My Company Went Vegan to Change Our Workplace and the World

At my company, a team lunch involves veggie burgers, coconut curry with tofu, and flavorful vegan falafel. When new employees on-board, we host our welcome lunches at plant-based taquerias and delis. At our off-site gatherings, you might spot employees socializing alongside our pet dogs, cats, or our office chicken, Chickpea.  When establishing my company in 2018, I made the vegan lifestyle a part of our company culture. Being vegan is not a prerequisite for employment, but any meal purchased by or expensed under our brand name must be entirely plant-based. Although not all companies have such strict dietary preferences, we are not alone in our decision to go vegan. There’s a growing presence of vegan workplace initiatives happening across the …