Thai Union to take grater action in the area of sustainability with the production of sustainable seafood. About 87% of the company’s tuna sources are certified from Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), including brands such as John West in the UK, Chicken of the Sea in the US and King Oscar in Norway.
Thai Union partnerships US environmental NGO Nature Conservancy to achieve a new set of sustainable development goal for tuna for 2025.
By 2025, the company is committed to implementing 100% on-water tuna supply chain monitoring, and all seafood tuna products produced by Thai Union will pass MSC certification.
Moreover, their goal is to ensure that all of their tuna suppliers provide data, comply with quota allocations and take appropriate conservation measures in line with the Regional Fisheries Management Organization’s resolutions.
Thiraphong Chansiri, president and CEO of Thai Union praised the company’s progress towards the sustainable development goal of tuna, but warned that “we know we still have a lot of work to do” and therefore need to set new targets by 2025.