Nominations are closed

Thank you to the more than 100 sustainable seafood leaders who submitted nominations!


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

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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 addressecological challenges; existing market needs; 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 sustainable seafood, or influences public discourse and engages key stakeholders by publicly championing advances in sustainable seafood.

ABOUT THE NOMINATIONS

  • Any individual, company or organization could submit nominations on their own behalf or on behalf of others.
  • Nominators answered five questions with short essays detailing why the nominee deserved to be a Seafood Champion.
  • Nominations opened on October 3, 2016 at 12:00am EST and closed 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.

STAY TUNED!

Sixteen finalists will be announced at Seafood Expo North America, 19-21 March 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts USA. This includes four nominees for each of the four categories of leadership, vision, innovation, and advocacy. Four of these leaders, one from each category, will be honored as winners at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit, 5-7 June 2017 in Seattle, Washington, USA.