This sub-metric is used to evaluate the metric : ""5.2 Sustainable fishing""
With this metric we aim to publicise and compare the policies adopted by the main distributors in Spain regarding the responsible purchasing and marketing of their fish and aquaculture products and their efforts in certification, labelling, legislative compliance, non-commercialisation of illegal fishing, no conflicting fish and the promotion of sustainable fishing.
Up to 20% of the world's fisheries are illegal, according to the United Nations (UN), which negatively affects the marine ecosystem. Moreover, 33% of the world's fish stocks are overfished.
According to this organisation, sustainab
We will "assign a" "YES" "to this question if:
- The company declares a proportion of canned fish with sustainable certification of 50% or more, with respect to the total of canned fish. You must clearly indicate what type of certifcations you offer.
Among the main certifications and reference standards in sustainable fishing are:
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), Naturland, Bioland, BAP Best Aquaculture Practice, social and environmental sustainability label �Friends of the Sea�, principles of the ISSF (International Seafood Sustainability Foundation), Fishing Tuna Responsible APR of Aenor Confort, ISO 195006 Sustainable fishing,, Dolphin Safe, Fad-free, GLOBALG.AP and organic farming of the
This information can be found in any of the following reports published on the companies' website:
- Annual memory
- Corporate Social Responsibility Report
- Sustainability Report
- Environmental Report
- Report on Carbon Footprint
- Non-Financial Information Statement (EINF)