Value-Chain Engagement

Value-chain engagement

Major producer, processor, supermarkets, food service and value chain businesses and investment groups are utilising the Framework and aligning their own sustainability processes to it, because it is specifically tailored to the beef industry and articulates what the supply chain wants.

NAPCO uses the framework to inform their own sustainability activities and to define the specific areas of sustainability relevant to them. A focus on animal welfare, environmental management, and the health and safety of their people enables NAPCO to produce consistent high quality cattle.

Teys Australia uses the Framework to inform their sustainability activities. This includes setting targets around carbon intensity, water efficiency and renewable energy, as well as projects like their Low Emissions Energy Hub at Wagga

The Greenham Tasmania – Cape Grim Beef Brand has developed their sustainability framework based on the Framework The project represents an important milestone as the first application of the Framework to a value-chain. The ABSF has enabled the Cape Grim Beef Brand to design their business specific, sustainable value-chain framework, with specific priorities, measures and indicators across the four sustainability pillars.

Woolworths uses the Framework to inform their own sustainability activities. The company believes that the ABSF sets the blueprint for what ‘good’ looks like for the key sustainability issues in beef production to enable practice change and better sustainability outcomes.

Rabobank Australia uses the Framework to inform their own sustainability activities. The investor banks a significant portfolio of beef producing clients and sees it as vital that they contribute to an industry-led framework, that drives long-term sustainability for their beef clients and the supply chain.