Our sustainability goals

The USRSB has set goals and sector-level targets for all six high-priority indicators. These goals and targets are a starting point for accelerating improvements; they are not an endpoint, rather they are a catalyst for the industry to innovate and demonstrate our collective ambition to improve outcomes. 

ACHEIVE CLIMATE NEUTRALITY BY 2040

AIR & GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

The U.S. beef supply chain will achieve climate neutrality by 2040.

LEARN MORE

MAINTAIN & IMPROVE GRAZING LANDS

LAND RESOURCES

The U.S. beef supply chain will work to maintain and improve grazing lands under the care of U.S. beef producers. 

LEARN MORE

IMPROVE WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

WATER RESOURCES

By 2050, the U.S. beef supply will improve water management strategies and improve water quality. 

LEARN MORE

IMPROVE SAFETY, DEVELOPMENT & WELL-BEING OF EMPLOYEES

EMPLOYEE SAFETY & WELL-BEING

The U.S. beef supply chain is committed to continuously improving the safety, development and well-being of individuals working throughout the industry. 

LEARN MORE

IMPROVE ANIMAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

ANIMAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

The U.S. beef supply chain will continue to improve animal health and well-being.

LEARN MORE

IMPROVE EFFICIENCIES, ENHANCE PRODUCT VALUE & INCREASE DEMAND

EFFICIENCY & YIELD

The U.S. beef supply chain will improve efficiencies, enhance product value and increase demand, which collectively will enable operations and businesses to maintain and improve individual and community financial health. 

LEARN MORE

goal resources

Want to explore more about the goals set by the USRSB and targets associated with the goals?

 Download Summary  

 Download full document 

Framework

Learn more about the U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework. 

 Learn More