Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery Earns Prestigious MSC Certification

Independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services
Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates the Northeastern Tropical Pacific Purse Seine Tuna Fishery operated by the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna (the Alliance) for achieving certification under the internationally recognized Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) wild-capture fishery standard. Operating in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean (ETPO), the Alliance represents four leading, vertically-integrated companies involved in the capture and processing of yellowfin and skipjack tuna.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Invests in Fishery Program to Empower Local Communities

Press Release

August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- PT Freeport Indonesia’s fishery program, in partnership with local governments and community leaders, supports Kamoro businesses near its area of operations in the Mimika Regency in the Papua Province.

The program includes technical training, small business loans, and the provision of refrigeration, storage, and transportation. The program reaches 38 villages on the Mimika coast and 7 village centers for buying and selling fish catches.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Henderson Mine Receives Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors Award

Press Release

July 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Henderson operations recently received the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors award for its role in helping to establish a wildlife area consisting of nearly 200 acres surrounding Urad Lake, located just south of the Henderson Mine on company land in Colorado.

Urad Lake is part of a reservoir system in Woods Creek Valley that through the decades has been a fresh water source for mining and municipal use, as well as a productive fishery.

Fair Trade Writes New Chapter in Story of Tuna


Tuna is the second most popular seafood in the United States, yet for most Americans, it’s a non-descript protein puck that inevitably gets mixed with mayonnaise and celery. Maybe the tuna in that can came from the Philippines, or Micronesia? Perhaps it was caught by a Japanese vessel and transferred to a processing plant in Thailand before making its way to your local supermarket. Maybe it was hooked on a longline or scooped up in a purse seine? Who knows?

Alaskan Salmon & Sodexo: A Long, Sustainable Partnership

Leader in Quality of Life Services has and continues to support Alaska's fishing industry

The issue surrounding MSC ceritification and the purchase of Alaska Salmon by major retailers and food service leaders continues to be hotly debated. In her recently published blog to clarify Sodexo's  position, vice president of sustainability and corporate social responsibility, Deborah Hecker writes:

At Sodexo, seafood sustainability is a top priority for each one of our 125,000 employees across North America.  

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