Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm
Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm. The five-year project is the first of its kind and will allow for an individualized fish approach to salmon farming. Now, the first fish have been transferred in Cermaq's iFarm.
Cermaq’s activities to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals
In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, biodiversity, reducing the footprint of food production and creating shared value.In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, bi
Cermaq contributes to traceability with blockchain
With a QR-code and blockchain technology, consumers can now get information in text and photos regarding where the salmon they are purchasing was farmed, what food it was fed, and other interesting information. Cermaq’s cooperation with Labeyrie secures traceability and transparency.
UN report states the need to replace meat with seafood to limit temperature rise to 1.5° C
Increasing food production in the ocean is one of the clear calls to action from the high-level panel for a sustainable ocean economy to reach the climate goal set in the Paris agreement. Aggressive health campaigns and carbon tax on beef are recommended means.
10-year anniversary for Cermaq’s sustainability report
This year marks Cermaq’s ten years anniversary for its award winning sustainability reports. Since 2010, Cermaq’s sustainability report has been externally assured. Cermaq has led the way in contributing to an increasing transparency in the salmon industry.
Sustainability report 2017 and Cermaq taking the lead on ocean sustainability
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.
Continued high survival rate in all regions
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.
Cermaq - #1 in transparency on sustainability – presents Q4 performance
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 joins FReSH initiative to improve global food systems
World Business Council for Sustainable development (WBCSD), EAT and 25 leading global companies join together to improve global food systems.
Cermaq recommends aquaculture at the Fortune and Time Global Forum
Global business and NGO leaders addressed critical elements related to poverty alleviation at the Global Forum 2016. More aquaculture is needed to create a more sustainable world for all.
More ASC-certified sites
Cermaq aims at certifying all its sites to the ambitious ASC standard. Today, two sites in Norway received the certification. The two sites, Veggfjell and Oksøya are both located in Nordland, North of the Arctic Circle.
Livet under vann
Bærekraftig havbruk er ikke bare en viktig bidragsyter for å nå klimamål, det kan bidra med løsninger på flere av FNs bærekraftmål. Norge har en unik mulighet til å gjøre en forskjell dersom politikere og næring spiller på lag
THE GLOBAL SALMON INITIATIVE (GSI) members have reached 100 ASC certified farms
Cermaq has ASC certified farming sites in Chile, Canada and Norway
Fiskeoppdrett er del av løsningen for å nå FNs bærekraftmål
Livet under vann er avgjørende for havbruk, og illustrerer hvordan bærekraftmålene definert av FN representerer utfordringer og muligheter for alle.
Fish farming is a part of the solution to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Life below water is key for aquaculture and illustrates how the UN defines goals which present challenges and opportunities across sectors.
Cooperation within the industry and with authorities, suppliers etc. is needed for realizing the full potential in Chilean farming.
At today’s Aqua Forum in Puerto Montt, Chile, Cermaq’s CEO Geir Molvik called for stronger cooperation and transparency in Chilean farming.
Cermaq at the frontier of progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Report to UN: Cermaq is driving extraordinary progress to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals. The DNV GL report Future of Spaceship Earth presents Cermaq as a leader when it comes to meeting the Sustainability Goal (SDG) Life below water. The report is presented to the UN Global Compact in New York today.
Our Q2 sustainability performance
Cermaq is the only aquaculture company that publishes quarterly performance for key sustainability indicators related to important fish health, environmental and social topics in our operations.
Maintaining biodiversity at every farming site
The ASC certification requires in depth knowledge of red listed species to ensure that our operations does not negatively impact the wealth of species we all depend on.