The Data Check Company designation is distinct from the ISSF Participating Company designation. Data Check Companies commit to conform to, and be audited on, a limited number of ISSF Conservation Measures:
Seafood companies that are considering becoming ISSF Data Check Companies should review the General Provisions as well as Terms and Conditions that apply to this designation.
Companies interesting in Data Check Company status must complete our PDF application form to be considered. Each Data Check Company must pay an annual fee to cover auditing and other administrative costs.
We publish audit reports for each individual Data Check Company, assessing their conformance with the applicable conservation measures.
Explore “Staying the Course” — our 2020 Annual Report — to learn about ISSF’s recent accomplishments and contributions in sustainable fishing.
The Update to the ISSF Annual Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report (PDF) examines how all ISSF participating companies performed in 2020 against ISSF Conservation Measures and Commitments.