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Role of Business and Investments in the Sustainable Food System of the Future

Key Topic(s)
Alternative Proteins

Event Overview

Shifting businesses, finance, and subsidies away from industrial food and livestock production to the sustainable food systems we need is critical.  What investments are needed to scale out regenerative, agroecological food,  from where? What’s the potential for alternative proteins and new technologies? This event is part of the Extinction or Regeneration Conference in London.

Chair: Tracey Jones, Director of Food Business, Compassion in World Farming

Speakers Include:

  • Erika Susanto, Director of ESG Data & Research, FAIRR: Can the global financial system help accelerate a shift towards a sustainable food system?

  • Jennifer Clapp, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability, University of Waterloo: Countering corporate concentration and financialization in food systems.

  • Martin Palmer, Chief Executive, FaithInvest: Faith-consistent investing for a compassionate world.

  • Henry Dimbleby, Co-Founder of Leon Restaurants and the Sustainable Restaurant Association: Putting sentience into food policy.

  • James Bailey, Executive Director, Waitrose: Title TBC.

  • Rachel Eyre, Sustainable Procurement Manager, Compass Group: How plant-forward menus mean a triple-win for business.

  • Rune-Christoffer Dragsdahl, General Secretary, Danish Vegetarian Society (Dansk Vegetarisk Forening): How to achieve national plant-based policies – the case for Denmark.

Key Information
Date:12 May 2023
Time:08:00 - 10:00 BST (UTC+1)
Location:London, United Kingdom
Address:QEII Centre, London, United Kingdom