We are delighted to bring you the films from our True Cost Accounting event in London on December 6th

Morning Session

Opening words from Ken Wilson and Patrick Holden, The Prince of Wales video message of support, A keynote speech from Professor Jules Pretty, and The Need for Change – featuring Professor Whendee Silver, Professor Tim Lang, Peter Blom of Triodos Bank, Nadia Scialabba from the FAO, and Guillermo Castilleja from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

True Cost Accounting in Practice

The challenges and benefits of True Cost Accounting in Practice from Dr Pete Myers of Environmental Health Sciences, Food Waste campaigner Tristram Stuart, Nadia Scialabba from the FAO, Adrian de Groot Ruiz of True Price, and Helmy Abouleish from Sekem Project.

Afternoon Session

Keynote speech from Pavan Sukhdev on Ecosystems and Food Systems, followed by Nature Conservation as a consequence of food production, featuring Peter Seligmann from Conservation International, Ann Tutwiler of Biodiversity International and Mike Clarke, Chief Executive of the RSPB

Closing Session – Testing the proposition

A panel and audience discussion with Radio 4’s John Humphrys

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  • As one who was not able to attend, I’d be interested to know if there is a conclusion: when all things are accounted for, what IS the true cost of food (eg) in the UK? What is the full tally of external costs?

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  • Monica Nobrega

    Is incredibly perceptive. I REALLY wanted to ask about something during the show and not really expecting to talk that day and I was on the stage in less than 5 minutes.