Do This One Thing BEFORE You Ask Suppliers for Sustainability Information (Part 3 of 4)

Part 3 of 4 – Interview Series with Kenton Harmer hosted by Jennifer Woofter

Today, we showcase the third of four video clips with Kenton Harmer (you can read Part 1 and Part 2 in case you missed them), one of the lead researchers on the Agriculture Emissions Supply Chain Report by the Carbon Disclosure Project. In this video, Kenton reveals what companies should do BEFORE embarking on a data-gathering mission with their suppliers.

Thanks to Kenton for his insight — and stay tuned for the final clips from our interview!

Originally posted on Strategic Sustainability Consulting

Part 1
Part 2


Kenton Harmer is the Senior Vice President of Milepost Consulting and Co-Director of Common Fields.  Common Fields, the agriculture practice of Milepost Consulting, is an industry leader at creating and implementing evidence-based sustainability strategies for the agriculture sector.   As one of the founding partners of Common Fields, Kenton’s experience is in developing methodologies and systems that measure the sustainability performance of agricultural operations and sectors.  With an MBA in Sustainable Management, Kenton specializes in translating this technical data into strategies and lasting changes that improve an organization’s market position and long-term profitability. Contact him at

Jennifer Woofter is the founder and president of Strategic Sustainability Consulting, a boutique firm specializing in helping rapidly growing mid-size businesses integrate sustainability into their business model. She tweets at @jenniferwoofter.