Company exceeds their nationwide pledge to ensure environmentally responsible seafood sourcing 18 months ahead of schedule
BOISE, Idaho, June 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) furthers their industry leadership in seafood sustainability by announcing 100 percent of its stores’ prepared sushi is aligned with the company’s Responsible Seafood Policy.
GREENFIELD, Mass., April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Australis Aquaculture announced that it has achieved Fair Trade Certification™ and will commit 100% of its Barramundi sales to the program. The company is the world’s first Barramundi farmer and Asia’s first aquaculture finfish producer to be Fair Trade Certified. The initiative will support the expansion of Australis’ community-focused programs in Vietnam.
Wild Caught, Fair Trade Certified™ and Dolphin Safe certified all-natural fresh loins with no chemicals added.
February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Afritex Ventures, a leading longline value-added fishing company that exports globally, and rising specialty grocer, Fresh Thyme Market, are proud to announce their new partnership to provide tuna loins to the U.S. market. This partnership will bring fresh, wild caught premium Yellowfin Ahi Tuna loins to all Fresh Thyme Market grocery stores across 10 Midwest states.
Las Vegas Sands continues to make strides in advancing our ECO360 global sustainability strategy at our properties internationally. On the United Nations’ World Environment Day on June 5, we announced that The Venetian Resort Las Vegas built on its support for the development of renewable energy and sustainable seafood through new strategic partnerships.
The Venetian Resort New Renewable Energy Commitment and Seafood Partnership Drives Exciting Future for Resort Sustainability
LAS VEGAS, June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Venetian Resort today announced elevated support for the development of green power and sustainable seafood at the iconic Las Vegas hotel and convention center. The announcement coincides with United Nations-sponsored World Environment Day on June 5.
Beginning in May, the company entered into a partnership with NV Energy to offset 100% of the annual electricity consumption at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas and Sands Expo & Convention Center through the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).
In 2009, Sysco Corporation – one of the largest purchasers of seafood in North America – began working with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to assess and improve the sustainability of its seafood supply chain. Through this collaboration, Sysco committed in 2011 to source its top 10 Portico® brand (Sysco’s own seafood brand) frozen and further-processed wild-caught seafood species from fisheries that were either certified to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard, in full assessment for MSC certification or engaged in a comprehensive Fishery Improvement Project (FIP), by 2015.
To raise sustainability standards within Asia’s hospitality industry, Marina Bay Sands has partnered with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Singapore. Together, they are focusing on seafood and ocean conservation with goals including positive initiatives in responsible seafood, aquaculture improvement projects (AIPs), and enhanced green meeting packages.
At Albertsons Companies, we do a lot of work behind the scenes to ensure that we are providing responsibly sourced seafood products as part of our Responsible Seafood Program. Following our January 2018 announcement to remove eel from our sushi products, we immediately started working with our sushi vendors to discontinue the use of eel in sushi sold at our stores.
Monitoring what goes in -- and what comes out of -- our oceans
June 8, 2018 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate what the oceans mean to our planet and our health, and how we can continue to be good stewards from sea to shining sea. At Aramark, we support our oceans on two main fronts—by watching what goes into the water and what comes out of it.