Global Roundtable For Sustainable Beef Announces Its Conference Agenda

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Source: Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef news release

In November, The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) will be hosting its global conference in Denver, Colorado. Over four days, the event will bring together a global network of likeminded individuals with an interest in powering a future of beef sustainability.

Throughout the event, which runs from the 7th – 10th November 2022, attendees will benefit from panel discussions, networking events and breakout sessions giving insights into the full scope of beef sustainability and action to improve it.

Leading with GRSB’s Climate, Nature Positive and Animal Welfare Goals, related issues to be explored include global markets, supply chain, and cattle genetics. Attendees will also see first-hand how GRSB’s members are actively progressing the global goals through tours at member sites including Cargill, Agricultural Research, Development, and Education Center (ARDEC) Colorado State University and Leachman Cattle of Colorado.

Last year, GRSB launched its sustainability goals focusing on climate, animal health and nature positive production practices. These goals support members’ commitment to reduce the net global warming impact of beef by 30% by 2030.

Confirmed speakers at the event include;

Jason Weller, newly appointed Chief Global Sustainability Officer at JBS;

Marcelo Gonzalez, Paraguayan Vice Minister of Agriculture;

Tim Bettington, EVP and President of Operations at Zoetis,

Peter Byck, Arizona State University and

Francisco Dallmeier, Smithsonian Institute.

Alongside keynote speakers GRSB will spotlight work on its global goals and provide a clear path to future progress.

Highlights include:

Monday, 7 November: The Communicators Summit, panel event and networking dinner
Tuesday, 8 November: Updates on the GRSB Global Goals and a ‘Nature Positive Production’ panel discussion
Wednesday, 9 November: Discussions on ‘Balancing Production, Consumption and Nutritional Needs’ and ‘Animal Health and Welfare’, and a ‘Concerning Genetics’ panel discussion
Thursday, 10 November: Three different tour opportunities to various locations discovering new beef sustainability practices

For the full GRSB Global Conference on Sustainable Beef agenda, visit Here

About the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) is a worldwide network of the people and organizations powering progress in sustainable beef. Across its global roundtable and 12 regional roundtables, GRSB has 94 members, working in 24 different countries across 6 continents. Collectively, its members are responsible for more than two thirds of cross-border beef trade.

GRSB powers progress in sustainable beef by setting ambitious goals around reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving land use and animal welfare. To help achieve these goals, GRSB champions best practice, facilitates the exchange of knowledge and fosters a collaborative approach.

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