CEO Bill Stride’s learnings in a changing business

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: Customer, Products, Social Impact, Supply Chain, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

What was your background before NAI-BSI? What types of seafood businesses? I started working on the plant floor at Turner Fisheries in Boston at age 14 producing reusable gel ice packs, and spent my high school and college Summers working there. I was a Union member and learned every aspect of fresh processing, shipping and receiving. [...]

Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) explained

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Sustainability|Tags: , , , , , |

The range of conversations around responsible harvesting and fishery sustainability efforts can be scattered and confusing. That’s why we wanted to dive into a component of the discussion we’re close to today: fishery improvement projects (FIPs). Let’s take a look at what they are, which ones we source from and where you can find good resources [...]

Founder and Principal Jerry Knecht featured as a panelist at the Economist’s regional fisheries conference

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Social Impact, Sustainability|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jerry presented the progress of our community-based fishery management model at the recent South-East Asia and Pacific Regional Fisheries Summit in Indonesia. The Economist convened a group of investors, government representatives, non-profit organizations and multi-lateral agencies to discuss how to drive investment in sustainable fisheries. The integrated fishery model quickly became a focal point in discussing [...]