A Pragmatic Approach to Setting and Achieving Animal Welfare Policy Goals
Sustainable Solutions Group is an animal welfare consultancy headquartered in Chicago with a global reach and regional understanding. We guide international and regional food companies in creating and implementing practical animal welfare policies that align with business values and consumer demand. Using our Animal Welfare Assessment, we measure animal welfare and antibiotic use in your supply chain to develop Glide Paths to improved sourcing over time through our Crawl-Walk-Run approach.
Ensuring Compliance with Farm Animal Protection Laws and Meeting Voluntary Targets
Changes in the regulatory environment, like California Prop 12 and Massachusetts Q3, can leave food companies scrambling to comply. Voluntary commitments, such as Antibiotic Reduction and the Better Chicken Commitment (BCC), have companies meeting rising consumer expectations for animal welfare, food safety, and sustainability. Yet, planning for and implementing these changes requires expertise and knowledge.
Responsible Sourcing Roadmap for Humanely Produced Meat, Dairy, and Eggs
Using our Responsible Sourcing Roadmap, Sustainable Solutions Group works with food companies to meet the growing demand for affordable protein from humanely-raised farm animals. Our Crawl-Walk-Run approach boosts brand value by meeting corporate animal welfare commitments over time.
Corporate Animal Welfare Policies That Reflect Brand Values
Our team has decades of relevant experience and is knowledgeable about the challenges of meeting consumer demand for humanely-sourced meat, dairy, and eggs.
Our clients are food companies, including retailers, grocers, private brands, and restaurant chains.
Webinar Recording: What is a Supply Chain Animal Welfare Assessment & Do I Need One?
Janice Neitzel, Principal & Founder, Sustainable Solutions Group
Our internal Supply Chain Animal Welfare Assessment provides ratings of your animal proteins according to state regulations and the humane Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare using objective, scientific criteria.
Sustainable Solutions Group understands the web of paperwork and data collection needed. We have the expertise to assess animal protein humane handling and professionally facilitate discussion of results.
Measured animal welfare KPIs need to appear in your ESG and sustainability reporting.