This is AIC’s first sustainability roadmap. It is to inform members, policy-makers and stakeholders, of where we have come - but more importantly what our 2050 goals are. We have aligned our thinking with those sustainability goals which we can influence. This is a live document, and we would welcome input into its successful implementation.
Prior to the COP26 Conference, the new Agriculture & Land Use Alliance (ALA), of which the AIC is a partner, will host the first ever Countryside COP event to showcase and inspire net zero activity in rural communities and agri-food supply chains. Learn more about the list of activities, and how members can take part, or host an event.
In June 2020, 40 key stakeholders from across the UK meat production and supply chain, including AIC came together, facilitated by WRAP's Courtauld Commitment, to pledge to help make the UK meat industry one of the most efficient and sustainable in the world.
The Crop It Like It's Hot Podcast about future policy impacts on crop nutrition. Speaking to the show’s host Alice Dyer, Jane outlined where crop nutrition can go within the context of the Clean Air Strategy, the consultation on urea and the new Sustainable Farming Incentive in England.
The FEFAC Feed Sustainability Charter 2030 Charter is the European feed industry response to the EU Green Deal Objectives affecting EU feed and livestock production. The Charter contains concrete feed sector actions at EU and national level featuring animal nutrition solutions that can help increase the sustainability of livestock farming operations.
An increasingly important item on AIC’s agenda is the sustainability of the entire food supply chain as it attracts greater attention from NGOs, retailers and governments, with deforestation in relation to soya being given particular focus.
The FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines (SSG), which have been under review for the last 12 months, have been developed in line with one of the ambitions of FEFAC’s Feed Sustainability Charter 2030 for continuous improvement in responsible soy sourcing.