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Target CSR Report

FishWise retail partner Target has released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining progress in seafood sustainability, among other achievements. The report states that 100 percent of Target’s fresh and frozen seafood and Simply Balanced shelf-stable tuna are Seafood Watch green or yellow rated or certified to an environmental standard deemed equivalent.  The report also reiterated Target’s commitment to enhancing the […]

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At-Sea Transshipment

How do we ensure that the seafood we love is both environmentally and socially responsible? At FishWise, we analyze our business partners’ seafood data to help answer this question so that our partners’ customers can feel good about the seafood they are buying. We rely on comprehensive data collection and supply chain mapping to better […]

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National Seafood Month

The stories are horrifying. The true cost of seafood connected to human rights abuses is no longer something that can be ignored. At FishWise, we believe that seafood can only be truly responsible if we amplify the voices of workers and advocate for better working conditions. Imagine the face of a shrimp farmer named Kham […]

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Seafood Month

Do you know the story behind the seafood on your plate? Is there a chance that it was caught by illegal fishing practices? Did the fishery support ethical labor practices or slave labor? Was the seafood label accurate, or is this a completely different fish than you thought you purchased?  This week for National Seafood […]

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Can we protect the oceans and the communities that depend on them? A local approach goes global Globally, three billion people rely on fish and fish products as their primary source of protein. Annually, over 112 million tons of fish are consumed by people world-wide, making seafood the world’s highest traded food commodity. The supply […]

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BeFishWise

October is National Seafood Month and because our country loves seafood enough to dedicate an entire month to it, FishWise wants to bring sustainability into the conversation so that we can continue to enjoy seafood for generations to come. Let’s celebrate seafood that is fished or farmed in ways that don’t negatively impact fish populations, […]

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National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month. It’s the perfect time to celebrate seafood, but at FishWise our team wants to make this more than just National Seafood Month. We want to cast a wider net and make Seafood Month about sustainable, traceable, and socially responsible seafood. In week one, we will dive into ocean-friendly seafood that […]

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My name is Lana Brandt, and I recently joined FishWise as the Communications Project Manager. As such, I am leading FishWise engagement strategies and content creation to help propel our social and conservation goals forward. Despite growing up in a northern community in Canada, many miles from the coast, my love and appreciation for the […]

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FishWise is proud of our market partners and the work they do to improve traceability and combat risks of illegal and unethical fishing practices.  “Through its due diligence practices, Hy-Vee is contributing to more transparent seafood supply chains, greater accountability, and a healthier ocean for fish and people. Hy-Vee’s work provides an example of what […]

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FishWise is excited to welcome Garrett Okrasinski to our Social Responsibility Division. In this role, Garrett will research and develop tools for the seafood industry to improve supply chain ethics. She has a diverse background, but most recently was working in corporate social responsibility for Starbucks Coffee Corporation and Nordstrom Inc., with a focus on […]

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