Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship | Product


Speakers: Darian McBain, Thai Union; Wenche Gronbrekk, Cermaq; Henrik Österblom, Stockholm University; Jose Villalon, Nutreco

The aim of the newly created SeaBOS initiative is to stimulate industry leadership for ocean stewardship in accordance with best available science. SeaBOS is the result of a science-based identification of “keystone actors” in global seafood, carried out by the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) of Stockholm University and published in 2015. The members represent aquaculture, wild-capture fisheries, and the feed industry. The SRC has facilitated and coordinated the work of SeaBOS since 2016, but is now transferring this role to the companies themselves.

The third SeaBOS Keystone Dialogue took place in September 2018 and included participation of the CEOs of the 10 member companies of SeaBOS: Maruha Nichiro Corporation, Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Thai Union Group, Marine Harvest Group, Dongwon Industries, Cermaq (subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation), Cargill Aqua Nutrition, Nutreco, Charoen Pokphand Foods, and Kyokuyo. This panel will seek to explain SeaBOS – to a public audience for the first time, the initiative’s approach to tackling the challenges and solutions for the seafood industry, and identify what ocean stewardship really means for the industry.