For long-term tuna sustainability, a growing number of tuna companies worldwide are choosing to partner with ISSF, follow responsible fishing practices, and implement science-based conservation measures.

As part of its commitment to transparency and accountability, ISSF engages a third-party auditor, MRAG Americas, to audit ISSF participating companies annually — assessing their compliance with ISSF’s Conservation Measures and Commitments. Visit our Audit Process page to download the MRAG audit policy documents for the current year, previous year, and next year.

The most recent MRAG compliance reports for each ISSF participating company appear here. Under the ISSA Compliance Policy, companies may be required to remediate non-conformances found during the annual audit, and MRAG will issue reports for those companies that do so. Those remediation reports, which have “Update of Compliance Status” in their titles below, appear alongside the companies’ final annual reports.

ISSF also publishes an Annual Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report, and an update to that report, which tracks all companies’ compliance with each conservation measure. They show the level of conformance as well as compliance improvements over time. Download the most recent compliance report: November 2020 (update). We also publish audit reports for ISSF Data Check Companies.

Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
Image Title Date Author(s) Language RFMO(s) Tag(s) Category Company Report Type Activity Year
2020 CIAT Declaración de Posición | 2020 IATTC Position Statement (Spanish) October 30, 2020 N/A Spanish IATTC Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, MCS, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final October 30, 2020
2020 IATTC Position Statement October 30, 2020 N/A English IATTC Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, MCS, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final October 30, 2020
2020 ICCAT Declaración de Posición | 2020 ICCAT Position Statement (Spanish) October 28, 2020 N/A Spanish ICCAT Bycatch, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final October 28, 2020
2020 ICCAT Déclaration de Position | 2020 ICCAT Position Statement (French) October 28, 2020 N/A French ICCAT Bycatch, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final October 28, 2020
2020 ICCAT Position Statement (English) October 28, 2020 N/A English ICCAT Bycatch, Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, ICCAT, MCS, Sharks, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final October 28, 2020
2020 IOTC Déclaration de Position (French) October 12, 2020 ISSF French IOTC Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Supply Vessel, Tuna Position Statements, Translated N/A Final October 12, 2020
2020 IOTC Position Statement October 8, 2020 ISSF English IOTC Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Supply Vessel, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final October 8, 2020
2020 WCPFC Position Statement October 28, 2020 N/A English WCPFC Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, Transshipment, Tuna Position Statements N/A Final October 28, 2020
Aggregate Participating Company Compliance Over Time (November 2020) November 5, 2020 ISSF English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Compliance, Conservation Measures, Infographics N/A Final November 5, 2020
Atunlo — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 19, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures, Data Check Companies Audit Process, Conservation Measures N/A Final March 19, 2020
Bolton Food — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 23, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Bolton Alimentari Final March 23, 2020
Bumble Bee Seafoods -- Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Bumble Bee Seafoods Final March 21, 2020
Chotiwat — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Chotiwat Final March 21, 2020
Conservation Measure 2.2 Data Reporting Template for ISSF Participating Companies (Excel) July 11, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Compliance, Conservation Measures Final July 11, 2019
Data Check Company Application November 14, 2018 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Applications N/A November 14, 2018
Everwin Industrial Co., Ltd. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Everwin Industrial Co. Final March 21, 2020
Foodtech JSC — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Foodtech JSC Final March 21, 2020
Frinsa Del Noroeste S.A. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Frinsa Del Noroeste S.A. Final March 21, 2020
General Tuna Corporation — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports General Tuna Corporation Final March 21, 2020
Grupo Conservas Garavilla (Isabel) — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 23, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Grupo Conservas Garavilla (Isabel) Final March 23, 2020
ISSA Antitrust Agreement (Associate Members) August 7, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance Compliance Final August 7, 2020
ISSA Antitrust Agreement (Full Members) August 7, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance Compliance Final August 7, 2020
ISSA Bylaws (2019) November 5, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance Filings Final November 5, 2019
ISSA Compliance Policy April 27, 2017 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Audit Process, Compliance N/A April 27, 2017
ISSF 2013-09: Sustainable Fishery Agreements: Strategies for Enforcement & Compliance. Maui Conferences, Jan 2013 January 25, 2013 ISSF English N/A Capacity Management, Compliance, RFMOs Meeting Reports, Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports Technical Report January 25, 2013
ISSF 2019-10: Tuna RFMO Compliance Assessment Processes: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* July 5, 2019 Koehler English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, RFMOs, WCPFC Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports Technical Report July 5, 2019
ISSF 2020-06: Tuna RFMO Compliance Assessment Processes: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices* February 25, 2020 Holly Koehler English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Koehler, RFMOs, WCPFC Technical and Meeting Reports, Technical Reports Technical Report February 25, 2020
ISSF Annual Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report (April 2020) April 13, 2020 ISSF English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Compliance, Conservation Measures Final April 13, 2020
ISSF Bylaws (2019) November 5, 2019 ISSF English N/A Compliance Filings Final November 5, 2019
ISSF Data Check Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures January 7, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance Audit Process Final January 7, 2019
ISSF Participating Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures (2018) April 5, 2017 N/A English N/A Compliance Audit Process Final April 5, 2017
ISSF Participating Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures May 7, 2015 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Audit Process N/A May 7, 2015
ISSF Participating Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures (2019) April 22, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance Audit Process Final April 22, 2019
ISSF Participating Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures (2020 Activities) November 5, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance Audit Process Final November 5, 2020
ISSF Participating Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures (2020) July 30, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance Audit Process Final July 30, 2019
ISSF Participating Company Compliance: Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures (2021 Activities) November 9, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance Audit Process Final November 9, 2020
ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Longline Vessels (July 2019) July 30, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance, Longline, ProActive Vessel Register Audit Process Final July 30, 2019
ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Pole & Line, Handline, & Troll Vessels (July 2019) July 30, 2019 N/A English N/A Compliance, Pole and Line, ProActive Vessel Register, Trolling Audit Process Final July 30, 2019
ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Purse Seine Vessels (October 2020) November 5, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine Audit Process Final November 5, 2020
ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR): Audit Policy Document & Standard Operating Procedures for Supply & Tender Vessels (September 2018) September 12, 2018 N/A English N/A Compliance, ProActive Vessel Register, Supply Vessel Audit Process N/A September 12, 2018
ISSF Report of Conservation Measure and Commitment Compliance for 2014 Audit Results July 28, 2015 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures N/A July 28, 2015
ISSF Strategic Plan For 2013-2017 August 13, 2015 N/A English N/A Compliance Strategic Plan N/A August 13, 2015
ISSF VOSI Audit Policy October 12, 2020 ISSF English N/A Compliance, Fisheries Improvement Projects, MSC Certification, Vessel Lists Compliance Final October 12, 2020
Jealsa Rianxeira, S.A.U. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Jealsa Rianxeira Final March 21, 2020
Lovering Foods Ltd. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Lovering Foods Ltd. Final March 21, 2020
Negocios Industriales Real (NIRSA) S.A. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Negocios Industriales Real (NIRSA) S.A. Final March 21, 2020
Notice to the ISSF Participating Companies and Vessels listed on the ProActive Vessel Register: Audit Protocol Override due to COVID-19 March 23, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures, ProActive Vessel Register Audit Process, Compliance, Conservation Measures Final March 23, 2020
Ocean Canning — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Ocean Canning Final March 21, 2020
P.T. Medan Tropical Canning & Frozen Industries — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) April 3, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures, Data Check Companies Audit Process, Compliance, Conservation Measures Final April 3, 2020
Participating Company Audit Results (November 2020) November 5, 2020 ISSF English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Compliance, Conservation Measures, Infographics Final November 5, 2020
Pataya Food Industries Ltd. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Pataya Food Industries Ltd. Final March 21, 2020
Princes Limited — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Princes Limited Final March 21, 2020
PT Aneka Tuna Indonesia — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports PT Aneka Tuna Indonesia Final March 21, 2020
RFMO Best Practice Performance June 22, 2020 N/A English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, FADs, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, Observer Coverage, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Vessel Lists, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC RFMO Best Practices Snapshots Final June 22, 2020
RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2020: Compliance Processes February 25, 2020 ISSF English N/A Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, RFMOs, WCPFC RFMO Best Practices Snapshots Snapshot February 25, 2020
RS Cannery Co., Ltd. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports RS Cannery Co. Final March 21, 2020
Salica Industria Alimentaria, S.A. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Salica Industria Alimentaria Final March 21, 2020
Sapmer — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) May 29, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Sapmer Final May 29, 2020
Sea Value Public Company Limited — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Sea Value Public Company Limited Final March 21, 2020
South Seas — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) April 28, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports South Seas Final April 28, 2020
StarKist Co. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports StarKist Co. Final March 21, 2020
StarKist Co. — Updated Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) July 29, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports StarKist Co. Update (Remediated) July 29, 2020
Thai Union Europe — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Thai Union Europe Final March 21, 2020
Thai Union Manufacturing Co., Ltd. — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Thai Union Manufacturing Co. Final March 21, 2020
The Ideal Purse Seine Vessel: A Guide To Demonstrating Best Practices & Meeting ISSF Conservation Measures May 13, 2015 N/A English N/A Best Practices, Compliance, Conservation Measures, ProActive Vessel Register, Purse Seine Infographics N/A May 13, 2015
Thunnus Overseas Group — Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Thunnus Overseas Group Final March 21, 2020
Tri Marine -- Final Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) March 21, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Conservation Measures, Participating Company Audit Reports Tri Marine Final March 21, 2020
Tropical Canning (Thailand) Public Co., Ltd. — Updated Compliance Report (for activities in 2019) September 14, 2020 N/A English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Participating Company Audit Reports Tropical Canning (Thailand) Public Co. Update (Remediated) September 14, 2020
Update to ISSF Conservation Measures & Commitments Compliance Report (November 2020) November 5, 2020 ISSF English N/A Compliance, Conservation Measures Compliance, Conservation Measures Final November 5, 2020