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Embrace the Inevitable – How Consumer Organisations Can Transform Their Supply Chains Through AI and Robotics Automation Press Release 24 Apr 2018 E2E Value Chain Embrace the Inevitable – How Consumer Organisations Can Transform Their Supply Chains Through AI and Robotics Automation PARIS, 24th April 2018 — PA Consulting Group and The Consumer Goods Forum today launch a research paper AI and Robotics automation in consumer-driven supply chains. This paper helps consumer goods organisations navigate the complexities of AI and Robotics automation technology and suggests they should embrace this rapidly evolving source of competitive advantage. AI and Robotics […]
Supply Chains Must Embrace the Inevitable and Transform Through AI and Robotics Automation Blog 30 Apr 2018 E2E Value Chain Supply Chains Must Embrace the Inevitable and Transform Through AI and Robotics Automation Consumer goods supply chains are in urgent need of more AI and Robotics automation. Many remain stuck in traditional linear models – producing standardised products from bulk materials in large centralised factories to maximise economies of scale. The end user has little or no interaction with any part of the supply chain until the product […]
Sustainability: the Key to Resilient Recovery Blog 12 Oct 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainability: the Key to Resilient Recovery For most of 2020, businesses have been absorbed by one thing: COVID-19. They’ve been rapidly adapting and doggedly surviving as the global pandemic disrupts what they do or, in many cases, shuts them down altogether. But while this new existential threat has consumed everyone’s attention, another one is still as urgent as ever: climate change. […]
Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen Press Release 01 Jul 2020 Health & Wellness Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen New report spotlights how the consumer industry can boost healthier eating around the world   PARIS, 1st July 2020 – Today, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Nielsen Global Connect, published a revealing report on the state of consumer health, nutrition and wellbeing around the world. How the Consumer […]
CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 02 Jul 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the launch of the sixth and final installment of the End-to-End Value Chain “Management Cybernetics” learning series, in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 published in the first semester of 2020.  Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary […]
The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ Press Release 29 May 2020 Health & Wellness The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ More than 470 case studies and key learnings from CGF members and the wider industry on how they responded to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis Publication part of CGF’s all-new Global Learning Mechanism   Paris, 29th May 2020 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has partnered with global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman on the curation of […]
CGF Publishes Parts 10-11 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 29 May 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 10-11 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series Parts 10-11 of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) Management Cybernetics learning series has been published by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-9 of the learning series paper in January, February,  March and April. Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary approach to explore regulatory […]
CGF Publishes Parts 8-9 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 23 Apr 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 8-9 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series Parts 8-9 of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) Management Cybernetics learning series has been published by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-7 of the learning series paper in January, February and March. Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary approach to explore regulatory systems, […]
AI and Robotics Automation in Consumer-Driven Supply Chains Publication 24 Apr 2018 E2E Value Chain AI and Robotics Automation in Consumer-Driven Supply Chains
The E2E Pillar Publishes Winter Solstice 2018 SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 28 Apr 2019 E2E Value Chain The E2E Pillar Publishes Winter Solstice 2018 SpringBoard Executive Summary The Consumer Goods Forum’s first-ever Winter Solstice SpringBoard took place in Barcelona, Spain on 3-4 December 2018. SpringBoard events are invitation-only workshops that aim to foster knowledge sharing on the newest trends impacting the consumer goods industry. The two-day event marked a milestone in the End-to-End Value Chain Pillar strategy of spreading best practices. Experts […]
Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative News Update 18 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative Today, the Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) UK team published an interim report on the first year of the initiative, with the intention of inspiring others to take action and sharing learnings and the key achievements to date.  Stakeholders were brought together across industry, public bodies and civic society in late 2018 to help launch […]
How AI and Robotics will Transform FMCG Supply Chains Blog 18 Jul 2018 E2E Value Chain How AI and Robotics will Transform FMCG Supply Chains AI and robotics are two exciting technologies with enormous potential. We’re used to hearing about the possibilities they could bring in the home. However, we don’t tend to hear so much about how they’re going to change supply chains, specifically in the FMCG sector. As I discussed in Oracle’s recent Retail Tomorrow, Today report, these […]
The CGF and Capgemini Publish Whitepaper on Innovation in Collaboration News Update 29 May 2019 E2E Value Chain The CGF and Capgemini Publish Whitepaper on Innovation in Collaboration Together with Capgemini, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published a learning series whitepaper about the complex correlation between innovation and collaboration. The paper, titled “Coupled to Success: Innovating in Collaboration Across New Consumer Landscapes”, provides a vision of the pivotal role that collaboration will play in the future success of consumer industries and the […]
Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative Publication 18 Jun 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives Business Reflections on the Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative
Conscious Consumerism is Transforming Industries Blog 04 Oct 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit Conscious Consumerism is Transforming Industries Conscious consumers are voting with their phones and wallets. Sustainably aware buyers aren’t just motivated by advertising, convenience and cost. Instead, they research the companies they buy from and support to understand their purpose, business processes, sustainability commitments and, more importantly, the impact their products or services have on the planet. While this trend dates back […]
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 […]