Special Recognition Awards
Special Recognition Awards are given to companies that demonstrate outstanding innovation, commitment or achievement in the field of farm animal welfare.
New Cage-Free Award!
In 2017, Compassion is launching a new Cage-Free Award to celebrate market leading food companies that are taking the momentous step of ending the use of ALL cages in their supply chain. Find out more about the award here.
Retailer Awards 2017
Compassion will also be celebrating its Retailer Awards again in 2017, which are based on results of our biennial Supermarket Survey.
Best Innovation and Marketing Awards 2016
In 2016, Compassion opened up the Best Innovation and Best Marketing Awards to manufacturers and food service companies for the first time, to recognise some of the leading work in these sectors.
The 2016 Best Innovation Award was awarded to Plukon Food Group in the Netherlands for their ‘Windstreek Stable’ – a new design of broiler shed incorporating multiple features for improved welfare. Find out more and watch the video here.
The 2016 Best Marketing Award was awarded to McDonald’s UK for two initiatives; their TV advertising around tree cover for laying hens and their ‘Good to Know’ campaign. Find out more and watch the video here.
Other Special Recognition Awards
European Leader Award 2012
A new special recognition award to acknowledge significant impact on farm animal welfare over a number of yearsRead more »
Leadership & Innovation in Retail 2012
We challenged supermarkets to present case studies demonstrating their most pioneering work to improve farm animal welfareRead more »
Leadership in Pig Welfare 2011
Recognition of pig producers that are making a huge difference to the welfare of sows and pigs in their supply chainRead more »
Best Innovation Award 2016
Recognition for developing and delivering a successful project that has positively impacted farm animal welfare in a significant way.Read more »
Best Marketing Award 2016
Recognition for delivering a marketing campaign that communicates farm animal welfare issues or promotes higher welfare products.Read more »