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Seafood sustainability training

Sail with confidence: Training to help you navigate the sea of sustainability

In a sea of sustainability concepts, new directives, certifications, standards, and ratings, finding your course can be challenging. Chart a clear path with our expert-led seafood training programs, and equip your team with the knowledge and insights needed to navigate the complexities of sustainability in the seafood industry.

From deciphering ecolabelling to understanding the latest standards, we’ve got you covered. Join us on a journey toward a more sustainable future for your business and the oceans we all depend on. Dive deep, sail smart, and thrive sustainably!

Sustainability Mastery Series: Available training modules

Any of these training topics can be customized to align with your company’s specific goals and ensure that your staff not only understands, but excels in navigating the dynamic landscape of seafood sustainability, certifications, and responsible business practices.

The business case for sustainable seafood 

A commitment to sustainability can offer a strategic advantage in a market where environmental responsibility is becoming synonymous with business success. Embracing sustainability not only meets the demands of today’s conscious consumers, but also positions businesses for long-term success, by ensuring environmental stewardship, regulatory compliance, and financial resilience.

Sustainability vs. responsibility

Clarify the distinction between sustainability and responsibility in the seafood industry. Explore the ethical dimensions of responsible sourcing, social accountability, and community engagement. Foster a holistic understanding that goes beyond ecological considerations.

Clarity on certification: MSC, ASC, and beyond

Unravel the complexities of seafood certifications, such as MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) and ASC (Aquaculture Stewardship Council). Explore the nuances, benefits, and application processes of each, empowering your team to make informed decisions regarding sustainable sourcing.

Ratings demystified

Navigate the landscape of seafood sustainability ratings with confidence. Learn about prominent rating systems, such as Seafood Watch and Good Fish Guide, and understand how these assessments influence consumer choices. Equip your staff to interpret and leverage ratings effectively.

Community engagement and social responsibility

Understand the social dimensions of seafood sustainability. Explore ways to engage with local communities, address social issues, and contribute positively to the well-being of those involved in the seafood supply chain.

Risk management in seafood sustainability

Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with seafood sustainability, including market volatility, changing regulations, and environmental uncertainties. Develop strategies to build resilience in the face of these challenges.

Governing regulations and compliance

Stay abreast of evolving regulations governing seafood sustainability. Understand how adherence to certifications and responsible practices aligns with legal requirements. Ensure your team is well-versed in compliance measures, reducing risks, and fostering a culture of responsible business practices.

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Sail with confidence

Contact SFP for a free consultation, to learn more about how our training modules can help your team effectively navigate the sea of sustainability.