Press Release12 Nov 2020Product Data CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust PARIS, 12th November 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes. The projects, managed with the support of GS1, aim to improve the quality of product data and reduce inconsistencies […]
Video10 Nov 2020E2E Value Chain End-to-End Value Chain | Close-up with Ruediger Hagedorn Learn more about The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain initiative and Product Data Coalition in this close-up video with director Ruediger Hagedorn.
News Update09 Nov 2020Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Social Sustainability Manager Speaks at Virtual India and Sustainability Standards International Dialogues & Conference On 29th October, CGF Social Sustainability Manager Nadia Bunce joined a virtual discussion at the annual India and Sustainability Standards International Dialogues and Conference for a panel titled, “Responsible Recruitment: A Post Covid-19 Agenda Across Supply Chains.” The panel focused on the role of responsible recruitment both specifically in India and globally. Nadia spoke about […]
News Update06 Nov 2020Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour CGF Sustainability Director Meets with French-Operating Companies to Discuss Human Rights Due Diligence Engagement On 6th November, Director of Sustainability at The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Didier Bergeret, joined an event with French association, Entreprises pour les droits de l’homme, to commence discussions with French-operating companies around engaging with human rights and forced labour risks within the companies’ operations. With increasing regulatory demands in France and the European Union around human […]
News Update05 Nov 2020Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative SSCI Senior Manager Joins Virtual Roundtable at European SDG Summit On 29th October, Senior Manager of the CGF’s Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) Thomas van Haaren joined a virtual roundtable discussion at the European SDG Summit in a session titled, “Responsible Sourcing: From Assurance to Collaborative Action.” The panel focused on how to build resilient, sustainable supply chains through cooperation and strategic partnerships. Thomas joined […]
Blog05 Nov 2020Product Data Increased Profits Driving Dynamic Pricing Adoption Dynamic pricing is on the cusp of wide-scale adoption across all types of retailers. Once a plaything of airlines and the travel industry, dynamic pricing has gone mainstream. A Bain & Company global survey of 1,700 business leaders revealed that 85% of company management believe they need to make better pricing decisions. However, only 15% […]
News Update05 Nov 2020Product Data CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference The CGF is delighted to have partnered with SCM-ECR Laboratory in the organisation of their annual conference that took place virtually on 22-23 of October, and to have contributed to the discussions on the Management of Digitisation in Supply Chain with Shoppers and Users. The conference, moderated by Professor Virgil Popa, Ph.D., Valahia University of […]
News Update05 Nov 2020Human Rights - Working to End Forced Labour Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour (HRC) Extends Deadlines for Stakeholder Consultation and Call for Proposals In order to include the input of as many stakeholders as possible in its consultation, the CGF Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour has extended the deadline for its stakeholder consultation on its two strategies. These strategies are focused on creating frameworks for implementing forced labour-focused Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) systems […]
News Update04 Nov 2020Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘One for Good’, Creating Healthier Lifestyles Through Mindset Training and Sustainable Habit Formation The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) US team, who recently published their new report highlighting the actions and results of their in-store activations since the programme was re-launched in 2019, Empowering US Shoppers to Make Healthier Decisions, have recently selected a digital platform to continue innovating behaviour-change in consumers. The platform, Fresh Tri aims to […]
News Update02 Nov 2020Plastic Waste CGF China Brings Together CGF Members and Recyclers for Upstream-Downstream Solutions Panel on Plastic Waste At the China Plastics Reuse and Recycling Association (CPRRA) member conference from 19-21 October 2020, the CGF China Office held a panel discussion on 20 October 2020 in Hangzhou, China, to discuss the CGF, its members and other industry actors on their plastic waste and recycling efforts. Additionally, representatives from recycling companies in China were […]
Press Release28 Oct 2020Corporate CGF Announces New Members for October 2020 PARIS, 28th October 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. Lenta is the largest hypermarket operator and the 4th largest grocery retailer in the Russian […]
Video27 Oct 2020E2E Value Chain E2E SpringBoard | The Virtual Frog Event | Visit the Virtual Environment The Consumer Goods Forum End-to-End Value Chain Initiative hosted a virtual SpringBoard in an exciting new platform. Watch the video to get a sense of the virtual environment the event took place in!
News Update27 Oct 2020Collaboration for Healthier Lives Despite the COVID-19 Lockdown, 76% of Employees Happy with Their Jobs The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), led by its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (CHL), and Engaging Business, recently conducted a survey of consumer goods professionals as part of the CGF’s Sustainable Retail Summit that was held 15th-16th October 2020. The survey, developed by Engaging Business, was taken by 202 employees from numerous countries […]
Podcast26 Oct 2020E2E Value Chain Supply Chain Transparency, Reimagined In this episode, CGF’s Ruediger Hagedorn speaks to Trinanjan Gupta at TagOne, a blockchain empowered tech traceability platform, about the challenges in supply chain transparency and the role blockchain and cloud tech play in capturing and sharing data in food supply chains. Sign Up For More End-to-End Value Chain Podcasts iTunes Spotify
Podcast22 Oct 2020Forest Positive Mapping the Road to a Forest Positive Future In this episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden catches up with the co-chairs of the Forest Positive Coalition, Christine M. McGrath and Bertrand Swiderski, a month after the launch of the Coalition at Climate Week NYC. During this time, the first draft of the Coalition’s Palm Oil Roadmap was published, an essential […]