As a global seafood leader, Thai Union has a responsibility to set the standard for social, environmental and economic responsibility. We heeded our stakeholders’ calls with SeaChange®, Thai Union’s sustainability strategy with measurable commitments to delivering real, lasting changes in the way we operate. SeaChange® aims to drive a positive transformation throughout the global seafood industry.
Thai Union is rated number one in the world in the food products industry in the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). But what exactly does it mean? To understand the importance of being rated the food product industry’s best company, Thai Union developed a concise explainer video with Dr. Darian McBain, Thai Union’s global director for sustainable development.
In recognition of Thai Union’s efforts to address modern slavery and forced labor, the company participated in a high-level panel at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to present its actions and experiences in front of the world’s leadership on this agenda on 24 September 2018 in New York, New York.
This video highlights how Thai Union, along with its partners, are capitalizing on modern technological advances to promote sustainability in the fishing and seafood industry as part of a digital traceability pilot project, the first of its kind in Thailand.
This video highlights how modern technological advances are used to promote sustainability and boost human rights in the fishing and seafood industry, introducing audiences to the crew members, captains and fleet owners trained on chat applications which enable them to connect with families and peers around the world while at sea—an industry first for Thai fisheries.
This video highlights how e-logbooks are used as a key link in the digital chain of custody verification system and supported industry efforts to guard against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, monitor labor standards on vessels and protect stock levels for the future.
Sea birds, turtles, dolphins and other animals often mistake larger plastic items in the ocean as food. Learn how small, everyday actions can make a significant difference in helping protect the world’s precious marine life.
Learn more about Thai Union’s fully traceable shrimp supply chain.
Learn more about what exactly a fishery is and how it is related to global consumption.
Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) are incredibly important for sustainable development. It is vital more fisheries meet MSC standards for certification. FIPs are an important component of this concept.
This educational video outlines what pole and line fishing is, and why it is important to sustainability in our seas.
Transshipment refers to when fishing boats unload the catch to refrigerate cargo vessels, sometimes far away from land while on the high seas, so fishing boats can continue to catch.