Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector, though it is also reliant on ingredients that make the industry vulnerable to climate risk. The engagement targets eight of the world's largest salmon companies and encourages them to develop a science-based approach to diversifying feed ingredient to better manage the associated ESG risks.
Failing to protect workers drives labour shortages that cause immediate material damages to meat producers and their global operations. This engagement targets seven of the world’s largest animal protein producers and encourages them to strengthen labour standards and corporate practices throughout their supply chain.
Antibiotics in Livestock Supply Chains
The food industry is the largest consumer of antibiotics globally. FAIRR’s three-year engagement asked global food companies to phase out routine use of antibiotics in their supply chains.
Sustainable Protein Supply Chains
The global livestock sector is heavily dependent on unpriced externalities for its continued growth including GHG emissions and deforestation. FAIRR’s engagement asks 25 global companies to disclose how they plan to diversify their sources of protein.
Global Meat Sourcing
Livestock production consumes nearly a third of global freshwater use and contributes 14.5% of global GHG emissions. This engagement with six fast food companies aims to encourage better management of climate and water risks in their meat and dairy supply chains.
Open Letter: Supporting the Amazon Soy Moratorium
Since 2012, annual deforestation rates in the Amazon have more than doubled, largely driven by cattle ranching. Through this statement, a global coalition of investment institutions and corporates exposed to the sector show their support for deforestation-free soy production in the Amazon.
Global Investor Statement on Antibiotics Stewardship
Investors and food companies have a key role to play in driving progress forward on reducing antibiotic use. Through this statement, we aim to show the strength of investor support for antibiotics stewardship policies and help companies use antibiotics in a safer way.
Statement of Support for the Cerrado Manifesto
The Cerrado biome in Brazil has lost around 50% of its original areas to agricultural expansion. This is changing regional rainfall patterns and impacting agricultural productivity. Signatories are developing a plan with local stakeholders to eradicate halt further deforestation of the Cerrado while maintaining sustainable production.