On The Hook Consultation Reveals Major Concerns About Performance of Marine Stewardship Council Ecolabel

September 30, 2022 On The Hook

The results of an online consultation run by the On The Hook campaign provide evidence of the scale of stakeholder concerns about the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) ecolabelling scheme.

Hawaii Longline Fishery Achieves Global Sustainability Certification

September 12, 2022 Hawaii Longline Association

The Hawaii Longline Association’s (HLA) swordfish (Xiphias gladius), bigeye (Thunnus obesus), and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) fishery has achieved certification for sustainable fishing practices, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced today. The fishery is the first Hawaii fishery to enter the MSC program.

Marine Stewardship Council Appoints New Director to Lead US Program

US strategy and position MSC as a leader in the sustainable seafood movement. Condon will step into this role effective August 1.  

MSC Board Approves New Fisheries Standard

The Marine Stewardship Council’s new Fisheries Standard has received unanimous approval from its Board of Trustees, which hailed it as a ‘major achievement’. The decision follows the most comprehensive review of the MSC Fisheries Standard ever

Leading Conservation NGOs Warn That Major Seafood Ecolabel is Risking its Reputation

June 17, 2022 Ecology Action Centre

Washington DC, Zurich: WWF, The Pew Charitable Trusts, BirdLife Marine Programme, The Nature Conservancy, Ecology Action Centre, Earthworm Foundation, IPNLF and Sharkproject are raising concerns about significant weaknesses in the proposed revisions to the Fisheries Standard of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification program.