亚洲城手机版 & 美食家致力于:
- Assessing the current status of the fisheries and fish farms that supply the seafood products 亚洲城手机版 buys and distributes.
- Sourcing and selling environmentally and socially-responsible seafood that addresses local, 区域, 以及全球可持续发展问题.
- Utilizing our purchasing influence to encourage less sustainable fisheries and farms to move forward with credible, 文件化的改进项目:
- Implementing systems and practices to track our seafood back to the harvest location or farm to ensure legality and to eliminate unreported and unregulated (IUU) seafood from our stores.
- Not sourcing from any fishery found to have IUU issues or that is currently on the IUCN red list, 或者任何不愿改善的渔场或养鱼场.
- Sourcing only from suppliers that share our commitment to sustainability and transparency.
- 教育财富鱼 & 美食 employees and our customers about the sustainability of the seafood products we sell.
Please see below for a more detailed explanation of each component of 亚洲城手机版 & 美食的承诺.
Having a good understanding of the status of the fisheries that make up the seafood 亚洲城手机版 & 美食 is buying and selling is critical to developing and executing any sustainable seafood policy. 财富鱼与 可持续渔业伙伴关系
(SFP), a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage and catalyze global seafood supply chains in rebuilding depleted fish stocks and reducing the environmental impacts of fishing and fish farming. SFP provides strategic and technical guidance to seafood suppliers and producers, helps convene them together with other like-minded companies in 渔业改善计划
(FIPs), 并就具体的政策改进达成共识, 海洋保育措施, 以及捕鱼和养鱼活动. SFP has a team of researchers and fishery scientists that will provide 亚洲城手机版 with information to assess the sustainability of the seafood products we carry and identify any necessary improvements.
为了进行这次评估，亚洲城手机版 & 美食 will work closely with our seafood suppliers to capture the necessary information. 一旦收集到每个渔场的详细信息, 评估将考虑几个因素，包括:
- Is the species listed as endangered or on IUCN Red List with respects to population?
- Does the fishery have a science based stock assessment or other catch regulations?
- If it’s a rebuilding fishery, is there a plan in place to ensure recovery?
- What are the impacts of the fishing gear on habitat and other species?
- Are there IUU challenges in the fishery and can it be reliably traced to origin?
亚洲城手机版 & 美食 recognizes that there are current standards in the seafood industry that have been developed to certify products as sustainable, 比如 海事管理委员会
), and 水产养殖管理委员会 (ASC) standards favorably in our sourcing decisions, 亚洲城手机版 does not require all of our products to be certified “sustainable.” We understand that certification can be expensive and not accessible to everyone. We do seek to ensure that the products we sell meet certain benchmarks for food safety, 如上所述的质量和可持续性.
渔业 & 水产养殖的改进
If a seafood product does not meet our benchmark for sustainability, 亚洲城手机版 & 美食’s approach is to continue sourcing from those fisheries and farms and to use our leverage as buyers to encourage improvements that drive sustainability. 这些被称为 渔业改善计划
(AIP). This approach will ultimately lead to increased supply of sustainable seafood worldwide as we actively work with our supply chain to improve fisheries and fish farming impacts.
亚洲城手机版 supports FIPs and AIPs that demonstrate true progress, and utilizes SFP's FIP Progress Ratings to monitor progress of FIPs. Fortune also strongly encourages FIPs to publicly report on 渔业progress.org.
海鲜 sustainability is a journey that includes many stakeholders including conservation groups, 渔民, 鱼的农民, 批发商, 分销商, 行业团体都在共同努力解决问题. 亚洲城手机版 & 美食 has partnered with the SFP as our advisors and is actively supports their 目标75
倡议. Fortune collaborates with all stakeholders to advance the sustainability of our seafood products. 除了, it is critical that suppliers of seafood to 亚洲城手机版 also demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, 改进和透明度与财富鱼合作 & 美食.
随着海鲜产业的全球化，财富鱼 & 美食 is committed to implementing systems and practices to track our seafood back to the harvest location or farm to ensure legality and to eliminate unreported and unregulated seafood from our stores. This will also require a commitment from our seafood suppliers to sustainability and transparency if they want to do business with 亚洲城手机版 & 美食.
亚洲城手机版 & 美食 will share the information collected on our seafood products with our sales staff and will incorporate the sustainability assessment into existing employee training so they fully understand the sustainability of the seafood products 亚洲城手机版 is selling and can speak confidently with our customers about the issues.
亚洲城手机版 & 美食家们也会一对一地寻找机会, 在线, and in other sales materials to educate our customers about seafood sustainability and what the 亚洲城手机版 policy is doing to support environmentally responsible practices. We are committed to helping our customers understand the sustainability status of the fish they buy.