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SeaBOS Launches Impact Report 2022-2023: Driving ocean stewardship in the seafood industry

October 17, 2023

The Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) initiative announces the release of its first impact report demonstrating joint action for ocean stewardship and reaffirming ...

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SeaBOS CEOs call on APEC to end IUU fishing in the Pacific

October 16, 2023

Busan 12 October 2023 SeaBOS represents nine of the largest seafood producers in the world. As the CEOs of those member companies, we have reaffirmed our pledge to work diligent...

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SeaBOS featured in the Financial Times

July 6, 2023

Henrik Österblom, professor at Stockholm University and director of The Anthropocene Laboratory, and co-author of the publication Transnational Corporations as ‘Keystone A...

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Seafood sector leaders urge government action to close the net on illegal fishing in the Pacific

May 15, 2023

Groups working with over 150 companies call for collective efforts in advance of the G7 Hiroshima Summit. 15 May 2023 – Each year, illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IU...

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SeaBOS companies reaffirm their common purpose

April 18, 2023

SeaBOS companies have reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards ocean stewardship, and to demonstrate the positive and proactive role of seafood business leaders. All...

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Thai Union CEO appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of SeaBOS

October 6, 2022

Thiraphong Chansiri succeeds Skretting CEO Therese Log Bergjord as Chair Thai Union Group PCL CEO Thiraphong Chansiri has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the S...

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SeaBOS launches first progress report – collaboration starting to generate results

June 29, 2022

On 29 June 2022, at the UN Ocean Conference in Portugal, SeaBOS launched its first progress report, following commitments made at the 2017 UN Ocean Conference Setting out to tac...

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Report launch and where to find us during the 2022 UN Ocean Conference

June 25, 2022

All you need to know about the official launch and other SeaBOS engagements during the conference in Lisbon SeaBOS staff and colleagues from the member companies and science par...

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SeaBOS members call for end to harmful subsidies

May 27, 2022

Initiative releases statement urging governments to “take all possible” steps to phase out subsidies that remain a barrier to sustainable industry transformation In a joint stat...

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SeaBOS welcomes new approaches to deal with risk of labour abuse and illegal fishing

April 5, 2022

New study demonstrates extent of labour abuse and illegal fishing risks among fishing fleets. Of more than 750 ports assessed around the world, nearly half are associated&n...

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Wenche Grønbrekk joins SeaBOS as Director of Strategy, Partnerships, and External Relations

January 17, 2022

After 7 years in Cermaq, Wenche Grønbrekk is now taking on a larger responsibility for ocean stewardship, joining SeaBOS as Director of Strategy, Partnerships, and External Rela...

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Sustainable seafood and SeaBOS on the agenda at COP26

November 9, 2021

In a panel organised by UN Global Compact’s Ocean Stewardship Coalition, SeaBOS members Cermaq and Mowi highlighted the importance of sustainable seafood production and science-...

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SeaBOS members ramp up efforts to transform the seafood sector

October 26, 2021

SeaBOS members agreed during its annual CEO meeting to continue activities designed to eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing and forced labour throughout t...

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Global seafood coalition applauds Japanese government on actions to eliminate IUU fishing; calls for further collaboration between industry and governments

April 14, 2021

Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS), the Global Tuna Alliance (GTA), and the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), a coalition consisting of more t...

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“Nowhere to land, nowhere to sell” Seafood sector giants focus action on closing ports and supply chains to illegal fishing

February 16, 2021

Five of the most influential industry and multi-stakeholder platforms in the seafood sector have released a joint statement calling for action to combat the scourge of illegal, ...

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CEOs of world’s leading seafood companies commit to time-bound goals for a healthy ocean

December 8, 2020

For the first time in the history of seafood production, ten of the largest seafood companies in the world have committed to a set of time-bound and measurable goals that will e...

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SeaBOS calls on governments to support boat crews and ocean workers

September 23, 2020

SeaBOS, comprising CEOs from ten of the world’s largest seafood businesses, calls on governments to urgently address the critical humanitarian, safety and economic crisis in the...

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SeaBOS to support the UN Global Compact’s work on ocean health

January 7, 2020

The Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) will support the UN Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business to accelerate progress on ocean health and ...

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Fourth meeting between world’s largest seafood companies towards ocean stewardship

September 10, 2019

The Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship concluded their meeting last week in Phuket, Thailand. This was the fourth keystone dialogue since the start of SeaBOS in 2016 at the ...

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Global initiative on ocean sustainability appoints Martin Exel as new managing director

July 1, 2019

Announcement part of next phase of the Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS), a joint initiative between the world’s largest commercial seafood companies and science t...

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Previous CEO interviews

Discover interviews featuring former CEOs and earlier conversations with current CEOs from SeaBOS member companies here.

Joining forces is better than trying to solve things alone

April 5, 2022

Shingo Hamada, President and CEO of Nippon Suisan Kaisha, reflects on why SeaBOS is important for the future of the seafood industry SeaBOS is unique because it is the first tim...

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Why change needs to start from within

February 8, 2022

For former Cermaq CEO Geir Molvik, the seafood industry has a responsibility to do our best to meet global challenges SeaBOS is unique because it is the first time ten of the wo...

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The first SeaBOS Impact Report has been released!
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