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.
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- The company declares to establish concrete actions in order to promote the purchase of sustainable and equitable fishery products among consumers.
Some examples of good practices developed by the sector in this regard are:
- Promotion of the consumption of sustainable fish products through advertising brochures,
- Participation in campaigns to promote sustainable fishing ("" #MaresPara Siempre "" promoted by the non-profit association MSC - - Communication and education programs on sustainable fishing.
- Actions at the point of sale and through consumer information channels (Consumer Magazine)
- Participation in the Responsible Fishing Week, organized by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).
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)