The continued work of SeaBOS is based on a set of ten commitments that guide the work within the initiative’s Task Forces.

Improve transparency

Improve transparency and traceability in our own operations, and work together to share information and best practice, building on existing industry partnerships and collaborations.

Reduce IUU fishing

Engage in concerted efforts to help reduce IUU fishing and seek to ensure that IUU products and endangered species are not present in our supply chains.

Listen to science

Engage in science-based efforts to improve fisheries and aquaculture management and productivity, through collaboration with industry, regulators and civil society.

Eliminate modern slavery

Engage in concerted efforts to eliminate any form of modern slavery including forced, bonded and child labour in our supply chains.

Reduce use of antibiotics

Work towards reducing the use of antibiotics in aquaculture.

Reduce use of plastics

Reduce the use of plastics in seafood operations, and encourage global efforts to reduce plastic pollution.

Reduce gas emissions

Reduce our own greenhouse gas emissions.

Grow aquaculture

Secure new growth in aquaculture, by deploying best practices in preventive health management, including improved regulatory regimes.

Develop and deploy new tech

Collaborate and invest in the development and deployment of emerging approaches and technologies for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.

Support innovations

Support novel initiatives and innovations for ocean stewardship.