The MSC runs an exciting and ambitious program, working with partners to transform the world's seafood markets and promote sustainable fishing practices.
Explanations of the Marine Stewardship Council's fisheries and chain of custody standards - for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability.
MSC meets the highest benchmarks for credible certification and ecolabelling, including the UN Food and Agriculture Organization guidelines and the ISEAL Code.
Learn about our standard
This short film explains the MSC standard for sustainability.
The MSC's Annual Report gives an overview of highlights and activities over the past financial year
Find out more about the Marine Stewardship Council in this list of 21 facts about MSC.
Find out more about the objectives and activities of the Developing World Program
The MSC is committed to providing fair and equal access for all fisheries seeking MSC certification.
Get an insight into the challenges our oceans face and how the MSC works with partners to safeguard our oceans resources.
May 12, 2015
The seals at Skansen zoo in Sweden are now fed herring with the MSC ecolabel, sourced from sustainable fisheries.
May 01, 2015
World’s first MSC certified fishery celebrates 15 years of sustainability. Increased ties with export market China, where certified seafood demand is growing.
Apr 22, 2015
Scallop fishery, Zoneco - formerly known as Zhangzidao - is the first Chinese fishery to be MSC certified, recognising its sustainability and good management.