ASC Seeks Inputs on Monitoring and Evaluation Programme

Posted on July 20th 2017

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) mission is to transform aquaculture towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility using efficient market mechanisms that create value across the chain.  To ensure the programme…

ASC Certified Tilapia Recommended by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch ® Program

Posted on July 20th 2017

With the release of a new benchmark report today, Monterey Bay Aquarium has recognised Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified tilapia as equivalent or better to their Seafood Watch yellow rating—the…

Press Release: Aquaculture Stewardship Council Salmon Recommended by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch ® Program

Posted on June 5th 2017

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is pleased to announce today that with the release of a new benchmark report, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program now recognises the ASC…

First Draft of Tropical Marine Finfish Standard Open for Public Consultation

Posted on June 1st 2017

The Tropical Marine Finfish Standard has been handed over to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and is now open for public consultation. The standard focuses…

The ASC Opens Public Consultation for Three Standards

Posted on June 1st 2017

The ASC has just launched the first of two 30-day public comment periods for three new standards-   the ASC Flatfish Standard; the ASC Sea Bass, Sea Bream and Meagre Standard;…

ASC meets Sociedad Nacional Galapagos

Posted on May 29th 2017

The Ecuadorian shrimp aquaculture company Sociedad Nacional Galapagos (SONGA) received ASC certification for its cluster farms Bonanza Farm and Roblemar Farm. The certificate was handed over to SONGA by Guillermo…

Pangasius farm Vam Nao 2 achieves ASC certification

Posted on May 22nd 2017

Vam Nao 2 has achieved certification against the ASC pangasius standard for responsible aquaculture after assessment by independent certifier Bureau Veritas. The farm is based in Vietnam’s An Giang Provence…

ASC Builds Momentum in Americas with Appointment of Peter Redmond

Posted on May 10th 2017

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) today announced that Peter Redmond has been appointed Vice President of Market Development for their operations in North America. Peter is a seafood industry veteran…

MSC and ASC welcome Lidl to discuss the power of partnerships

Posted on April 26th 2017

The MSC and ASC join leading seafood producers and buyers at the Seafood Futures Forum to discuss how partnerships are driving positive, global change and keeping seafood supplies secure. Brussels…

Completion of Standards Review, GSSI Benchmark Process Among Recent Developments at ASC

Posted on April 18th 2017

In only its seventh year of operation, the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has experienced steady growth and been recognised as one of the most highly regarded certification schemes in the…

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