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 first hand the adverse impact of industrial farming on her family and community. In recent years she worked with a number of organisations to campaign for better food, farming, banking, and environmental policies and standards. 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 representing over 40 animal welfare, environment, farming, food, and health organisations lobbying for mandatory food labelling in the UK which tells people how our food is farmed and processed.