• Fundamental Labor Rights

    The seafood industry has recently faced much-published cases of slavery on fishing vessels and use of child labor in some parts of aquaculture. While these extreme cases only concern part of these sectors, they tarnish their reputations, and raise concerns in consumers and investors. Addressing social issues and workers’ rights is therefore not only a […]

  • Worker Safety and Health

    The repercussions from deficits in occupational safety and health can be severe and have long-term physical, emotional, and social impacts for individuals and their families. OSH deficits also have repercussions for businesses including reputational damage, lost consumer and investor confidence and direct and indirect costs to the business. Responsible aquaculture business is about promoting the […]

  • Community Relations

    Aquaculture can be an important contributor to local employment and social and economic development, especially in remote rural areas where opportunities are limited. Yet aquaculture has sometimes been criticized for its detrimental effects on surrounding communities through negative environmental or social impacts. Aquaculture facilities can take a number of steps to ensure positive and productive […]

  • Recovery of Chilean Salmon Industry

    The Undersecretariat for Fisheries of the Chilean government and SalmonChile, the Global Aquaculture Alliance brought together an international group of experts to analyze the progression of and recovery from the crisis that resulted from infectious salmon anemia in the Chilean salmon industry, extracting lessons that might prevent or mitigate impacts of similar outbreaks in aquaculture industries elsewhere. […]

  • WSSV in Mozambique and Madagascar

    Prepared by the Responsible Aquaculture Foundation and funded by the World Bank, this report is Case Study 3 of a series entitled “Lessons Learned in Aquaculture Disease Management.” […]