Task Force V

Reducing ocean plastics

The Task Force will ensure that SeaBOS members reduce ocean plastics pollution through the development and implementation of a strategy based on scientific knowledge, existing best practices, and the frontiers of innovation. That work will include members mapping the sources, presence, and types of plastic in their seafood production.

OUR AIMS

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

SeaBOS members are committed to reduce ocean plastics pollution through the development and implementation of a strategy based on scientific knowledge, existing best practices, and the frontiers of innovation. The work of this Task Force includes members systematically working to minimise their plastic footprints and establish a comprehensive plastics strategy for further action.

Sustainable Development Goal 14: conserve and sustainable use use of the oceans, seas and marine resources

  • By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution

Our Accomplishments

Commitments progress report

The below table illustrates the member companies' joint steps towards meeting SeaBOS commitments and does not represent individual company results across all topics. Please consult each company's web page and annual reports for details on each company's results.

COMMITMENT

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

Strategy for addressing plastic pollution 10/10
Time-bound goals on plastics 10/10

Task force leaders

CEO Sponsors

Lead companies

Lead scientific institutions