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We work with all sectors of the food industry and offer a range of tools and services to help drive farm animal welfare improvements and move industry towards more sustainable food systems:

Strategy and Policy development

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We can help you make the business case for change, identifying areas for improving animal welfare and rebalancing your protein portfolios, all tailored to your specific company requirements.

We will help you set achievable goals that are in tune with your business and brand values and together we can map out the key issues in your supply chain, plot a course for continuous improvement and celebrate progress along the way.

We will provide you with a framework to help you continually measure and report progress on key metrics for your animal welfare and environmental impact.

Technical Advice, Resources and Training

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We have a team of specialist staff with extensive farm animal welfare knowledge, with backgrounds in scientific research, veterinary medicine, supply chain management, marketing communications and sustainability.

We do not charge for our consultancy and do not operate a farm assurance scheme. As such we are in a unique position to give you objective advice.

We have a number of resources to assist you, including best practice case studies and information sheets to help you make the case for higher welfare, sustainable food systems.

Our Rethinking Food section offers a wealth of information sheets on key topics such as Food Security, Climate Change, Biodiversity loss and Health.

We also offer training packages to help teams working in procurement, sustainability and strategy.

Collaborative Projects & Events

We work in partnership with leading food companies to help find solutions to specific welfare issues, incorporate good practice, and facilitate the implementation of commitments.

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Compassion hosts a number of business-to-business forums and events to bring together forward-thinking companies to address the barriers and find solutions for more humane, sustainable food production.

If you have a specific initiative you need help with, we have the expertise and technical knowledge to help you achieve your goals. We have delivered a range of partnership projects which have the potential to impact millions of farm animals. Find out more about our project work.

Marketing & Communications Support

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Consumers are increasingly interested in the provenance of their food - particularly for meat, eggs and dairy products - and the impact commercial food production is having on animal welfare and the environment.

By promoting your higher welfare and plant-based alternatives and by communicating your ambitions for more sustainable food production you can enhance your brand value and make it easier for consumers to make more informed food choices.

Find out what companies are doing in this space.

Key Tools for Success

Using key tools such as our Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards, Supermarket Survey, the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare and EggTrack, we drive a programme of continuous improvement across the food industry, supported by our Resources and Communications

Read more about our tools and services or click on the boxes below to learn more about our Food Business work.

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Read more about our tools and services here or click on the boxes below to learn more about our Food Business work.


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Working together for better food and farm animal welfare. Download our leaflet to find out more about our work.

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