The Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) is a global, parity-based industry network that is driven by its members to encourage the global adoption of practices and standards that serves the consumer goods industry worldwide. It brings together the CEOs and senior management of some 400 retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and other stakeholders across 70 countries, and it reflects the diversity of the industry in geography, size, product category and format. Its member companies have combined sales of EUR 3.5 trillion and directly employ nearly 10 million people, with a further 90 million related jobs estimated along the value chain. It is governed by its Board of Directors, which comprises 58 manufacturer and retailer CEOs.

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Putting Sustainability at the Heart of Business
For this month’s episode, host Louise Chester speaks to Sylvie Nicol, Chief Human Resources Officer at Henkel. Sylvie, who is responsible for sustainability at Board level at the company, is perfectly placed to share Henkel’s key priorities and projects to drive progress on sustainability.
Dec 3, 2021 12:00 PM ET
Transparency in Sustainability Reporting Takes Centre Stage as Consumer Goods Leaders Launch First Collective Annual Report
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today underlined its dedication to transparent reporting by launching its first Annual Report. The report reviews commitments, activities, and accomplishments of 400 CGF members over the last 12 months and highlights business leadership on sustainability. It follows COP26 climate talks and the CGF’s announcement as a UN Race to Zero...
Nov 30, 2021 8:15 AM ET
The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership. Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to 52%. The Race to Zero...
Nov 5, 2021 10:15 AM ET
Consumer Trends in the Post Covid-19 Era
In the October episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Oliver Wright, Senior Managing Director at Accenture. Oliver shares insights on key consumer trends uncovered by Accenture during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as his thoughts on how our industry can harness the opportunities brought about by these behavioural shifts.
Oct 26, 2021 11:20 PM ET
'Common Prosperity' and Sustainable Future High on the Agenda at 4th Cgf China Day
BEIJING and SHANGHAI, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) will host on 22nd November the fourth annual edition of the CGF China Day in Beijing. The event brings together some 300 senior executives from across the CGF membership in China, including CEOs from the CGF’s China Board of Directors, which is currently co-chaired by Daniel Zhang, Chairman...
Oct 21, 2021 9:30 AM ET