Philip Lymbery | CEO CIWF
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A total rethink

“Every day there is a new confirmation of how destructive, inefficient, wasteful, cruel and unhealthy the industrial agricultural machine is. We need a total rethink of our food and farming systems before it’s too late.”

For 25 years Philip has worked extensively on animal welfare issues, wildlife and the environment. He is a recognised thought leader, his lectures taking him across the globe to meet and exchange ideas with like minded specialists, experts and individuals.

 

He regularly commentates in the media and on speaker platforms about the global effects of industrial farming and has been listed by The Grocer as one of the food industry’s most influential people.

A Global Biodiversity Crisis

“Factory farming to provide ‘cheap’ meat is not only the biggest cause of animal cruelty on the planet, it is also a major driver of wildlife declines. It causes deforestation, soil erosion, marine pollution dead zones and drives species as diverse as jaguars, elephants and penguins to the brink of extinction.”

LATEST NEWS

Latest #Media – Shocking rate of species extinction threatens the health of the natural world on which humans depend

Latest #BigTable podcast – Philip talks to Peter Egan about Veganism

Latest Guest podcast with Philip – Balancing Biodiversity with Agricultural Development

Latest #BigTable blog –  From Flamingos to Fungi and Forests: Why Nature Matters 

 

Philip has also been appointed as a United Nations Food Systems Champion for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

 

Building on the aspirations of the UN Food Systems Summit Compassion convened a dialogue on 18th October, 2021 to explore how to scale regenerative agroecological production for better human, animal and planetary health.

Please view the recording of this special event here

 

If you missed the recent Chatham House, UNEP and Compassion in World Farming Webinar, please use this link to find out more and listen to the recording

 

The new date for the Peter Roberts Memorial Lecture with guest speaker, Chris Packham CBE, is now confirmed as Sunday 7th November 2021 at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford. Chris will be interviewed by Philip and there will be time for questions https://oxfordliteraryfestival.org/

SPEAKING DATES

Whilst Philip’s personal speaker appearances have had to be postponed due to Covid-19, Philip is still actively speaking at online events.

All new dates for 2021 will appear here, thank you 

 

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