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Submission to the Welsh government consultation ‘Brexit and the land’

Submission to the Welsh government consultation ‘Brexit and the land’

31/10/18
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Our response to the Welsh government's proposals on how to continue to support farmers after Brexit. 


Farm animal welfare metrics briefing 2018

Farm animal welfare metrics briefing 2018

24/07/18
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It is vital that farm animal welfare metrics are incorporated into a package of sustainability metrics.


Fairness in the food system - poll

Fairness in the food system - poll

19/06/18
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Food Ethics Council poll shows UK generations divided on attitudes to fairness in the food system


Fronting up: UK sustainable food systems in the spotlight

Fronting up: UK sustainable food systems in the spotlight

05/12/17
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This snapshot analysis of the 2017 Food Sustainability Index ('FSI') forms part of our work on the unleashing the power of indexes. The FSI is produced by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition ('BCFN') Foundation and the Economist Intelligence Unit ('EIU').

 

 


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.

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.

Square Meal

Square Meal

06/08/14
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Ten organisations (The Food Research Collaboration, the RSPB, Friends of the Earth, the National Trust, the Food Ethics Council, Sustain, the Wildlife Trusts, the Soil Association, Eating Better and Compassion in World Farming) have come together for the first time to highlight the overwhelming evidence that demonstrates the need for major changes to national food and farming policy.

Square Meal: why we need a new recipe for farming, wildlife, food and public health aims to start a collaborative discussion in the run up to next year’s general election, and influence future government policies on these issues.


The food system we made?

The food system we made?

26/03/14
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The March 2014 Business Forum meeting heard from Jonathan Porrit, co-founder of Forum for the Future and author of The World We Made about the key events, technology breakthroughs and lifestyle revolutions that might make the world a better place by the mid-twenty first century.

The report of this Business Forum is available to download below.


FEC Magazine. Summer 2012. Sustainable intensification: Unravelling the rhetoric

FEC Magazine. Summer 2012. Sustainable intensification: Unravelling the rhetoric

01/07/12
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The Summer issue of Food Ethics magazine asks: what does ‘sustainable intensification’ mean? Is it the silver bullet that will deliver green and fair farming and food systems, or is it business as usual with a green halo?


FEC Magazine. Spring 2012. Soil: a fragile foundation

FEC Magazine. Spring 2012. Soil: a fragile foundation

01/04/12
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In the spring 2012 issue of Food Ethics magazine we take on the much undervalued subject of soils. Their health and sustainability is fundamental to our future – ensuring fertility for increasing yields; helping cope with drought and water shortages; maintaining human health though providing essential nutrients to our diets; and its essential role in carbon sequestration.