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Press Release 23 May 2013 3rd Refrigeration Summit to Bring Retailers and Technology Suppliers Together on 5th June Organised by The Consumer Goods Forum, the Summit Looks to Kick-start the Uptake of Natural Refrigeration Systems    PARIS, 23rd May 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced that the 3rd Refrigeration Summit – “Moving away from HFCs…Naturally!” – will be held in London on 5th June 2013. Hosted by Tesco, the Summit […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus Press Release 14 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus VANCOUVER, 13th June 2019 — With a packed agenda, we look at the key messages from the second day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Vancouver, Canada. Innovation and the role of new technologies were among the key themes discussed.    Capitalise on the growth opportunities in beauty  With a focus on the […]
Industry Collaboration, the Global Summit and Technology Combine Blog 08 Mar 2019 Global Summit Industry Collaboration, the Global Summit and Technology Combine As an industry, we are facing challenges that impact us globally and on a smaller, more localised scale. We have seen in recent years, especially in the face of new competition, new consumer demands and ever-changing technologies, that we need to be more agile than we have ever been before. And, perhaps less obviously, it […]
The Future We Want Depends on Innovative Policies, Responsible Business Conduct and People-Centred Technology Press Release 15 Jun 2018 Social Sustainability The Future We Want Depends on Innovative Policies, Responsible Business Conduct and People-Centred Technology SINGAPORE, 15th June 2018 – ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has urged global business leaders to work together with the United Nations to build a future of work that is equitable and harnesses technology to enhance people’s lives, especially those who are trapped in forced labour. Speaking to over a 1,000 CEOs at The Consumer Goods […]
Leveraging Technology to Detect, Measure, and Mitigate Sustainability and Socially Responsible Sourcing Risks Blog 17 Feb 2020 E2E Value Chain Leveraging Technology to Detect, Measure, and Mitigate Sustainability and Socially Responsible Sourcing Risks Checking your newsfeed and discovering that your organisation has been cited for human rights, environmental, fraud, or other supply chain sourcing violations is an avoidable event. Given the complexity and lack of visibility in raw material supply chains, sustainability and supply chain teams often rely on auditors, certifiers, consultants and NGOs to collect risk data […]
Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using Technology for the Benefit of Retailers and Consumers News Update 01 Mar 2018 Food Waste Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using Technology for the Benefit of Retailers and Consumers We are pleased to announce the publication of a new report, entitled Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using technology for the benefit of retailers and consumers. Capgemini and The Consumer Goods Forum, through this End-to-End Value Chain Learning Series, aim to identify the challenges and opportunities that food retailers face and the important role they can play in reducing food […]
Technology Solutions Tackling Dairy Industry Challenges Podcast 18 Mar 2020 E2E Value Chain Technology Solutions Tackling Dairy Industry Challenges In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain podcast series, catch up with IBM India’s Rajesh Ray as he shares key insights on the various next-generation technology solutions that have emerged to help tackle some of the critical challenges faced in the dairy industry today.   Sign Up For More End-to-End Value Chain Podcasts  iTunes  […]
CGF End-to-End Value Chain Director, Ruediger Hagedorn, contributes to a feature on blockchain and technology in Gigabit Magazine. News Update 16 Mar 2018 E2E Value Chain CGF End-to-End Value Chain Director, Ruediger Hagedorn, contributes to a feature on blockchain and technology in Gigabit Magazine. Gigabit Magazine has published an article on ‘Blockchain in the Consumer Goods Industry’, featuring an interview with Ruediger Hagedorn, CGF End-to-End Value Chain Director.   In the article, Ruediger talks about the potential of blockchain in transforming the industry, as well as the key benefits and drawbacks offered by the technology. He also talks about […]
Reducing Food Waste Through Technology Solutions Blog 15 Apr 2021 Food Waste Reducing Food Waste Through Technology Solutions Food waste can contribute to the ongoing issue of malnutrition in many countries worldwide, as well as the squandering of valuable natural resources. Slashing food waste is a challenge many businesses are beginning to tackle and successfully doing so can bring significant benefits, both financial and environmental, to producers, retailers, and consumers alike. The Consumer […]
Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using Technology for the Benefit of Retailers and Consumers Infographic 01 Mar 2018 E2E Value Chain Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using Technology for the Benefit of Retailers and Consumers
Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using Technology for the Benefit of Retailers and Consumers Publication 05 Mar 2018 E2E Value Chain Smart Reduction of Consumer Food Waste: Using Technology for the Benefit of Retailers and Consumers
Online Global Growth of 163% Predicted By 2023, Adding $257bn to Food and Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 05 Jun 2019 Corporate Online Global Growth of 163% Predicted By 2023, Adding $257bn to Food and Consumer Goods Industry LONDON and PARIS, 5th June 2019 — Digital technologies are revolutionising the way the food and consumer goods industry operates and online sales are forecast to grow 163% by 2023 across major markets, according to a new report from research organisation IGD, in association with The Consumer Goods Forum.  Looking at how companies can respond to […]
Press Release 28 Feb 2014 Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 3  ANAHEIM, Calif., USA, 28th February 2014 – The last day of the Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference was kicked off by yet another set of inspiring breakfast sessions, kindly hosted by the conference sponsors Ecolab, SGS and NSF International. The following plenary and breakout sessions involved thought provoking discussions around one central […]
A Fork in The Road: Committing to Food Traceability in 2021 Blog 16 Mar 2021 E2E Value Chain A Fork in The Road: Committing to Food Traceability in 2021 We are standing at the dawn of a trust revolution in the retail sector, in which food traceability becomes a global trend and consumers obtain visibility on the entire food journey. This transformation is compounded by the ever-increasing importance of health, safety and well-being concerns in society – accelerated further by the COVID-19 pandemic. As […]
Are You Committed? The Time to Act on Refrigerants is Now Blog 20 Apr 2017 Are You Committed? The Time to Act on Refrigerants is Now   New research shows that our society is only four years away from keeping the global average temperature of rising to no more than 1.5C. Reductions of CO2 through measures such as the phasing out of chemical refrigerants are necessary. Thankfully, much progress has been made by the global consumer goods industry in transitioning away from […]
Press Release 10 Jan 2011 Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration 2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the past year, executives from across the retail  and consumer goods industry have worked together, as part of the Future Value Chain initiative, to focus on […]