Environmental stewardship

Environmental stewardship

As a major land user, the beef industry has a close relationship with the environment and is particularly exposed to environmental risks such as climate variability.

The industry prospers through maintaining a healthy environment and thriving ecosystem, including soil, vegetation, water and air. The beef industry is committed to enhancing the ecosystems that foster productivity, while fulfilling its role as environmental stewards.

The Framework also highlights the need for the industry to adapt to the changing environment.

PRIORITIES

IMPROVE LAND MANAGEMENT PRACTICE

5.1 Minimise nutrient and sediment loss

5.2 Balance of tree and grass cover

MITIGATE AND MANAGE CLIMATE CHANGE

6.1 Manage climate change risk

6.2 Climate change adaptation and preparedness

6.3 Efficient use of water

MINIMISE WASTE

7.1 Solid waste to landfill from processing

INDICATORS

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