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Case Study Marine Stewardship Council - Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information

Published in 2019 by
  • Consumer Information Programme (Other)

Type of document: Best practices, case studies

This case study forms part of the project ‘Testing the Applicability of the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information'. The aim is to share a practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations.

This case study showcases how Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has applied the Guidelines' principles to its Fisheries Standard which requires fisheries to ensure that environmental impacts are minimized, and that fish stocks are effectively managed and sustainable.

The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information are available here: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information

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The One Planet network does not endorse any of the products or claims presented in this case studies in any way or for any purpose. Quality and quality control are the sole responsibility of the organizations which self-assessed the way they communicate with consumers.