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Years of accelerating the shift to a sustainable future

International projects

Feed Compass: acting on animal feed

Animal feed is an unseen yet vital input in the food industry that has significant impacts on environmental health and food security. Nearly half of global agricultural land is used for livestock feed production and more than a fifth of wild caught fish is fed to animals. Feed contributes to 45% of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production, and much of it comprises high-value foods rich in nutrition, such as soy and maize.

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Author: Madeleine Wild

Eliminating single-use plastics with Asian food delivery companies

Promising convenience, affordability and choice for busy consumers, food delivery services have burgeoned in recent years, particularly in Asia. In 2015, the Asia Pacific region accounted for nearly half the total value of global home food delivery, and it’s expected to be the industry’s fastest growing region in the next 2 years.

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Author: Madeleine Wild

Circular Leap Asia

Working with apparel manufacturers in Asia and other value chain players across the sector, our innovation programme aims to fast-track solutions towards a circular economy.

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Author: Madeleine Wild

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Latest News

  • The Protein Challenge: a critical juncture

    In November we gathered leaders from across the food world - all partners of our Protein Challenge 2040 project - to see how we are doing collectively on that ‘meaty’ goal (sorry, couldn’t resist) that we set ourselves three years ago: how to feed 9 billion people enough protein in a way which is healthy and won’t wreck the planet by 2040. Read more

Blogs & Insights

  • A pact with the future

    Forum for the Future has been facilitating the Civil Society Futures inquiry for the past two years, trying to work out a thriving future for ‘civil society’ -- that broad swathe of everything we do for good, from charities to churches, social enterprises to social media-fuelled movements like #metoo. Read more