Tyson Foods has created the Coalition for Global Protein, a multi-stakeholder initiative to “advance the future of sustainable protein.”

The following are the expected objectives of the Coalition:

  • Increase understanding around the challenges of feeding a growing population with more varied and sustainable protein options
  • Identify new and creative solutions
  • Activate those solutions through pilot programs

Tyson noted that potential focus areas the Coalition could address include reducing food loss and waste, increasing access to protein, and safeguarding ecosystems. As part of the initial work of the Coalition, stakeholders will work together to align on the focus areas. The Coalition will publicly report on commitments and progress later this year.

This week at the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Tyson Foods is convening leaders from the global protein industry, as well as academia, nongovernmental organizations, and financial institutions, to kick off the Coalition.

“We’re focused on uniting the world’s most influential, food-focused stakeholders around a shared purpose to build a future of protein that is sustainable and equitable across global communities—at every link in the supply chain,” said John R. Tyson, chief sustainability officer of Tyson Foods, in a company press release. “Igniting transformative change in our food system requires industry-wide collaboration and a willingness to go beyond our individual businesses through strong commitments and actions.”

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