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The MSC in numbers

19%

of marine wild catch engaged with the MSC program (certified, in assessment, suspended, and in-transition)

2,225

improvements made by MSC certified fisheries by the end of March 2023

95%

of certified fisheries have made improvements in practice

What drives fishery improvements?

A new peer-reviewed paper by MSC researchers sheds light on the factors and incentives that drive improvements in fisheries seeking to achieve certification.
What drives fishery improvements?
The Chain of Custody Standard Review

The Chain of Custody Standard Review

Every three to five years we review our Standard. This enables us to respond to stakeholder concerns, market changes and advances in supply chain traceability best practice. 

Our latest review is underway as of September 2023. 

Ocean Stewardship Fund projects

Witness to Climate Change: Austral fisheries

Witness to Climate Change: Austral fisheries

Fisheries

Ocean lives

Ocean lives

Fishing is more than just a job, it forms the backbone of many communities. Read about passionate people bringing sustainable seafood to your plate and download our small-scale fisheries report.