Category Archives: Ventisqueros

GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

Continue reading GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

CAMANCHACA’s & Chile’s salmon industry’s Seafood Intelligence transparency rankings highlighted in El Mercurio; ‘Pesca Y Sustentabilidad’

The Chilean salmon farming & fishing company Camanchaca’s ranking in Seafood Intelligence’s latest Transparency Benchmark of the global salmon farming industry – and the inaugural launch of a Sustainability Report for the Fishing division and the recent MSC certification of its langostino lobster fisheries – has been highlighted on Tuesday (October 10, 2017) in Chile’s newspaper El Mercurio. The article is part of a special feature on ‘Fisheries and Sustainability’.

See : http://impresa.elmercurio.com/Pages/NewsDetail.aspx?dt=2017-10-10&dtB=10-10-2017%200:00:00&PaginaId=14&bodyid=3

 

 

 

 

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

WORLD Oceans Day & SDGs: Global Salmon Initiative registers commitment to support implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14

Continue reading WORLD Oceans Day & SDGs: Global Salmon Initiative registers commitment to support implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14

GSI’s 3rd annual sustainability report: Data is now third-party audited: “…providing additional credibility and reassurance for stakeholders”; +60% in ASC-cert farms#

Continue reading GSI’s 3rd annual sustainability report: Data is now third-party audited: “…providing additional credibility and reassurance for stakeholders”; +60% in ASC-cert farms#

GSI members share Statement of Intent to demonstrate support for industry fish health R&D as a “critical component to the industry’s sustainable progress”

Continue reading GSI members share Statement of Intent to demonstrate support for industry fish health R&D as a “critical component to the industry’s sustainable progress”

PINCOY PROJECT: Collaborative measure to reduce Chilean salmon farming’s antibiotic usage by 50%; “There is no one single silver bullet solution”

Project Pincoy - logo - August 2015

Continue reading PINCOY PROJECT: Collaborative measure to reduce Chilean salmon farming’s antibiotic usage by 50%; “There is no one single silver bullet solution”

‘CONSTITUTIONAL inapplicability’… Last ditch attempt by some Chilean salmon farmers to prevent antibiotics usage disclosures

Continue reading ‘CONSTITUTIONAL inapplicability’… Last ditch attempt by some Chilean salmon farmers to prevent antibiotics usage disclosures

“THOUGHTFULLY sourced. Carefully served”… Park Hyatt Tokyo first Japanese hotel to receive ASC CoC certification; Partnership with Ventisqueros

Continue reading “THOUGHTFULLY sourced. Carefully served”… Park Hyatt Tokyo first Japanese hotel to receive ASC CoC certification; Partnership with Ventisqueros

SERNAPSECA releases 2007-2015 antibiotics usage data for salmon farming industry; Incl. per company figures for 2015 for those 22/25 “who have agreed”

Continue reading SERNAPSECA releases 2007-2015 antibiotics usage data for salmon farming industry; Incl. per company figures for 2015 for those 22/25 “who have agreed”

GLOBAL Salmon Initiative publishes second annual Sustainability Report; Now features 3 years’ worth of data + new indicators this year

Alongside the Seafood Expo Global 2016, the Global Salmon Initiative today published its annual Sustainability Report. The launch of the initiative’s second report “signifies the group’s ongoing commitment to improved industry transparenc yand greater long-term sustainability for the salmon farming sector.” Continue reading GLOBAL Salmon Initiative publishes second annual Sustainability Report; Now features 3 years’ worth of data + new indicators this year

GSI members announce tender for novel Omega-3 source; Global tender sought for 25,000t of novel oils for a minimum of two years

GSI logo (August 2015)

Trondheim, Norway – August 19, 2015, 10:00 CET: At today’s AquaNor 2015 conference in Norway, participating members of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), in partnership with their industry feed company associates, announced the launch of an innovative global tender. The pioneering tender invites organizations interested to develop novel oils high in Omega-3 for fish farming, to share their proposals to supply participating GSI members with a minimum of 25,000 tons of novel oil annually for a minimum of two years. These additional resources will significantly increase the availability of Omega-3 rich oils, and support the sustainable use of marine oils in fish feed. “By working together to resolve industry-wide issues, the GSI is demonstrating how collaboration can lead to innovative solutions. We are pleased to see the GSI members working proactively in the search for resources needed to ensure a sustainable future for the industry and to provide sustainable sources of protein,” said Doris Soto, Senior Aquaculture Officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Continue reading GSI members announce tender for novel Omega-3 source; Global tender sought for 25,000t of novel oils for a minimum of two years

ONLY ONE GSI-member firm reported wildlife interactions in Chile last year… GSI members’ [lack of/inaccurate?] disclosures could bring about more questions…

Continue reading ONLY ONE GSI-member firm reported wildlife interactions in Chile last year… GSI members’ [lack of/inaccurate?] disclosures could bring about more questions…

GLOBAL Salmon Initiative launches inaugural & collective sustainability reporting: KPIs per country & per GSI-member firm

To mark World Environment Day the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) today (June 5, 2015) launched its inaugural Sustainability Report at the Economist’s World Ocean Summit (WOS) 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The landmark report showcases key environmental and social data across all 14 GSI member companies. This is the first time a global food sector has collectively reported on sustainability performance indicators in such a transparent manner. “The launch of GSI’s Sustainability Report demonstrates the group’s leadership in creating greater transparency across the aquaculture sector. It is a remarkable achievement that they have developed this collective reporting platform, and we strongly encourage other production sectors and platforms to follow suit”, said Piers Hart, Global Lead for Aquaculture at WWF. Continue reading GLOBAL Salmon Initiative launches inaugural & collective sustainability reporting: KPIs per country & per GSI-member firm