The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) is a multi-stakeholder initiative developed to advance, support and communicate continuous improvement in sustainability of the U.S. beef value chain. The USRSB achieves this through leadership, innovation, multi-stakeholder engagement and collaboration.
The U.S. beef value chain is the trusted global leader in environmentally sound, socially responsible and economically viable beef.
Advance, support and communicate continuous improvement of sustainability across the U.S. beef value chain.
What sets us apart?
As a transparent effort focused on shaping the sustainability framework for the U.S. beef value chain, the USRSB will encourage and promote continuous improvement through several actions, including:
- Identifying sustainability indicators
- Recognizing verification methodologies
- Generating field project data to test sustainability concepts
- Providing a forum for open discussion, information exchange and program development
- Offering stakeholders an equal opportunity through membership participation
The USRSB is comprised of the following five constituencies:
Individuals, organizations and associations of people who are actively engaged in the ownership and management of cattle used to produce beef
Organizations and associations of people who supply the beef value chain with goods and services, including but not limited to financial institutions
Organizations and associations of people who process cattle and beef into saleable product
Organizations and associations of people who bring beef and beef-related products to consumers
Academic institutions, non-government and non-commercial institutions, foundations, alliances and associations with a stake in the beef value chain