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UN Encourages Investors to Cash In On Plant -Based Food

UN Encourages Investors to Cash In On Plant-Based Food

United Nations-backed organization Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)—an independent network bringing sustainability into investment practices—is urging investors to back plant-based products. In a new PRI report, entitled Inevitable Policy Response, the group discusses policies that...
Greta Thunberg Just Sued 5 Countries Destroying the Planet

Greta Thunberg Just Sued 5 Countries Destroying the Planet

Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people are suing five of the world's biggest greenhouse gas polluters. Thunberg and teenagers hailing from 12 different countries filed a human rights complaint against nations on Monday for...
United Airlines Just Cut All Ties With SeaWorld

United Airlines Just Cut All Ties With SeaWorld

United Airlines announced it has stopped selling tickets to SeaWorld. The major American airline, which is headquartered in Chicago, removed any trace of the theme park from its website following animal cruelty concerns. United Airlines...

The Meaty English Diet Is ‘Unviable’ Warns UN

The United Nations (UN) has warned that the meat-focused English diet is "unviable." According to the UN Environment, Brits need to reconsider their eating habits, steering away from traditional beef roasts and other meat-centric dishes. "For...

UN Says Drastically Cut Beef If You Want Water to Drink

The UN Environment is urging people to reduce their consumption of meat products to save water. As part of its #SolveDifferent campaign, the international organization has used its various social media platforms to share infographics...

Vegan Designer Stella McCartney to Launch UN Charter for Sustainable Fashion

Vegan designer Stella McCartney is set to launch a United Nations fashion industry charter for climate action. The new charter, which McCartney hopes will "ring some alarm bells" in the industry, will launch at December's...
8.3 Million People Sign Anti-Animal Testing Petition Delivered to the UN

8.3 Million People Sign Anti-Animal Testing Petition Delivered to the UN

Cruelty-free cosmetics company The Body Shop and the anti-animal testing organization Cruelty Free International (CFI) have delivered a record-breaking 8.3 million signatures to the United Nations in an effort to end cosmetic animal tests...

United Nations Says Tackling Meat Is World’s Most ‘Urgent’ Problem

Last week, two companies were honored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for their work in creating plant-based meats that rival conventional meat. According to UNEP, these companies -- Beyond Meat and Impossible...
Vegan School Meal Programs from German Nonprofit ProVeg Receive United Nations Climate Change Action Award

Vegan School Meal Programs from German Nonprofit ProVeg Receive United Nations Climate Change Action...

Two vegan school meal initiatives in Germany have received the 2018 Climate Action Award from the United Nations (UN) in recognition of their positive effect on the health of the students and the planet. The...

Vegan Football Team Forest Green Rovers Receives United Nations ‘Momentum for Change’ Award

Vegan football team Forest Green Rovers (FGR) has received the United Nations' "Momentum for Change" climate action award. The club, which is the first-ever completely vegan football team in the UK, received the award in...

Anti-Animal-Testing Billboards by The Body Shop Now in Times Square

The Body Shop are campaigning to end animal testing worldwide, a report revealed. The international company recently launched their first ever out-of-home campaign, which include billboards in Times Square, to encourage the public to...

United Nations Urged to Focus on Cows in Climate Crisis Discussions

In the past, the four trillion-dollar investment group Farm Animal Risk and Return (FAIRR) has been responsible for pressuring massive companies such as Dominoes, Tesco, and McDonald's to consider the impact of livestock production...