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About Us

The FAIRR (Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return) Initiative holds that intensive animal production poses material risks to the global financial system and hinders sustainable development.

Our mission is to build a global network of investors who are aware of the issues linked to intensive animal production and seek to minimise the risks within the broader food system. Our organisation helps investors to exercise their influence as responsible stewards of capital while safeguarding the long-term value of their investment portfolios.

Established by the Jeremy Coller Foundation, the FAIRR Initiative is a collaborative investor network that raises awareness of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities brought about by intensive animal agriculture. FAIRR helps investors to identify and prioritise these factors through cutting-edge research, which investors can then integrate into their active stewardship and decision-making processes.

Our Research  Our Collaborative Engagements

Our Achievements

The FAIRR Initiative engages in proactive dialogues with investors, companies and stakeholders around key issues, such as deforestation, water scarcity, working conditions and public health.

223 Members

Network Members in the FAIRR Initiative

$23 trillion

Member AUM

107 Companies

Covered by Research and Engagements

Milestone Video

In early 2020, the FAIRR Initiative passed an important milestone. The collective AUM of its network surpassed US$20 trillion dollars, representing considerable investor engagement on the material risks and opportunities that stem from intensive livestock production.

Our network continues to grow year-on-year and with this video, we highlight the impact of our work and celebrate the achievement of reaching US$20 trillion in combined assets under management.

Our Founder

Jeremy Coller is the Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of Coller Capital, the leading global investment firm in the private equity secondary market. He founded the FAIRR Initiative in 2015 as part of his philanthropic activities through the Jeremy Coller Foundation.

Jeremy holds a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester, UMIST and an MA in Philosophy from Sussex University. He attended Carmel College and the Diplôme Cours de Civilisation Française at the Sorbonne.

Jeremy has won numerous accolades from the media and has also been recognised by Financial News as one of the 50 most influential people in European private equity. His vision for the FAIRR Initiative has also been a key topic of discussion in the media, having been featured in articles by Forbes, the Financial Times and Businessweek.

Join FAIRR

Becoming an investor member of the FAIRR Initiative puts you at the heart of a global network of investors seeking to understand and manage the issues linked to intensive livestock production.

Why Join?

  • Access to new research and analysis of the potential material impacts of factory farming.
  • Regular updates, presentations, newsletters and private events.
  • The opportunity to join collaborative engagements with relevant companies (investor members only).
  • Access to best practice tools, networking and knowledge sharing with the FAIRR investor network.
  • Showing a public commitment to considering factory farming issues as part of the investment process.