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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.

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

Aramark is proud to expand Marine Stewardship Council Certification to 16 Canadian universities and colleges

May 25, 2016

Aramark expands MSC Certification to 16 Canadian universities and colleges

FROM Nord sole fishery achieves MSC certification with support from French retail giant

May 12, 2016

With support from leading French retailer, Carrefour, the artisanal sole fishery in the Eastern Channel and North Sea has achieved MSC certification.

Mackerel wins back its certified sustainable status

May 11, 2016

The Mackerel Industry Northern Sustainability Alliance (MINSA) mackerel fishery, representing over 700 boats, has been MSC certified.

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