Accountability in seafood sustainability: improving the legitimacy of aquaculture certifications through better transparency and stakeholder inclusivity

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Published April 2021 by SeaChoice. Authored by Roebuck, K. , Arness, L. and Wristen, K.

Summary

In recent years, seafood certification schemes aimed at assuring farm or fishery conformance with a set of social and/or environmental responsibility criteria have emerged as market-based governance tools for improving sustainability. The purpose of this SeaChoice review is to understand the extent in which the ASC, BAP and GLOBALG.A.P. are a product of and platform for civil society stakeholder engagement. In particular, we review the external accountability mechanisms that each certification offers for their accessibility and transparency.

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Accountability in seafood sustainability: improving the legitimacy of aquaculture certifications through better transparency and stakeholder inclusivity

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Research report

Published April 2021 by SeaChoice. Authored by Roebuck, K. , Arness, L. and Wristen, K.

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