List of episodes
European Retail: Challenges & Trends of Tomorrow
October 30, 2019
The October episode of the CGF podcast, recorded at the fourth Sustainable Retail Summit features Stephen Wynne-Jones, Editor of European Supermarket Magazine, who provides his insights in to the big challenges facing the industry, his predictions on future retail trends as we move into a new decade, and his highlights from this year’s SRS.
Purposeful Retail and the Future of Food
September 20, 2019
In this month’s episode, we talk to Veronika Pountcheva, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility and Senior Vice President at METRO AG, and co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Sustainability Initiative. Veronika explains how METRO is contributing to shaping the future of food in the face of a changing climate, and shares her wisdom on how innovative partnerships and collaborative action can drive progress on today's big challenges.
Conservation and Sustainability: The Role of the Private Sector
August 23, 2019
In the August episode, host Louise Chester welcomes Kavita Prakash-Mani, Global Conservation Director at WWF and 2019 SRS speaker to talk all things sustainability, including plastics, food waste, and deforestation, as well as the vital role that the private sector can play in driving change.
Growth, Sustainability, and the Future of Retail
July 31, 2019
The July episode features Ray Gaul, SVP Retail Insights EMEA at Kantar Consulting, who shares his unique insights on new formulas for business growth, and his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing retailers as they navigate today’s changing landscape.
Looking Ahead With Peter Freedman
June 24, 2019
In the June episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester catches up with the CGF's Managing Director Peter Freedman, as the team returns from the CGF’s flagship event, the Global Summit in Vancouver. Peter reflects on what made this year’s Summit special, the key takeaways from the June Board meeting and the industry’s progress and future plans.