The ADAS Sustainable Food and Farming team help clients to address their sustainability challenges. Our agricultural background means we’re equally at home meeting face-to-face with farmers as we are engaging with senior management in global food and drink businesses. This gives us the unique ability to work across all stages of the supply chain. Crucially, we also make full use of our world-leading agricultural and environmental technical experts to provide knowledge and support. This makes us ideally placed to provide bespoke solutions, supported by evidence-based research, to help clients address some of the most pressing challenges facing their business. The multi-disciplinary team have a strong practical understanding of agricultural production, combined with expertise in a host of sustainability challenges where we can offer a service.

Services we offer

Measuring and monitoring to collect information about a supply chain

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. We will collect qualitative and quantitative data to help you understand your agricultural value chain. By establishing where the key issues are, we can identify areas for improvement. This will also enable you to create baselines for action against which to measure your future progress. Specialist areas include:
  • The measurement of carbon and water footprints
  • Assessment of volumes of forest risk products in the supply chain

Communicating sustainability messages to all stakeholders

There are a wide range of stakeholders in a supply chain from farmers through to the consumers.  We are well placed to support you in communicating sustainability messages effectively to all parts of your supply chain. This could include:
  • Best practice production approaches to farmers
  • Clarification of sustainability issues to consumers
  • Creating understanding within your own organisation.
We will support you on external reporting so that you can rest assured that your messages, filings and disclosures are accurately deployed.

Developing sustainability strategies to meet business needs

There is increasing pressure to act. We help you to create and update your sustainability strategies so they meet current and future business challenges. This will also help you identify future business opportunities. By using a science-based approach, we can help you set targets and goals that are realistic and achievable.

Analysis

We will support you on external reporting so that you can rest assured that your messages, filings and disclosures are accurately deployed. We work with qualitative and quantitative data to help companies understand their supply chains. A range of bespoke analysis and modelling approaches is available to turn data into solutions.

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