IGD Industry Working Groups
IGD Industry Working Groups

Our advisory groups, networks and project groups represent the total food and consumer goods supply chain and play an integral role in tackling critical challenges that impact us all. Together, we identify where IGD can support the wider industry to invoke tangible, positive change and deliver social impact.

Our current groups and networks

Members are drawn from a range of leading companies in farming, manufacturing, wholesaling, retail and foodservice. Being involved provides an opportunity to develop your peer network and collaborate with other leading companies. You can help IGD identify future priorities for action and champion our work so that together, we drive change to make a significant, tangible difference and deliver social impact.

Email Networks@IGD.com to register your interest.

Policy Issues
Council

The Policy Issues Council is a forum of industry leaders that debates the strategic challenges facing the consumer goods industry, identifying future priorities for action.

 

 

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Membership is drawn from Chief Executives of leading companies in farming, manufacturing, wholesaling, retail and foodservice. The Policy Issues Council supports IGD's ambition to make a tangible difference to society by leading positive action through our industry.

Membership

  • ABP UK
  • Aldi Stores Ltd UK
  • Amazon.co.uk
  • Arla Foods
  • Associated British Foods plc
  • Bakkavor Group
  • Boparan Holdings Ltd
  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
  • Compass Group PLC
  • Co-op Group
  • Cranswick Country Foods
  • Marks and Spencer plc
  • Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK
  • Mondelez International
  • Musgrave Group
  • Nestle UK Ltd
  • NFU
  • Ocado Retail Ltd
  • Pilgrim’s Food Masters UK Limited
  • Premier Foods Group Plc
  • Procter & Gamble UK
  • Sainsbury's
  • SSP Group Plc
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • The Kraft Heinz Company UK
  • Unilever UK Limited
  • Waitrose Ltd
  • Warburtons Limited

Corporate Affairs
Advisory Group

The Corporate Affairs Advisory Group brings together senior stakeholders throughout the food and consumer good industry, to discuss common strategic challenges and advise how IGD can influence policy makers to drive greater social impact.

 

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It plays an integral role in supporting IGD’s Policy Issues Council, helping inform business leaders and support them to identify opportunities for collaborative action. Corporate Affairs Advisory Group members are typically senior corporate affairs and public policy representatives from businesses with membership of our Policy Issues Council.

Membership

  • 2 Sisters Food Group
  • Aldi Stores Ltd UK
  • Amazon UK Services Ltd
  • Arla Foods
  • ASDA Home Shopping
  • Associated British Foods plc
  • Bakkavor Group
  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
  • Compass Group PLC
  • Co-op Group
  • Greencore Group plc
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Kerry Foods Ltd
  • Marks and Spencer plc
  • Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK
  • Mondelez UK Ltd
  • Musgrave Group
  • Nestle UK & Ireland
  • NFU
  • Ocado Retail Ltd
  • Premier Foods Group Plc
  • Procter & Gamble UK
  • Sainsbury's
  • SSP
  • Tesco
  • The Kraft Heinz Company UK
  • Unilever UKCR Ltd
  • Waitrose Ltd
  • Warburtons Limited
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited

Technical Leadership
Forum

The Technical Leadership Forum brings together senior stakeholders throughout the food and consumer good industry, to discuss common technical issues and strategic challenges.

 

 

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The group supports IGD’s ambition to accelerate progress towards a sustainable food and consumer goods system. Members are typically senior Technical Directors and leaders who play an integral role in identifying priorities for industry action and opportunities for IGD to support.

Membership

  • 2 Sisters Food Group
  • ABP UK
  • ASDA Stores Ltd
  • Bakkavor Group
  • Barfoots of Botley Ltd UK
  • Brakes
  • Compass Group PLC
  • Co-op Group
  • Greencore Group plc
  • Greggs plc
  • Marks and Spencer plc
  • Moy Park Ltd
  • Ocado Group Plc
  • Premier Foods Group Plc
  • Sainsbury's
  • Saputo Dairy UK
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Waitrose Ltd
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited

Industry Nutrition
Strategy Group

The Industry Nutrition Strategy Group (INSG) spearheads our mission to make healthy and sustainable diets accessible for everyone.

 

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Membership is drawn from senior nutritionists of leading companies throughout the food industry, who assess current and future challenges to help shape industry action and identify opportunities for IGD to support.

Membership

  • 2 Sisters Food Group
  • Aldi Stores Ltd UK
  • Allied Bakeries
  • Arla Foods UK
  • ASDA Stores Ltd
  • Brakes
  • British Nutrition Foundation
  • Compass Group PLC
  • Co-op Group
  • Danone UK
  • Kellogg Marketing & Sales UK Ltd
  • Kerry Group plc
  • Marks and Spencer plc
  • Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK
  • McDonald's Restaurants Ltd
  • Moy Park Ltd
  • Nestle UK Ltd
  • Ocado Group Plc
  • PepsiCo Europe
  • Premier Foods Group Plc
  • Sainsbury's
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Unilever UK Limited
  • Waitrose Ltd
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited

People Leaders
Advisory Group

The People Leaders Advisory Group connects senior industry stakeholders with a focus on building a workforce fit for the future.

 

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Members come together to capture common priorities and shape industry action, helping to inform IGD’s People programmes. Members are typically senior People Directors from a range of companies representing the breadth of the food and consumer goods industry.

Membership

  • Allied Bakeries
  • Arla Foods UK
  • ASDA Stores Ltd
  • Bakkavor Group
  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
  • Compass Group PLC
  • Danone Dairy
  • Greencore Group plc
  • Hovis
  • KP Snacks
  • Musgrave Group
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Ltd
  • Premier Foods Group Plc
  • Sainsbury's
  • Sysco Europe
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Unilever UKCR Ltd
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets Limited

Industry
networks

In addition to our core advisory groups, we operate several industry networks, providing IGD with a broader, more representative voice of industry.

 

Email Networks@IGD.com to join our networks.

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Network members will benefit from tailored IGD resources and programmes, the opportunity to develop a group of industry peers and to get involved in active IGD project/working groups.

  • Technical Leaders network
  • People Leaders network
  • Learning & Development network
  • Industry Nutrition network

Project and
working groups

Our project/working groups are a key part of how we deliver social impact. In collaboration with IGD, these groups develop and pilot innovative programmes focused on the challenges and opportunities identified through our advisory groups.

Email Networks@IGD.com to join our networks.

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Members of our industry networks will have the opportunity to join relevant groups.

  • Sustainable Packaging Systems working group
  • Healthy & Sustainable Diets working group
  • Environmental Labelling project groups