World economic forum tuna 2020 traceability declaration


On 5 June, 2017, 66 companies, including retailers and other tuna supply chain businesses, signed the Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration with the aim of stopping illegal tuna getting to market, and promoting improvements in the environmental sustainability and human rights in tuna fisheries.

The declaration was convened by the World Economic Forum and supported by six national governments and 21 civil society organizations.

Four pillars

The Commitments of the Forum’s Tuna 2020 Traceability Declaration are based on the following four pillars:

  • Tuna Traceability Commitment
  • Commitment to a Socially Responsible Tuna Supply Chain
  • Commitment to Environmentally Responsible Tuna Sources
  • Government Partnership