Ned Daly

Contributing Editor

Ned Daly is a sustainability strategist with Diversified Communications. He has worked on sustainable markets in a variety of resources for 25 years. Ned worked in seafood for the last decade with SeaWeb, Previously he was director of RugMark International (now GoodWeave), a certification program for child-labor-free rugs coming from Southeast Asia. He also served as chief operating officer for the Forest Stewardship Council in the United States, managing relationships with industry leaders and a diversity of key stakeholders including conservation nongovernment organizations, policymakers and industry trade associations. Ned has also worked on sustainable markets in the agricultural sector and the relationship between resource extraction and ecosystem health. He lives in Alfred, Maine.

Published on
August 8, 2019

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) announced recently that Canary Islands-based seafood processor and distributor Unión Martín Grupo has become SFP’s newest partner

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July 18, 2019

The Alaska Seafood Cooperative has entered two new flatfish fisheries into assessment under the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) process

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July 18, 2019

The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative launched a 30-day public consultation on the GSSI Benchmark Report for the Marine Eco-Label Japan (MEL) scheme on 1 July, 2019.

After applying for recognition under the GSSI program in September, MEL was found to be in alignment with all the GSSI essential components set by the independent experts and the benchmark committee of GSSI. GSSI is now asking for comments from all stakeholders on the

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Published on
May 21, 2019

The fifth annual Tokyo Seafood Symposium will see the event expanded to two days and include the launch of the inaugural Tokyo Sustainable Seafood Award, the event’s organizers announced recently.

The award recognizes and celebrates leaders who have contributed to Japan’s sustainable seafood movement with two categories: 1) the Collaboration category, focused on pre-competitive collaboration between multi-stakeholder groups, and 2)

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Published on
April 26, 2019

Representatives from Walmart, Anova Food, Thai Union, and North Atlantic/Bali Seafood International will be featured speakers at the 2019 SeaWeb Seafood Summit, which will have a major focus on social and human rights challenges in seafood supply chains.

The summit, taking place 10 to 14 June in Bangkok, Thailand, will involve many of the leading voices in the seafood sustainability movement in Asia and globally. Companies taking part in the

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