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BBFAW 2020 Report

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The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare has completed its ninth cycle of reviewing food company websites and reporting on their animal welfare journey.  Despite the challenges of 2020, 23 businesses improved their ranking by at least one tier, with two of these businesses moving up two tiers. Unfortunately 15 businesses dropped at least one tier, but of these 11 could have dropped due to the change in methodology alone. That is to say, if they were not in a position to make any positive changes against their 2019 results (perhaps due to key staff being furloughed or attentions being […]

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A date for your diary šŸ“…

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Iā€™m delighted to be speaking about animal welfare at the virtual conference #TextileExchange20 . Session 5a on Nov. 6th covers “A Holistic View of Animal-Derived Materials”. The conference runs from Nov 2-6, where industry experts are gathering to talk about accelerating #sustainability and #climateaction in the textile sector. Conference topics include biodiversity, transparency, circularity, standards + preferred fibers and much more.  View the agenda and register at https://textileexchange.org/2020-conference/.   I look forward to “meeting” you there!

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STEM Ambassador

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In May, I set up my own business and at last found time to become a STEM Ambassador.
Today, I completed my first assignment, providing a practical lesson to bring Evolution, Genetics and Inheritance to life and providing industry context.