) Pool Blog 02 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Dip into the (Profit) Pool No matter how you define value, for-profit companies will continue to be measured by, well, profit. Of course, there is accounting profit and economic profit. The major difference is that accounting profit only considers tangible costs; economic profit includes opportunity costs and other intangibles. If you want to think ahead, then economic profit and the […]
The Future of Value Creation Blog 26 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Future of Value Creation It isn’t sufficient to talk about Value Creation: value has to be sustained. The International Federation of Accountants talks about a cycle of definition, creation, delivery, and sustainability. This idea of a dynamic Value Creation life-cycle based on changing stakeholders’ perspectives on the meaning of value is a break with the static, free market view […]
Open [ ] Space Meetings with Dr. Trevor Davis Publication 18 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain Open [ ] Space Meetings with Dr. Trevor Davis
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 […]
The Paradox of Value Blog 19 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Paradox of Value If there is something important the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of, it is that many things are more valuable than money. Perhaps this shouldn’t surprise anyone. For example, the economic principle that states that scarcity of something leads to higher prices doesn’t make much sense when the item is health, water or access to […]
Incentivising ESG Data Sharing Blog 19 Feb 2022 E2E Value Chain Incentivising ESG Data Sharing Supporting Data Exchange for Reporting and Action Current Issues Around ESG Data Sharing As its necessity for our transition towards sustainability is recognised, there has been a significant increase in demand for ESG data in recent years. Reporting requirements are becoming ever more stringent, both in response to regulatory pressure and demands from shareholders and […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Announces 4th Edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit Press Release 20 Jun 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Announces 4th Edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit  Experts to gather in Berlin to address the hard truths, while tackling the leading sustainability issues facing the industry today Registrations now open! Take advantage of the early bird rates until 31st July   PARIS, 20th June 2019 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will be hosting its annual Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) in Berlin, Germany on […]
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 […]
Air Capsule – A Global Novel eCommerce Package developed by P&G Blog 18 Jul 2022 Plastic Waste Air Capsule – A Global Novel eCommerce Package developed by P&G The rise of ecommerce has led to significant challenges for consumer goods companies and e-retailers on finding effective and efficient ways to protect fragile products inside last mile delivery parcels, while avoiding excessive packaging. For 185 years, P&G’s purpose has always been to improve the lives of the world’s consumers, now and for generations to […]
Artificial Intelligence is Accelerating Business-to-Consumer Response Blog 01 Apr 2020 E2E Value Chain Artificial Intelligence is Accelerating Business-to-Consumer Response   I got an email recently from Amazon, that as a Prime member, I was now eligible for free grocery delivery, which previously cost $14.99/month with the AmazonFresh grocery delivery service. Amazon is rolling out this free service in phases. But soon, a large fraction of Prime members will have free grocery delivery services. This […]
CGF Hosts Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment with IHRB in Singapore News Update 28 Jun 2018 Social Sustainability CGF Hosts Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment with IHRB in Singapore The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and the Institute for Human Rights and Business, alongside key partners, teamed up to host the 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment & Employment on 11th and 12th June in Singapore. This important event provided an opportunity to explore successes and barriers to eliminating worker-paid fees, that often lead to […]
From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? The retail sector is where consumers come face to face with food.  Retailers have significant influence over whether the food that consumers face is nutritious, safe, available, affordable or attractive.  I have heard it said many times that the chief buyers for large food retailers are more important in influencing food choices than Ministries of […]
Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part Two Blog 12 Sep 2016 Employee Health and Wellness – the Asda Way: Part Two Last week, Part One of my interview with Damian Kitson and Paul Dover, from UK retailer Asda, looked at the role of employee health and wellness at Asda, what Asda’s Wellbeing Week is all about and what’s behind the newly-launched Wellbeing Hub.   You can read Part One here. We hope you enjoy Part Two below.   […]
News Update 20 Jun 2019 E2E Value Chain The CGF and Intel Publish DataPorts Learning Series Whitepaper  Together with Intel, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published a learning series whitepaper on DataPorts. The paper delves into how content integration tasks between value chain partners can be simplified with DataPorts, by virtualising value chain content. The paper, titled ‘DataPorts – Solving End-to-End Value Chain Content Integration‘, offers readers insights into DataPorts by […]
Overview of the Irish Retail Landscape Blog 21 Feb 2022 Global Summit Overview of the Irish Retail Landscape When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, Ireland implemented some of the strictest lockdown restrictions in the world. Initial hopes that “two weeks to flatten the curve” – as then-Prime Minister Leo Varadkar put it – would prevail were soon found wanting, as the country entered into what would turn out to be four stringent lockdowns […]
Change Below the Surface: Why the Battle Against High Salt Intake Needs a New Playbook Blog 20 Oct 2022 Health & Wellness Change Below the Surface: Why the Battle Against High Salt Intake Needs a New Playbook Whilst much is made of conscious eating (healthy diet awareness levels and consumers desire to eat better) the reality is that behaviour isn’t ultimately changing at the right pace. This is especially the case when it comes to salt and sodium intake, which has direct links to the ‘silent killer’ of hypertension and high blood […]