1. The overall objective is to promote the responsible, humane and compassionate use and treatment of livestock in every phase of the production process.
  2. Identification of all organisations involved in livestock production and processing, from farms to slaughter.
  3. Involvement of these organisations in promoting livestock welfare.
  4. Defining terms to be used in assessing livestock welfare.
  5. Developing standards, norms, codes and training manuals that promote or ensure livestock welfare.
  6. Promoting the institution of adequate and effective legislation to ensure that livestock welfare can be monitored satisfactorily and enforced.
  7. Encouraging all involved in the entire process of livestock keeping and processing to adopt suitable practices that support humane treatment and protect livestock welfare.
  8. Involvement in any activities and processes that affect the welfare of livestock or promote the objective of the LWCC.