FCF presents new social accountability project, sustainability program, and environmental stewardship goals
F.C.F. Fishery Co., Ltd. (FCF) this week hosted its first multi-stakeholder meeting on 12/21/2016 to present the company’s commitment to achieving sustainable development across its global operations. The company is taking another proactive step to communicate its present and future sustainability strategy to all stakeholders relevant to its activities and in particular in the tuna supply chain.
The meeting was co-hosted with third-party certification organization Bureau Veritas (BV). At the convening, presented the details of its new FCF Sustainability Program (FSP) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) projects, as well as its FAD-free recognition program independently verified by BV.
This event was attended by a large number of high-profile stakeholders relevant to the fishery industry and FCF fishery activities, including:
- Managing Director of National Fisheries Authority, Papua New Guinea, John Kasu
- Director of Deep-sea Fisheries Division, Ding-Rong Lin
- Director of Deep-sea Fishery Research and Development Center, Taiwan Fisheries Agency (TFA) Shi-Charn Wu
- Representatives from Kaohsiung Marine Bureau and Overseas Fisheries Development Council (OFDC) of Taiwan
- American Institute in Taiwan
- Thai Union
- Sea Value
- Pataya Food
- Tropical Canning
- Siam International
- World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
- National Taiwan Ocean University
- National Sun Yat-sen University
“FCF is taking the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility in our supply chain,” said FCF CEO W.H. Lee. “Over the years, we have implemented a number of sustainability programs to improve tuna fishery practices and we will continue our effort to achieve the highest sustainability and social standards in the industry for the years to come.”
Learn more about FCF and BV FSP Presentation here.