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Sustainability on the rise in restaurants

A growing number of restaurant chains are adopting sustainability practices as concerns over animal welfare and environmental impact become increasingly important to consumers, particularly women and higher earners, according to a new report from Packaged Facts.

http://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/news_home/Trends/2014/11/Sustainability_on_the_rise_in.aspx?ID=%7B237E8E03-E05D-46A3-B870-403D9E7F4A14%7D&cck=1

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Animal Welfare at the Heart of Sustainability

Small-scale farmers, experts, civil society and intergovernmental organizations came together on Thursday at the conference, “Animal Welfare: The Pleasure of Respecting Rights,” and highlighted the central role that animal welfare plays in sustainable development. The speakers of the conference, jointly organised by Slow Food, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the European Commission, each dicussed how better animal welfare can contribute to securing environmental and economic sustainability and promote social justice.

http://www.slowfood.com/international/food-for-thought/focus/243247/animal-welfare-at-the-heart-of-sustainability/q=08BB1F?-session=query_session:42F94051190722F0CEGNE0C5BA9A