Supporting your path to net zero.

With collaboration at our core, our trusted teams work to create added value, clarity, and positive impact in your business, working with a diverse set of clients including SME's, public sector and global multinationals. We offer science-backed, independent consultancy to businesses across Scotland, the UK and internationally, in diverse sectors and advising on everything from reducing scope 3 emissions in supply chains to biodiversity audits and analysis. 

Is your business sustainable?

Our integrated sustainability offering for businesses, Food & Footprint, combines the breadth and depth of consultancy needed to help businesses looking towards a net zero future, with on-the-ground experience and appreciation of the unique purpose and needs of land-based and food and drink businesses. 

Our technical knowledge links the business of food production with environmental objectives. We are your full-service sustainability partner for the journey ahead. 

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Programme delivery

We deliver programmes (like the Farm Advisory Service) for clients and have a team of specialist programme managers to ensure that your project is delivered right the first time, every time. 

Our special projects

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.

Futureproof your business with accredited carbon literacy training.

How to get accredited

By-product management

We provide waste and by-product services to a variety of businesses and contractors linked to distilleries abattoirs and food manufacturers, helping them to reduce their waste material and by-products by making use of their agricultural potential. 

What could we do for you?

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 systems 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 agriculture and land use. 

Supporting your business

Business skills support

We have years of expertise in delivering business skills, growth learning, CPD and training courses to a wide range of clients all over Scotland and the UK. We deliver multiple levels of courses and workshops across the food and drink supply chain, suitable for entrepreneurs, managers and seasoned businesses. 

We will work with you to ensure our courses and workshops are tailored to meet your business needs and aspirations. 

Let us help you build the skills which support your business growth. 

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More support for businesses

Whether you need support with your dairy business, would like help with NVZ and nutrient budgeting or funding applications, are looking for ways to improve your grassland, are exploring biodiversity options on the road to net zero or need expertise to guide you in aspects of your farm business management activities, we have a service for you. 

Our business services

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. 

Our biodiversity services

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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 details of our work and see our work for yourself.

Our expertise in action

Our expert teams

Our diverse teams of advisors and specialists cover a lot of ground. Explore our teams to see what skills, support, and specialist solutions we may be able to offer you and your business.

Our teams and services

Working with you

Whether you are a crofter, a farmer, a rural estate or landmanager or a business looking for consultancy support, we have trusted experts to help you move your business forward.

The support you need