World Environment Day

Animal Agriculture's Environmental Impact Is Still Being Ignored

Jimmy Pierson | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK
Jimmy Pierson

Why has animal agriculture been brushed conveniently under the carpet? There is of course intense pressure from an extremely powerful meat and dairy lobby, the extent of which should not be underestimated. There also remains historical links between consuming meat and social status, and misinformation about the need for animal products in a healthy diet.

How We Will Celebrate World Environment Day

Steve McAllister | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK
Steve McAllister

As a global business it is our responsibility to help protect the environment, and we are proud to be the beer industry leader in social responsibility.

Open Letter to the G8 Leaders: You Can't Feed the World on Animals

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Politics
Jasmijn de Boo

We call on the UK Government to show leadership by recognising and acting upon the environmental, health and food security benefits of a move away from animal farming. With the CAP reform looming and many farmers ('dairy' farmers in particular) struggling to make ends meet, action plans should be developed for people wishing to switch from animal farming

World Environment Day: Why Rio+20 Matters

Joe Ware | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK
Joe Ware

With the global economy still in the doldrums, this year's World Environment Day on June 5 is trumpeting the merits of the Green Economy as an alternative way of creating jobs and growth -- without trashing the planet.

Farming Superheroes to the Rescue!

Marike de Peña | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK
Marike de Peña

Of course, it's not just bananas. In Sri Lanka, tea farmers at the Fairtrade SOFA cooperative work on soil conservation and protection, tree planting and reducing their carbon footprint. They use part of their Fairtrade Premium to encourage biodiversity by distributing seeds and plants to other farmers.