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Fat at five: the new norm?

Fat at five: the new norm?

30/03/16
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The 19th January 2016 Business Forum explored the drivers behind the rise in obesity; debated different interventions that business might take; and considered what should be in the Government’s forthcoming child obesity strategy.

Fair share-holders

Fair share-holders

29/02/16
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The 24th November 2015 Business Forum explored how investors can help us drive fair, sustainable and humane food systems.

Data to the rescue?

Data to the rescue?

30/11/15
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The 29 September 2015 Business Forum meeting explored the potential and the challenges around big and open data in food and farming.

Food and farming for development - helping end hunger?

Food and farming for development - helping end hunger?

14/09/15
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The July 7th Business Forum discussed how British food and farming businesses can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

The changing face of food retail

The changing face of food retail

28/07/15
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To mark our 50th Business Forum meeting, we discussed the changing face of food retail past, present and future with Justin King, former CEO of Sainsbury's.

Food: All things considered

Food: All things considered

01/06/15
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To celebrate the 50th Business Forum, the Food Ethics Council published a report highlighting the inequalities inherent in global food systems, and assesses the constraints, enablers and transformations needed to move towards global food systems that are fair and healthy.

Food choices, ethics and advertising

Food choices, ethics and advertising

24/03/15
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The March 2015 Business Forum assessed whether the advertising industry can have a positive role in transitioning towards a sustainable food system.

A steak in the future

A steak in the future

27/01/15
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Even if we can grow cultured meat, should we? The report of the Business Forum on Tuesday 27th January 2015.

Meat insecurity

Meat insecurity

18/11/14
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Should we worry about eating our fair share of meat? The report of the Business Forum on Tuesday 18th November 2014.

Learning from the Groceries Code Adjudicator experience

Learning from the Groceries Code Adjudicator experience

10/11/14
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October 2014's Business Forum explored some of the issues relating to corporate power in the food system. with keynote speakers Christine Tacon (Chair of the GCA) and Tim Lang (Professor of food policy at City University, London).