Category Archives: Thailand

EC lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing; Thailand plays a central role in the international supply chain for fisheries products

Continue reading EC lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing; Thailand plays a central role in the international supply chain for fisheries products

THAI Union addresses world leaders on combating modern slavery at United Nations General Assembly

Continue reading THAI Union addresses world leaders on combating modern slavery at United Nations General Assembly

THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

Continue reading THAI Union completes 3rd party audit on Thai fishing vessels: Lack of policies covering child labour & of copy of contracts, retention of documents “common practice”

World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

Continue reading World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

TRADEOFFS…. Hydropower in Cambodia could threaten food security of entire Mekong River region

Continue reading TRADEOFFS…. Hydropower in Cambodia could threaten food security of entire Mekong River region

SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

Continue reading SFP, Greenpeace, Birdlife International &TNC report highlights threatened species bycatch issues in global longline tuna fishing, urges action

“DESPITE several years of highly publicized efforts… Thai government has not taken the steps necessary to end forced labor on fishing boats” – HRW

Continue reading “DESPITE several years of highly publicized efforts… Thai government has not taken the steps necessary to end forced labor on fishing boats” – HRW

THAI Union & PTT Global Chemical sign R&D MoU for developing environmentally friendly bio-based & petroleum-based materials for food industry

Continue reading THAI Union & PTT Global Chemical sign R&D MoU for developing environmentally friendly bio-based & petroleum-based materials for food industry

SEAFOOD safety: Of US imported seafood tested in 2015, 12% of farmed shrimp tested positive to unsafe residues, 11% of tilapia, 9% of catfish… 0% of salmon – GAO

Continue reading SEAFOOD safety: Of US imported seafood tested in 2015, 12% of farmed shrimp tested positive to unsafe residues, 11% of tilapia, 9% of catfish… 0% of salmon – GAO

“LEADER for positive change”: Thai Union named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for fourth consecutive year

Continue reading “LEADER for positive change”: Thai Union named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for fourth consecutive year

SeaBOS coalition for sustainable seas: “Trust-based, face-to-face modus operandi, makes it different from many existing global green clubs”

Continue reading SeaBOS coalition for sustainable seas: “Trust-based, face-to-face modus operandi, makes it different from many existing global green clubs”

ITF applauds Thai Union & Greenpeace agreement: “Strong code of conduct for all vessels in their supply chain, along with enforceable labour standards, is central”

Continue reading ITF applauds Thai Union & Greenpeace agreement: “Strong code of conduct for all vessels in their supply chain, along with enforceable labour standards, is central”

“HUGE progress” says Greenpeace: Thai Union commits to “more sustainable, socially-responsible seafood”; Comprehensive package of reforms

Continue reading “HUGE progress” says Greenpeace: Thai Union commits to “more sustainable, socially-responsible seafood”; Comprehensive package of reforms

THAI Government proposes 33% hike in daily minimum wage for fishery & shrimp processing industry workers to address “acute labour shortage”

Continue reading THAI Government proposes 33% hike in daily minimum wage for fishery & shrimp processing industry workers to address “acute labour shortage”

THAI Union “Going digital for sustainability”; Testing scalable platforms for electronic Catch Data and Traceability (eCDT) systems

Continue reading THAI Union “Going digital for sustainability”; Testing scalable platforms for electronic Catch Data and Traceability (eCDT) systems

GAA and IFFO join forces to improve responsible fishmeal supplies in SE Asia; 18-months mapping project to focus on Thailand and Vietnam

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THAI Union publishes its fourth annual Sustainability Report; “Transparency is vital so the global seafood industry knows what works”

Continue reading THAI Union publishes its fourth annual Sustainability Report; “Transparency is vital so the global seafood industry knows what works”

HIGH Liner Foods completes the acquisition of Rubicon Resources; “diversification into aquaculture species like shrimp that are experiencing higher growth rates in North America”

Continue reading HIGH Liner Foods completes the acquisition of Rubicon Resources; “diversification into aquaculture species like shrimp that are experiencing higher growth rates in North America”

TiLV: FAO / GIEWS issues ‘Special Alert’ over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish; Confirmed in 5 countries in 3 continents

Continue reading TiLV: FAO / GIEWS issues ‘Special Alert’ over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish; Confirmed in 5 countries in 3 continents