Caption: Yongyut Setthawiwat (right), General Manager, Group Corporate Finance and Tax, Management at the DRIVE Award 2019
9 September 2019, Bangkok – Thai Union Group PCL has been recognized for its outstanding good governance, innovation and sustainability efforts at the annual DRIVE Award 2019 – Agro & Food Industry. It was the second consecutive year that Thai Union has received the award.
The DRIVE Award was launched in 2017 by the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy at Chulalongkorn University, to give recognition to companies that achieve excellence across various aspects of business and contribute to Thailand’s economy and development.
Yongyut Setthawiwat, General Manager, Group Corporate Finance and Tax, representing Thai Union at the award ceremony, said:
“Thai Union fully recognizes the importance of good corporate governance, concrete sustainability strategies and innovation to endorse our business operations. As one of the world’s largest seafood companies, we embrace our role as a leader in the industry to drive positive change around the world, which we do with great passion while also pursuing strong business growth.”
ABOUT THAI UNION GROUP
Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for more than 40 years.
Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 133.3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) and a global workforce of over 47,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products.
The company’s global brand portfolio includes market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch and Thai-leading brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, Bellotta and Marvo.
As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behavior, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union introduced its SeaChange® sustainability strategy. Find out more at seachangesustainability.org. Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2018 by being ranked number one in the world in the Food Products Industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, achieving a 100th percentile ranking for total sustainability score. Thai Union has now been named to the DJSI for five consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.
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