Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)

The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) is a leadership initiative established by leading farmed salmon CEOs from around the world who share a vision of providing a healthy and sustainable source of protein to feed a growing population, while minimizing their environmental footprint, and continuing to improve their social contribution.

The global population is set to reach over 9 billion by 2050, and a key question in today’s society is how are we going to produce enough food to feed everyone? With a growing global population and an increasing demand for protein, it’s clear that we need to produce more; more importantly, this needs to be done with minimal environmental impact if it is to be sustainable for the future.

Acknowledging that progress could be seen much quicker by working together to share information and best-practices when it comes to the environment, the GSI established 4 work-streams where we believed we could make significant improvements in industry performance:

  • Achieving the highest level of environmental and social standards
  • Improving biosecurity (disease management)
  • Securing sustainable sources of feed ingredients
  • Improving industry transparency