The following large employers and workplaces have signed up to the Sustainable Fish City pledge for their staff dining, also promising to promote sustainable fish to their staff and visitors.
Aviva joined Sustainable Fish City in November 2012. Aviva employ large numbers of people in the UK and have Marine Stewardship Council chain of custody in there colleague restaurants and promote the use of sustainable fish to those colleagues.
British Airways serve millions of meals a year to customers and employees. They joined Sustainable Fish City in May 2012.
Coca Cola GB signed the Sustainable Fish City pledge in June 2012. Their work on sustainable fish includes gaining Marine Stewardship Council chain of custody at there London head office colleague restaurant, the altering of menus to reflect sustainable fish choices and a communication program for colleagues. The Sustainable Fish City criteria have also been written into their BS8901 sustainable events certification leading to commitments from caterers and venues providing services to Coca Cola GB.
Eurostar signed the Sustainable Fish City pledge in March 2012 and has recently become a member of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, underlining their commitment to serve sustainable and locally sourced food to customers.
Google UK signed the Sustainable Fish City pledge in October 2012. Their colleague restaurants are renowned for the good food they serve. The restaurants now have Marine Stewardship Council chain of custody.
The Metropolitan Police are one of London’s largest employers serving up to 25,000 meals a day.
“As a responsible organisation promoting healthy eating we support the use of sustainable fish on our menus helping to protect this precious resource. We pledge to continue to encourage the consumption of sustainable fish whenever possible.”
Anthony Molyneux Dunball, Procurement & Environmental Services Manager, Metropolitan Police, on signing up to Sustainable Fish City
British Land are a leading central-London based property management and sales company. They are award winners in business responsibility, and joined the Sustainable Fish City campaign in September 2013
Sustainable Fish City has also received pledges to use only sustainable fish from other major employers and city institutions who together employ many hundreds of thousands of people around the UK, and one large company that serves meals to around 60,000 people every day. These prefer not to be named in public-facing communication work. But their choice to specify only sustainable fish in catering contracts is highly influential, and is already encouraging changes in the catering industry to facilitate a demonstrably sustainable catering offer.
Sustainable Fish: A campaign to protect precious marine environments and fishing livelihoods, and call for fish to be bought from sustainable sources. We want to show what can be done if people and organisations make a concerted effort to change their buying habits.