About Aquaculture Stewardship Council - ASC
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council is an independent, international non-profit organisation that manages the world’s leading certification and labelling programme for responsible aquaculture. Our Vision A world where aquaculture plays a major role in supplying food and social benefits for mankind whilst minimising negative impacts on the environment. Our Mission To transform aquaculture towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility using efficient market mechanisms that create value across the chain. We work with aquaculture producers, seafood processors, retail and foodservice companies, scientists, conservation groups and consumers to: Recognise and reward responsible aquaculture through the ASC aquaculture certification programme and seafood label. Promote best environmental and social choice when buying seafood. Contribute to transforming seafood markets towards sustainability.