As an Iceland Seafood International (ISI) company, Oceanpath and Dunn’s of Dublin base their global sourcing policy on the following principles:
Our objective is to source only from fisheries that are administrated in conformance with FAO Code of Conducts for responsible fisheries and have proper fishery management systems.
This report is the result of continued efforts of a data collection process across the group to report key sustainability metrics. The metrics are in accordance with the second version of voluntary non-financial guidelines for Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) issued by Nasdaq’s Nordic and Baltic stock exchange. Moreover, we have put emphasis on sustainable seafood as well as waste management.
Oceanpath / Dunn's of Dublin are BRC certified meaning the seafood you buy from us is of the highest quality.
Our certification to the latest BRC (British Retail Consortium) Standards guarantee the standardisation of quality, safety, operational criteria and ensure that we as modern manufacturers fulfil our legal obligations and provide protection to the end consumer. BRC Global Standards are now a fundamental requirement of leading retail and foodservice customers.
Dunn's of Dublin have satisfied the requirements of IOA Standards/or Organic Food and Farming in Ireland and Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 (as amended) and Regulation (EC) 889/2008 (as amended) for the following certified enterprises: Organic Symbol: Fresh Organic Salmon & Smoked Organic Salmon; Prawns. Processing, packing, storing, wholesaling and distributing organic salmon and prawns.
Origin Green is Ireland’s food and drink sustainability programme.
It is a voluntary programme, led by Bord Bia, that brings together our food industry – from farmers to food producers, retailers to foodservice operators – with the common goal of sustainable food production.
Origin Green members include farmers and food businesses such as food and beverage manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators.
Iceland Seafood International with Oceanpath and Dunn's of Dublin actively develop and support initiatives that positively influence sustainable fishing practices. In 2012, with other key suppliers, Iceland Seafood International founded ISF (Iceland Sustainable Fisheries) which supports initiatives such as the MSC. Iceland Seafood International and its subsidiaries supply MSC product from around the World. Since the development of the ISF various species have been MSC accredited with further species in assessment. Details on the MSC accreditation status can be found on the Iceland Sustainable Fisheries homepage: www.isf.is
Oceanpath and Dunn’s of Dublin works according to the FAO code of conducts for responsible fisheries (FAO 2005). Most responsible fishing nations are working in conformance with the FAO code of conducts and have issued quota or have other means of regulating fishing within their own fishing zones.
The FAO-Based Iceland Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Programme is a third party certification model used to verify responsible fisheries management in Icelandic waters and good treatment of marine resources.