Membership

Membership in USRSB demonstrates your commitment to continuously improving the sustainability of beef. Membership provides an opportunity to engage with leaders throughout the beef value chain and to shape the dialogue of beef sustainability.

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Become a Member

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef is a multi-stakeholder initiative developed to advance, support and communicate continuous improvement in sustainability of the U.S. beef value chain. The USRSB achieves this through the leadership, innovation, engagement and collaboration of its members as they demonstrate their commitment to continuously improving the sustainability of beef. Membership also provides an opportunity to engage with leaders throughout the beef value chain to shape the dialogue of beef sustainability and contribute to the long-term viability of the U.S. beef industry.

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Current Members

The USRSB membership is comprised of the following five constituencies: Producers: Individuals, organizations and associations of people who are actively engaged in the ownership and management of cattle used to produce beef; Allied Industry: Organizations and associations of people who supply the beef value chain with goods and services, including but not limited to financial institutions; Processors: Organizations and associations of people who process cattle and beef into saleable product; Retail: Organizations and associations of people who bring beef and beef-related products to consumers; and Civil Society: Academic institutions, non-government and non-commercial institutions, foundations, alliances and associations with a stake in the beef value chain. To view the full list of current members, please click on one of the following industry sectors:

Membership Responsibilities

  • Support the vision, mission and work of the USRSB
  • Support and contribute to the outcomes of the working groups
  • Provide leadership in and from your area in the beef value chain
  • Be a member of one of the five identified beef value chain constituencies
  • Pay annual membership dues. (Dues will be pro-rated because of the Oct. 1 - Sept. 30 fiscal year.) 

How to Join

To apply to become a member of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, please complete the online application below or click here to download the membership application and return to:

USRSB Administrator
c/o NCBA
9110 E. Nichols Ave. Suite 300
Centennial, CO 80112

Membership acceptance is voted upon by the Board of Directors following review of the membership application. Following Board of Director approval, you will receive a USRSB Membership Letter of Agreement to confirm your commitment to support the vision, mission and work of the USRSB as well as a dues invoice to process your membership. For questions or additional information, please contact the USRSB Administrator at USRSB@beef.org.

Annual Membership Dues

Constituency Annual Gross Revenue Dues
Producer Individual $500
Associations < $2 million $1,000
$2 mil. - $10 mil. $2,500
> $10 million $5,000
Allied Industry < $5 million $5,000
$5 mil. - $100 mil. $10,000
> $100 million $15,000
 Associations  < $2 million $1,000 
   $2 mil. - $10 mil $2,500
   >$10 million $5,000 

 Processor

< $5 million $5,000
$5 mil. - $100 mil. $10,000
> $100 million $15,000
 Associations < $2 million   $1,000
   $2 mil. - $10 mil.  $2,500
   >$10 million  $5,000
Retail < $5 million $5,000
$5 mil. - $100 mil. $10,000
> $100 million $15,000
 Associations < $2 million   $1,000
   $2 mil. - $10 mil.  $2,500
   > $10 million  $5,000
Civil Society < $25 million $1,000
$25 mil. - $100 mil. $2,500
> $100 million $5,000

 

Application

Membership acceptance is voted upon by the Board of Directors following review of the membership application. Following Board of Director approval, you will receive a USRSB Membership Letter of Agreement for your signature as well as a dues invoice.

Basic Information

 

Organizations and associations of people who supply producers with goods and services, including but not limited to financial institutions

Individuals, organizations and associations of people who are actively engaged in the ownership and management of cattle used to produce beef

Academic institutions, non-government and non-commercial institutions, foundations, alliances and associations with a stake in the beef value chain

Organizations and associations of people who bring beef and beef-related products to consumers

Organizations and associations of people who process cattle and beef into saleable product


The Indicator & Goals for Progress Working Group (IWG) will develop indicators and metrics for each segment of the beef value chain, which will continue to be re-evaluated and built upon in the future. The IWG will also develop guidance documents and resources to aid in interpretation and self-evaluation against each metric, which will be encompassed in a metric toolkit.

The Engagement, Measurement & Progress Working Group (EMPWG) will establish and manage sector-specific Sustainability Assessment Guides; develop guidelines and processes to review external projects, field trials, pilot projects and resources that support the vision and mission of the roundtable; and cultivate supporting materials for supply chain implementation of 2nd and 3rd party verification.


 

 

 

 

Primary Contact Information

Complete this section for the primary contact for the organization for the overall coordination of the relationship:

 
 
   
 
 

USRSB Letter of Agreement

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Billing Information

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Application E-mail Confirmation

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