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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 […]
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 […]
Consumer Engagement Principles: Addressing the Value Exchange Blog 03 Oct 2014 Consumer Engagement Principles: Addressing the Value Exchange   An outcome of our Future Value Chain 2022 programme, the rationale for the Consumer Engagement Principles project notes that in the context of consumer trust and legislation, and with regards to the use of digital technologies, the industry needs to protect its ability to create mutual value in digital consumer engagement. Our goal is […]
The Path to an Intelligent Enterprise Blog 15 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain The Path to an Intelligent Enterprise Digital transformation is not limited to the introduction of appropriate software systems, but above all reorganises business relationships, corporate processes, and value chains. The corresponding software supports and drives this transformation. However, it is primarily a tool to achieve this goal. Business transformation affects the respective functions, modes of action and departments. Processes are viewed […]
Squaring the Circle Blog 11 May 2021 E2E Value Chain Squaring the Circle I started this blog on Earth Day, 23rd April 2021. Amid watching a documentary on whales, heartfelt pleas for a better future by young activist Bella Lack, and dances and songs that celebrate the natural world, one word stood out: circularity. This idea of a circular economy has been around for a long time, but […]
Press Release 03 Nov 2011 Consumer Goods Forum Recommends Improved Collaboration Between Governments and Business on Sustainable Growth and Job Creation The Consumer Goods Forum made three recommendations to the G20 member governments (see Notes for Editors, overleaf), recommending that G20 states should agree and adopt a common understanding of sustainable growth and work with business to help improve quality of life across the world. Kent and Olofsson highlighted the potential for private-public partnerships to create […]
Addressing the Product Data Accuracy and Completeness Challenge Blog 02 Apr 2019 E2E Value Chain Addressing the Product Data Accuracy and Completeness Challenge P&G is proud to be part of The Consumer Goods Forum.  We are engaged at every level of the CGF’s agenda from our CEO’s active participation on the Board of Directors to P&G leadership on the various initiatives like Environmental Sustainability and the End-to-End Value Chain. My role at P&G has led me to be […]
E2E Value Chain Podcast: Image Recognition for Retail Execution Monitoring Podcast 10 May 2019 E2E Value Chain E2E Value Chain Podcast: Image Recognition for Retail Execution Monitoring Image recognition refers to technologies that identify people, places, logos, objects, and several other variables in images. Mobile phones and other devices equipped with cameras are leading to the creation of limitless digital images and videos for retail execution. More and more, companies are using this large volume of digital data to deliver better and […]
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 […]
AI – Predicting the Future of Business Blog 09 Feb 2018 E2E Value Chain AI – Predicting the Future of Business Depending on who you listened to at Davos, artificial intelligence (AI) either has the potential to be more transformative for humanity than fire, or trigger the end of civilisation.(Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai and Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma, respectively). Amid the hype and hyperbole however, there was consensus: AI is going to revolutionise not just business, […]
The Values of Values: Capturing the Value (Having Impact) Blog 30 Apr 2020 Corporate The Values of Values: Capturing the Value (Having Impact) In our 3-part series on ‘the value of values’ so far, we’ve defined: what values are, how they’re used, how a company can identify its values, and how to commit to them with action. Today, we’ll close out the series by looking at the positive impact that results from ‘walking the talk.’ The proverbial ‘value […]
Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe Blog 24 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe In Europe, modern trade retailers account for 40% to 80% of annual sales and gross profit for most consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs). Much of that profit is concentrated in four to five main customers in each country. A good year with one of these key customers typically translates into a good year for the […]
Open [ ] Space Meetings with Dr. Trevor Davis Publication 18 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain Open [ ] Space Meetings with Dr. Trevor Davis
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 […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New Tools to Help Consumer Goods Industry Safeguard Consumer Data Across Digital Channels — The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch New Assessment Scan and Companion Manual to Help Drive Implementation of the Consumer Engagement Principles — Companies Now Able to Benchmark Their Consumer Engagement Strategies   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the launch of a new assessment […]
Improving Global Food Supply Chain Operations with Virtual Twin Technology Blog 22 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Improving Global Food Supply Chain Operations with Virtual Twin Technology Agribusiness continues to be a major player in the US economy, contributing $1.109 trillion to national GDP in 2019. Global agribusiness revenue is expected to hit $10.2 trillion as the global economy rebounds from the pandemic slowdown. Over the past generation, the food business grew by consolidating into large producer/distributor operations, centred on creating a […]