About

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops (CRSC) was formed in 2013 to facilitate cross-commodity collaboration on sustainable agriculture issues and opportunities facing grains sector participants. Comprised of grower, industry, customer and consumer organizations, the CRSC is a national, industry-led forum engaging value chain stakeholders in assessing and responding to marketplace demands and showcasing Canada’s performance in the area of agriculture sustainability.

Vision

The Canadian grains sector is recognized globally to be economically viable, socially responsible and a leader in the adoption of environmentally sustainable production practices.

Mission

Create value for all members of Canada’s grains sector by providing a national forum for advancing, reporting on and communicating the sustainability of Canadian grain production.

Guiding Principles

  • National scope

  • Industry-led

  • Inclusive

  • Transparent

  • Market-responsive

  • Science-based

  • Consensus-based

  • Promotes ongoing improvement

  • Costs and benefits are shared across the value chain

The CRSC and its members operate based on the Terms of References as found here

about value chain

Staff Support

Susie Miller, Executive Director

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Dr. Karen Churchill, Project Manager

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Sandra Esposito, Office Manager

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Photos supplied courtesy of the Canola Council of Canada, Grain Farmers of Ontario, and Syngenta Canada.