Omega-3 Insights Magazine: Sustainability Three Dimensions of Responsible Oversight
Although sustainability has been an ongoing concern among forward-thinking businesses and consumers, considerable progress has yet to be made finding common ground. There is no one size fits all guideline for responsible stewardship. In fact, when oversight of the Peruvian anchoveta fishery resulted in enacting precautionary measures to ensure the long-term health of its stock, reaction from industry ran the gamut. Creating an eco-conscious supply chain must be a group effortone where the economies of scale are continually weighed against the impact on the planet. Takeaways include: *Sustainability is not a laundry list of initiatives that applies to businesses of all types and sizes. *Proactive stewardship initiatives have impacted Peruvian anchoveta and Atlantic menhaden fisheries. *Suppliers must look at sustainability in relation to the finished product, not isolated efforts.