A comprehensive producer-level standard that provides technical guidance on environmentally sustainable aquaculture practices.
The standard offers producers of all scales an enhanced framework that addresses environmental risks, improves farming productivity, and monitors their sustainability performance, providing credible assurance for a sustainable product offering in the market.
A gender mainstreamed standard aligns with the Environmental Farming Standard and provides producers with guidance on the minimum criteria required for both Compliant and Leader level farming operations.
The ASIC Social and Gender Standard covers eight holistic fundamentals, addressing the industry's social challenges to support improving livelihoods for smallholder producers, promote human rights in the seafood supply chain, and foster access to equal opportunities and gender equality.
• Both standards support producers in their quest to incorporate more sustainable practices on their farms and improve their livelihoods.