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CGF Simple Links White Paper Publication 30 Jan 2017 CGF Simple Links White Paper
The CGF and Innovation & Consult Publish Learning Series Whitepaper on 2L – The Digitally Autonomous Organisation News Update 11 Jun 2019 E2E Value Chain The CGF and Innovation & Consult Publish Learning Series Whitepaper on 2L – The Digitally Autonomous Organisation The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Innovation & Consult have collaborated to publish a learning series whitepaper describing the basic mechanisms behind some of the End-to-End pillar concepts, including Simple Links (2016), TimeBinder (2017), and Label-Less 2L (2018).  The paper begins by giving a detailed overview of Simple Links while providing practical examples of how it connects the […]
CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference News Update 05 Nov 2020 Product Data CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference The CGF is delighted to have partnered with SCM-ECR Laboratory in the organisation of their annual conference that took place virtually on 22-23 of October, and to have contributed to the discussions on the Management of Digitisation in Supply Chain with Shoppers and Users. The conference, moderated by Professor Virgil Popa, Ph.D., Valahia University of […]
Press Release 28 Aug 2013 Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Launches New Website   PARIS, 28th August 2013 – The Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020), a public-private partnership with the goal of reducing the tropical deforestation associated with key global commodities, such as soy, beef, palm oil, and pulp and paper, today announced a new online home for all the latest news and information about TFA 2020 […]
Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste Press Release 20 Sep 2017 Environmental Sustainability Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide by 2020, Reducing Food Waste The Consumer Goods Forum and Champions 12.3 issue landmark call to use two simple date labels by 2020   NEW YORK, 20th September 2017 — “Sell by,” “Use by,” “Display until,” “Best before,” what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range of date labels on food products, and the resulting confusion costs […]
Health and Wellness in Action Blog 04 Sep 2015 Health and Wellness in Action Here are three things to inspire you in your health and wellness offerings to your customers and employees alike.  Taking the time to think about what will work best for them and for the business goals can help set you up for success.   Small steps mean something in health and in wellness programs. Defining […]
Epicurean Nudging: Happier by Spending More for Less Food Blog 06 Jun 2018 Health & Wellness Epicurean Nudging: Happier by Spending More for Less Food To prevent overeating, we first tried information, but nutrition labelling and warnings haven’t had the desired impact, especially on the people who need help the most. Governments are now considering taxes, fines, and rules, which the industry doesn’t like because they are bad for business, and neither do consumers because it limits their choices. The […]
Unlocking the Value of Product Transparency Blog 25 Jun 2018 E2E Value Chain Unlocking the Value of Product Transparency Fake news. Wikileaks. The Panama Papers. The March for Truth. It seems more than likely that the 2010s will be remembered chiefly for its crisis of trust, and the citizen-led movement for truth and transparency. The public’s trust in all sectors of society is falling, and although CEOs and employers are more trusted in many […]
A Holistic Approach to Healthcare – The Retailer’s Call to Action Blog 19 Oct 2018 Health & Wellness A Holistic Approach to Healthcare – The Retailer’s Call to Action Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not always as simple as knowing what is and what isn’t ‘good’ for us. Our consumption patterns are determined by a whole host of interrelated extraneous variables. These range from our income, family size, demography, culture, taste preferences, and daily working schedules. Such factors have a significant role to play […]
How FMCG Brands Can Keep Up with Millennials Blog 05 Sep 2018 Global Summit How FMCG Brands Can Keep Up with Millennials When we talk about “millennials”, there can sometimes be a tendency to generalise about what is actually a very diverse group of consumers, covering anyone from the ages of 18- to around 35-years-old, anywhere in the world. Admittedly, this group does have some unifying characteristics; their tendency to be digitally skilled, for example (although this […]
What We Learnt From Our Forest Footprint Pilot Exercise Blog 10 Dec 2020 Forest Positive What We Learnt From Our Forest Footprint Pilot Exercise Working towards a ‘Forest Positive’ strategy   Since Nestlé made its no-deforestation commitment in 2010, we have worked directly within our supply chains to ensure that we know where the palm oil and other raw materials we buy come from. We now go all the way back to the plantation or the smallholder, verify that […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off  Annual Health & Wellness Survey Press Release 15 Jun 2016 The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Annual Health & Wellness Survey PARIS, 15th June 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Health & Wellness Measurement & Reporting exercise. The Survey, now in its 4th year, continues to grow in influence as a key tool for members of the CGF to highlight their positive actions towards empowering healthy […]
Annual Survey Asks How Consumer Goods Companies Are Empowering Consumers Press Release 18 Jul 2017 Annual Survey Asks How Consumer Goods Companies Are Empowering Consumers The Consumer Goods Forum Kicks-Off Annual Health & Wellness Survey PARIS, 18th July 2017 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Health & Wellness Survey. Now in its 5th year, the Survey continues to grow in influence as a key tool for members of the CGF to […]
CGF Announces New Members for June 2020 Press Release 26 Jun 2020 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for June 2020 PARIS, 26th June 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. The ALDI SOUTH Group is a global food retail company and operates in eleven countries on four […]
Welcome Emma Coles – Our New Retailer Co-Chair of the Health & Wellness Pillar Blog 26 Nov 2015 Welcome Emma Coles – Our New Retailer Co-Chair of the Health & Wellness Pillar   During our recent Health & Wellness Steering Committee meeting in New York, our team had the pleasure of welcoming Emma Coles (Royal Ahold) as the new retailer Co-Chair of the Committee. Emma will be working alongside her manufacturing Co-Chair, Laurent Chastain (Nestlé), and the rest of the Committee to help drive implementation of the Pillar’s five-year […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Marketing Communications to Children Implementation Guide Press Release 02 May 2016 The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Marketing Communications to Children Implementation Guide New resource shows consumer goods industry how to meet its commitment to stop targeted marketing communications to children by 2018   PARIS, 3rd May 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA), has today published a new tool to help companies meet agreed commitments to stop marketing communications to […]