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Dutch government votes 1 million € for fishery certification

Dec 18, 2008

Following the announcement in June that the Dutch North Sea demersal fleet is to seek MSC certification, the Dutch parliament has today voted to amend the government’s 2009 budget to make one million euros available for fishery assessment and certification.

Sustainable fish project expands to Swedish schools

Dec 02, 2008

The successful schools and foodservice project, Fish & Kids, expands into Sweden.

MSC Board statement on aquaculture

Jun 16, 2008

At its June 2008 meeting held in London, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) [1] Board of Trustees reconfirmed that it will not be expanding the scope of the MSC’s wild capture certification and labelling programme to include aquaculture productions systems.

Celebrating a 100 fisheries milestone

May 28, 2008

Fisheries committed to demonstrating their sustainability through the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) independent certification programme welcomed their 100th member last week.

Retail revolution: 100% sustainable MSC labelled fish in the Netherlands

Dec 13, 2007

In a pioneering move the Dutch retail sector has united to work towards selling only sustainable fish and seafood

Sustainable lunch helps pupils focus on green fish

Nov 13, 2006

23,000 primary school children in Tower Hamlets took their first steps this week into an eco-labelled menu with fish certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

650,000 fish-fingers labelled sustainable for school meals

May 24, 2006

'Fish & Kids', a national three-year project, is being launched today in Surrey to teach children about the impacts of overfishing and increase the use of sustainably-caught fish in school lunches.

Vietnam leads globe in national commitment to sustainable fishing on World Oceans Day

Jun 08, 2005

In the first ever agreement between the MSC and a nation state, Vietnamese fisheries ministry makes commitment to promote sustainable fishing in country.

New funding brings family focus to sustainable fishing

Jan 31, 2005

Lesson plans, lunch boxes, and new choices on children’s menus will be the targets of an exciting new food awareness project Fish ’n Kids to increase the amount of fish from sustainable sources served in homes, schools and family restaurants.

MSC wins best practice of the year at 2002 UK Charity Awards

Sep 06, 2002

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has won the UK Charity Awards’ Best Practice category for operating an open and transparent organisation.