2017 update on how fast food giants are reducing use of medically important antibiotics following FAIRR's engagement.…
Antibiotics overuse 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 antibiotic use 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.
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.
FAIRR publishes a wide range of research to help investors understand and manage risks and opportunities linked to intensive animal production.
In 2016, FAIRR initiated a three-year collaborative engagement to ask large food companies to end the nontherapeutic use of antibiotics important to human health…
One of the greatest challenges facing the world today is to ensure that the growing population has access to adequate, sustainable and nutritious food.…