Greg Brown is stepping down from his position as senior VP of program integrity and strategic development at the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) to take on a new role with the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST), GSA announced on Jan. 11. Brown joined GSA, then known as the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), as Best
Topic Global Seafood Alliance
Topic Global Seafood Alliance
Seafood industry veteran Wally Stevens, who has held various leadership roles with the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) for the past 14 years and is currently chief executive officer, is retiring at the end of December, the nonprofit organization announced on Dec. 16. Brian Perkins, who joined GSA as chief operating officer on March 1, will
The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) and MarinTrust have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby the two organizations will work together to meet the goal of 75 percent of the world’s marine ingredients supplies being either certified, in assessment, in application or in the MarinTrust Improver Programme by 2025. Both GSA and MarinTrust are standards holders.
The Global Seafood Alliance revealed on Sept. 13 that it has completed the rebranding initiative that kicked off in April when Global Seafood Assurances merged with the Global Aquaculture Alliance and the nonprofit organization’s name officially changed to the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA). The rebrand reflects GSA’s budding involvement in wild-capture fisheries through the introduction
It’s hard to believe sometimes, but it was nearly 25 years ago that I became part of the team that founded the Global Aquaculture Alliance, a fledgling group of shrimp producers and buyers who believed that wider industry collaboration was the key to overcoming the major environmental and social license challenges they were facing. As
Japanese food and beverage conglomerate S. Ishimitsu & Co. Ltd. has committed to sourcing seafood from Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified farms and processing plants, the Global Aquaculture Alliance (now the Global Seafood Alliance) announced in mid-August. Ishimitsu-Shoji is currently offering shrimp products with the BAP label. “We pursue social value as well as economic value.
The Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) announced on June 23 that GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference will be held virtually. The decision to go virtual again this year comes four months after the launch of a reinvented GOAL conference featuring a hybrid experience with a series of seven virtual events beginning in April and culminating with
GAA’s 2020 Annual Report Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals, Serving Members and Certified Facilities through Pandemic
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) on June 14, 2021, published its 2020 Annual Report. The 46-page 2020 Annual Report highlights GAA’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) as well as the nonprofit organization’s commitment to serving its almost 400 individual and corporate members and its more than 2,900 Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)-certified
Global Seafood Alliance Board Meets for First Time Following Global Aquaculture Alliance, Global Seafood Assurances Merger
The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has officially changed its name to the Global Seafood Alliance following votes by the GAA board of directors and the board of directors of its sister organization, Global Seafood Assurances. The new name reflects the merger and the nonprofit organization’s growing involvement in wild fisheries through the addition of the
Seafood industry veteran Brian Perkins is joining the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA) as its chief operating officer, the organization announced on Jan. 18, 2021. Perkins comes to GSA with more than 40 years of seafood experience in the certification space as well as in the events and media space. For the past six years, he
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has initiated the search for a chief operating officer, a new role within the organization that will likely evolve into the role of chief executive officer, the organization announced on Nov. 11. The COO will be responsible for managing GAA’s industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program, including oversight of