A rapidly growing global population is placing enormous demands on the world’s food supply and its limited natural resources. This demand creates an everyday challenge for dairy farms and businesses to do more with less while running their businesses profitably.
The industry’s customers and consumers seek proof that the dairy supply chain — from grass to glass — is continuously improving and using practices that protect natural resources, promote the wellbeing of communities and assure long-term economic viability.
Understanding sustainability risks and opportunities begins with agreeing on how to measure them. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is utilizing a multistakeholder process to support the U.S. dairy industry’s efforts in tracking and communicating its stewardship and sustainability progress: