Thai Union to raise suppliers’ standards after fishing vessel audit
Documents exchange with a Thai fishing vessel crew. (Photo: Thai Union)
Thai Union Group PCL. has recently completed its first industry collaborative third-party audit on some Thai commercial fishing vessels supplying the company’s business.
The investigation was conducted by global safety consulting and certification company UL in line with SeaChange®, Thai Union’s sustainability strategy established to drive meaningful improvements across the entire global seafood industry.
According to what Paul English, Thai Union’s group president for pet care, informed the audit included 240 vessels in its sample size and helped identify potential labour and human rights abuses, as well as to improve performance of the Thai fleet by creating a targeted action plan based on its results.
“This is a good example of how industry is able to come together and lead in the fight to address problematic issues in a way that ...
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