The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare 2016 Report

100 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2017

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Nicky Amos

Nicky Amos CSR

Rory Sullivan

London School of Economics

Date Written: 2017


The 2016 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare Report assesses how 99 of the world’s largest food companies in the food retailer and wholesaler, restaurant and bar, and food producer and manufacturer sectors are managing farm animal welfare. The report concludes that farm animal welfare is rising up the business agenda with an increasing number of companies having established policies and set objectives and targets. Despite this progress, farm animal welfare continues to receive much less attention than other corporate responsibility issues, almost one quarter of the companies covered by the benchmark yet to even establish a policy on farm animal welfare.

Keywords: farm animal welfare, BBFAW, benchmark, food companies, retailers, restaurants, bars, producers

Suggested Citation

Amos, Nicky and Sullivan, Rory, The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare 2016 Report (2017). Available at SSRN: or

Nicky Amos

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Rory Sullivan (Contact Author)

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