The Seafood Industry Must Recognize That Healthy Seas Require Safeguarding Human Rights

On World Oceans Day, a fun spotlight is often put on the need to safeguard our ecosystems. Behind the festivities is a sobering reality check that goes beyond the health of our waters.
Jun 17, 2024 2:30 PM ET
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Photo courtesy of Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions

The following is an opinion piece written by Ryan Bigelow, project director, Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions.

Whether enforcing robust labor standards with suppliers, investing in sustainable sourcing, or seeking ethical alternatives, companies can future-proof their operations while catalyzing reforms that echo across global supply chains.

Organizations like the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions offer guidance and resources to help identify and mitigate risks. Industry leaders like Aldi and Albertsons have made promising sustainable seafood commitments, demonstrating that progress is possible.

See original article on Food Dive and read more about Albertsons Companies and our Recipe for Change on our website.