GSSI Welcomes SSP

The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) has joined GSSI as an Affiliated Partner. 

This strategic alliance seeks to accelerate the progress of the sustainable seafood movement, with a focus on the farmed shrimp sector. Both GSSI and SSP are dedicated to promoting responsible practices, ensuring the long-term viability of marine resources, and safeguarding people and ecosystems

“At SSP, we recognize a strong alignment with GSSI. Both organizations share a vision of collaboration between industry and all stakeholders to drive significant improvement. Working hand in hand with GSSI allows us to expand the reach of Ecuadorian shrimp producers’ efforts to address global sustainability challenges and continually raise the sector’s sustainability standards. We’re excited about this collaboration, and confident that we’ll develop pathways for improvement in shrimp production and identify solutions and projects to advance proactively. Moreover, we aim to share our results to inspire other stakeholders to join the race to the top, ensuring safe and high-quality seafood for all.” – Pamela Nath, SSP Director.

“We are thrilled to welcome the Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) to GSSI. The inclusion of SSP marks a significant milestone in our shared mission to advance the sustainable seafood movement – with a focus on the farmed shrimp sector. By joining forces, we can elevate industry standards, inspire broader participation in the pursuit of sustainability, and increase access to sustainable seafood for all.” – Oyvind Ihle, GSSI CEO


The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) is a precompetitive platform that  groups leading companies who are committed to transforming the future of shrimp aquaculture. Pioneered in Ecuador, members of the SSP are committed to achieving, and promoting, the highest quality products, produced to the highest social and environmental standards, through greater collaboration and transparency.


The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) is a public-private partnership working together on a common purpose: turn seafood into a driver for good to preserve oceans for future generations and drive forward more sustainable seafood for everyone. As one of the largest precompetitive collaborations in the world aligning businesses, NGOs, governments, and international organizations representing the full seafood value chain – the GSSI Global Partnership invites seafood sustainability leaders to join and become part of the solution.