The Benchmark, now in its ninth year, assesses companies across 37 distinct, objective criteria. As such, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive global account of corporate practice on farm animal welfare
In addition to the 2020 Benchmark results presented below, the BBFAW 2020 Report contains the key findings and analysis.
In the 2020 Benchmark, 23 companies have moved up at least one Tier and the overall average score has continued to increase, marginally, to 35% in 2020, from 34% in 2019, indicating that animal welfare has continued to receive sustained management attention.
|1. The company has taken a leadership position on farm animal welfare||> 80%|
|2. The company has made farm animal welfare an integral part of its business strategy||62 - 80%|
|3. The company has an established approach to a farm animal welfare but has more work to do to ensure it is effectively implemented||44 - 61%|
|4. The company is making progress on implementing its policies and commitments on farm animal welfare||27 - 43%|
|5. The company has identified farm animal welfare as a business issue but provides limited evidence that it is managing the issue effectively||11 - 26%|
|6. The company provides limited if any evidence that it recognises farm animal welfare as a business issue||< 11%|