News and articles from the Global Seafood Alliance, Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), and Best Seafood Practices (BSP)

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Global Seafood Alliance Creates Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Role, Hires Alison Harris

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it has hired Alison Harris as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, a newly created role for the nonprofit organization. Harris oversees GSA’s Market Development and Outreach teams and reports to GSA CEO Brian Perkins. “GSA’s mission is to build trust in seafood,” says GSA CEO 

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George Chamberlain to be Honored at GOAL 2022 with Lifetime Achievement Award

Global Seafood Alliance President and Founder Dr. George Chamberlain will be a recipient of this year’s Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award at GSA’s GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference in Seattle on Tuesday, Oct. 4. A true ambassador for aquaculture and one of the world’s most respected aquaculture professionals, especially in the field of shrimp 

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NFI’s John Connelly to be Honored at GOAL 2022 with Lifetime Achievement Award

John Connelly, president of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI), is a recipient of this year’s Wallace R. Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award, recognized for his leadership, integrity and commitment to responsibility. Connelly will be honored on stage at the Global Seafood Alliance’s GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference in Seattle on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Connelly has been 

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Global Seafood Alliance Publishes 2021 Annual Report

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) on August 31, 2022, published its 2021 Annual Report. The 2021 Annual Report, which is GSA’s first digital-only Annual Report, reaffirms GSA’s commitment to its mission of being “dedicated to advancing responsible seafood practices through education, advocacy and third-party assurances”, to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well 

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Q&A with Wasseem Emam of Ethical Seafood Research and Aquatic Life Institute

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’s mission of responsible seafood. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Wasseem Emam of Ethical Seafood Research and Aquatic Life Institute. Tell us about your background – what was a pivotal 

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What is a seafood hatchery?

Note: Each step in the seafood production chain has its own importance, but they work together to create the best quality products for consumers. In the #SeafoodWithStandards campaign throughout 2022, we will be highlighting each stop along the production chain to pull back the curtain and explain what happens there. The next stop is the 

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An Ocean World

A singular, interconnected ocean covers about 70 percent of Earth’s surface. It provides billions of us nourishment, and for those of us in the seafood industry, the livelihoods that our families and communities depend on. At the Global Seafood Alliance, our unique connection with the ocean serves as inspiration to dig deeper and do everything 

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George Chamberlain to present Keynote Address at Aqua India 2022

Global Seafood Alliance President, Dr. George Chamberlain, has been selected as the keynote speaker for Aqua India 2022, hosted by Society of Aquaculture Professionals (SAP), a strategic partner of GSA. George’s address, “Changing the Landscape of Global Shrimp Market and the Role of Certification”, will center around how the marketplace surrounding shrimp has changed in 

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Q&A with Michael S. Frantz of UBS

Note: The Global Seafood Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GSA’s mission of responsible seafood. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Michael Frantz, CFP®, First Vice President – Wealth Management at UBS. Tell us about your background – what was a pivotal 

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GSA Continues Partnership with North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2022

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is partnering with the North Atlantic Seafood Forum for the fourth consecutive year, co-sponsoring this year’s Sustainability Seminar, “Accelerating Towards a More Sustainable Sector,” with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). The North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) will be held both online and in-person at the 

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GSA Partners with Envisible to Digitize Seafood Assurances

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) has partnered with Envisible, a company specializing in sustainable sourcing and traceability technology, to digitize GSA’s operations in a multi-year partnership that will leverage supply chain information for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) and Best Seafood Practices (BSP) stakeholders across the globe. This initiative will enable GSA partners and endorsers to 

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What is a seafood feed mill?

Note: Each step in the seafood production chain has its own importance, but they work together to create the best quality products for consumers. In the #SeafoodWithStandards campaign, throughout 2022 we will be highlighting each stop along the production chain to pull back the curtain and explain what happens there. The next stop is seafood 

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Amfori, GSA Partner on Human Rights Due Diligence in Seafood

The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with amfori, a leading global business association for open and sustainable trade, outlining the terms and objectives of a partnership. GSA is an international nongovernmental organization dedicated to advancing responsible seafood practices through education, advocacy and third-party assurances. GSA’s two