SENA Panel: Driving Alignment and Building Capacity to Implement Human Rights Due Diligence

The 2023 SENA Panel on human rights in the seafood industry.

The 2023 Seafood Expo North America (SENA), which took place 12 to 14 March in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., and the 2023 Seafood Expo Global (SEG), which took place from 25 to 27 April, 2023, in Barcelona, Spain, featured a comprehensive conference program of live panel events focusing on topics chosen to be of vital interest to the seafood industry.

The 28 individual presentations from SENA and the 21 sessions from SEG featured exclusive information and insight from seafood industry experts, including economic forecasts and analysis on the trends and topics impacting the global seafood industry as it navigates issues of trade, food safety, traceability, aquaculture, sustainability, and consumption trends. Now, a video recording of each of these sessions is available for on-demand replay.

Featuring Sea Pact Executive Director Sam Grinley, World Benchmarking Alliance Seafood Lead Helen Packer, Global Tuna Alliance Executive Director Tom Pickerell, Seafood Legacy COO and Vice President of Seafood Aiko Yamauchi, and SEA Alliance Head Andy Hickman and moderated by FishWise Project Director Garrett Okrasinski “Unpacking DEI: Why it Matters in the Workplace” is available free for SeafoodSource Premium members and for USD 300 (EUR 278) to non-members through the Complete Digital Ticket: Seafood Expo North America 2023.

The session was presented on Tuesday, 14 March 2023, with the following description:

Pre-competitive collaborations are a unique avenue to gain momentum on key topics and align efforts in the seafood industry. In this plenary, FishWise will host a panel with Sea Pact, SEA Alliance, Seafood Legacy, World Benchmarking Alliance, and Global Tuna Alliance to discuss their recent efforts to align activities and guidance while also building capacity amongst members to operationalize human rights due diligence. This panel will discuss the changing landscape, how to measure progress, key insights, and learnings from engagement, as well as where they see the future of human and labor rights in the seafood industry heading.

The entire package of videos from SEG can also be purchased for USD 300 for non-members and is free to SeafoodSource Premium members, through the Complete Digital Ticket: Seafood Expo Global 2023.


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