Category Archives: FIPs / AIPs

IFFO RS launches new Improver Programme (IP) application mechanism; “In this way we are encouraging responsible behaviour for a sustainable future”

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75 Octopus Sector Report; Only small fraction of global octopus fisheries can be classified as sustainable, FIPs have important role to play – SFP

Continue reading 75 Octopus Sector Report; Only small fraction of global octopus fisheries can be classified as sustainable, FIPs have important role to play – SFP

WALMART HQ ‘Sustainability Summit’: “Our goal is to build transparency and continuous improvement with the seafood supply chain”

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NEW industry group in South America to work toward sustainable squid production; SFP lent logistical support

Continue reading NEW industry group in South America to work toward sustainable squid production; SFP lent logistical support

Albion becomes first Canadian firm to join SFP’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP); Of ‘transparency, integrity and sustainability’

Continue reading Albion becomes first Canadian firm to join SFP’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP); Of ‘transparency, integrity and sustainability’

WORLD’s squid fisheries “have a lot of room for sustainability improvement” – Sustainable Fisheries Partnership ‘Target 75 Initiative’ report

Continue reading WORLD’s squid fisheries “have a lot of room for sustainability improvement” – Sustainable Fisheries Partnership ‘Target 75 Initiative’ report

CSR: ODP now includes corporate commitments: “Publishing sustainability commitments is a core element of a responsible seafood policy”

Continue reading CSR: ODP now includes corporate commitments: “Publishing sustainability commitments is a core element of a responsible seafood policy”

INPUT sought-for on the draft Fisheries Improvers Programme Acceptance Mechanism of IFFO RS

Continue reading INPUT sought-for on the draft Fisheries Improvers Programme Acceptance Mechanism of IFFO RS

IRELAND is the 1st country to have achieved organic status for salmon and mussels, with over 80% of its salmon and 50% mussels organically-certified

Continue reading IRELAND is the 1st country to have achieved organic status for salmon and mussels, with over 80% of its salmon and 50% mussels organically-certified

INDIAN Ocean tuna industry-led Fishery Improvement Project (FIP): 17 organisations working towards MSC standard

Continue reading INDIAN Ocean tuna industry-led Fishery Improvement Project (FIP): 17 organisations working towards MSC standard

IFFO welcomes the ‘pivotal’ launch of the Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) for the Peruvian anchovy fishery

Continue reading IFFO welcomes the ‘pivotal’ launch of the Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) for the Peruvian anchovy fishery

WALMART updates its Seafood Policy: 2025 seafood sourcing target: MSC, BAP… and/or “recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI)”…

Continue reading WALMART updates its Seafood Policy: 2025 seafood sourcing target: MSC, BAP… and/or “recognized by the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI)”…

CARREFOUR commits to 50% sustainable & responsible seafood sourcing by 2020… Will favour MSC & ASC-certified products, halt sale of ‘sensitive species’ & help fight IUU fishing

Continue reading CARREFOUR commits to 50% sustainable & responsible seafood sourcing by 2020… Will favour MSC & ASC-certified products, halt sale of ‘sensitive species’ & help fight IUU fishing

“MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

Continue reading “MORE retailers and brands are choosing to use the MSC label to communicate their commitment to sustainability” – MSC CEO

Pacifical’s MSC-certified tuna now available at IKEA Spain; IKEA’s food business worth in excess of €1.7 billion

Continue reading Pacifical’s MSC-certified tuna now available at IKEA Spain; IKEA’s food business worth in excess of €1.7 billion

THAI Union & IUCN launch project to support coastal communities; ‘Enhancing community capacity & developing sustainable fisheries’

Continue reading THAI Union & IUCN launch project to support coastal communities; ‘Enhancing community capacity & developing sustainable fisheries’

NEW, first-of-its-kind, evaluation tool & grading system for assessing effectiveness of fishery improvement projects (FIPs)

Continue reading NEW, first-of-its-kind, evaluation tool & grading system for assessing effectiveness of fishery improvement projects (FIPs)

COD! Newfoundland and Labrador “prepare[s] for opportunities arising from the return of groundfish” – Minister; First Canadian cod MSC-certified

MSC cert of first Canadian Cod - March 22 2016

Continue reading COD! Newfoundland and Labrador “prepare[s] for opportunities arising from the return of groundfish” – Minister; First Canadian cod MSC-certified