Chapter 21. Anecdotes and Lessons of a Decade

  1. Dr Trevor Ward1 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips2
  1. Dr Trevor J. Ward1 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips2

Published Online: 20 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch21

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Ward, T. J. and Phillips, B. (2008) Anecdotes and Lessons of a Decade, in Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice (eds T. Ward and B. Phillips), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162661

Online ISBN: 9781444301380

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Keywords:

  • Clean Green;
  • gold-star;
  • motivations for certification - voluntary and government assessment systems;
  • MSC-labelled products;
  • buying guides - purchasing power, products;
  • certification and ecolabelling programmes - inevitable trade-off;
  • FSC label - product recommendation;
  • Certification - direct engagement between producer and reseller;
  • MSC programme - government regulatory programmes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design of ecolabelling programmes

  • The motivations for certification

  • Quality of the standard

  • The business of certification

  • The costs and benefits of pre-assessment

  • Assessment and certification – the processes

  • Environmental monitoring

  • Product recommendations and buying guides

  • The evolutionary path

  • Certification and ecolabelling systems of the future

  • Acknowledgements

  • References