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Membership
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Summary of commercial membership requirements
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Sign the Membership Agreement and commit to follow the STF Code of Conduct (STF CoC).

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Pay the Membership fee (vessels, feed ingredient suppliers, hatcheries and farms do not pay a fee.)

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Agree to enter a dialogue to discuss enhancing incentives.

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Within 6 months of signing - Members must map their supply chains in a method of own choosing:

Shrimp - Record processors, farms, feed mills. Have 50% sign and commit to STF CoC within 12 months of signing Membership Agreement.

Tuna - Record processors and traders. Have 50% sign and commit to STF CoC within 12 months of signing Membership Agreement.

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Conduct Internal assessment of supply chain risk compliance with STF CoC within 12 months of signing.

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Self-declare to STF within 12 months of signing:

  • Mapping for both shrimp and tuna (50% in first 12 months).
  • How Member conducted the mapping and risk assessment.
  • The risk assessment’s outcome.
  • Any work the Member is already doing to address any risk identified in that assessment.
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Demonstrate traceability according to STF Traceability Protocols Shrimp Supply Chain:

  • Buyers and processors up to feed mills.
  • Feed mills up to vessels.

Demonstrate traceability according to STF Traceability Protocols Tuna Supply Chain:

  • Buyers up to processors and traders. 
  • Processors and traders up to vessels.
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Voluntary option to publish aggregated information.

  • Supply Chain Engagement.
  • Verification of Traceability.
  • Responsible Recruitment.
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Become a member

Join the growing number of retailers, brands, food service companies and their supply chain partners, working together to achieve better supply chain oversight, continuous improvement and compliance.