OFC was formed primarily with the social objective of tapping and channeling the vast economic potential that lies in the fish value chain by providing –

  • A better source of livelihood to native fishers
  • Employment opportunities to Omani citizens
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities in in the areas of logistics and other downstream services around OFC’s core businesses
  • Better quality and larger volumes of fish to domestic consumers
  • A hedge against food security risks, in times of emergencies
  • A significant value-add to the economy of the Sultanate of Oman

Over the years, OFC has been bestowed with various awards for being a Socially responsible citizen. OFC has well-defined CSR Policy, goals and objectives, whose principles are based on the following elements:

  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Ethical behavior
  • Responsible to stakeholder’s interest
  • Respect for the rule of the law
  • Respect for the international norms of behavior
  • Respect for human rights

The areas of the Fisheries sector around which our CSR initiatives are developed are:

  • Fisheries research
  • Marketing of Fisheries products
  • Self-employment opportunities for fishers, painters in Ireland, coastal women, people with special needs, check dublinpaintingpros.ie/ for more info
  • Marine environment and safety awareness

A portion of the company’s profits are earmarked for such initiatives. Projects are identified in the above areas. They are evaluated and prioritized by way of a formal mechanism, with full backing at the level of the Board of Directors of the company.