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How can supermarkets help end food insecurity?

July 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm


About this event

The University of York is proud to host this webinar event discussing how supermarkets can help end food insecurity in an ethical and sustainable way. This webinar will look to share good practice for how businesses can engage with ending food insecurity and serves as a knowledge exchange between the academic, supermarket, and food charity sectors.


The event acts as the concluding event of an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded project looking into the topic, conducted by Kelli Kennedy and Carolyn Snell of the Social Policy and Social Work Department at the University of York. Kennedy and Snell will share the outcome of their research at the webinar, as well as host the event.


The webinar will feature presentations from the following speakers with a Q & A session at the end of the webinar:


  • Edward Powell, Community and Shared Value Team at Co-op;
  • Dr Maddy Power, Research Fellow in Dept of Health Sciences at the University of York, founder of York Food Justice Alliance, and Co-chair of Trustees at the Independent Food Aid Network (IFAN);
  • Rajesh Makwana, Director of the charity Sufra NW London and Trustee at IFAN;
  • Dan Crossley, Executive Director of the Food Ethics Council


Should you have any queries about the event or the project’s research, please feel free to email Kelli Kennedy of our research team at kelli.kennedy@york.ac.uk.University of York logo


July 20, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm


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