The Importance of ESG Due Diligence in Agri-Investing

07 November 2019
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ESG Due Diligence

ESG due diligence involves the assessment of risks and opportunities relating to the environmental, social and governance implications of an investment. Before undertaking an investment in agribusiness, there are a range of factors to investigate.

Environmental issues to consider include:

  • Pollution and resource use
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Climate change

Social issues to consider include:

  • Community health and safety, particularly in underprivileged areas
  • Labour practices and working conditions
  • Land rights and tenure

Governance issues to consider include:

  • Executive pay
  • Track record of management
  • Shareholder’s rights

Click here for the full insight.

The Importance of ESG Due Diligence in Agri-Investing

07 November 2019

ESG Due Diligence

ESG due diligence involves the assessment of risks and opportunities relating to the environmental, social and governance implications of an investment. Before undertaking an investment in agribusiness, there are a range of factors to investigate.

Environmental issues to consider include:

  • Pollution and resource use
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Climate change

Social issues to consider include:

  • Community health and safety, particularly in underprivileged areas
  • Labour practices and working conditions
  • Land rights and tenure

Governance issues to consider include:

  • Executive pay
  • Track record of management
  • Shareholder’s rights

Click here for the full insight.

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