Sustainable diets

Promoting sustainability within the salmon industry

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Feeding more people sustainably is a challenge that affects the whole of the food and drink industry. With consumers focusing more and more on where their food comes from, and how it is produced, demonstrating that supply chains are sustainable will be key for many businesses that want to succeed.

The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) is a leadership initiative established by global farmed salmon producers focused on making significant progress on industry sustainability. In this episode we speak to GSI CEO Sophie Ryan to find out how they are tackling the challenges the industry faces, and how they are helping to advance sustainability goals.

About Sophie Ryan

Sophie is CEO of the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) – a leadership group representing 50% of the global farmed salmon industry committed to continuous improvements in their sustainability performance. Her work focuses on motivating environmental improvements, developing effective communication strategies to improve industry transparency, and building multi-stakeholder relationships to help achieve the group’s sustainability goals. Having worked with the group since it’s conception in 2013, Sophie has supported the growth of the group to where it is today and helped construct and launch the first industry-wide Sustainability Report in the food sector. Sophie also consults to the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP).

Find out more about GSI here