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Machine Learning for the Optimisation of Business Processes Blog 19 May 2022 E2E Value Chain Machine Learning for the Optimisation of Business Processes Artificial Intelligence in the form of machine learning is already being used reliably in many applications today. Current application areas of machine learning (ML) are the optimisation of business processes and the automation of redundant and thus easily standardisable processes. Machine learning is an overall term for a range of techniques and tools that enable […]
Healthier Lives: The UK Context Blog 29 Apr 2022 Health & Wellness Healthier Lives: The UK Context It is no secret that the average diet of people in the UK could better reflect the EatWell Guidelines. Foods high in salt, sugar and fat make up 20% of FMCG sales and is growing at a rate of 2.7% – faster than any other sales of grocery products on the market. In addition, lifestyles […]
The Bright Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail  (Part II) Blog 29 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain The Bright Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail (Part II) The first part of this blog series showed us the main bottlenecks of promotions on the shop floor. What if retailers and brands could join forces to overcome these obstacles and together achieve effective and sustainable promotions at the same time. In this blog we will share an evolution that took place in the Netherlands […]
How Not to Waste Money on the Metaverse (Part II) Blog 26 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain How Not to Waste Money on the Metaverse (Part II) A recent issue of The Economist reported on Big Tech’s bet on extended reality glasses – the headsets, or head-wear, for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR.)   “Nearly every big technology firm,” according to the breathless report, “is rushing to develop an AR or VR headset, convinced that what has long been a niche […]
Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Blog 22 Apr 2022 Corporate Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now if we are to stand a chance of halting runaway climate change. A transition to a greener and healthier future […]
How Collective Action Can Transform Landscapes To Forest Positive Blog 22 Apr 2022 Forest Positive How Collective Action Can Transform Landscapes To Forest Positive As the world marks Earth Day, the Forest Positive Coalition and IDH-The Sustainable Trade Initiative, share five elements of success for landscape-level programmes working to restore and protect forests.  Forests are disappearing at a terrifying rate, and we must all step up our efforts to combat this urgent global issue and avert a catastrophic climate disaster. However, while most climate discussions focus on reducing […]
Engaging Citizens Around the World to Act on Food Waste Blog 19 Apr 2022 Food Waste Engaging Citizens Around the World to Act on Food Waste This year is already proving to be extraordinary. We are seeing inflation reigniting and disposable incomes falling in many countries, while poverty levels are predicted to rise. This is against a backdrop of 14% of global food production being lost and 17% of food available at consumer-level being wasted, while 10% of global population go […]
The Dark Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail (Part I) Blog 15 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain The Dark Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail (Part I) At Easter time, you cannot miss the promotion articles presented in colourful cardboard displays. But did you know that these temporary displays generate more than half of the total emissions of a store each year, without having any actual insights in the return on investments? Both retailers and brands have limited and scattered solutions to […]
How Not to Waste Money on the Metaverse (Part I) Blog 08 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain How Not to Waste Money on the Metaverse (Part I) No doubt there has recently been a moment – during a CXO strategy session, a marketing meeting, a visit from the consultants, a performance review with a bright young thing – where you’ve been asked:  What are we doing about the metaverse? Because the metaverse is, of course, the next big thing, it was the […]
Using First-Party Data to Build Strong, Consent-Based Customer Relationships Blog 22 Mar 2022 E2E Value Chain Using First-Party Data to Build Strong, Consent-Based Customer Relationships You may have heard that Google is phasing out third-party cookies in 2022, with the goal of protecting users who crave more privacy online. In a blog post explaining their thought process, Google points out that 81% of people feel that potential risks of their data being collected outweigh the benefits. Generated by another website, […]
Building a Forest Positive Future Through Partnership: CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance Blog 21 Mar 2022 Forest Positive Building a Forest Positive Future Through Partnership: CGF and the Tropical Forest Alliance The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) was originally created by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to support its 2010 Board Resolution to work towards ending deforestation. It has been my great pleasure to lead the TFA for the last three-and-a-half years, and to witness during this time a meaningful shift towards stronger collaboration and collective action […]
The Clash of Organizational Transformation and Linear Thinking Blog 17 Mar 2022 Corporate The Clash of Organizational Transformation and Linear Thinking Insigniam recently surveyed senior leaders about 10 of the largest challenges facing business, and the world, today. As one would expect, the survey revealed differing priorities and responses to challenges as diverse as global food security and the increasing pace of technological change. But the responses also highlighted a widespread understanding that business as usual […]
Net Zero Corporate Readiness: Between Optimism and Reality Blog 14 Mar 2022 Corporate Net Zero Corporate Readiness: Between Optimism and Reality Seen through a global lens, achieving Net Zero by 2050 requires considering critical questions about how efforts should differ according to country, sector and corporation. This article highlights key findings from ENGIE Impact’s Net Zero Corporate Readiness Report – based on our survey of 400 business leaders representing 21 sectors across 23 countries, including a deeper […]
Upstream Food Losses: Reducing Waste at the Source Blog 11 Mar 2022 Food Waste Upstream Food Losses: Reducing Waste at the Source This week is Food Waste Action Week, and the spotlight is on how we can collectively cut emissions by reducing food waste. The aim of the week is to create lasting change globally that helps to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goal of halving global food waste by 2030. According to WWF’s Driven to Waste […]
Spotlight on the Women Shaping the CGF’s Sustainability Agenda Blog 08 Mar 2022 Social Sustainability Spotlight on the Women Shaping the CGF’s Sustainability Agenda In celebration of International Women’s Day, we are interviewing our three highly valued female colleagues in the CGF’s Sustainability team, Aliya Kumekbayeva, Debora Dias, and Erin Bush.    What do you do at the CGF? Aliya: I’m a Sustainability Officer, helping CGF members collaborate on addressing food waste and plastics globally. Debora: My journey at […]
Defend Against Inflation With Resilient Supply Chains Blog 08 Mar 2022 E2E Value Chain Defend Against Inflation With Resilient Supply Chains For years, prices around the world have rising moderately. And we expect that; it’s part of how economics and business works. The difference is, now we are currently experiencing some of the highest spikes in a decade, spurred by supply chain shortages and large doses of government stimulus. The consumer price index (CPI) increased by […]