How aquaculture producers can benefit

(11/15/19)

 from a “beyond compliance” approach

A new study suggests that while Scottish salmon producers are already doing more to protect the environment than is legally required, they could benefit from adopting a more coherent approach to their actions, in order improve their social licence to operate.

The study, which was undertaken by a team of researchers at the Institute of Aquaculture, used interview and questionnaire data gathered from regulators, salmon producers, industry bodies and supermarkets to explore actions taken by companies that are additional to their legal requirements – a phenomenon known as “beyond compliance”.

The research findings are timely as the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has recently launched..........................................................


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