THAI UNION DONATES FOR COVID-19 SUPPORT
Thai Union donates for Covid-19 support. Seafood giant Thai Union Group PCL. Has donated more than 10,000 cans of SEALECT sardines as humanitarian assistance to Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce.
The products will help support the mobile kitchen of the Thai Red Cross Society, providing food for those impacted by COVID-19. Saran Rattanarungruengchai, General Manager – Emerging Markets at Thai Union donated the products to Somdet Susomboon, Director General of the DITP together with Janprapa Vichitcholchai, Deputy Director, Fund Raising Bureau and Varunyupa Savannakich, Assistant Director, Fund Raising Bureau of the Thai Red Cross Society.
As part of its SeaChange® sustainability strategy, Thai Union has made a commitment to support efforts towards Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger. As a global food company, Thai Union says it takes seriously its responsibility to provide humanitarian assistance through food aid to help support people living and working in regions where they operate.
Thai Union’s sustainability strategy
The changes they will achieve through SeaChange® are critical – not just for Thai Union but for the whole of the global seafood industry.
SeaChange® will also deliver against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, contributing to broader societal change. SeaChange® is an integrated plan of initiatives, organized into four programmes, to drive meaningful improvements across the entire global seafood industry.
-To ensure the seas are sustainable now and for future generations
-To ensure that their workers are safe, legally employed and empowered
-To ensure vessels they buy from are legal and operate responsibly