Sustainability & ESG

Embedding sustainability & ESG into your core strategy

Sustainability & ESG

Billions of people suffer globally due to ongoing and complex challenges such as climate change, social inequality, and resource depletion. These crises threaten livelihoods and impact business operations, causing widespread economic disruption, financial instability, and fuelling global inequality and unrest.

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At Farrelly Mitchell, we understand the urgency of tackling these issues and the critical changes that must be made to build a sustainable future. Our sustainability & ESG experts can help clients identify and implement effective operational strategies that adhere to ESG criteria, foster economic growth, and leave a lasting and positive impact.


Sustainability & ESG measures should not be treated as a check-box exercise, nor should they be financial burdens on food and agribusinesses. Our sustainability & ESG consultants strike the balance between business growth and long-term impact, facilitating effective ESG practices that go beyond short-termism and greenwashing, while ensuring long-term business viability.

With our support, our clients can achieve:

Environmental benefits: Conserve natural resources, enhance biodiversity, and reduce any negative impact of their operations on the environment.

Social benefits: Vastly improve livelihoods through improved labour practices, better inclusivity and diversity, and the establishment of safe and secure production processes.

Governance benefits: Establish transparency and accountability within a company or institution. Increasing focus on internal control, ethical practices, risk management, and regulatory compliance.

Financial benefits: Improve ESG performance in a way that appeals to potential investors, differentiates a business from its market competitors, and takes advantage of growing consumer demands for sustainably made products.

Driving ESG initiatives for lasting impact

We marry sustainability with economic strength. Our expert ESG consultants independently validate your sustainability initiatives, helping you tackle environmental challenges while optimising efficiencies, and embracing sustainable practices.

Our ESG services include:

We also provide key sustainability and ESG supports to policymakers, including:

Why Farrelly Mitchell

At Farrelly Mitchell, we are aware of the industry’s most pressing concerns and we work diligently to solve them. With deep sector knowledge and a track record of successful collaboration, we are uniquely placed to support your sustainability & ESG goals. We don’t just tackle these challenges, we transform them into opportunities for growth. Our solutions are both sustainable and economically viable, ensuring that our clients are financially incentivised to go green.

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How does sustainability and ESG impact financial performance?

Sustainability and ESG practices can positively impact financial performance by attracting investors, enhancing brand reputation, and meeting consumer demand for ethical products, leading to long-term business viability and growth.

What role do consultants play in implementing ESG strategies?

Experts in this sector help businesses integrate ESG criteria into their operations, striking a balance between profitability and positive environmental, social, and governance impacts.

Why is ESG important in agriculture?

ESG in agriculture is crucial for ensuring sustainable food production, minimising environmental damage, and promoting social responsibility, which are vital for long-term food security and ethical business practices.

How can businesses effectively implement ESG practices?

Businesses can implement ESG practices by conducting impact assessments, establishing clear sustainability goals, and integrating ethical considerations into their operational and strategic decisions.

What are the key benefits of adopting ESG measures?

Adopting ESG measures offers environmental benefits like resource conservation, social benefits through improved labour practices, governance benefits including increased transparency, and financial benefits by appealing to conscious consumers and investors.

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In order to safeguard the future of our planet, the food and agribusiness industry must embrace the green revolution. At Farrelly Mitchell, we are as committed as ever to supporting sustainability & ESG initiatives, and we offer tailored services to support our clients in their implementation. Contact us today to learn more.

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