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The Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business, launched in June, has made a three year plan for its work on the role of the ocean in achieving the 17 sustainability goals, and with particular focus on SDG 14, Life below Water.
Cermaq aims to be leading in technology development that contributes to sustainable food production. This weekend, Cermaq transferred smolt into its new closed containment system in Horsvågen.
Cermaq and nine other of the world’s largest seafood companies will increase their efforts to strengthen sustainable practices in the seafood industry.
Cermaq’s new and modern processing factory for salmon was officially opened by State Secretary Roy Angelvik today.
Cermaq has implemented a new fish welfare policy based on the framework and recommendations in the FishWell report. While Cermaq already reports on a broad set of fish health and welfare indicators, this is the first step towards developing KPIs for measuring fish welfare as defined in FishWell.
Cermaq presents another quarter of strong performance on social indicators, whereas the fish health in Canada was impacted by sea lice challenges in Clayoquot Sound region.
Without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use could be reduced by more than 75%. What about farmed salmon, where a large part of feed comes from agriculture, e.g. soy. Should we all become vegans?
As the first business partner and a founding patron to the action platform, Cermaq has been active in the formation of the UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. The action platform is launched today, on the World Oceans Day, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Steady sustainability performance characterizes this quarter. Cermaq, the most transparent sea food company globally, continues its commitment to contributing to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.