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Sustainability report 2017 and Cermaq taking the lead on ocean sustainability

Sustainability report 2017 and Cermaq taking the lead on ocean sustainability

Press releases   •   Apr 27, 2018 07:00 CEST

Contributing to meeting the UN sustainability goals is fundamental to Cermaq, and the report presents the sustainability performance in 2017, that when combined with Cermaq’s partnerships is essential to scale up the impact of Cermaq’s sustainability activities, including a new UN initiative on oceans.

GSI MEMBERS PUBLISH SUSTAINABILITY DATA

GSI MEMBERS PUBLISH SUSTAINABILITY DATA

Press releases   •   Apr 26, 2018 10:03 CEST

THE PATH TO THE FUTURE WE ALL WANT – STARTS WITH TRANSPARENCY. The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) continues on its pathway to a more sustainable future for aquaculture, today releasing its 5th set of transparent sustainability data via its online reporting platform.

Continued high survival rate in all regions

Continued high survival rate in all regions

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 15:14 CET

Good fish health and low mortality are important in our salmon farming. The survival rate for our fish for the full year 2017 spanned from 94 % to 96% in our operating regions. Cermaq had no escapes in the last quarter of 2017, neither so far in 2018.

Business Action Platform for Oceans announced today at Cermaq headquarters

Business Action Platform for Oceans announced today at Cermaq headquarters

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 11:39 CET

UN Global Compact, The Norwegian Government, and engaged companies announced today the launch of the Business Action Platform for Oceans. For the first time business will take a leading role in addressing ocean sustainability in the UN. The platform will be formally based in the UN Global Compact, the private sector initiative of the UN.

High fish survival rate in all regions

High fish survival rate in all regions

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2017 07:02 CET

Good fish health and low mortality are important in our farming. The annual mortality in Cermaq’s global operations spans from 4 % to 6%. Although the relevance can be discussed, for comparison 6 % is the same level as the annual mortality in Norwegian lamb production*.

Cermaq applies for 13 development licenses for FlexiFarm – closed containment systems with water treatment against infections

Cermaq applies for 13 development licenses for FlexiFarm – closed containment systems with water treatment against infections

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2017 07:15 CET

Cermaq aims to be leading in technology development that contributes to sustainable food production. FlexiFarm is a floating closed containment system based on flow-through technology. FlexiFarm strengthens the competitive advantages of fish farming in coastal areas and addresses the concerns raised by politicians, authorities, NGOs, our customers, and not at least by the industry itself.

iFarm will transform fish farming from stock management to individualized farming

iFarm will transform fish farming from stock management to individualized farming

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2017 10:29 CEST

The Directorate of Fisheries has found that Cermaq’s iFarm concept to be within the scope of the Norwegian development licenses system. Cermaq has applied for ten licenses to implement the technology that will reduce the environmental footprint of farming and bring fish welfare and fish health to a new level as each fish is being individually monitored.

Advancing innovation in closed technologies

Advancing innovation in closed technologies

Press releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 16:31 CEST

Bendik Fyhn Terjesen has joined Cermaq’s R&D team as Innovation Manager. He will focus on technologies for advanced controlling of farming including closed systems on shore and in the ocean.

Robust sustainability performance in Cermaq last quarter

Robust sustainability performance in Cermaq last quarter

Press releases   •   Aug 29, 2017 09:00 CEST

Cermaq has published quarterly sustainability results on key indicators related to fish health, environmental and social topics in our operations since beginning of 2016. The quarterly sustainability results for April - June show low mortality level; for the last 12 months 4.4 % in Norway, 5.9 % in Canada, and ranging between the three species from 3%-6.8% in Chile.

Cermaq rated as the most transparent salmon farming company

Cermaq rated as the most transparent salmon farming company

Press releases   •   Aug 11, 2017 09:47 CEST

Cermaq holds the # 1 position in Seafood Intelligence’s annual transparency benchmark report 2017. Cermaq is unique by having external assurance of its sustainability report and also publishing quarterly sustainability performance results.

Aquaculture will play a key role in transforming our food system

Aquaculture will play a key role in transforming our food system

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2017 14:05 CEST

“Aquaculture is the source of animal protein with the lowest carbon footprint, and this fact tells us that aquaculture must be a key part of the future food system”, said Cermaq’s CEO Geir Molvik in the panel Food can fix it at EAT Forum today.

ASC certified salmon is a good food choice, says Monterey Bay Aquarium

ASC certified salmon is a good food choice, says Monterey Bay Aquarium

Press releases   •   Jun 05, 2017 17:00 CEST

ASC, the strictest standard for sustainable production of salmon, is now recognized by Monterey Bay Aquarium as “good alternative”. Cermaq supplies ASC certified salmon from Canada, Chile and Norway.

Q1 Sustainability results: No escapes - new ASC farms in all regions

Q1 Sustainability results: No escapes - new ASC farms in all regions

Press releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 10:30 CEST

The sustainability performance in Q1 (January-March) shows strong performance on the social indicators in all regions whereas the performance on fish health and environment reflects the local operational challenges in each region.

GSI raising the bar: releases third annual sustainability report

GSI raising the bar: releases third annual sustainability report

Press releases   •   Apr 26, 2017 18:16 CEST

Driving industry-wide improvements in sustainability through greater transparency and cooperation, the GSI members continue to raise the bar in industry performance by publishing the third annual sustainability report, which highlights that one-quarter of all GSI farms are now ASC certified

Cermaq releases 2016 sustainability report: Sustainability is a choice

Cermaq releases 2016 sustainability report: Sustainability is a choice

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2017 13:45 CEST

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were integrated into Cermaq’s strategy in 2016, and forms a central part of the framework for Cermaq’s annual sustainability report. The 2016 sustainability report is Cermaq’s seventh GRI-report and is written in accordance with the new GRI Standards. As previous years, the report has been externally audited.

David Kiemele is our new MD in Canada

David Kiemele is our new MD in Canada

Press releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 01:15 CEST

Since May 2016 David has held the title of Regional Production Manager overseeing the marine production and processing operations in Tofino. He has trained as an as aquaculture technician, and studied Executive Management from Melbourne University and through Harvard Business School.

Cermaq takes the long term approach in order to grow as consumers will put more emphasis on health and convenience

Cermaq takes the long term approach in order to grow as consumers will put more emphasis on health and convenience

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2017 15:00 CET

​ Cermaq expects the seafood category to grow significantly in North America as consumers change their diets to focus more on health as well as taste. This will require the whole value chain to evaluate what is required in order to meet consumer requirements for important topics such as transparency, nutrition and sustainability.

Cermaq - #1 in transparency on sustainability – presents Q4 performance

Cermaq - #1 in transparency on sustainability – presents Q4 performance

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2017 13:00 CET

Fish health, sea lice, OHS and compliance are topics covered by the quarterly reporting. Cermaq is currently the world’s only seafood company to have embarked upon – not only annual but also – quarterly sustainability reporting.

Cermaq ranked #1 in transparency benchmark of Top 100 seafood companies

Cermaq ranked #1 in transparency benchmark of Top 100 seafood companies

Press releases   •   Feb 08, 2017 15:38 CET

Again, Cermaq has been rated as the most transparent company in the seafood business, providing customers with insight and building trust based on our leadership in sustainability.

Arild Aakre appointed head of North America Sales organization

Arild Aakre appointed head of North America Sales organization

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2017 18:15 CET

Cermaq has sales offices in Vancouver and Miami including marketing and business development support. Sales North America serves customers with salmon from all regions; Chile, Norway and Canada.