Our mission is to accelerate the shift towards fair food systems that respect people, animals and the planet.

Our Focus

Our work is about transforming the discussion around food and farming, using ethics and values as our foundation, to pave the way to a fair food system that respects people, animals and the planet.

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Food Citizenship

Exploring how a shift from a consumer to a citizen mindset can change the future of our food system

Transforming UK Food & Farming Policy

Promoting policies that contribute to fair, sustainable food and farming.

Our Issues

We investigate, analyse and explore a wide range of issues and ethical debates surrounding UK food and farming and global food system sustainability. Explore our issues pages to learn more about the challenges and opportunities we must collectively take on to create fair food systems for all.

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Meat, Livestock & Dairy

Producing and eating meat and dairy foods have significant impacts on people’s health, the planet and animal welfare.

Food Waste

Wasted food hurts our wallets but also costs our planet in wasted resources, pollution and increased greenhouse gas emissions.

Latest opinion

Blogs, long reads and inspiration exploring ethics, policy and the future of food

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What we want to see in party manifestoes

Food Ethics Council's 10 asks from party political manifestoes

Dan Crossley
9 Nov 2019
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Food security is essential for national security

Guest blog from ffinlo Costain on why food security is vital for national security

ffinlo Costain
18 Sep 2019
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How Food Sustainability Index can foster policy dialogue & progress

Martin Koehring, of the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses how tools like the FSI play an important role in accelerating progress

Martin Koehring
26 Aug 2019

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Our events are designed to stimulate debate and constructive thinking about the issues that surround the world of food.

Events