Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

Environmentally Sound. Socially Responsible. Economically Viable.

Your Go-To Forum for Sustainable Beef in Canada.

Sustainability Benchmarking
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National Beef Sustainability Assessment & Strategy

The National Beef Sustainability Assessment benchmarks the environmental, social and economic performance of the Canadian beef industry. It highlights the areas where industry is doing well, and identifies opportunities for improvement.

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CRSB Certified
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Beef Sustainability Certification

The Certified Sustainable Beef Framework provides a tool to certify farms, ranches and processing facilities against sustainability standards, supports sustainable sourcing and enables consumers to purchase beef from Certified Operations.

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Harvey’s partners with the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef to support sustainable beef production

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CRSB Insider - August 2019

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The CRSB is a collaborative community of stakeholders devoted to advancing sustainability within the Canadian Beef industry and is comprised of the following membership constituencies:

What is the CRSB?

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is a collaborative multi-stakeholder community devoted to advancing sustainability in the Canadian beef industry. Its membership includes organizations across the beef value chain and beyond; farmer/rancher associations, academic institutions, processor and processor associations, food and agriculture businesses, non-governmental associations (animal care and environmental organizations), retail and foodservice companies as well as governments and observers.

Defining Sustainability

Sustainable beef is defined as a socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sound product that prioritizes the Planet, People, Animals and Progress.

The CRSB has adopted the same five guiding principles as the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef for its work in Canada.


To facilitate the framework for the Canadian beef industry to be a global leader in the continuous improvement and sustainability of the beef value chain through science, multi-stakeholder engagement, communication and collaboration.


That the Canadian beef industry is recognized globally to be economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible.