IDF pro-actively supports a vibrant dairy sector committed to continuously improve its ability to provide safe and nutritious milk and dairy products from healthy animals to close the nutritional gap whilst preserving natural resources and ensuring decent livelihoods across the whole dairy value chain.

The concept of sustainability ensures that a holistic approach is applied to any activity. IDF’s approach to sustainability covers the three pillars, economic, social and environmental sustainability and importantly appreciates the interrelationships, interactions, trade-offs, benefits and impacts of specific actions.


– Developing and promoting sustainable practices across the dairy supply chain

Providing science-based guidance and leadership on dairy sustainability issues to key international organizations and influencers

Promoting that sustainability includes environmental, economic and social components