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Environmental Value

Environmental conservation is a top priority

Stopping global warming by

  • Reducing CO2 emissions

Building a recycling-oriented society by

  • Reducing waste and improving recycling rates

Marine resource protection by

  • Promoting the sustainable use of fishery resources

Case studies

Seafood products with sustainable fishery and farming certificates (MSC/ASC)

Seafood products with sustainable fishery and farming certificates (MSC/ASC)

Maruha Nichiro deals in about 370,000 tons of seafood products with the MSC fisheries certificate, primarily in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. We are strengthening the development of MSC certified frozen foods for household use to encourage sustainable fishing practices that make an impact at home and the sea.

Global initiatives and international conferences to raise awareness

Photo by Jean-Baptiste Jouffray

Global initiatives and international conferences to raise awareness

Maruha Nichiro joined the Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship, a global initiative established in 2016 by eight of the world's major seafood companies and scientists studying the ocean, fisheries, and sustainability. And we participated in the Keystone Dialogues, a new conference that promotes best practice in the global management of seafood resources.

The Carbon Neutral Certificate

The Carbon Neutral Certificate

Since 2016, Austral Fisheries has, each year, planted and maintained about 220,000 trees in Western Australia to offset the CO2 emissions produced by their operations.

Switching to non-CFC freezers

Switching to non-CFC freezers

Maruha Nichiro group is making a total transition from CFC cooling facilities to ones that use natural coolants with lower global warming potential.

Tuna food

Tuna food

Maruha Nichiro invented the formula feed for farmed bluefin tuna. It helps reduction of the environmental burden on water quality and the sea floor, cut the transportation energy used for distribution and storage, and improve the quality of the bluefin tuna.