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ESG Drives Enterprise Value and Strengthens Culture in Agrifood...If Implemented Correctly

Published: 2020


By Arturo Ania, Global Leader Agriculture, Food & Beverage, DuPont Sustainable Solutions; Katharina Uebele, Sustainability Consultant, DuPont Sustainable Solutions

Companies in the agriculture, food and beverage industry today can feel as if they are operating under a microscope with stakeholders scrutinizing every development impacting the organization and every decision made by company leadership. These companies face significant headwinds as they attempt to successfully navigate an increasingly uncertain future while providing adequate financial return to shareholders. More and more, companies are being held accountable for their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities. By incorporating ESG into the business strategy, companies can achieve positive outcomes for the safety and health of employees, the environment and financial performance.