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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Transforming UK Food & Farming Policy

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

Food Citizenship

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

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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Climate emergency

Urgently moving to 'net zero' (or even carbon positive) food & farming systems will benefit the UK and climate-stressed regions where many go hungry.

Farm Animal Welfare

Farm animal welfare is an important indicator of how sustainable our food system is. It also shines a spotlight on our values and ethics.

Latest opinion

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


What to cultivate as we #BuildBackBetter

We identify some positive trends to get behind and challenging developments to be wary of during the pandemic

Helene Schulze
28 May 2020
Past Events

#FoodTalks: Emergency responses to COVID-19

Here are reflections, resources and the full video of our first online #FoodTalks exploring emergency responses to COVID-19

2 Apr 2020
Long Read

Coronavirus, Food and Ethics

Council member Nigel Dower unpacks some of the thorny ethical issues brought to the fore by COVID-19

Nigel Dower
24 Mar 2020

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