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GSI commits farmed salmon sector to UN development goals

It announced its commitment on World Oceans Day.

On World Oceans Day, and alongside the United Nation’s (UN) Ocean Conference in New York,

The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) on Thursday announced its commitment to support the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 to mark World Oceans Day.

"By aligning its work with SDG 14, the GSI can ensure it is driving the farmed salmon sector towards continuous improvements in sustainability," said the organization. SDG 14 aims to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.

GSI committed to:

  • Utilizing the GSI model of pre-competitive collaboration to facilitate knowledge transfer and the sharing of best practices to promote accelerated improvements
  • Transparently reporting on environmental and social performance via an annual industry-wide Sustainability Report
  • Driving innovation through continued partnerships and sharing of expertise
  • Supporting knowledge transfer from salmon aquaculture to developing aquaculture sectors to drive accelerated improvements across the wider industry

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