Environment, Education, Project also aims to have significant impacts on health, economic benefits, climate change, reduced pollution and enhanced biodiversity and ecosystem restoration.

Vegan Sustainability

Creators

Who is behind this?

James O'Donovan

Vegan Sustainability

http://www.vegansustainability.com

Ireland

Who is joining forces?

Cork Environmental Forum

http://www.cef.ie

Ireland


Global Action Plan International

http://www.globalactionplan.com/

Sweden


CEF will act as a the host organisation for the project. GAP International and Vegan and vegetarian and environmental organisations will highlight the website on their social media platforms.

Idea Sketch

Idea

Idea pitch

Evidence based information on vegan sustainability and the impacts of animal agriculture is accessible to the general public and to vegan and environmental organisations.
Vegan agriculture can reverse climate change, rewild ecosystems and feed 11 billion.
Animal agriculture is the primary cause of biodiversity loss, pollution, human chronic disease, antibiotic overuse and climate change.
Veganism is the key to unlock financial, cultural and political constraints to vegan agriculture.

Where will your idea take place?

Website will present short video summaries of vegan sustainability research topics to the public.

Why does Europe need your idea?

Veganism deepens empathy, compassion and non-violence. It is a social justice movement for all species. A transition to vegan agriculture will improve health, reduce pollution, restore ecosystems, reverse climate change while increasing food security and saving trillions.

What is your impact?

A reliable evidence based vegan sustainability website is set up
The general public has access to environmental information to support a transition to veganism.
The expanding vegan social movement is strengthened.
This information mobilises business and political suppport for vegan agriculture.

How do you get there?

Peer reviewed research papers on vegan sustainability are gathered
Thirty short 3/4 minute videos produced on topics like soy, fishing, land use,
The free sustainabilityfacts.org website is set up
Website is promoted by vegan and environmental organisations on social media
Idea is based on the website https://nutritionfacts.org/ which looks at heath benefits of veganism
A newsletter informs subscribers of new topics
Partnership sought with Irish University for long term sustainability.

What is your story?

Veganism can reverse climate change, rewild an area the size of N&S America, liberate other species from violence, improve human wellbeing, reverse biodiversity loss, and save trillions of €. It is a powerful social justice movement that will enable a transition to a vegan agriculture system.

Who are you doing it for?

Principal target group is the general public. Material freely available online. Vegan, vegetarian and Environmental organisations would participate in disemination. Vegan social movement would encourage politicians and policy makers to transition to vegan agriculture system.

What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

Names of universities and research organisations working on vegan sustainability, Vegan and vegetarian organisations in their area. Research papers they have seen on the topic. Would love to hear people's views on how they see the strengths / weakness and opportunities/ threats to the idea.

Team

jamespbod

VictorB

Idea created on Jan. 15, 2018
Last edit on Jan. 18, 2018

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