FoodSIVI Fourth Oxford Meeting postponed

The FoodSIVI team has been closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in order to protect the
health and safety of delegates and speakers.

Under the advice of the University of Oxford, we have taken the decision to postpone the March event. The new dates for Fourth Oxford Meeting are 20 and 21 September 2020.

Those who already registered have been informed and re-registration for the September event will open in May. If you have any questions, please contact us.

The Fourth FoodSIVI Oxford Meeting now takes place on 20 and 21 September 2020
at St Anne’s College, Oxford


Keynote speeches from:

Professor Tim Benton, Director, Energy Environment and Resources Department, Chatham House

Chris Brown, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Olam International

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, University Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University

The event will also include presentations on initiatives and practice from leading organisations and companies.

Themes include:

  • Targets, policies and pathways for transformation;
  • Impact valuation initiatives;
  • Practice and technology
  • Principles for a food impact valuation protocol
  • Research and priorities

The next decade determines whether or not food is able to bend human and environmental health curves – the Oxford meetings provide the critical space and community needed in support of more integrated, and meaningful impact valuation approaches and metrics…

Dr. Fabrice DeClerck
Science Director, EAT/Stockholm Resilience Centre

The Oxford Meeting provides critically important scientific insights for Sustainable, Equitable and Healthy Food Systems

Pushpam Kumar, Chief Environmental Economist, UN Environment

Learn about previous FoodSIVI Meetings

Download documents from previous meetings to find out more about the progress of FoodSIVI

Third Oxford Meeting Programme (PDF)
Third Oxford Meeting Overview (PDF)

“…have no doubt, in 50 years’ time the word unsustainable will have the same association as corruption: illegal, immoral, reprehensible.”

Steven Lord

Read Steven’s full dinner speech from the Third Oxford Meeting (PDF)

“A simple but powerful part of impact valuation or true cost accounting, I think, is that it is an account – a story, a recording of events that brings with it remembrance of origins and consequences, an acknowledgement, hidden behind a simple number.”

Steven Lord

Read Steven’s full dinner speech from the Second Oxford Meeting (PDF)

Second Oxford Meeting summary 27-28 March 2018 (PDF)

First Oxford Meeting summary 11-12 April 2017

Engaging a diverse group of actors to discuss, improve and integrate impact valuation methodologies is crucial for food systems transformation. The Oxford meetings create a forum for leaders in the field to share their work and have robust discussions of these critical issues.

Lauren Baker, PhD
Director of Programs, Global Alliance for the Future of Food

Interested in attending a meeting?

If you’d like to attend a meeting or would like more information please contact us

The place for an open discussion among experts and practitioners about how best we can transform the food system

Marta Santamaria
Policy Director at Capitals Coalition (formerly Natural Capital Coalition)