Category Archives: CSR/Sustainability reporting

THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

Continue reading THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

Continue reading SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

“INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

Continue reading “INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

Continue reading World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

TRANSPARENCY & traceability: Lidl UK becomes first UK-based discounter to join Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP)

Continue reading TRANSPARENCY & traceability: Lidl UK becomes first UK-based discounter to join Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP)

CERMAQ first corporation to joins UN Global Compact Ocean Action Platform; Release of 2017 Sustainability Report

Continue reading CERMAQ first corporation to joins UN Global Compact Ocean Action Platform; Release of 2017 Sustainability 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”

PROVIDING greater transparency in seafood via retailers: Walmart US joins Ocean Disclosure Project

Continue reading PROVIDING greater transparency in seafood via retailers: Walmart US joins Ocean Disclosure Project

QUARTERLY sustainability reporting: Cermaq reports “High fish survival rate in all regions” & “one unfortunate escape incident” in Chile

Continue reading QUARTERLY sustainability reporting: Cermaq reports “High fish survival rate in all regions” & “one unfortunate escape incident” in Chile

ARAMARK progresses toward 2018 commitment to purchase 100% of U.S. contracted-seafood from sources meeting Seafood Watch recommendations

Continue reading ARAMARK progresses toward 2018 commitment to purchase 100% of U.S. contracted-seafood from sources meeting Seafood Watch recommendations

UK: Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme marks certification milestones with 100th certified RFS vessel + 1st entire fleet under RFS

Continue reading UK: Seafish’s Responsible Fishing Scheme marks certification milestones with 100th certified RFS vessel + 1st entire fleet under RFS

SUSTAINABILITY reporting: “… increasing transparency of reporting by the world’s largest companies” highlighted by World Seafood Congress

Below is an excerpt from the World Seafood Congress 2017 wrap-up meeting on September 14  in Reykjavík Iceland 2017 – Based on inputs from Matís experts and chairs of sessions at the World Seafood Congress. The comments pertaining to “increasing transparency” by the world’s largest seafood companies follow the September 11, 2017 WSC  presentation by Seafood Intelligence editor Bertrand Charron, titled “Transparency & Sustainability Reporting in the Global Seafood Industry”:

Full highlighted Outcomes from the WSC 2017 here: https://wsc2017.com/2017/09/18/highlighted-outcomes-from-the-world-seafood-congress-in-reykjavik-iceland-2017/

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COOKE escapes: Cermaq Canada re-assures its stakeholders that it “work[s] hard to prevent fish escapes from happening in BC waters”; Cites transparency

Continue reading COOKE escapes: Cermaq Canada re-assures its stakeholders that it “work[s] hard to prevent fish escapes from happening in BC waters”; Cites transparency

“LEADER for positive change”: Thai Union named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for fourth consecutive year

Continue reading “LEADER for positive change”: Thai Union named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for fourth consecutive year

“Being sustainable has become a ‘ticket to trade’ for BioMar”; Transparency important to customers & “one of corporate guiding principles” – CEO

Continue reading “Being sustainable has become a ‘ticket to trade’ for BioMar”; Transparency important to customers & “one of corporate guiding principles” – CEO

Seafood Intelligence releases Transparency ratings of salmon & feed firms operating in Chile & disclosures re. Women in executive teams

Read the article published by Aqua.cl / Editec on September 6, 2017: “Seafood Intelligence details the most transparent companies in the salmon industry

[+TABLAS] Seafood Intelligence detalla las empresas más transparentes de la industria del salmón

This and much – much – more in the full 840-page 2017 ‘Salmon’ Benchmark: http://www.seafoodintell.com/?page_id=16

OCEAN Disclosure Project launches as new website; “Transparency is the first step towards ensuring sustainable sourcing and ethical supply chains”

Continue reading OCEAN Disclosure Project launches as new website; “Transparency is the first step towards ensuring sustainable sourcing and ethical supply chains”

Seafood Intelligence releases 2017 Transparency ratings for top Salmon Farmers operating in North America (Canada & USA; Atlantic & Pacific)

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Some related Tweets by the author of the Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmarks (@Salmoskius):

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Read also: Transparency in the global salmon farming industry: ‘Top 10’ & ‘Bottom 10’ ratings & Norwegian rankings released 

Transparency & community engagement is essential to understand & mitigate concerns & for #salmon farming to obtain social licence to operate…

Continue reading Transparency & community engagement is essential to understand & mitigate concerns & for #salmon farming to obtain social licence to operate…

COOKE WA salmon escape: “Cooke Salmon Pen Collapse Sparks Wave of Protest”… No Cooke website communication since August 21 statement…

Continue reading COOKE WA salmon escape: “Cooke Salmon Pen Collapse Sparks Wave of Protest”… No Cooke website communication since August 21 statement…