Caption: Patarachai Sonthikhant (right), Manager, People and Community Development for Sustainability at Thai Union Group, receives the Sustainability Disclosure Award from Dr. Pipat Yodprudtikan, Chairman of the Thaipat Institute.
09 January 2020, BANGKOK – Thai Union Group PCL. has been recognized for its sustainability reporting, receiving the Sustainability Disclosure Award from Thaipat Institute and Thailand’s Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).
The Thaipat Institute and SEC introduced their sustainability awards to encourage Thai businesses to disclose data in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which has the most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting. The awards also help promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12.6, which encourages companies to adopt sustainable practices and integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle.
The Sustainability Disclosure Award was determined by the completeness, credibility and communication of the nominees’ sustainability reporting.
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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