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 address ecological challenges, existing market needs, or 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 of sustainable seafood, or influences public discourse and engages key stakeholders by publicly championing advances in sustainable seafood.
Who are Seafood Champions? Meet the 2018 Finalists!
From an activist who rescued more than 3,000 trafficked fishing workers in Southeast Asia to a nonprofit manager testing blockchain traceability in Fiji’s tuna longline sector, and an international company that developed a fish-free salmon feed that really works, the 2018 Seafood Champion Award Finalists reflect a rapidly evolving seafood marketplace striving for even greater environmental, social, and economic sustainability.
CHAMPIONS IN THE NEWS
2018 Seafood Champion Awards Finalists focus on technical innovations and social issues to drive seafood sustainability
At 2018 Seafood Expo North America, SeaWeb announced the 2018 Seafood Champion Awards finalists—17 individuals and organizations who exemplify the creativity and commitment to sustainability of seafood leaders around the world. From an activist who rescued...read more
Ned Bell, 2017 Seafood Champion for Advocacy, has announced the publication of his first book, “LURE—Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast.” Available on Amazon, this very approachable cookbook is an effective antidote to “fish intimidation” in the kitchen,...read more
Japanese author Ayumu Katano, winner of the 2015 SeaWeb Seafood Champion Award for Advocacy, continues his campaign to inform Japanese decision makers and the public with the publication of “The Real Reason for Japan's Fisheries Collapse” (Wedge Publications, 2016)....read more
Seafood Summit celebration honors five winners and 16 finalists for advancing seafood sustainability and ocean health A fearless fisheries minister who’s led a high-profile campaign against harmful fishing practices, a collective effort to combat large-scale illegal...read more