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The Importance of ESG Due Diligence in Agri-Investing

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
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Malachy Mitchell

Managing Director

Malachy Mitchell is co-founder and Managing Director of Farrelly & Mitchell. He works with CEOs, executives and leaders from private enterprises and public sector institutions.

The Importance of ESG Due Diligence in Agri-Investing

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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
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Author

Malachy Mitchell

Managing Director

Malachy Mitchell is co-founder and Managing Director of Farrelly & Mitchell. He works with CEOs, executives and leaders from private enterprises and public sector institutions.

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