Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Iseal code compliant member

Aquaculture Stewardship Council

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent, international non-profit organisation that manages the world’s leading certification and labelling programme for responsible aquaculture. ASC recognises and rewards responsible aquaculture through the ASC aquaculture certification programme and seafood label; promotes best environmental and social choice when buying seafood; and contributes to transforming seafood markets towards sustainability.

ISEAL Code Compliant designates members who have successfully undergone independent evaluations against the ISEAL Codes of Good Practice in Standards-Setting, Assurance and Impacts.

Independent Evaluation to the ISEAL Standards-Setting Code
Previous assessment

No areas for improvement were identified as a result of this independent evaluation.

 

Independent Evaluation to the ISEAL Assurance Code
Previous assessment
Next assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, ASC made the following improvements to their assurance system:

  • Introduced further clarity on when any changes that are made to the assurance system would be implemented

  • Developed a more systematic approach to managing risks to the assurance system

Independent Evaluations to the ISEAL Impacts Code
Previous assessment
Next assessment

As a result of this independent evaluation, ASC made the following improvements to their M&E system:

  • Adapted their performance monitoring system to better identify whether short and medium term outcomes were being met.