Our badges reflect 12 ethical business practices that make good business sense, respect people and the environment, and reflect current consumer preferences.
Vegetarian and vegan diets minimise climate change, as animal-based agriculture is a big producer of greenhouse gases. There are also obvious animal welfare benefits associated with these diets.
Vegetarian or vegan based diets help minimise climate change. Animal agriculture is a significant contributor to global climate change. Some sources claim livestock and their by-products account for around 18% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.
There are also obvious animal welfare benefits associated with vegetarian and vegan based diets.
Vegetarian or vegan-based meals are generally cheaper to prepare than meat-based meals.
To be awarded the badge, Retailers must:
Vegetarian and vegan meal option available on its menu at all times; or a menu that clearly states vegetarian and vegan meal options are available
To be awarded the badge, Suppliers must:
Sell at least one food product that does not contain any meat, poultry, game, fish, shellfish or crustacean.
Vegetarian and vegan based diets help minimise climate change and have obvious animal welfare benefits. Each year it is estimated that Conscious Consumer businesses sell
1,522,300 vege and 389,300 vegan meals
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