A Greener World
About A Greener World
A Greener World (AGW) identifies, audits, certifies and promotes practical, sustainable farming systems by supporting farmers and ranchers and informing consumers. We don’t just have a mission, we are ON a mission because we believe the way we farm, the nutritional quality of the meat, milk and eggs produced, and the impact of farming systems on wildlife, the environment and wider society are all connected. We aim to serve both consumers and farmers because revitalizing our food system will require us all to work together towards that common goal. We’re extremely proud of our reputation among consumer groups, farmers, and the wider food industry as a pragmatic, farming-based organization driven by practical science and common sense. A Greener World is home to North America's most meaningful food labels. Our flagship label, Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW was acknowledged by Consumer Reports as the only “highly meaningful” food label for farm animal welfare, outdoor access and sustainability. The three certifications we offer are Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW, Certified Grassfed by AGW & Certified Non-GMO by AGW and are only available to independent farms. AGW offers the only truly pasture-based welfare labels: no cages, crates or feedlots. Not even Certified Organic can offer this assurance. Our standards were developed in collaboration with a large group of veterinarians, scientists, subject matter experts and farmers. Each year they are reviewed on the basis of new or evolving research, updates in best practice and feedback from actual on-farm experience. We believe in transparency. You can always find our standards, policies and procedures on our website. You can also email or message us with any questions or concerns, we are always glad to hear from you. Please note: This page is dedicated to celebrating high-welfare, sustainable, pasture-based farming. While we promote respectful, solutions-based dialogue, comments which are broadly anti-animal agriculture will be deleted. In order to protect the integrity of our content we do not permit derogatory comments, unsolicited petition announcements, advertisements, or fundraising appeals, and such posts will be deleted.