Global Salmon Initiative

Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) is a leadership effort established by global farmed salmon CEOs committed to helping feed the world in a healthier, more sustainable way through advancements in responsible salmon farming. Representing 50% of the global farmed salmon industry, GSI members recognize their ability – and responsibility – to drive positive change at scale.

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Our Story

The GSI brings together 14 global salmon farming companies working together to improve industry sustainability. To learn more about our story watch our video.

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ASC Certification

To measure our progress in achieving our sustainability goals, third party evaluation is key. For this reason, GSI members are committed to achieving 100% ASC certification across all their farms.

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Change at scale

All GSI members are committed to making real and measurable progress in their sustainability performance. To support this the GSI has chosen to focus efforts on three key industry areas where collaboration can support accelerated change at scale.

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Sustainability Report 2019

All GSI members have committed to transparently reporting company-wide data against key sustainability criteria each year as part of the GSI Sustainability Report.

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New Projects

We’re strengthening our climate commitments and setting new ambitious targets; introducing climate impact reporting, incorporating circular economy approaches, and tackling ocean plastic.

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The GSI Handbook

Take a deeper look into the role farmed salmon can play in future food systems and the work we are doing to ensure our industry is adapting and improving at the speed and scale the world needs.

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What’s it like being a salmon farmer?

Find out more by joining a farmer from GSI member Camanchaca for the day.

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Nutritional benefits of farmed salmon

Salmon is an excellent source of protein (all 9 essential amino acids), healthy fats including omega-3 fatty acids, and several essential vitamins and minerals, making it a first-rated component of healthy and sustainable diets.

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