Sustainability Leadership Associations & Partnerships

To serve as a truly effective change leader, Thai Union aligns its sustainability initiatives with globally recognized collective sustainability priorities and programs.

Together with other organizations, Thai Union believes we can add long-term positive value to society by achieving sustained economic growth, responsible utilization of natural resources and promotion of human rights and ethical labor practices.

Explore some of the key sustainability associations and partnerships of which Thai Union is a member below:

Thai Union is a founding member of Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS), a collaboration between ten leading seafood companies and scientists working to lead a global transformation towards sustainable seafood production and a healthy ocean. Thai Union works with SeaBOS members to advance important sustainability goals, such as addressing IUU fishing and forced labor, improving seafood traceability and transparency, working with governments to improve regulations, reducing ocean plastics, and building climate resilience

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Thai Union is a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and has been working to implement the commitments in the Global Compact's Ten Principles since 2013. All of the principles have been incorporated into our Business Ethics and Labor Code of Conduct, which governs not only how our own staff operate but also how we would like our suppliers to operate. This way, we are extending our influence and using business as a powerful force for change.


Thai Union is a founding participatory company of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), a collaboration with a mission to undertake and facilitate science-based initiatives for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of global tuna stocks, reducing bycatch, and promoting tuna ecosystem health. Thai Union is 100 percent compliant with the ISSF science-based conservation measures.

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The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) was launched in April 2017 as a seafood industry forum dedicated to drafting the first-ever global standards for seafood traceability. Thai Union is a signatory to the GDST standards and a member of the Steering Committee board. Thai Union has been working with our suppliers to implement the GDST 1.0 Standards & Guidelines for Interoperable Seafood Traceability Systems.

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Thai Union is also committed to the following sustainability alliances, initiatives and standards: