Food Justice


    There is an urgent need for a food system that will sustain the world’s people both now and for future generations. It is widely cited that agricultural production will need to increase 70% to feed the global population of 9 billion expected by 2050. Moreover,as a result of unfair trade, production and distribution practices, today’s food system fails to provide equitable access to nutrition for nearly one in seven people. The situation is exacerbated by the impact of climate change, which has produced increased flooding, more frequent and enduring droughts and pollution. How businesses respond to these growing pressures on our world’s food supply will determine whether hunger and poverty are eradicated or soar to new heights.

    Featured ICCR Initiatives

    Financing Food Justice: Put your money where your mouth is - ICCR members and allies share their reflections on promoting food justice as part of our commemoration of 2014 Food Day

    Featured Resources

    Reporting Guidance for Responsible Palm Oil.

    Ceres report lists best practices for companies

    Thou Shalt Not Toss Food: Enlisting Religious Groups to Fight Waste

    From NPR

    Recipes for a More Just Food System

    A Corporate Examiner story

    Statement of Principles and Recommended Practices for Sustainable and Equitable Food Production

    These principles are an articulation of ICCR's recommendations for corporate best practices for food production.

    Agribusiness and the Right to Food

    The Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food

    Behind the Brands

    Oxfam's in-depth report on how the world's biggest food companies do business.

    Problems with poultry

    Best Practice Guidance for the poultry sector

    ICCR's work on the poultry sector

    ICCR's work on the poultry sector

    How we can achieve justice for migrant workers in the poultry industry

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