Commitments to action

U.S. Soy's Continuous Improvement Goals

U.S. Soybean Export Council

The U.S. soy industry is committed to boosting nature positive production through a commitment to its continuous improvement goals, an industry-led effort to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the production system to achieve positive environmental, social, and economic outcomes.

Since the continuous improvement goals were established in 2014, the soy industry and its value-chain have made significant progress toward their sustainability targets. With 2000 as a baseline, before 2025 U.S. soy is committed to reducing land use impacts by 10 percent; reducing soil erosion by 25 percent; increasing energy efficiency by 10 percent; and reducing total greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent.


Producer organizations
Private sector


Action Area(s)

Boost Nature-Based Solutions of Production


United States

Key contact

Ryan Olson, U.S. Soybean Export Council
[email protected]


Continuous improvement
Sustainable production



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