New tool to know retailers’ fisheries sustainability commitment
Seafood sale sector at a Canadian supermarket. (Photo: SeaChoice)
Environmental NGO SeaChoice has created a new online tool for consumers to have the chance to know seafood retailers’ seafood sustainability practices.
This new tool, called Seafood Progress, allows Canadians to determine if their favourite places to shop are taking action to improve some of the most unsustainable fish consumers eat.
“Retailers can 'do better' by providing information to the public and supporting improvements to fisheries and farms, despite the fact that all have promised to protect the world’s last wild food source,” pointed out SeaChoice national manager Sarah Foster.
“Corporate social responsibility is absolutely moving forward toward more transparency for the consumer,” Foster stressed.
The company that developed this online tool used 22 performance indicators against six steps forming the vision...