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Factory farming divestment: what you need to know

Melanie Wong | Aug 19, 201612:20 AM     1

"...The move is a sign of the growing consumer and business interest in the welfare and environmental impact of animals reared for meat, dairy and eggs, with most of the blame directed at intensive, factory-style farms.

Hoping to echo the success of the fossil fuel divestment movement (which has seen more than 400 institutions commit to pulling money from coal, oil and gas companies to tackle climate change), campaigners are now urging investors to wake up to the financial risk of companies directly and indirectly exposed to harmful practices..."

Factory farming divestment: what you need to know

After the success of campaigns to get investors to divest from fossil fuel companies, factory farming is the next target

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