Our Network

50by40 collaborates with organisations around the world, each working to transform the global food system—whether focusing on climate change, health and nutrition, meat reduction and alternatives, sustainable food systems, Just Transition, or other strategies to help us achieve our collective goal. Meet our partners.

A Well-Fed World

Country/Region: USA
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A Well-Fed World is a hunger relief, food justice, and environmental advocacy organisation dedicated to advancing plant-based foods and farming to create a safe and sustainable world that maximises health and minimises harm.

Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments

Country/Region: USA
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Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments is a network of nurses advancing the understanding of the relationship between human health and the environments in which we live, learn, work, and play.

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Country/Region: USA
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The Animal Legal Defense Fund fights for animals through the legal system: filing lawsuits to protect them from harm, providing free legal assistance and training to prosecutors to assure that abusers are punished for their crimes, supporting animal protection legislation, fighting legislation harmful to animals, and providing resources and opportunities to students and professionals to advance the field of animal law.

Balanced

Country/Region: Global
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Balanced is a network of public health professionals, nutrition science experts, and everyday people from around the world fighting for a healthier food system one menu at a time.

Better Food Foundation

Country/Region: USA
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The Better Food Foundation promotes dietary changes to build a healthy, equitable, humane, and environmentally sustainable food system. It works to support values-based food choices through policy change, advocacy, resource development, and grantmaking.

Beyond Carnism

Country/Region: USA
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Beyond Carnism is a U.S.-based, international organisation dedicated to exposing and transforming carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals.

Brighter Green

Country/Region: USA
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Brighter Green is a public policy action tank that works to raise awareness of and encourage action on issues spanning the environment, animals, and sustainability, and maintains a strong commitment to ensuring and expanding equity and rights. The organisation works in the United States and internationally with a focus on the Global South.

Cellular Agriculture Australia

Country/Region: Australia
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Cellular Agriculture Australia is a nonprofit with the mission of building resilient food systems in Australia. We do so by promoting and accelerating the development of healthy, sustainable and ethical animal food products and biomaterials through research and development in cellular agriculture. Our efforts are dedicated towards building a talent pipeline, creating a connected and collaborative community, and promoting positive public awareness of cellular agriculture.

Center for Biological Diversity

Country/Region: USA
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The Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit conservation organisation, fights for the protection of endangered species and wild places through science, law, creative media, advocacy, and organising. It focuses on protecting the lands, waters, and climate that species need to survive.

Climate Tracker

Country/Region: International, Australia
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Climate Tracker is the world’s largest youth-based climate journalism project. The organisation works to support and empower young environmentalists and journalists around the world to better communicate the Climate Crisis.

Coalition for Healthy School Food

Country/Region: USA
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The Coalition for Healthy School Food (CHSF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit that introduces plant-based foods and nutrition education in schools to educate the whole school community about the health, environmental, and social justice issues of our food choices. The Coalition works with school food service directors, school principals, teachers, and students, and develops recipes, curricula, and educational resources.

Compassion in World Farming

Country/Region: UK
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Compassion in World Farming is a charity engaged in key decision-making forums, from the United Nations to the World Trade Organisation, working in partnership with inspirational supporters, progressive policy makers, and visionary companies to change our farming practices to feed the world and improve the quality of life for billions of farm animals worldwide.

Creature Kind

Country/Region: USA
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CreatureKind’s mission is to encourage Christians to recognize faith-based reasons for caring about the wellbeing of fellow animal creatures used for food, and to take practical action in response. Our core message is that we are CreatureKind together with other animals, and ought to be CreatureKind in how we treat each other.

Doctors for Nutrition

Country/Region: Australia
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Doctors for Nutrition is an Australian health-promotion charity working to equip healthcare practitioners, institutions, and the general public with evidence-based information and education on optimum human nutrition. Its mission is to inspire the adoption of whole food plant-based nutrition as a powerful tool in disease prevention and care.

Eating Better

Country/Region: UK
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Eating Better is an alliance of more than 50 organisations focused on facilitating action for less and better meat and dairy for our health, the environment, animal welfare, and social justice. The alliance inspires and equips individuals, businesses, and governments so we can all eat better.

Educated Choices Program

Country/Region: USA/Canada
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The Educated Choices Program provides students, communities, businesses and other organizations with vital information about the impact of food choices on human health, the environment, and animals. Addressing preventable and reversible diseases, sustainability and ethical concerns, we empower others to think critically and compassionately about the issues, address misconceptions and consider reliable research. Through respectful dialogue and interaction, participants are inspired to make informed food choices that align with their own values.

Encompass

Country/Region: USA
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Encompass works to increase effectiveness in the animal protection movement by cultivating racial representation, equity, and interdependence while empowering advocates of the global majority.

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

Country/Region: USA
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Factory Farming Awareness Coalition inspires and empowers individuals and institutions to create a more just, compassionate, and sustainable food system by educating students and stakeholders, and inspiring and mentoring activists and leading institutions towards tangible change.

Farm Forward

Country/Region: USA
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Farm Forward implements innovative strategies to promote conscientious food choices, reduce farmed animal suffering, and advance sustainable agriculture.

Farm Transformation Institute

Country/Region: USA
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In order to build a cohesive vision for farmers to thrive within the agricultural system, the Farm Transformation Institute integrates many layers, including innovative solutions that help sustain farmers and create healthier, more efficient, and alternative proteins. It believes that farmers hold the key to better food, a safer planet, and a sound future.

Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO)

Country/Region: India
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The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) is the collective voice of the animal rights movement in India and the catalyst that protects animals on local and national levels through education, research, mobilisation, networking, training, and direct action. Created for the movement, by the movement, FIAPO has 160 members and more than 200 supporter organisations across the country.

Feedback

Country/Region: England
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Feedback, an environmental campaigning charity, is highly regarded for its hard-hitting investigative research, innovative campaigns, participatory events, and track record of bringing about changes to policy and business practices. It works on issues surrounding industrial meat and dairy, particularly divestment from Big Livestock, farmed fish, anaerobic digestion, food waste, and food citizenship, as well as regional food economies.

Food and Climate Alliance

Country/Region: Global
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The Food and Climate Alliance is a group of civil society organisations that research and advocate for a transition away from dietary patterns high in animal-based foods and toward more plant-centric diets as a critical climate change solution.

Four Paws

Country/Region: Austria
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With offices and sanctuaries around the world, FOUR PAWS advocates for a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy, and understanding. Its efforts focus on helping animals kept in inappropriate conditions and suffering in disaster and conflict zones. FOUR PAWS provides rapid help and long-term improvements enshrined in legislation.

Friends of the Earth

Country/Region: USA
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Friends of the Earth’s climate friendly food programme aims to mitigate climate change, improve public health, and advance racial justice by reducing the overconsumption of animal foods and supporting a transition away from factory farming towards a just, healthy, and regenerative food system. It focuses on policy reform and food procurement practices of public institutions with massive purchasing power, such as schools.

Global Forest Coalition

Country/Region: Netherlands & Paraguay
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Global Forest Coalition supports and coordinates collaborative campaigns for socially just and effective forest policy and the rights of Indigenous and other forest peoples. Its campaigns include defending rights; extractive industries, tourism and infrastructure; forests, trees and climate change; supporting community conservation; trade and other underlying causes of forest loss; unsustainable livestock production; and women’s rights and empowerment.

Global Wildlife Conservation

Country/Region: USA
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Global Wildlife Conservation’s mission is to conserve the diversity of life on Earth, and it achieves this through safeguarding wildlands, protecting wildlife, and supporting guardians. Over the last 12 years, it has worked to conserve wildlife and habitat in more than 50 countries and helped establish more than 30 protected areas, home to more than 150 endangered species, benefitting more than 20,000 species.

Good Food Institute

Country/Region: USA
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The Good Food Institute is an international nonprofit building a sustainable, healthy, and just global food system. With unique insight across the scientific, policy, industry, and investment landscapes, GFI uses the power of food innovation and markets to accelerate the transition of the world’s food system towards alternative proteins.

GreenFaith

Country/Region: USA
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GreenFaith is an interfaith coalition for the environment that works with houses of worship, religious schools, and people of all faiths to help them become better environmental stewards.

Greenpeace International

Country/Region: Global
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Greenpeace International, the coordinating organisation of the global network of 27 independent national and regional Greenpeace affiliates, including Greenpeace Mexico, works directly with communities on the frontlines as they protect the environments they call home. It uses nonviolent, creative action to pave the way towards a greener, more peaceful world, and to confront the systems that threaten our environment.

Hazon

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Hazon is the largest faith-based environmental organization in the U.S. and is building a movement that strengthens Jewish life and contributes to a more environmentally sustainable world for all. As the Jewish lab for sustainability, Hazon effects change through immersive experiences and inspires individuals and communities to make specific commitments to change with a particular focus on food systems.

Health Care Without Harm

Country/Region: Global
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Health Care Without Harm, a global organisation with a network of more than 45,000 hospitals around the world, works with the health care sector to reduce its environmental footprint and foster its position as a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice. It’s U.S.-based Healthy Food in Health Care Program campaigns for plant-forward menus, local and sustainable food purchasing, and resilient community food systems.

Humane Society International

Country/Region: Global
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Humane Society International works around the world to promote the human-animal bond, rescue and protect dogs and cats, improve farm animal welfare, protect wildlife, promote animal-free testing and research, respond to natural disasters, and confront cruelty to animals in all of its forms.

ICLEI

Country/Region: Global
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ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 100+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development.

Interfaith Public Health Network

Country/Region: USA
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The Interfaith Public Health Network engages and mobilizes faith communities to improve population health, by addressing the underlying determinants of health (social, commercial, environmental, and political) through connecting potential partners, convening constructive dialogue, cultivating population health understanding, and catalyzing positive social change.

Mighty Earth

Country/Region: USA
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Mighty Earth is a global environmental campaign organisation that works to protect forests, conserve oceans, and address climate change. It drives large-scale action towards environmentally responsible agriculture that protects native ecosystems, wildlife, and water and respects local community rights.

Modern Agriculture Foundation

Country/Region: Israel
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The Modern Agriculture Foundation (MAF) is an Israeli non-profit organization set out to transform global food culture by replacing traditional animal-based foods with cellular agriculture, fermentation-based and plant-based alternatives. MAF fosters high-impact innovation and rallies a community of scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders and government decision-makers.

Natural Resources Defense Council

Country/Region: USA
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One of the largest environmental organisations in the United States, Natural Resources Defense Council fights for sustainable policies from federal, state, and local governments and industrial corporations, and works to influence federal and state agencies, Congress and state legislatures, and courts to reduce global warming, limit pollution, and generally conserve energy and increase sustainability of commerce and manufacturing.

Physicians Association for Nutrition International

Country/Region: Germany
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The Physicians Association for Nutrition International aims to raise awareness among health professionals, especially medical students, the general public, and policymakers about the role of whole food, plant-based nutrition in promoting good health and preventing and treating disease.

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Country/Region: USA
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Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit health organisation that promotes a vegan diet, preventive medicine, and alternatives to the use of animals in medical education and research, encouraging higher standards of ethics and effectiveness in research and more effective scientific methods.

Pivot Food Investment

Country/Region: USA
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The mission of Pivot Food Investment is to highlight the risks of factory farming. To that end, it moves money away from factory farming and towards plant-based foods.

Plant Pure Communities

Country/Region: USA
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Plant Pure Communities builds stronger, healthier, and more sustainable communities through collaborative research, policy, and programme activities that use evidence-based nutrition education to address personal, public, and planetary health. Among other efforts, PPC leads the growing grassroots Pod Network of more than a quarter million activists from 29 countries and works with physicians to integrate the power of plant-based nutrition into healthcare.

ProVeg International

Country/Region: Germany
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ProVeg International works with international decision-making bodies, governments, food producers, food service providers, investors, the media, and the general public to help transform the global food system to one that is less dependent on animal agriculture and more sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet.

Public Justice

Country/Region: USA
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Public Justice is an organisation that fights against social and economic injustice.

Rainforest Alliance

Country/Region: USA
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The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices, and consumer behavior.

Real Food Systems

Country/Region: USA
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RealFoodSystems.org is an advocacy platform of youth actionists committed to addressing the planetary emergency through sustainable food systems as a #1 solution to climate and interrelated crises. We incite awareness of food issues, from production through consumption, to ignite behaviour change in our relationships with food and action on international and societal levels.

Reducetarian Foundation

Country/Region: USA
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The Reducetarian Foundation aims to improve human health, protect the environment, and spare farm animals from cruelty by reducing societal consumption of animal products.

SEED

Country/Region: Brazil, USA
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Seed is a women-led ecofeminist organization based in Brazil and the United States. We focus on climate, food and multispecies justice centered on women, nature and animals. Our work seeks to advance the rights of nature and animals; to defend environmental defenders and to promote just agrifood transition from industrial livestock production to plant based equitable, regenerative and climate resilient food systems.  

Seeding Sovereignty

Country/Region: USA
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Seeding Sovereignty is an Indigenous-led collective that works to radicalise and disrupt colonised spaces through land, body, and food sovereignty work, community building, and cultural preservation. By investing in Indigenous folks and communities of the global majority, they seek to cross the threshold of liberation together.

Sinergia Animal

Country/Region: Austria & Brazil
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Sinergia Animal is an international animal protection organisation working in the Global South—primarily in Southeast Asia and Latin America—to reduce both the suffering of animals exploited by the food industry and the consumption of animal products by promoting more compassionate and healthy diets.

SLYCAN Trust

Country/Region: Sri Lanka
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SLYCAN Trust engages in local and global efforts to address impacts of climate change, animal welfare, and social and economic issues hindering social justice. It employs such strategies as policy advocacy, campaigns, outreach, and capacity building to help create a world where the voices of the vulnerable and the marginalised are taken into consideration in decision making and multi-stakeholder-driven policy making and implementation.

Stray Dog

Country/Region: USA
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Stray Dog comprises three organizations that advocate for people, animals, and the planet. First, Stray Dog Institute provides nonprofit allies with funding, strategic research, and opportunities for collaboration, cultivating dignity, justice, and sustainability in the food system. Second, Stray Dog Capital invests in innovative, early-stage companies across the food, beverage, and biotechnology sectors, driving a healthier, humane, and more sustainable future. Finally, Stray Dog Policy lobbies, campaigns, and helps elect compassionate candidates to office, improving the health, safety, and welfare of all animals.

The Lentil Intervention

Country/Region: Australia and New Zealand
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The Lentil Intervention is an Australasian educational and advocacy platform dedicated to raising awareness about the current climate and health crises. It aims to inspire the adoption of lifestyle changes toward climate-friendly and healthy lifestyle practices and foster resilient communities by way of community outreach, campaigns, provision of resources and a podcast. The Lentil Intervention is a New Zealand registered charitable trust.

True Animal Protein Price Coalition

Country/Region: The Netherlands
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An international charity based in Amsterdam, True Animal Protein Price Coalition works on policy advocacy for true pricing of meat and dairy to include their external costs, such as GHG and other polluting emissions, biodiversity loss, and health expenditures.

True Health Initiative

Country/Region: USA
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True Health Initiative is a global coalition of world-renowned experts dedicated to refuting false information and the doubts they engender in order to create a world free of preventable diseases using the time-honored, evidence-based fundamentals of lifestyle and medicine.

WildAid

Country/Region: USA
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WildAid aims to reduce global consumption of wildlife products and to increase local support for conservation efforts. It also works with governments and partners to protect fragile marine reserves from illegal fishing and shark finning, enhance public and political will for anti-poaching efforts, and reduce the impacts of climate change.

World Animal Protection

Country/Region: Global
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World Animal Protection is one of the world’s leading animal welfare organisations, and has been protecting animals around the world for over 50 years. They passionately believe that animal welfare matters and work to expose and oppose the exploitation and suffering of animals. The belief is that animal cruelty must end, whether that animal is in the wild, caught up in a disaster, or being farmed. Formerly known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals).

World Federation for Animals

Country/Region: USA
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The World Federation for Animals is an international animal protection network aiming to achieve global impact for animals by providing a platform for the animal protection movement on the international stage. Our mission is to improve the well-being of all animals, end exploitation and suffering.

World Resources Institute

Country/Region: Global
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World Resources Institute is a global research organisation working in more than 60 countries with more than 1,000 experts and staff who turn big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. Its Food Programme focuses on how to feed 10 billion people by 2050 without destroying the planet and Cool Food initiative engages entities including IKEA and Harvard to reduce the climate impact of the food they serve.

Zero Hour

Country/Region: USA
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Zero Hour is a youth-led movement creating entry points, training, and resources for new young activists and organisers (and adults who support its vision) who want to take concrete action around climate change. Together, it is a movement of unstoppable youth organising to protect their rights and access to natural resources and a clean, safe, and healthy environment that will ensure a livable

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