We’ll be at this year’s Labour and Conservative Party Conferences, discussing sustainable solutions for British agriculture and launching our new report with the New Economics Foundation. If you’re planning to attend either conference, we’d love to see you at our fringe events.
Plant-based diets must be part of the solution to combat climate change. The animal farming industry generates as much greenhouse gases as all transport combined, so it’s time to explore a transition to plant protein in our farming system, and to inspire public dietary change. As part of our Grow Green campaign, The Vegan Society and New Economics Foundation are launching a report that outlines how climate change can be tackled through plant protein agriculture and what policies could encourage this transition.
Please help us, by emailing your MP and telling them how important this issue is to you and inviting them to attend our events.
Labour – fringe event
Sustainable solutions for British agriculture outside of Europe
Monday 25th September, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Regency Room, Old Ship Hotel, Brighton
Speakers include: Griffin Carpenter, New Economics Foundation; Kerry McCarthy MP; Dr Marco Springmann, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food; Christina Rees MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Wales; Jenny Chapman MP, Shadow Minister for Exiting the EU. Chaired by Laura Paddison, Editor, Guardian Sustainable Business.
Vegan afternoon tea will be provided.
Conservative - report launch
Grow Green: Solutions for the farm of the future
Tuesday 3rd October, 8am – 9.30am
Exchange 6-7, Manchester Central
Speakers include: Griffin Carpenter, New Economics Foundation; Dr Marco Springmann, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food; Louise Davies, The Vegan Society. Chaired by Damian Carrington, Environment Editor, The Guardian.
Vegan breakfast will be provided.
The Vegan Society is politically neutral and attempts to engage with politicians across all political parties.
We’ll be sharing more news about our new Grow Green report with you shortly.