Caption: Patarachai Sonthikhant, Manager, People and Community Development for Sustainability, speaks at Asian and Oceanian Stock Exchanges Federation (AOSEF) Working Committee and Investor Education Working Group Meeting 2019. Photo credit: Thai Union
3 December 2019, BANGKOK — Patarachai Sonthikhant, Manager, People and Community Development for Sustainability at Thai Union Group PCL was a keynote speaker at Asian and Oceanian Stock Exchanges Federation (AOSEF) Working Committee and Investor Education Working Group Meeting 2019, hosted by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
Under the title “Enhancing Business Value by Integrating ESG Practices”, Khun Patarachai presented a case study on Thai Union’s Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) milestones, key success factors, opportunities and challenges in the company’s sustainability development. Thai Union has been ranked number one in the world in the Food Products Industry Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the past two years, driven by its global sustainability strategy, SeaChange®.
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 and 2019 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 six consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.
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