The Seafood Champion Awards annually recognize individuals and companies for outstanding leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood.
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An individual or entity that displays leadership by organizing and convening seafood stakeholders to improve the sustainability of seafood and ocean health.
An individual or entity that identifies and applies creative new solutions to addressecological challenges; existing market needs; barriers to sustainability.
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.
An individual or entity who positively influences public policy, uses the media to raise the profile sustainable seafood, or influences public discourse and engages key stakeholders by publicly championing advances in sustainable seafood.
GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATIONS
- Any individual, company or organization may submit nominations on their own behalf or on behalf of others.
- Nominators answer five questions with short essays detailing why the nominee deserves to be a Seafood Champion.
- Nominations open on October 3, 2016 at 12:00am EST and close on December 3, 2016 at 11:59pm EST
WHO ARE SEAFOOD CHAMPIONS?
Seafood Champions are suppliers, fishers, chefs, managers, and others showing outstanding leadership in promoting responsible seafood.
NOMINATE A SEAFOOD CHAMPION
Candidates can include individuals, companies or organizations whose accomplishments demonstrate outstanding commitment to advancing seafood sustainability in the fishing, aquaculture, seafood supply and distribution, retail, restaurant and foodservice sectors, as well as conservation, science, academia and the media. Nominations must specify whether they are nominating an individual or an organization.Nominations close December 3, 2016.