Risk Management

The Company considers effective risk management and mitigation to be integral to our business operations. We encourage employees to have a positive attitude to risk and to understand the risks that are inherent in our business. As well as having the right tools and processes, effective risk taking requires the right culture and behaviours across our businesses.

Our risk management culture and processes meet world-class standards.
  • In 2018 and 2019, Thai Union Group was ranked number one in the Food Products Industry Index of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), achieving a 96th percentile ranking in the Risk and Crisis Management category in 2019.

  • The Company was also shortlisted for StrategicRISK’s Asia-Pacific Risk Management Awards 2019.

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RISK FACTOR

Thai Union Group is a global seafood processing company and its operating and financial results are subject to a variety of risks inherent in the seafood industry. The Company can prepare for many of the risks to mitigate any impact and/or minimize likelihood, however many of them are not within our control and could materially impact the Company’s operations, financial position or reputation.

The risk radar below provides an overview of key business risk factors to our group at the end of 2019. Some of the risks have remained unchanged from 2018 and so remained listed while there have been new risks identified during the Global Leadership Team risk workshop in 2019.

Please click each risk name in the radar for the descriptions of risk and their potential impacts, management and mitigation plan, linked to Thai Union’s strategy which management and mitigation plans aim to achieve. Six elements of Thai Union strategy are shown below.

The tables in the following link provide descriptions of risk and their potential impacts, management and mitigation plan, linked to Thai Union’s strategy which management and mitigation plans aim to achieve. Six elements of Thai Union strategy are shown below.

Link to Corporate strategy

More information can be found in Thai Union Strategy section.

Moreover, we recognize that investors are increasingly interested in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in the investment decision-making process as they could negatively or positively impact a company’s ability to create long-term value. This is also aligned to The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)’s commitment to develop Thai listed firms’ quality towards sustainable growth. Therefore, the table shows how the management and mitigation plans support development of ESG factors.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factor

EMERGING RISK

Thai Union Group not only focus on the materiality risks, but also pay attention to emerging risks although they are still immateriality. As a result of analysis and assessment, the Company may be exposed to emerging risks of Global Epidemic, Ocean Plastic and Data Privacy, rising expectation and regulation risk.

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