Catherine Chong is an ecology, social, governance (ESG) advisor and activist. Catherine advises companies, institutional investors, and governments on linking corporate decisions to socio-ecological impacts, including climate-related risks. Her experience includes developing national and global sustainability accounting and reporting standards for a number of industries, including finance, food, and fashion.
Catherine grew up in a farming family and saw firsthand the adverse impact of industrial farming on her family and community in the global south. In 2020, she co-founded Farms to Feed Us CIC to champion small-scale agroecological and regenerative farming in the UK. She is also an advisor to C.L.E.A.R., a consortium lobbying for information on how our food is farmed and processed to be made mandatory on food labels in the UK.
As hospitality eyes up the regenerative agriculture space, how are they taking a different approach to working with farmers? How are chefs and restaurant owners adopting a regenerative and agroecological mindset in their approach to creating and managing sourcing relationships directly with farmers and producers? This panel will hear from farmers, chefs and wholesalers doing […]