Category Archives: Women in Seafood

SEAFOOD Watch launches Seafood Slavery Risk Tool with SFP & Liberty Asia; Aims to help businesses identify human rights abuses

Continue reading SEAFOOD Watch launches Seafood Slavery Risk Tool with SFP & Liberty Asia; Aims to help businesses identify human rights abuses

ANALYSIS will focus on global occupational health, safety standards & challenges facing 18 million people in global aquaculture industry; FAO-funded research

Continue reading ANALYSIS will focus on global occupational health, safety standards & challenges facing 18 million people in global aquaculture industry; FAO-funded research

COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

Continue reading COOKE VP Communications Nell Halse to retire at end of 2017, replacement appointed: Joel Richardson

‘SHOWDOWN brewing over Atlantic salmon net-pen farming on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border’ – Seattle Times

Continue reading ‘SHOWDOWN brewing over Atlantic salmon net-pen farming on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border’ – Seattle Times

OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

Continue reading OF Seafood & Nuclear weapons: Let’s not go to war over seafood, Please… Latest AP investigation highlights ethical issues in global supply chain #SeafoodEthics

VIGO Dialogue 2017: Calling for international commitment to human rights & decent work in fisheries value chains; Implementation of international instruments

Continue reading VIGO Dialogue 2017: Calling for international commitment to human rights & decent work in fisheries value chains; Implementation of international instruments

SMALL-scale fisheries are no “relics of a bygone age”: New study maps policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat

Continue reading SMALL-scale fisheries are no “relics of a bygone age”: New study maps policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat

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

Seafood Intelligence recently publicly released the ratings and rankings of the  Top 10′ and ‘Bottom 10’ salmon farming companies in terms of transparency & sustainability reporting; excerpted from the 840-page 2017 benchmark.

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Also released are the ratings/rankings of all 11 salmon feed companies, and the ratings/rankings of all the Norwegian companies in the Top 36 (as well as their disclosures re. % of women in Board and in Top Management / #SDG5).

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‘Salmon transparency index lauds Cermaq, Tassal for openness’ – Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmark findings in UnderCurrent News

Continue reading ‘Salmon transparency index lauds Cermaq, Tassal for openness’ – Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmark findings in UnderCurrent News

TRANSPARENCY & CSR is in the Eire: New rules in force for Ireland’s biggest firms re. publishing information on environmental and social impacts

Continue reading TRANSPARENCY & CSR is in the Eire: New rules in force for Ireland’s biggest firms re. publishing information on environmental and social impacts

HOLISTIC approach… “Achieving SDG14 will also help achieving other UN SDGs: Of co-benefits and trade-offs among SDGs” – Nereus study

Continue reading HOLISTIC approach… “Achieving SDG14 will also help achieving other UN SDGs: Of co-benefits and trade-offs among SDGs” – Nereus study

“HUGE progress” says Greenpeace: Thai Union commits to “more sustainable, socially-responsible seafood”; Comprehensive package of reforms

Continue reading “HUGE progress” says Greenpeace: Thai Union commits to “more sustainable, socially-responsible seafood”; Comprehensive package of reforms

MALE-dominated seafood industry: UK industry calls on more female talent to join the sector: “Gender bias remains a common issue”

Continue reading MALE-dominated seafood industry: UK industry calls on more female talent to join the sector: “Gender bias remains a common issue”

THAI Government proposes 33% hike in daily minimum wage for fishery & shrimp processing industry workers to address “acute labour shortage”

Continue reading THAI Government proposes 33% hike in daily minimum wage for fishery & shrimp processing industry workers to address “acute labour shortage”

GAA and IFFO join forces to improve responsible fishmeal supplies in SE Asia; 18-months mapping project to focus on Thailand and Vietnam

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“COMMITTING to socially responsible seafood… Seafood is the world’s most internationally traded food commodity….”

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SUSTAINABLE seafood procurement & CSR: “delivering our commitment still presents challenges” – Lidl CSR Manager; #SeafoodFutures

Continue reading SUSTAINABLE seafood procurement & CSR: “delivering our commitment still presents challenges” – Lidl CSR Manager; #SeafoodFutures

ASC “look[ing] forward to the future inclusion of social indicators within the GSSI benchmark”

Continue reading ASC “look[ing] forward to the future inclusion of social indicators within the GSSI benchmark”