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Press Release 20 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Roundup PARIS, Friday 20th June 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) Global Summit 2014 has come to a close. The final day of the Summit in Paris saw business leaders from around the world – and special guests Jamie Oliver and Mattias Klum – come together to discuss how the industry is addressing its […]
Press Release 18 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Industry Strengthens Commitment to Improving Health and Wellness for Consumers Worldwide The Consumer Goods Forum Board of Directors agrees to new strategic milestones to help ensure the wellbeing of consumers PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – Recognising the importance of health and wellness to consumers, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Board of Directors has today reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of its Health & Wellness Resolutions […]
Press Release 09 Jan 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Survey Results Tracking Implementation of Health & Wellness Resolutions  PARIS, 9th January 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum (“The Forum”) today announced results from its inaugural survey aimed at establishing where The Forum members are in meeting the Health & Wellness Resolutions (“the Resolutions”). The results were published as part of a “Progress Report”, also released today, which was produced in conjunction with Deloitte, […]
Press Release 29 Nov 2010 Consumer Goods Industry Announces Initiatives on Climate Protection Retailers and manufacturers to halt deforestation practices and phase out climate-damaging refrigerants    PARIS, 29th November 2010 – On the first day of the Cancun Climate Summit, the Consumer Goods Forum announced two major initiatives on climate change: to work toward ending deforestation, and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global […]
Press Release 11 Jun 2014 Captains of the Consumer Goods Industry to Gather for Annual Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 convenes in Paris 18th- 20th June     PARIS, 11th June 2014 – One week today, CEOs from the biggest names in the global consumer goods and retail businesses will descend on Paris to discuss the future of their industries. The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) 2014 Global […]
Press Release 25 Jun 2013 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch Significant Recommendations that have the Potential to Alter the Industry Landscape Two megatrends, ‘Digital World’ and ‘Fight for Resources,’ are addressed as part of the Future Value Chain series    PARIS, 25th June 2013 – A report published today by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global parity based network for the consumer goods industry, together with Capgemini calls for the consumer goods and retail industry […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2010 The Coca‐Cola Company and Carrefour Chiefs to Head Collaborative Industry Platform Muhtar Kent and Lars Olofsson elected co‐chairs of The  Consumer Goods Forum    PARIS, 24th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum has elected Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca‐Cola Company, and  Lars Olofsson, CEO of Carrefour, the world’s second‐largest retailer, as its new co‐chairs. Jointly, the co‐chairs will drive cross‐industry collaborative action […]
Press Release 18 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 Gets Underway in Paris Over 1,000 industry leaders from 50 countries gather for annual consumer goods and retailer conference; Keynote opening address to be given by Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development   PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – Leaders from the world’s top retail and consumer goods companies have gathered today in Paris […]
Press Release 18 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Calls for Binding Global Climate Change Deal PARIS, Wednesday 18th June 2014 – The Board of The Consumer Goods Forum today called on heads of state across the world to engage and act with determination, leadership and ambition to secure an ambitious and legally binding global climate deal. As part of its call for action around climate change, The Forum has also […]
Press Release 13 Jun 2013 Business Basics More Important Than New Approaches to Growth, The Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG Find  — Sales growth, product innovation and cost reduction programs come top for senior executives in 2013, over newer trends including mobile sales and online media  — Findings released during The Consumer Goods Forum’s annual summit in Tokyo    TOKYO, 13th June 2013 – According to new research from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and KPMG […]
Press Release 12 Jun 2013 Royal Ahold and Nestlé CEOs Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum    TOKYO and PARIS, 12th June 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global, parity-based network for the consumer goods industry, today announced it has elected two new Co-Chairs: Dick Boer, CEO of international retailing group Royal Ahold, and Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestlé. The pair will replace outgoing co-chairs Muhtar Kent of The […]
Press Release 11 Dec 2012 The Consumer Goods Forum and The Sustainability Consortium Announce Global Partnership to Harmonise Sustainability Measurement  PARIS, 11th December 2012 – As the consumer goods industry continues to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain, there is an increasing need for a globally harmonized approach to measure and communicate product lifecycles. Today, a joint programme between two leading global organisations was announced that will tackle this issue. The organisations are: The Consumer […]
Press Release 19 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Roundup Consumer goods industry leaders discuss how to win globally and look to the digital future PARIS, Thursday 19th June 2014 – The first day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit drew to a close yesterday. Taking place in Paris, the Summit has brought together over 1000 consumer goods industry leaders from around the world […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2010 Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will take place in London on 23 – 25 June 2010. The leaders of some of the worlds’ most influential consumer goods companies will take to […]
Press Release 04 Mar 2010 Economic Concerns and Consumer Demand Remain Top Priorities for Consumer Goods Industry Companies continue to fight effects of financial crisis, yet refuse to put social and environmental responsibilities on the back burner    PARIS, 4th March 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today released its latest Top of Mind Survey, which reveals the priorities of 345 key decision-makers in global retail and consumer goods companies across 46 […]
Press Release 17 Feb 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Improves Member Offering Through European Supermarket Magazine  PARIS, 17th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce a new editorial and marketing relationship with ESM – European Supermarket Magazine (ESM). ESM is Europe’s dedicated magazine for the European supermarket sector. The publication is a required read for senior management working in the European grocery sector and for those individuals […]