Marine Environment

The Private Sector Must Take Urgent Action to Stop the Deterioration of Ocean Health, Says New Report

Ensuring a healthy, productive and well-governed ocean provides significant opportunities for business and global economic growth
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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 4 2019 /3BL Media/ — Private companies have a vested interest in maintaining and improving the health of the ocean, according to a new report published by the United Nations Global Compact and developed in consultation with 300 representatives of business, civil society and academia. A healthy marine environment is not only necessary for many companies’ long-term operations, but it can offer significant business opportunities too.

FPT Industrial Promotes the Importance of Sustainability Through Its Commitment to Art

The brand supports artist Christian Holstad's special project addressing plastic free oceans at the 58th International Art Exhibition in Venice
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FPT Industrial, the global brand of CNH Industrial N.V.

Carnival is Making a Commitment to Protect the Environment

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Arnold Donald gets serious when he talks about protecting the environment. After all, as CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise ship company, his business depends on healthy oceans and clean beaches. “We do not want to not only ‘not do harm’, we actually want to make the environment better, especially marine environment,” Donald says, “because that’s the place we operate the most.”

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British Columbia Ends the Year Strong with Two ASC Certified Salmon Farms

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CAMPBELL RIVER, British Columbia, December 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As the year comes to a close, British Columbia achieves two more certifications by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.  Marine Harvest Canada has announced that two of its Port Hardy farm sites, Duncan Island and Doyle Island, are the latest salmon farms to attain ASC certification. Collectively, salmon farming companies in British Columbia have achieved five ASC certifications throughout 2015 – furthering their commitment to achieve 100% ‘Gold Standard’ third-party certification by 2020.

Commitment Moves to Achievement as B.C. Celebrates Two Further ASC Certified Salmon Farms

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CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C., June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Salmon farmers in B.C. continue to reach significant milestones on their way to achieving 100% ‘Gold Standard’ third-party certification by 2020 with the announcement of two further salmon farms certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.  Cermaq Canada has announced that it is North America’s first salmon farming company to have achieved ASC certification for multiple farms.  They are joining Marine Harvest Canada as the only suppliers of ASC certified salmon grown in North America.

B.C. Salmon Farmers Achieve Further Certification Milestones

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Marine Harvest Canada has become just the second salmon farming company in the world to achieve four-star Global Aquaculture Alliance - Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status, which is the culmination of full certification of the company’s salmon processing plants, farm sites, hatcheries, and feed mills. 

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Marine Harvest Canada has become just the second salmon farming company in the world to achieve four-star Global Aquaculture Alliance - Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status, which is the culmination of full certification of the company’s salmon processing plants, farm sites, hatcheries, and feed mills. 

B.C. Celebrates North America’s First ASC Certified Salmon Farm

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British Columbia is now home to North America’s first salmon farm certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.  Marine Harvest Canada has announced that its Marsh Bay farm has joined fewer than 30 salmon farms worldwide in achieving the certification first developed by the World Wildlife Fund.

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British Columbia is now home to North America’s first salmon farm certified by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.  Marine Harvest Canada has announced that its Marsh Bay farm has joined fewer than 30 salmon farms worldwide in achieving the certification first developed by the World Wildlife Fund.

B.C. Salmon Farmers Grow Sustainability Efforts To Meet Demand

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VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – B.C. salmon farmers are celebrating Aquaculture Awareness Week, September 21 – 27, by reaffirming their commitment to sustainability. By 2020, B.C. aims to be the first region in the world to be certified by ‘Gold Standard’ environmental programs, which includes having all farm-raised Atlantic salmon certified to the standards set out by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Currently, less than five per cent of the world’s salmon farms have met this stringent standard. 

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