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Global sustainability initiatives

Grieg Seafood has committed to several initiatives that set high standards related to our farming operations or value chain. Initiatives span from ocean stewardship to climate, deforestation and human rights.

Cerrado Funding Coalition

The Coalition aims to raise funds to provide financial incentives for Brazilian soy farmers to halt all soy related deforestation and instead expand their business on existing agricultural land. Grieg Seafood is a founder of the Cerrado Funding Coalition together with Tesco and Nutreco. Read more at www.cerradofundingcoalition.com​

Cerrado Manifesto Statement of Support

The initiative is comprised of more than 150 global food companies and pledges to “commit to working with local and international stakeholders to halt deforestation and native vegetation loss in the Cerrado.” Grieg Seafood is a Steering Group Member of the initiative. Read more at www.businessforthecerrado.com​

The Coalition for Responsible Business

The Coalition for Responsible Business calls for a Norwegian human rights law for business, based on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The Coalition is comprised of Norwegian civil society, trade unions and businesses, and Grieg Seafood is a signatory. Read more at www.koalisjonenkan.no​

Science Based Targets initiative

The Science Based Targets initiative champions science-based target setting as a powerful way of boosting companies’ competitive advantage in the transition to the low-carbon economy. It is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), World Resources Institute (WRI), and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and one of the We Mean Business Coalition commitments. Read more about the initiative here: https://sciencebasedtargets.org/ . Read about Grieg Seafood’s approved science-based targets here.

Sustainable Ocean Principles

The initiative is organized by UN Global Compact and outlines ten ambitions and recommendations for growing sustainable ocean business. Grieg Seafood is a signatory to the principles. Read more at https://www.unglobalcompact.org/take-action/ocean​​.

Together with Nature Initiative

The initiative unites businesses and civil society in support for the Together With Nature Principles for nature-based solutions. The four principles comprise responsibly tackling the climate crisis, restoring biodiversity, and benefit planetary health and human wellbeing. Grieg Seafood is a signatory to the principles. Read more at https://www.togetherwithnature.com/​ .

UN Global Compact

The UN Global Compact in the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, with ten principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Grieg Seafood is a signatory through out majority owner Grieg Maturitas. Read more at https://www.unglobalcompact.org/​ ​.

Certifications

Grieg Seafood also adheres to certifications in our farming operations and supply chain. Read more about our progress in certifying our farms here, our certifications on deforestation here and our cerifications on marine ingredients here.