News from Cermaq

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Cermaq joins FReSH initiative to improve global food systems

World Business Council for Sustainable development (WBCSD), EAT and 25 leading global companies join together to improve global food systems.


Fernando Villarroel leaves Cermaq

Villarroel, COO Canada, has decided to return to Chile after working abroad for 10 years.


Knut Ellekjær is the new COO for Cermaq Norway

Mr. Knut Ellekjær brings extensive experience from food industry of processed branded products from Orkla.


Cermaq recommends aquaculture at the Fortune and Time Global Forum

The 2016 Global Forum gathered business leaders from the world’s largest companies, members of the Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people, and a cross section of leaders from NGOs, non-profits, organized labor and religion.


Cermaq Chile and Salmones Humboldt unite as one company

Following the acquisitions of Cermaq ASA in 2014, Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) owns two salmon farming companies in Chile, Salmones Humboldt and Cermaq Chile. With the merge of the two companies, synergies can be realized, increasing levels of competitiveness of the new company.


More ASC-certified sites

Cermaq has multiple sites in each of the three farming regions, and can supply certified salmon to our customers in all markets.


Sustainability performance Q3 on 10 indicators in three regions

- We know that our ongoing sustainability performance is of interest to our customers, local communities and to other stakeholders. Hence, we publish this each quarter as soon as the figures are ready, says Wenche Grønbrekk, Cermaq’s Head of Sustainability and Risk.


THE GLOBAL SALMON INITIATIVE (GSI) members have reached 100 ASC certified farms

~20% of all GSI member farms now ASC certified, as group makes progress towards ambitious sustainability goals


Fish farming is a part of the solution to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals

- Seeing how we in Cermaq can contribute to meeting the UN Sustainability Goals is very encouraging, says Wenche Grønbrekk, Global head of Sustainability and Risk in Cermaq.


Cooperation within the industry and with authorities, suppliers etc. is needed for realizing the full potential in Chilean farming.

To achieve the innovation we need we must organize ourselves better through the entire value chain, from how we empower employees at the farming site to how we collectively fund research, was one of the messages from Geir Molvik.