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“Aquaculture is the source of animal protein with the lowest carbon footprint, and this fact tells us that aquaculture must be a key part of the future food system”, said Cermaq’s CEO Geir Molvik in the panel Food can fix it at EAT Forum today.
ASC, the strictest standard for sustainable production of salmon, is now recognized by Monterey Bay Aquarium as “good alternative”. Cermaq supplies ASC certified salmon from Canada, Chile and Norway.
The sustainability performance in Q1 (January-March) shows strong performance on the social indicators in all regions whereas the performance on fish health and environment reflects the local operational challenges in each region.
Driving industry-wide improvements in sustainability through greater transparency and cooperation, the GSI members continue to raise the bar in industry performance by publishing the third annual sustainability report, which highlights that one-quarter of all GSI farms are now ASC certified
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were integrated into Cermaq’s strategy in 2016, and forms a central part of the framework for Cermaq’s annual sustainability report.
Since May 2016 David has held the title of Regional Production Manager overseeing the marine production and processing operations in Tofino. He has trained as an as aquaculture technician, and studied Executive Management from Melbourne University and through Harvard Business School.
Cermaq expects the seafood category to grow significantly in North America as consumers change their diets to focus more on health as well as taste. This will require the whole value chain to evaluate what is required in order to meet consumer requirements for important topics such as transparency, nutrition and sustainability.
Fish health, sea lice, OHS and compliance are topics covered by the quarterly reporting. Cermaq is currently the world’s only seafood company to have embarked upon – not only annual but also – quarterly sustainability reporting.
Again, Cermaq has been rated as the most transparent company in the seafood business, providing customers with insight and building trust based on our leadership in sustainability.
Cermaq has sales offices in Vancouver and Miami including marketing and business development support. Sales North America serves customers with salmon from all regions; Chile, Norway and Canada.