Winner – Best News Website or Mobile Service | Asian Digital Media Awards 2019

John West to phase out unsustainable fishing practices

Canned tuna company John West said it will be phasing out unsustainable fishing practices such as purse seine netting and other fish aggregation devices by 2015. This after a six-week campaign by environmental group Greenpeace through consumer pressure. John West had made previous commitments to lessen by-catch and stop fishing juvenile tuna. The company said the move will not affect the price of their products. Other Australian brands which have made similar commitments to sustainable fishing are Greenseas, Safcol and Sirena.

Click here to read the story.

Thanks for reading to the end of this story!

We would be grateful if you would consider joining as a member of The EB Circle. This helps to keep our stories and resources free for all, and it also supports independent journalism dedicated to sustainable development. For a small donation of S$60 a year, your help would make such a big difference.

Find out more and join The EB Circle

blog comments powered by Disqus

Most popular

View all news

Industry Spotlight

View all
Asia Pacific's Hub For Collaboration On Sustainable Development
An Eco-Business initiative
The SDG Co