Icelandic fisheries contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, although the companies are continuously seeking means to reduce such emissions. Nevertheless, the carbon footprint due to fishing is small compared to that associated with other sources of protein. This has been confirmed by a study conducted by Matís (a government owned, non-profit, independent research company) in collaboration with Icelandic fisheries companies.
The following is the carbon footprint of Icelandic cod in comparison to selected protein providers; the results do not include transportation.
We seek to minimise our carbon footprint by: