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Fisheries and seafood businesses can get certified to the MSC standards to show that they support sustainable fishing and gain access to the growing market. Find out how.

Dutch fisherman Jan Kramer and MSC logo

Use the MSC ecolabel

The blue MSC label communicates sustainability to your customers. Get a licence to display it on your seafood products or marketing materials.

Find a certification body

Find certifiers around the world accredited to carry out assessments against the MSC standards for fisheries or Chain of Custody.

Become a certification body

If you are a certification body, find out how to get independently accredited to carry out assessments against the MSC standards.

Fisheries: Get certified!

Secure markets securing livelihoods and conserving the marine environment for the future.

Supply chain businesses: Get certified!

Show commitment to sustainable seafood to your customers - get certified and use the MSC ecolabel.

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Get certified! Restaurants

An overview of the MSC Chain of Custody certification and what to expect during each stage of the certification process.

Eligible fisheries for MSC certification

Find out which fisheries are eligible to be assessed against the MSC Fisheries Standard.

Sustainable seafood stories

The MSC program could not exist without the fishers’ who work to safeguard fish stocks, ecosystems and their own livelihoods. These are their stories...

Latest news

MSC adopts new requirement for the assessment of fisheries

Jan 19, 2018

All fishing activities on a target stock on a single trip to be certified against the MSC’s Standard for sustainable fishing.

Simpson’s Stroud takeaway 100th in UK to earn ‘blue fish’ label for sustainability

Nov 30, 2017

The rise of the sustainable chippie is marked by Simpson's in Stroud

Win for MSC certified tuna in Dutch Advertising case

Nov 30, 2017

Princes tuna in full compliance with Dutch Advertising Code, says The College van Beroep (Appeals Chamber).

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