Our corporate ethos rests ultimately on the belief that by farming the ocean we can sustainably produce healthy, nutritious and affordable food for society at large. Our stewardship of the environment is essential to reach our long-term goals and to safeguard the interests of future generations.
We pursue an integrated sustainability strategy aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this strategy, long-term targets have been established for all of our guiding principles.
Approximately 70% of our planet is covered by water, yet only around 2% of the world’s food supply comes from the ocean.
With wild-capture fisheries under increasing pressure, it is important that aquaculture bridges this gap, assuming an increasingly greater role in providing food security for the planet.
At Mowi, we believe that by farming the ocean, we can sustainably produce healthy, nutritious and affordable food for society at large
Not only the carbon footprint of farm-raised salmon is lower but its edible yield is higher (68%) as compared to chicken (46%), pork (52%) or lamb (38%). For Mowi, high edible yields combined with 100% re-use of by-products (i.e.offcuts and trimmings) means that nearly every single gram of salmon is used.
Mowi is at the forefront of technological advances transforming aquaculture industry practices. However, one company alone cannot solve all sustainability challenges. Mowi is engaged with multiple stakeholders to promote open and honest dialogue and ensure the constant improvement of regulations and environmentally and socially responsible practices.
As previously reported, Mowi has launched a community engagement process to explore the potential for its farms at Loch Etive to grow post-smolt salmon. The farms at Loch Etive are part of Dawnfresh Farming’s operations acquired by Mowi Scotland earlier this year. Two events have been organised to provide an opportunity for members of the
Mowi Scotland is delighted to boost grassroots level shinty by donating £5,000 to ten shinty clubs as part of the Mowi Youth Development Fund. The Camanachd Association and Mowi Scotland revealed the successful applicants of the Mowi Youth Development Fund last month. The ten clubs chosen to receive £500 each to further their youth development
Mowi Scotland has appointed Gofor to manage its transition to a combined electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle fleet. Our aim is for all company cars to be zero-emission or hybrid by 2025, including vans and pick-ups, as suitable vehicles become available. Mowi has already begun the transition to electric vehicles, EVs and PHEVs, and
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