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The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal Press Release 14 Sep 2017 Sustainable Retail Summit The CGF Sustainable Retail Summit Heads to Montréal The Consumer Goods Industry to Meet in Canada to Discuss Megatrends, Positive Business Actions and Implementation Challenges The second Sustainable Retail Summit convenes in Montréal on 2nd-3rd October The event brings together retail and manufacturing leaders to collaborate on key industry issues including forced labor, food waste and consumer health   PARIS, 14th September 2017 […]
Blog 02 Aug 2018 Social Sustainability 5 Reasons to Join Us in Lisbon This year, the Sustainable Retail Summit – Implement Today for a Sustainable, Healthier Tomorrow – will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, a country that has a dynamic retail community and is at the forefront of tackling issues like exploitative labour practices, climate change, supply chain transparency and health and wellness. Learn more about why we […]
Purpose & the Shared Road to Recovery Focus of 5th Sustainable Retail Summit Press Release 17 Sep 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Purpose & the Shared Road to Recovery Focus of 5th Sustainable Retail Summit The Consumer Goods Forum has created a virtual edition for the first time due to impact of COVID-19; programme promises to deliver great content and networking opportunities; event is open to both members and non-members   PARIS, 17th September 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will be hosting its annual Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) […]
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 […]
Business Leaders, Sustainability and Health Experts and Environmental Groups Set to Unite at Sustainable Retail Summit to Help Shape Future of Industry Press Release 08 Sep 2021 Sustainable Retail Summit Business Leaders, Sustainability and Health Experts and Environmental Groups Set to Unite at Sustainable Retail Summit to Help Shape Future of Industry The Consumer Goods Forum gears up to host more than 400 industry leaders and experts from 13th – 14th October, for two days of inspirational talks and best practice sessions helping to drive positive change for business, people and planet Major businesses and non-profit organisations including Unilever, Danone, PepsiCo, WHO, Walmart and WWF will reflect […]
Sustainable Retail Summit 2018: Why Portugal? Blog 01 Feb 2018 Environmental Sustainability Sustainable Retail Summit 2018: Why Portugal? This year The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)’s Sustainable Retail Summit (SRS) will be hosted in Lisbon, Portugal on 25th to 26th October. The Associação Portuguesa de Empresas de Distribuição (APED) has been a member of the CGF since 2010. We, alongside our members from the Portuguese retail sector, have been playing an active role for […]
News Update 02 Nov 2016 Forced Labour Eradication Key Topic at Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to implement sustainable business practices in their organisations and drive positive change across the industry. The […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap Press Release 24 Oct 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap BERLIN, 24th October 2019 – After a successful day of critical insights, best practice sharing and rich discussions, day one of the 4th Sustainable Retail Summit has come to an end. Close to 300 industry experts convened at the Hilton Hotel in the German capital for the first of two days expected to sort fact […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap Press Release 25 Oct 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day Two Recap BERLIN, 25th October 2019 – The 4th edition of the Sustainable Retail Summit has officially come to a close in Berlin. Close to 300 industry experts convened at the Hilton Hotel in the German capital for the second day of thought-provoking insights, best practice sharing and deep discussions around the hard truths in health and […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Expert Series: Kees Jacobs, Vice President of Global Consumer Goods and Retail, Capgemini Video 30 Sep 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Expert Series: Kees Jacobs, Vice President of Global Consumer Goods and Retail, Capgemini    Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit are now open! Click here to visit the event website.
Sustainable Retail Summit Expert Series: Kathy Abusow, Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Video 08 Oct 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Expert Series: Kathy Abusow, Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)    Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit are now open! Click here to visit the event website.
The View From 2023: How the Pandemic Helped Us Build the Next Generation of Safe Retail Blog 13 Oct 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit The View From 2023: How the Pandemic Helped Us Build the Next Generation of Safe Retail Fast-forward about three years. It’s late 2023. The pandemic of 2020 is behind us. The much-anticipated vaccine was successful, widely distributed, and we’re living in what is commonly known as “the new normal.” Most of that new normal is much like the old normal. We’re humans after all, and most of us didn’t like social […]
Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 03 Nov 2016 Food Waste Front and Centre at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to implement sustainable business practices in their organisations and drive positive change across the industry. The conference […]
Forests as a Nature-based-solution to Address Climate Change and Reduce Carbon Emissions Blog 14 Oct 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Forests as a Nature-based-solution to Address Climate Change and Reduce Carbon Emissions The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) share a belief that third-party forest certification is a proven, readily-available, consumer-facing assurance tool that supports supply chain management, responsible sourcing, and corporate sustainability strategies, including action on climate change. SFI’s mission is to advance sustainability through forest-focused collaborations. Together […]
Sustainable Retail Summit Experts Series: Dr. Liz Goodwin, Senior Fellow & Director, Food Loss & Waste, World Resources Institute Video 11 Sep 2020 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Experts Series: Dr. Liz Goodwin, Senior Fellow & Director, Food Loss & Waste, World Resources Institute   Registrations for the virtual Sustainable Retail Summit are now open! Click here to visit the event website.
Collaboration is Essential to Creating Sustainable Food Systems and is Fundamental to Improving Lives and Protecting Our Planet Blog 16 Oct 2021 Environmental Sustainability Collaboration is Essential to Creating Sustainable Food Systems and is Fundamental to Improving Lives and Protecting Our Planet More than three billion people around the world cannot afford a healthy diet. Meanwhile the global food production system is contributing over 25% of the planet’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Today marks World Food Day, a moment to generate awareness and action on responsible food production and consumption within the global agri-food system to create better […]