Together We Can


We believe beef can be a force for good – a valuable resource through which to address the urgency of climate change and build supply chains that support a stronger, more resilient world.


Our goal

Our goal is to cut beef emissions from our North American beef supply chain by 30% by 20301


We have a vision to feed the world today by protecting the planet for tomorrow. Watch this video to find out how BeefUp is strengthening the future of agriculture.

Climate change is the #1 concern for U.S. and Canadian beef consumers2

At Cargill, we are advocating for collective action to tackle climate change head on. Working with dedicated partners, we are taking decisive steps, identifying practical, scalable solutions to secure a healthy, sustainable future for us all.

We have set a bold goal for our North American beef supply chain: our four-pillar strategy is the key to sustainably transforming beef to help the world thrive. Explore the purpose that inspires us and the strategy that is guiding our journey.

Our Purpose and Strategy

Collaborating for change

Cargill is investing in innovations to build a more sustainable supply chain for beef. However, bold action requires strong partnerships – that’s why we are also collaborating on solutions with stakeholders throughout the value chain. By working with the world’s largest conservation organizations and engaging our customers, we can support ranchers and farmers to unlock the potential in beef that will benefit us all.

Partnerships in action

Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest in sustainable beef at Cargill and beyond.

Burger King, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Cargill to Help Conserve and Restore Southern Great Plains Grasslands and Wildlife Through Regenerative Agriculture Practices.

This five-year initiative with up to $5 million in funding, brings together two major beef brands dedicated to emissions reduction, reinforcing the important role beef and cattle play in helping the Great Plains thrive. The funding is expected to generate 1:1 matching contributions from NFWF, creating a total on-the-ground impact of up to $10 million […]

April 12, 2022

Cargill and A&W Canada partner with ALUS to scale climate change mitigation efforts

Collaborating to advance rancher-led regenerative agricultural practices through the “New Acre™ Project.” Climate change is often considered the greatest challenge of our time. We believe action to address it can be advanced through effective collaboration. ALUS is a Canadian-based organization that promotes nature-based solutions to sustain agriculture and biodiversity for generations to come. It has […]

August 15, 2021

Cargill launches a cross-industry collaboration to accelerate dairy-beef crossbreeding

A three-year Dairy Beef Accelerator program will support producers in advancing their understanding of the benefits of cattle crossbreeding. The North American beef and dairy industry is already one of the most efficient in the world, with producers achieving larger volumes of high-quality protein with lower resource inputs than those in other countries. One innovative […]

August 1, 2021


  1. GHG intensity reduction measured on a per pound of product basis from a 2017 baseline.
  2. Source: Cargill’s proprietary BeefUp consumer insights research