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Bamboo Sushi became the world’s first restaurant to know their carbon footprint down to the menu item. Click here to see the journey of our supply chain, and learn more about what we’re doing to remain carbon neutral.
Partnerships and Certifications
Our sourcing begins with an understanding of individual ocean population health driven by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program. Their guidelines provide the most comprehensive guidelines available for sustainable seafood choices.
B Corporations are a new type of company which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. We’ve met their comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, allowing us to stand out as a leader in the market.
Smart Catch is a sustainable seafood program created by chefs for chefs with the purpose of increasing the sustainability of the seafood supply chain. Bamboo Sushi holds “leader” status within this program due to our industry-leading commitment to sustainable sourcing.
The MSC is the world’s leading independent third-party certification and eco-labeling program for sustainable seafood. We use their guidelines for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability to set a new standard for our industry.
Being the first sushi restaurant certified by the Green Restaurant Association, they have acknowledged our dedication to sustainability above the water: a low carbon footprint, use of renewable energy and proactive approach to reducing our waste.
Understanding our carbon footprint has led us to partner with the Ocean Foundation, supporting their SeaGrass Grow project to offset our restaurants’ emissions and restore critical marine habitats
The Ocean Friendly Restaurants program certifies those taking strong actions to reduce ocean pollution through the reduction of plastic waste, energy efficiency, and water conservation