Sustainable Innovations Inc. (SI) is an advisory firm that helps clients develop and implement solutions to the most critical sustainability challenges – strategy, organization, execution at a corporate and supply chain level. We emphasize small holder inclusion, access to investment, capacity building, renovation, performance measurement and evaluation. SI designs partnership programs between corporates, donor agencies and partner governments – to co-fund training and improvement programs with small holders and produces a blended investment return for ESG investors.
Sustainable Innovations is now partnered with HighQuest Consulting on projects in Agricultural Investment, bringing the value of their network and strategic expertise in strategy, logistics and distribution, and asset optimization to clients worldwide.
Early Stage Development of Agriculture and Food Innovations, and a proven fact-based approach to proof of concept and scale in the market and field with key partnerships.
Defining project scope, key performance indicators (KPIs), secure project deliverables and risk mitigation. Stakeholder forums with investors, strategic partners, donors and civil society to maximize positive social and environmental impacts and balanced returns.
Providing independent voice of the customer/user and stakeholder feedback to accelerate speed to market and prove business case for investors and strategic partners for projects in new agriculture and food innovations:
Restaurant Marketplaces and e-Grocer
Online Restaurants & Meal Kits
Farm Management Software, Sensing & IoT Including Blockchain Technology
Novel Farming Systems including Indoor Agriculture
In-Store Retail & Restaurant Technology
Robotics, Mechanization & other Farm Equipment
Bioenergy & Biomaterials
Regenerative Land Transitions and Investment
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Graham Mitchell has 25 years of global experience working with manufacturers and retailers to innovate new products and services. His experience facilitating product innovation, development and process improvement with high performance teams has resulted in client successes and published articles in Food Manufacturing and Organic Processing, as well as speaking engagements at the Organic Trade Association and Food Marketing Institute. His clients include Ahold, Whole Foods, PepsiCo, Campbell’s Soup, Costco, and Wal-Mart. Previously, Graham was Global Innovation Director for Ahold Global, where he developed Private Label programs on both sides of the Atlantic including “Nature’s Promise” organic and natural products, to address consumer needs for improved health, sustainability and convenience. Graham earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago.