We believe that care and respect for people, animals and the environment will lead to a more compassionate and sustainable world.
ACTAsia’s working for sustainable social change through education. Our programmes reach children, consumers and professionals, building care and respect for nature, people and animals.
The future is in our hands. Join us to encourage responsible and compassionate behaviour, help stop the exploitation of nature and prevent future pandemics.
What we do
We teach citizenship, animal welfare, and environmental responsibility through Caring for Life Education (CFL)Find out more
We raise awareness of the exploitation of people, animals and the environment by consumer industriesFind out more
We give children the chance to grow into compassionate adults
We research into the fur industry and tell the painful truth about fur trim
We work with veterinary partners to improve professional standards
What we have achieved together
At ACTAsia, kindness inspires everything we do and as we celebrate our 15th year, you – our supporters – have enabled us to go beyond what we ever thought possible. Your kindness has enabled us to reach tens of thousands of children to develop empathy and critical thinking; speak to millions of consumers about a more compassionate lifestyle and impart essential knowledge and skills to thousands of vets in China. Thanks to your support we have achieved significant impact during this time which we will be sharing with you in more detail later this year. In the meantime, we’re six months into our birthday year and would like to share some of our achievements and highlights so far.
Strong-Willed Pig’s Death causes national outpouring of grief across China
Millions of Chinese have taken to social media site Weibo to pay tribute to Strong-Willed Pig. This national outpouring of grief for a pig demonstrates the tremendous affection and special place that this unlikely star of society has held in the nation’s hearts.
From ONE Nation G7 to ONE Health
Last month Britain welcomed the G7 summit to Cornwall. Pictures of beautiful Cornish coastline were broadcast across the world as heads of the G7 nations met to discuss key global issues. The lapping shoreline and pristine beaches were a welcome distraction from the high-level discussions including on the topic of the pivotal importance of the One Health initiative.