ESG: A con by the global elite or a farmer's duty of care?

Shan Goodwin
Updated July 6 2023 - 7:35am, first published 6:00am
Is the trendy concept of ESG the next evolution in a free market or an unnecessary burden on the farmer? Picture via Shutterstock.
Is the trendy concept of ESG the next evolution in a free market or an unnecessary burden on the farmer? Picture via Shutterstock.

In a nod to the typical farmer response to news of yet another industry think tank on improving the sustainability of agriculture, the Australian Farm Institute stepped well outside the conference comfort zone for it's mid-year event this week.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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