2019 Awards

Finalists for the 2019 Seafood Champion Awards have been announced!

AWARD CATEGORIES

Leadership

An individual or entity that displays leadership by organizing and convening seafood stakeholders to improve the sustainability of seafood and ocean health.

Innovation

An individual or entity that identifies and applies creative new solutions to address ecological challenges, existing market needs, or barriers to sustainability.

Vision

An individual or entity that establishes a clear and compelling vision of the future that inspires positive change for sustainable seafood in technology, policy, products or markets, or conservation tools.

Advocacy

An individual or entity who positively influences public policy, uses the media to raise the profile of sustainable seafood, or influences public discourse and engages key stakeholders by publicly championing advances in sustainable seafood.


The Seafood Champion Awards annually recognize individuals and companies for outstanding leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood.

Meet the 2019 Seafood Champion Finalists! 

The Seafood Champion Awards seek to inspire and catalyze change by providing a platform to recognize those who are committed to overcoming obstacles, seeking novel solutions and fostering strategic partnerships to advance seafood sustainability. This year’s Seafood Champion Awards finalists represent a diverse cross-section of individuals, governmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and seafood companies from all corners of the globe. In addition to geographic and industry diversity, the Seafood Champion Awards is committed to elevating under-represented voices and promoting greater gender diversity in the seafood movement. Notably, the women finalists represent an array of accomplishments, including how we produce, process, sell and consume seafood.

CHAMPIONS IN THE NEWS

OPAGAC, Seafood Champion Finalist, Vision

OPAGAC, Seafood Champion Finalist, Vision

The group OPAGAC-AGAC represents 9 companies, 47 purse seiners, that operate in tropical waters of the 3 major Oceans: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Since its inception OPAGAC has strived to ensure that its fleet operates sustainably, in full compliance with domestic...

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