From the Inside Out: Stories of Social Capital in Seafood

A new mini-documentary, From the Inside Out: Stories of Social Capital in Seafood, explores the concept of social capital and [...]

Discovering seafood traceability solutions at the Seafood Expo North America

A collaboration of four NGOs with strong presence in the seafood traceability space–FishWise, Future of Fish, the IFT’s Global [...]

Inspiring Innovation in Human Rights and Responsible Sourcing: Issara Institute Global Forum

We sat in collective silence in a Bangkok conference room, listening intently to the Thai, Burmese, and English translations [...]

Guidance for businesses navigating seafood traceability improvements

Working together as a jointly funded  collaboration, FishWise, Future of Fish (FoF), Global Food Traceability Center(GFTC), and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have released two documents [...]

Fishwise Releases Briefing on Human Trafficking and Abuse in Thailand’s Shrimp Supply Chains

FishWise has closely followed recent criticism directed at the Thai government for labor and human rights abuses occurring in [...]

Assessing Human Rights Risks and Measuring Social Performance: Emergent Tools for Companies

The seafood sector faces increasing pressure to prevent human rights and labor abuses within industry supply chains. As companies [...]

Introducing SALT: A global alliance for sustainable fisheries

Search “farm to table” online and it is likely you’ll see recommended restaurants in your area. Or maybe places [...]

Albertsons Companies Expands Responsible Seafood Partnership with FishWise

SANTA CRUZ, CA (July 22, 2015) — Albertsons Companies, Inc. which includes well known banners such as Albertsons, JewelOsco, [...]

Target Celebrates Sustainable Seafood Progress in 2014 CSR Report

FishWise retail partner Target has released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, outlining progress in seafood sustainability, among other achievements. [...]

Not Just Fish: World Seafood Congress Features Social Elements of the Industry

In September 2017, I traveled to Iceland to speak about social responsibility at the 2017 World Seafood Congress. Each morning [...]

Status of IUU Nations Carded by European Commission

As part of FishWise’s ongoing efforts to track news related to illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, we are [...]

Sharing traceability system insights

Traceability is a powerful tool for suppliers and consumers alike, so why isn’t it more widespread? To answer this [...]

Welcome Michelle Beritzhoff-Law

Hi FishWise Readers! I am Michelle Beritzhoff-Law and I joined the FishWise team in August 2017 as a Project [...]

Welcome Michael Abowd!

Michael joined FishWise as our Data Project Manager, focusing on evolving our custom database applications and reporting tools. He [...]

Welcome Leslie Howitt!

Hello FishWise readers! I’m Leslie Howitt, and I am very excited to have joined the FishWise team as the [...]

Welcome Arne Croce!

Hi FishWise Readers! I am Arne Croce and I joined the FishWise team in July 2017 as Chief Financial [...]

FishWise Explores Cooperative Traceability

At the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in June, FishWise – in collaboration with the Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC), Future of Fish, and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – organized [...]

FishWise at Ceres Conference 2017

In late April, FishWise’s Traceability Division Director Mariah Boyle attended the 2017 Ceres Conference in San Francisco. Bringing together [...]

FishWise at Surf Market’s 5th Annual Sustainable Seafood Festival

In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, FishWise was grateful to be able to participate once again in [...]

Missing at Sea: The Dangers Faced by Fisheries Observers

On September 10th 2015, a Taiwanese fishing vessel conducted a transshipment of tuna to the Panamanian flagged refrigerated vessel MV Victoria, roughly [...]

Sustainable Seafood at 20 – Oceans of Progress

FishWise and our seafood stakeholder partners are celebrating 20 years of change and progress in the sustainable seafood movement. [...]

New Improvements to

Since its launch in October 2016, has become the one-stop shop for information on the progress of global fishery improvement [...]

FishWise at Seafood Expo North America – Navigating Seafood Trade and Legislation in 2017

Over the past twenty years, the sustainable seafood movement has grown to include seafood industry and conservation leaders who [...]

Investing in Traceability Tomorrow, Today

Last month at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston, FishWise – in collaboration with the Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC), Future of Fish, [...]

Welcome Jessie Zupcic-Moore!

Hello FishWise readers! My name is Jessie and I’ve recently joined FishWise as the Retail Division Intern. My fascination [...]

2017 NOAA report to Congress names IUU fishing countries

In January 2017, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published its Biennial Report to Congress on Improving International Fisheries Management. [...]

FishWise’s Mariah Boyle Announced as Seafood Champion Award Finalist

BOSTON, March 20, 2017—Santa Cruz-based Mariah Boyle of FishWise is one of four finalists for the 2017 Seafood Champion Award [...]

Welcome Jodie King!

Hi FishWise readers! My name is Jodie and I am very excited to have recently joined the FishWise team [...]

FishWise announces partnership with seafood supplier North Atlantic, Inc. to work on supply chain sustainability and transparency

Santa Cruz, Calif. (March 6, 2017) – FishWise announced today a new partnership with Portland, Maine-based frozen seafood supplier North [...]

FishWise Partner Hy-Vee Establishes Ambitious Shelf-Stable Tuna Policy

FishWise partner Hy-Vee made headlines recently when it announced the expansion of its Seafood Procurement Policy to include its entire shelf-stable [...]

FishWise at Seafood Expo North America

FishWise will be attending the Seafood Expo North America March 19th – 21st in Boston. There are a number of panels [...]

Using DNA to Fight Seafood Fraud

Consumers know that coffee is coffee and chocolate is chocolate, but do they always know what they get when [...]

FishWise Releases Traceability and Social Responsibility White Papers Aimed at Strengthening Efforts in the Seafood Industry

Santa Cruz, Calif. (February 1, 2017) – Sustainable seafood consultancy FishWise releases two updated white papers aimed at improving sustainability [...]

Producer Partner Spotlight: Lummi Island Wild

FishWise is very pleased to officially announce our producer partnership with Lummi Island Wild. Lummi Island Wild, founded in [...]

Welcome Chase Martin!

Hello FishWise readers! I’m Chase Martin and I am thrilled to join the FishWise team as the Communications Project [...]

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission Increases Safety Standards for Fisheries Observers Working Aboard Fishing Vessels

In late 2016, the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) took a step forward in improving fisheries management [...]

Greenpeace Releases ‘Turn the Tide’: A New Report about Human Rights Abuses in Thailand’s Distant Water Fishing Fleet

Photo credit: Cheryl-Samantha Owen In December 2016, Greenpeace released a new report, “Turn the Tide,” on a 12-month investigation [...]

IUU Task Force Finalizes U.S. Seafood Traceability Program

After two years in development, The Presidential Task Force for Combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood [...]

Producer Partner Spotlight: Scottish Seas Co-op

FishWise is thrilled to announce a new producer partnership with Scottish Seas, a co-operative of Scottish fishermen operating in the [...]