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MSC Taps Stakeholders to Improve Sustainable Fishing, Traceability Standards 

MSC Taps Stakeholders to Improve Sustainable Fishing, Traceability Standards  | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

International non-profit Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its 2017 policy development round, opening up six areas of the MSC program to consultation from stakeholders to improve its existing programs and develop effective and sustainable new standards. Approximately 10 percent of wild seafood worldwide is certified by the MSC Fisheries Standard and more than 3,7000 supply chain organizations are certified to buy and sell MSC-certified seafood.

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Great to see more programs in place to ensure sustainable supply chain...

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Seafish revamps Responsible Fishing Scheme applications

Seafish revamps Responsible Fishing Scheme applications | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The RFS has been developed to try and raise standards in the catching sector, enabling those within the seafood supply chain to demonstrate their commitment to the responsible sourcing of seafood.
It is the only global standard that audits compliance on board fishing vessels, including safety and welfare criteria. UK retailers Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Wm Morrison Supermarkets have backed the scheme, along with the Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association.

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More companies are engaging themselves to responsible sourcing of seafood, are you following this trend?

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Hilton Worldwide Reinforces Its Commitment To Responsibly Source Seafood In Collaboration With World Wildlife Fund

Hilton Worldwide Reinforces Its Commitment To Responsibly Source Seafood In Collaboration With World Wildlife Fund | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Hilton’s sustainable seafood goals will comprise the global ban of procurement of endangered species as identified by WWF, and the transition of its seafood purchasing to sustainable and responsible sources. By 2022, Hilton will source at least 25 percent of its total global seafood volume
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Great to see that Hilton is leading the way with its new seafood goals!

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