ACE is proud to release our newest project: Survey Guidelines. We developed this in collaboration with the Humane Research Council, and our hope is that this resource will be a useful tool for all individuals and organizations seeking to measure their impact. … Read more
We are excited to see GiveWell’s recent brief analysis of the treatment of animals in industrial agriculture. We admire and respect the work they’ve done on evaluating human charities and encouraging thoughtful giving practices, and this is their first major step towards considering the cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent animal suffering on factory farms. In fact, it is almost the first thing they have written about animal causes since a blog post almost three years ago that explained why they hadn’t yet given serious consideration to animal charities. … Read more
Discussions about how we can best advocate for veganism often take place between ethical vegans, so (unsurprisingly) the conclusion is usually that ethical arguments are the best approach.
For example, the Animal Activist’s Handbook calls health-based arguments “problematic” and urges readers to focus on ethics-based approaches. … Read more
Most charities spend money as quickly as they receive it, while most US-based foundations pay out just five percent of their assets each year, the legal minimum. Which strategy does more good? The answer matters to you as well as to non-profit organizations: you can give away your money as you earn it, … Read more