About Us

The Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) is a global platform uniting major companies and animal welfare experts in advancing animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain. Consisting of fourteen member companies, GCAW represents some of the largest names in global food production and food service: 2 Sisters Food Group, Aramark, Compass Group, Elior Group, IKEA Food Services, Maple Leaf Foods, Nestle, Sodexo, Starbucks, Tesco, The Cheesecake Factory, The Kroger Co, Tyson Foods and Unilever.

With combined revenues of over USD 590 billion these companies have joined the Coalition to collectively address systemic barriers to improving animal welfare, accelerate the development of standards and drive progress on key welfare issues. GCAW is currently focussed on three species-specific priority work streams addressing the welfare of laying hens, broiler chickens and pigs.

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