CEO of Compassion in World Farming, Philip Lymbery has played leading roles in many major animal welfare reforms, including Europe-wide bans on veal crates for calves and barren battery cages for laying hens. Described as one of the food industry’s most influential people, he has spearheaded Compassion’s engagement work with over 1000 food companies worldwide, leading to real improvements in the lives of more than a billion farm animals every year.
His awards include Recipient of the ‘Outstanding Campaign’ award by Brussels based Eurogroup for Animals and the 2015 ‘International Golden Dove’ peace prize in Rome. His first book Farmageddon was listed as one of The Times Writers Books of the Year.
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It was a real honour to welcome Sir Michael Morpurgo to the stage of the magnificent Sheldonian Theatre
Deborah Meaden and Philip took to the stage of the Sheldonian in Oxford in September to mark the launch of ‘Sixty Harvests Left’. It was a great evening, please use this link if you’d like to watch it: Sixty Harvest Left event at the Oxford Literary Festival – YouTube
Dame Joanna Lumley shared the stage with Philip on Saturday 2nd April, to deliver the 2022 Peter Roberts Memorial Lecture. She delivered an outstanding lecture on ‘The True Meaning of Compassion’. If you missed it, please use this link to view a film recording
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It starts today 🦋#BigButterflyCount 2023 @savebutterflies— Philip Lymbery (@philip_ciwf) July 14, 2023
"Happiness is like a butterfly the more you chase it, the more it will elude but if you turn your attention to other things it will come & sit softly on your shoulder" Henry David Thoreau#NatureInspiration#WildForLife pic.twitter.com/zgLP4CuM6p
Loophole lets farmers pollute UK rivers with excess manure— Philip Lymbery (@philip_ciwf) July 13, 2023
River Wye (the factory farming chicken capital of Wales) is very close to complete ecological collapse#WakeUp @DefraGovUK you should be policing this environment disaster not bending to lobbyinghttps://t.co/gcpxj56XOB