GSI Partners are organizations that share the GSI objective of improved sustainability in the salmon farming sector, and are willing to work collaboratively over a long-term period to help achieve this.
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN)
Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. Our three main goals are: the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all; and, the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources, including land, water, air, climate and genetic resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)
For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature.
The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than one million members in the United States and close to five million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.
GSI Associate Members
GSI Associate Members are organizations that have a shared interest in the continued growth and prosperity of the farmed salmon industry as well as a shared commitment to improving the sustainability of the sector. Associate members work closely with the GSI members on specific projects where shared knowledge and collaborative working will support accelerated progress.
The BioMar group is one of the leading suppliers of high performance fish feed to the aquaculture industry. Our main business areas are feed for salmon and trout in Norway, the United Kingdom, and Chile, and feed for trout, eel, sea-bass, and sea-bream in Continental Europe.
Cargill’s animal nutrition business has more than 20,000 employees at more than 275 facilities in 40 countries. Fueled by our innovation and research, we offer a range of products and services to feed manufacturers, animal producers, and feed retailers around the world, helping put food on the plates of nearly one billion people around the world every day. Cargill’s animal nutrition business offers a range of compound feed, premixes, feed additives, supply chain and risk management solutions, software tools and animal nutrition expertise that is unmatched in the industry.
EWOS was acquired by Cargill in 2015 and is now integrated into Cargill Animal Nutrition as a business called Cargill Aqua Nutrition representing the EWOS brand.
Elanco is a global animal health company, whose vision is ‘food and companionship enriching life’. Improving the health and performance of animals helps to ensure a growing supply of safe, affordable, abundant food for today and in the future. It also contributes to Elanco’s commitment to fight hunger worldwide. Elanco strives to develop and deliver products safe for consumers, animals and the environment. Through innovative products, quality systems and a shared vision, Elanco strives daily to enhance animal health—and enrich the lives of people worldwide.
Skretting is a leading producer of feed for fish and shrimp and delivers outstanding nutrition and services to fish farmers worldwide for the sustainable production of healthy and delicious fish and shrimp. The company has production in five continents and produce feed to more than 60 species of fish and shrimp.
Since 2012, Salmofood has been part of Alicorp, a multinational consumer products company with 25 years of experience in the aquaculture industry. Salmofood began operations in fish feed in 1995, and since then the company has always maintained its commitment: to deliver the best food in the aquaculture industry and remain oriented towards promoting the global competitiveness of its clients, facilitating the conquest of their production objectives and business.
PHARMAQ is the global leader in vaccines and innovation for aquaculture and part of Zoetis, the world leader in animal health. The company provides environmentally sound, safe and efficacious health products to the global aquaculture industry through targeted research and the commitment of dedicated people. Production facilities, administration and research and development activities are based in Norway with subsidiaries in Chile, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Turkey, Spain, Panama and Hong Kong. PHARMAQ has approximately 200 employees. The company’s products are marketed in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. For further information, visit the company’s website at www.pharmaq.com
Benchmark challenges the status quo in aquaculture, agriculture and animal healthcare. Since 2000 we have consistently worked to build a platform, which can serve our customers, helping farmers to take control of their biological environment through the combination of genetics, nutrition, health and knowledge services.
Benchmark operates internationally with R&D farms, diagnostic laboratories, manufacturing and production facilities across Europe, Asia, North and South America.
MSD is a global health care leader working to help the world be well. MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada, is the global animal health business unit of MSD. Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals™, MSD Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest range of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services. MSD Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals. It invests extensively in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. MSD Animal Health is present in more than 50 countries, while its products are available in some 150 markets. For more information, visit www.msd-animal-health.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.
GSI Friends are organizations that share our vision of improved sustainability in the farmed salmon sector, and wish to support the GSI in achieving its vision. This may come through the form of sharing advice or expertise or supporting on specific projects. The GSI welcomes the support of any possible Friends who wish to help us on our journey.
The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation (IFFO) is the international non-profit organisation which represents fishmeal and fish oil producers and related trades throughout the world. IFFOs vision is to enhance human and livestock health and welfare via superior nutrition to the benefit of consumers worldwide.The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation (IFFO) is the international non-profit organisation which represents fishmeal and fish oil producers and related trades throughout the world. IFFOs vision is to enhance human and livestock health and welfare via superior nutrition to the benefit of consumers worldwide.
Founded in 2010 by WWF and IDH (Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative), the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is an independent not for profit organisation with global influence. The ASC’s mission is to transform aquaculture towards environmental sustainability and social responsibility using efficient market mechanisms that create value across the chain.
The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s mission is to promote responsible aquaculture practices through education, advocacy and demonstration. For more than 20 years, GAA has demonstrated its commitment to feeding the world through responsible aquaculture through its pre-competitive activities and through its industry-leading third-party aquaculture certification program, Best Aquaculture Practices.