We can help you achieve environmental compliance, take stock of your natural capital assets, identify renewable energy solutions, and assess and restore biodiversity and habitats. 

From enhancing and supporting your natural capital to meeting net zero targets, we will develop a tailored, comprehensive approach to enhance and support your environmental and business needs. 

From carbon auditing and life cycle analysis to mapping and use of remote sensing technology such as drones and satellite data, our team of skilled environmental professionals will equip your business with robust data and the insights needed to help you move towards being a more sustainable business. 

Driving your sustainable goals forward

As part of Food & Footprint, the environment team supports customers with everything from natural resource management, biodiversity, renewables and carbon management to land surveying and environmental compliance. 

Whether you are looking to identify carbon mitigation measure through your value chain or enhance natural capital assets and support ecosystem services, we can help. We can provide valuable insight and practical solutions to develop and strengthen sustainability credentials for your business. 

Our environment services

Carbon management and life cycle analysis

The first step on your sustainability journey can be the calculation of your companies' emissions. We have expertise in Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) to a product, company, and industry level under the relevant ISO and GHG protocol standards. Our broad expertise in land use and agricultural system makes us particularly effective in dealing with what can be the most complicated and elusive elements of GHG emissions accounting: your scope 3 emissions from agricultural land use. 

How our experts support you

Drone and geospatial services

Our experienced drone pilots and analysts can help you elevate your business. We use a range of sensors, including survey grade RGB, multi-spectral and LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), along with sophisticated processing and mapping software. 

Our specialist team interpret this information, providing you with maps, data and images to give a comprehensive picture of your land and suggest options to help you meet your management objectives, both in the short and long term. 

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Peatland code validation and verification

With over 80% of UK peatlands in a degraded state, there is an urgent need to address this decline.

Our expert team is accredited and can now offer land managers, owners and custodians a validation and verification service, as part of the IUCN Peatland Code.

Let our site-experienced, specialist team support your peatland project. 

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Carbon literacy training

Futureproof your business with Carbon Literacy Training. Our accredited training has been designed specifically for agricultural, food and land-based businesses by SAC Consulting and Keep Scotland Beautiful.

The one-day course will provide a recognised qualification and the same foundation knowledge to level the playing field towards the Just Transition to net zero, no matter if participants manage a farm, an SME or a global multinational.

How to get accredited

Biodiversity and ecology consultancy

Supporting your business to measure biodiversity impacts and uncover opportunities to mitigate nature-based risks.

We pride ourselves on bringing together ecologists, natural capital experts, environmental scientists, advisors, and researchers to provide cutting edge advice and practical services.

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Natural capital and ecosystem service assessments

Natural capital assets supply a flow of benefits to land managers and wider society including supply chain and catchment organisations. We can produce bespoke natural capital reports that identify assets present in an area, the current ecosystem services supplied by them, and the opportunities available to land managers, project developers and community groups that are working on place-based projects.

How we can help

Video resources to help

We have a range of videos on our YouTube channel that can help support your farm business. Catch up on our climate change adaptation guides from Farming for a Better Climate.

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Our work

From industry publications to customer case studies and outputs from some of our special projects and research, dive into the detail and see our work fro yourself.

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Food & Footprint

Delivering end-to-end sustainability solutions for businesses on the journey to net zero.

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