Making progress on sustainability for the animal feed and pet food value chain.

Hear from Industry Leaders on Sustainability

From carbon markets to measuring feed’s impact to meeting customers’ expectations, business leaders are trying to make sense of and balance the needs of their business with outside influences. In collaboration with various partners, IFEEDER has hosted several webinars where industry leaders, academic experts and others have provided their perspectives on sustainability forces influencing the marketplace from throughout the animal feed and pet food supply chain.

Defining Sustainability
Speakers: Kim Stackhouse-Lawson, Ph.D., director of AgNext at Colorado State University; and Matt-Sutton-Vermeulen, principal at The Context Network.
Short 8-minute Highlights Video               Full 27-minute Deep Dive


Downstream Expectations
Speakers: Emily Johannes, head of sustainable sourcing for Nestlé USA; and Matt-Sutton-Vermeulen, principal at The Context Network.
Short 13-minute Highlights Video             Full 25-minute Deep Dive


Agricultural Carbon
Speakers: Garth Boyd and Matt Sutton-Vermeulen, principals at The Context Network.
Short 10-minute Highlights Video            Full 24-minute Deep Dive


Animal Feed – The Secret Ingredient for Meeting Food Company Sustainability Targets 
Speakers: Christa Anderson, director of climate science and carbon metrics, World Wildlife Fund; Kendra Levine, director of U.S. sustainability, McDonald’s; and Brandon Clark, business and sustainability analyst, United Dairymen of Arizona.
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LCAs - Should Your Products Have One?
Speakers: Tom Battagliese, senior manager of global sustainability metrics, BASF; Martin Guthrie, vice president of innovation, Darling Ingredients; and Erica Lain, formerly sustainability manager, Iowa Select Farms.
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Feeding Future Sustainable Protein Systems 
Speakers: Samantha Werth, Ph.D., executive director, U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef; Suzanne Vold, Minnesota dairy farmer and member of Dairy Management Inc.’s board and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s Environmental Stewardship Committee; and Ashley McDonald, formerly vice president of sustainability, National Pork Board; and Sam Krouse, MPS Egg Farms.
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