Sealord is jointly owned by the Maori people of New Zealand and Japanese seafood company Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Nissui).
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| Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd
owns 50% of Sealord Group Ltd
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This companies has facilities which meet the Best Aquaculture Practices standards.
Source: BAP (2014)
This company is a member of the International Seafood Sustainability Association (ISSA). Membership in ISSA is voluntary and is contingent upon compliance with ISSF conservation measures and standards of practice.
Source: ISSF (2012)
In April 2006 seafood suppliers Gorton's, Sealord and their parent company Nissui announced their withdrawal of active support for Japanese whaling after a consumer Boycott campaign by Greenpeace. This involved Nissui - a one-third shareholder in 'Kyodo Senpaku' the company that runs the whaling fleet - selling off its shares. See Byron Whale Action Groups demonstration in Brisbane at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z0GkrE4yNY
Source: Greenpeace Ocean Defenders (2006)
After years of campaigning by Greenpeace New Zealand, in 2013 Sealord finally committed to phasing out the use of FAD-caught tuna by early 2014.
Source: Greenpeace (2013)
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The Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index is a comprehensive assessment of how this sector is managing critical sustainability risks factors: GHGs; deforestation and biodiversity; water scarcity; water pollution; antibiotics; animal welfare; working conditions; food safety. This company was rated as high risk.
Source: FAIRR (2019)
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of D.
Source: CDP (2019)
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