The Purpose of Seafood Savers

The Purposes of our program are:

APPRECIATIONGive appreciation to businesses which carry out responsible fishing practices.

ASSISTANCE : Assist companies to obtain MSC and ASC certification through improvement in fisheries and aquaculture.

COMMUNICATOR Facilitate responsible seafood product procurement through business relationships which exist between producers, retailers and financial institutions which are members of Seafood Savers.

ADVOCACYEncourage national policies that support sustainable fisheries.

EDUCATION : Educate consumers about the importance of choosing a responsible seafood product wisely.

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Ecolabeling

Seafood Savers refers to CCRF (Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries) FAO 1995 standards which are generated into ecolabale certification, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) for fisheries and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for aquaculture. MSC and ASC are third-party certification type, initiated by WWF and its partners which aimed at setting up the maximum sustainable standards in fishing practices.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to transform aquaculture fisheries practices into more sustainable and responsible practices. ASC was officially established in 2010 initiated by WWF and the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH). ASC uses aquaculture practices standard which derived from Aquaculture Dialogue process coordinated by WWF, which in process involves many party; academia, government, NGOs, practitioners, and industry from all over the world.ASC certification is done by third party that has been accredited by ISEAL (http://www.isealalliance.org/) and ASI (http://www.accreditation-services.com/) to guarantee the quality and the independency. For more information, click here.

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an independent non-profit organization that set standards and criteria of sustainable fisheries. The MSC has developed standards for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability. The MSC was created in 1997 by WWF and Unilever and became fully independent in 1999. MSC sets and maintains environmental standards for sustainable fishing and the methodology of how to certify fisheries. MSC is done by third party that has been accredited by ISEAL (http://www.isealalliance.org/) and ASI (http://www.accreditation-services.com/) to guarentee the quality and the independency. For more information, click here.

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