Top-tier sponsorship reinforces corporate commitment to sustainable, responsibly-sourced seafood, SeaWeb and Diversified Communications announce.
PORTLAND, Maine (PRWEB) April 03, 2019
Diversified Communications and SeaWeb are pleased to announce that Thai Union Group will be the exclusive Platinum Sponsor of the SeaWeb Seafood Summit’s 15th edition, which takes place June 10-14, 2019 at Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.
Thai Union is best known as the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products. Over the past several years, the company has led meaningful improvements across the entire seafood industry; and with the launch of its SeaChange® sustainability strategy in 2015, Thai Union officially placed sustainability at the heart of its business. Through SeaChange®, the company has partnered with organizations around the world to improve seafood industry practices in four major areas: 1. safe and legal labor, 2. responsible sourcing, 3. responsible operations, and 4. people and communities.
In 2018, Thai Union was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth consecutive year, and was also rated No. 1 in the Food Products Industry with a best-in-class 100th percentile total sustainability score. The company was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index (2016-2018), highly commended by judges of the Thomson Reuters Foundation Stop Slavery Award and awarded the Gold Award for Best Sustainable Supply Chain by the G lobal Good Awards UK, the Sustainability Leader of the Year award by the Business Intelligence Group, and the Best at Corporate Social Responsibility award by FinanceAsia.
“SeaWeb Seafood Summit is an incredible opportunity to meet with leaders from across the seafood industry, as well as conservation groups, academics and government,” said Dr. Darian McBain, Global Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability at Thai Union. “The opportunity to be a part of the Summit as its Platinum sponsor provides Thai Union with a