Marine Stewardship Council

USA Continues to Be a Leader in Sustainable Squid

Seafreeze Limited and Sea Fresh USA Certified as Sustainable
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WASHINGTON, June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Longfin squid (Doryteuthis (Amerigo) pealeii), also known as loligo, and Northern shortfin squid (Illex illecebrosus) caught by Seafreeze Limited and Sea Fresh USA off the U.S. East Coast achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification today. The accomplishment firmly places the USA as a global leader in the production of certified squid, as the only two MSC-certified sustainably managed fisheries occur in U.S.

FairTrade Tuna Fishery in Indonesia Achieves Certificate for Sustainability

World's first fishery to achieve both Fair Trade and MSC certification, conformance assessments by SCS Global Services
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SCS Global Services (SCS), international third-party certification body, is proud to announce the North Buru and Maluku Fair Trade Fishing Association tuna fishery as the world’s first fishery to achieve both Fair Trade and MSC Certification. The fishery leveraged its resource management system from its Fair Trade Certification to complete its MSC Fisheries Certification. SCS conducted the assessments for both certifications and confirms the fishery’s conformance to the standards, congratulating the small-scale Indonesian fishery on its enormous accomplishment.

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SCS Global Services (SCS), international third-party certification body, is proud to announce the North Buru and Maluku Fair Trade Fishing Association tuna fishery as the world’s first fishery to achieve both Fair Trade and MSC Certification. The fishery leveraged its resource management system from its Fair Trade Certification to complete its MSC Fisheries Certification. SCS conducted the assessments for both certifications and confirms the fishery’s conformance to the standards, congratulating the small-scale Indonesian fishery on its enormous accomplishment.

SCS Global Services Announces New Leadership Team for Sustainable Seafood Certifications

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services is pleased to announce the new management team heading up its sustainable seafood certification programs.

First Squid Fishery in the World MSC Certified as Sustainable

SCS Awards Certification to U.S. Northeastern Longfin Inshore Squid Fishery
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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018  /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Northeastern Longfin Inshore Squid fishery in the Northwest Atlantic is the first squid fishery in the world to achieve MSC certification as a sustainable and well-managed fishery. The certification was awarded on May 22 by independent certifier SCS Global Services following an 11-month long detailed assessment.

Sands ECO360 Ambassadors: Eddy Kembaren and Eric Ho from Marina Bay Sands

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With a responsibility to our planet, Las Vegas Sands is a proud leader in sustainability in the hospitality industry through Sands ECO360, its global sustainability program.

20 Years on 14% of Wild Seafood Engaged With the MSC Program

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International non-profit, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), has released its 20th anniversary annual report. Over the last two decades the MSC has worked with scientists, NGOs and the seafood industry to set a globally recognised benchmark for sustainable fishing. Those organisations that meet the MSC’s standards for sustainability and traceability can then use the blue MSC label on seafood products.

SCS Global Services to Evaluate Only Squid Fishery Currently in the MSC Scheme

The U.S. Northeast Longfin Inshore Squid Fishery Enters Full Assessment under the Marine Stewardship Council
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June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- SCS Global Services announced today, via the public Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) website, that the U.S. Northeast longfin inshore squid fishery has entered a sustainability assessment for MSC certification. It is the first squid fishery in the world to undergo MSC certification.

SCS Global Services Lauds Announcement of Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration

As MSC Certification Body, SCS supports this commitment through certifications worldwide
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Congratulations to The Nature Conservancy, Marine Stewardship Council, Tri Marine, and the others involved in launching the Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration. SCS has provided third party MSC assessments of fishery management and seafood traceability since 2000. As a Conformity Assessment Body that focuses on environmental and social certification, SCS will continue to be an active leader in the industry, supporting this commitment to rid oceans of illegal tuna fishing and forced labor. http://ow.ly/SV7630cxp9a 

First U.S. Clam Fishery Achieves Sustainability Certification

MSC Certificate Awarded based on Independent SCS Global Services’ Assessment
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The Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog fishery has become the first clam fishery in the U.S. to achieve certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Standard. The MSC’s science-based standard is the world’s most credible and recognized standard for environmentally sustainable wild-caught seafood.

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