KEYSTONE DIALOGUES

Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) is an initiative resulting from a series of Keystone Dialogues between scientists and seafood companies. These dialogues have taken place once a year since 2016. Below is a summary of each.

The Soneva Dialogue

November 2016

The first meeting resulted in a ten-point statement committing to action on ocean stewardship.

The Stockholm Dialogue

May 2017

The second meeting worked to move towards more operational targets.

The Karuizawa Dialogue

September 2018

This meeting helped formally establish SeaBOS as an independent legal entity.

The Phuket Dialogue

September 2019

This meeting launched a new task force to address the key impacts of climate change on the seafood industry.

Digital Dialogue

October 2020

The companies agreed on a number of goals towards achieving their original commitments from 2016.

The 2021 virtual dialogue

October 2021

Several agreements to progress on efforts towards transformation to sustainable seafood production and a healthy ocean.

The Santpoort Dialogue

October 2022