High Liner Foods joins Ocean Disclosure Project
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) is pleased to announce that High Liner Foods is now participating in the Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP) and is the first North American company to disclose farmed seafood sourcing information in the ODP's 2019 annual reporting.
"SFP is excited to see High Liner Foods, one of our longest-standing partners, further seafood transparency and continue to demonstrate responsible sourcing through participation in the Ocean Disclosure Project," said Sam Grimley, deputy director of the Programs Division at SFP.
SFP started the ODP in 2015 to provide a valuable information resource for responsible investors, seafood consumers, and others interested in sustainable seafood. To date, 23 other companies in Europe, North America, and Australia have participated.
"Partnering with SFP since 2010, High Liner Foods is pleased to participate in the ODP as part of our continued commitment to sustainability, responsibility, and transparency," said Bill Dimento, vice president for corporate sustainability and government affairs at High Liner Foods. "We are proud to be the first North American company to disclose farmed seafood sourcing information in the ODP's annual report and of the role High Liner Foods continues to play in driving global improvements in wild fisheries and aquaculture, ultimately leading to sustainable seafood for all to enjoy."
High Liner Foods' long-standing commitment to sustainable seafood sourcing has included participated and coordination of several key sustainability projects over the years, including a whitefish fishery improvement project (FIP) in the Barents Sea that resulted in dramatic improvements in stock levels.
High Liner Foods' full profile can be viewed at: https://www.oceandisclosureproject.org/companies/high-liner