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We also partner with the World e also partner wiith the World This innvolves partnering with Sysco strongly believes in W This involves partnering with Sysco stro Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s local stakeholders to develop supporting domestic sources leading global conservation and implement practices for that share our focus on organization, on the complex performance levels consistent sustainability and quality. We will issues related to seafood with MSC standards. continue to work with reputable sustainability. It is our hope organizations and initiatives that Additionally, in a tuna-specifi c to steadfastly remain at the will help drive the success of the commitment, Sysco will forefront of developing strategies seafood industry while preserving encourage suppliers to engage for the responsible sourcing of natural resources and ecosystems in the International Seafood wild seafood products through for our future generations. Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) in sustainable buying practices order to move towards exclusive and standards. sourcing from sustainable, As part of this collaboration, MSC-certifi ed tuna suppliers. ISSF Sysco has made a multiple-stage utilizes science-based initiatives commitment to ensure wild for the long-term conservation seafood supply sustainability. and sustainable use of tuna stocks, By 2015, 100% of the top ten reducing bycatch and promoting Sysco brand wild-caught seafood overall ecosystem health. species will be sourced from Our commitment to fi sheries that are: sustainability is evident through > Certifi ed by the Marine our membership in the National Stewardship Council (MSC) Fisheries Institute (NFI) as well as the Better Seafood Board. > In the MSC Full Assessment process Community Matters Other examples of Sysco’s > Involved in fi shery dedication to the domestic improvement projects (FIPs) fi shing and seafood industry’s with the WWF well-being include partnerships Sysco is also actively involved in with the Louisiana Shrimp Task various FIPs to move our supplier Force and the Alaskan Seafood fi sheries toward a stepwise Marketing Institute (ASMI). approach to MSC certifi cation. 9 Sysco_Seafood_Cat.indd 9 2/10/12 3:54 PM
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