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MSC’s two standards:
More than 300 fisheries in 34 countries are certified or working towards certification
Chain of Custody
MSC’s traceability standard ensures what’s on your plate tracked back to a sustainable fishery
Chain of Custody: Businesses in 66 countries hold MSC Chain of Custody certification.
In 2009, there were 67 certified and 57 in assessment.
In 2009, 7% of wild capture fisheries were engaged.
Diversity of supply is also increasing.
224 MSC certified fisheries - 98 in assessment
10% of global wild caught seafood is now engaged with the MSC
117 unique species in the MSC program
The MSC’s Chain of Custody program provides a high level of assurance related to labelling of seafood products.
DNA testing in 2013 proved 99% of MSC products to be correctly labelled demonstrating the integrity of the supply chain.
The retail market value of MSC certified and labelled seafood also grew to US$4.8 bn annually in 2013/2014. This represents a growth of around 118% since 2009.
Over 23,000 individual labelled products are currently available to consumers in over 100 countries.
Improved stock status in New Zealand hoki fishery, AAFA and WFOA North Pacific albacore tuna, Pelagic Freezer Trawler Association North Sea herring, Gulf of Alaska pollock, South West handline mackerel, DFPO Denmark North Sea plaice, Atlantic deep sea red crab, SPSG Ltd North Sea herring, SPFPO Swedish North Sea herring, SPSG Ltd western component of North East Atlantic mackerel, Stornoway nephrops trawl, DFPO Denmark North Sea sole, British Columbia pink and sockeye salmon, Norway North Sea and Skagerrak herring, CVO North Sea plaice and sole; and 6 other fisheries.
1,244 action plans have been created and 575 have been completed since 1999.
94% of MSC fisheries meet best practice levels for stock health, compared with 80% in 2009.
* Number and proportion of MSC fisheries with stock status scores at or above 90 (above MSY levels), between 80 and 90 (fluctuating around MSY levels), and below 80 (stocks within safe biological limits and increasing towards MSY levels) by year
Data collected by BirdLife South Africa over five years was published in April 2014, showing a 90 per cent overall reduction in seabird deaths and a 99 per cent reduction in albatross deaths since 2006.
Commentary to graph: Percentage of seafood consumers having purchased MSC ecolabelled products at least once or twice before, by country in 2010, 2012 and 2014. The horizontal lines represent the average purchasing behaviour by year.
In December 2013, the Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced that it would promote MSC-certified seafood at the 2016 Rio Games.
In March 2014, the Schwab Foundation named MSC’s Chief Executive Rupert Howes as one of their Social Entrepreneurs for 2014.
Independent academic studies have shown that MSC certification of some species draws a price premium. This includes a price increases of 14.2% for MSC-certified Alaska pollock, 10% for MSC-certified haddock, 12.7% for MSC-certified whitefish and 13.1% for MSC-certified salmon.
Mussels become first MSC-certified fishery in Chile
65% of all tuna now harvested by vessels in the MSC certified fleet.
The Pollock Catchers Association (PCA) representing more than 70% of the total Russian pollock catch becomes certified.
First certified in 2009, the Ben Tre clam fishery certification opened up new markets in Europe and North America, bringing them a 30-50% price increase and 400% increase in fishers’ income.
It successfully completed its final surveillance audit under its MSC certification at the end of March 2014.
In 2013, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), with funding from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), committed $100,000 USD each to Tanzania’s octopus fishery and a rock lobster fishery in Kenya for the implementation of Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) that will align fisheries reforms in the two countries with the MSC standard. The MSC’s partner WWF has played a significant role
German retailer Kaufland presented a cheque for €100,000 to the Gambian artisanal tonguesole fishery at the 2013 European Seafood Exposition in Brussels to pay for MSC certification and social projects to improve the lives of fishermen.
Developing world fisheries represent 7% of those in the program. Four new fisheries entered assessment in 2013 and the MSC has introduced several projects to improve accessibility including the benchmarking toolkit
Of course we couldn’t do this without support from our partners.
In addition to fisheries and other commercial partners, MSC has been supported by the Walton Family Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Dutch Postcode Lottery
Tom is a global champion for sustainable seafood sourcing in the restaurant industry and a strong supporter of MSC certification, which he believes gives positive assurance of sustainability to customers. There are regularly 10 MSC-certified species on his menu and Tom is actively working to add to that number, sourcing MSC-certified seafood wherever possible.
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