As part of their commitment to improve the sustainability of tuna fisheries, ISSF Participating Companies agree to be audited annually on their conformance with our conservation measures.

Data Check & PVR Audit Policies

There are separate audit policies for Data Check Companies as well as for vessels listed in ISSF’s ProActive Vessel Register (PVR).

AUDIT PROCESS OVERVIEW

AUDIT REPORTS & INFORMATION

Annual Compliance Report

This report shows how ISSF participating companies performed in aggregate against all ISSF conservation measures that were in force during the audit period.

Individual Company Audit Reports

We publish compliance reports compiled by MRAG Americas for each ISSF participating company, tracking their conformance with applicable (by gear type) ISSF conservation measures.

ISSA Compliance Policy

As members of the International Seafood Sustainability Association (ISSA), participating companies are obligated to follow the ISSA compliance policy.

COVID-19 Notice

This March 2020 notice from auditor MRAG Americas explains how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting auditing and reporting for ISSF participating companies.

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Join ISSA

We invite tuna processors, traders and/or marketers to explore the benefits of becoming a participating company.

Seafood companies interested in joining the International Seafood Sustainability Association (ISSA) can choose to join at the Full or Associate membership level.

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