Sea Value and its subsidiary
companies (Unicord Public Co., Ltd. and I.S.A. Value Co., Ltd.) have recognized
to do business regarding the Corporate Social Responsibility and environment.
And we also have determined to promote and support the aquatic resources and
ecosystems conservation including doing business regarding ethics, accuracy,
transparent, and respect to human rights and labor practices as recognized by
the international community. The purpose of this Code of Conduct on Local
Fisheries is to be a practical guideline for Sea Value Group and its supply
chains to acknowledge and comply with, achieving the sustainability for present
and future generation.
1. Sea Value Group is member of the
Thai Tuna Industry Association (TTIA) that is committed to promoting and
encouraging its members to operate properly, in accordance with Royal Ordinance
on Fisheries, in order to preventing, deterring and eliminating Illegal,
Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing based on the following principles:
1.1 Collective the academic
principles and scientific data postulated by the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Department of Fisheries Thailand, or
the European Union (EU), in order to be used in redressing the management of
Thailand’s marine resources.
1.2 Operate under the legal
framework proposed by FAO, or enshrined in the United Nations Conference on the
Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982) regulations.
1.3 All problems concerned in IUU
issues shall be implemented in a transparent manner. All relevant documents must
be available for reference and inspection.
1.4 Constructive cooperation between
third countries, as the core of the legal corpus of the EU’s IUU regulation, in
order to redress and enhance various issues with an aim of restoring fisheries
2. Sea Value Group shall be conduct
transactions with fish suppliers or fishing vessels who
are certified by Department of Fisheries Thailand conforming to legal fishing
in Thai water territory.
3. Sea Value
Group refrains from transactions in fish suppliers or
fishing vessels which are unregulated fishing or in alleged involving
in any IUU activity in Indonesian water territory.
4. Sea Value Group promotes
and supports the preservation of the marine sanctuary to
conserve the aquatic resources and marine ecosystem.
5. Sea Value Group shall be conduct
business in a transparent manner to ensure that our policy and practical comply
with Royal Ordinance on Fisheries, in order to achieve
Anti-IUU and sustainable fisheries.
6. Sea Value Group has selected and
managed to ensure that fish suppliers or fishing vessels have good practice in fisheries. If found any fish suppliers or fishing vessels are alleged
involving in IUU activity Sea Value Group will stop transaction with them and
the resumption will be continued when Sea Value Group ensure them that improved
and cleaned from wrongdoing practices.
Sea Value Group shall promotes
and supports TTIA’s activities in order to against
labor, forced labor and human trafficking in manufacturing
industry based on the following principles
1.1 Worked closely with concerned
parties such as the government sector, NGOs and other international
enhancing Welfare Committee’s efficiency in the manufacturing
industry and the role of the Employees' Welfare
Committee in complaints.
1.3 There are
activities that support all of the Good Labor Practice (GLP) which is applied
in manufacturing industry.
2. Sea Value Group shall be conduct transactions
with fish suppliers or fishing vessels that have good
labor practice and comply with law based on the following:
2.1 An artisanal boat (a size
from less than ten gross tonnage) which
belongs to the Thai families staying at Thai coastal provinces and a commercial
fishing (a size from ten gross tonnage) do not have any child
labor, forced labor, human trafficking and slavery on board.
2.2 Owner of a vessel or master of a
vessel who are registered have to an evidence of seabook
for seamen and there is the provision of appropriate systems for ensuring
occupational safety, hygiene and wellbeing of seamen as prescribed in the
2.3 A seaman must hold a seaman
document issued under the law on navigation in Thai waters. In the case of a seaman who is not a
Thai national, a permit to remain in the Kingdom under the law on immigration
and a work license under the law on working of aliens must also be obtained.
3. Sea Value Group has selected and
managed to ensure that fish suppliers or fishing vessels have good practice in labor. If found any fish suppliers or fishing vessels are alleged
involving in child labor, forced labor, human trafficking and slavery Sea Value Group will stop transaction with them and the
resumption will be continued when Sea Value Group ensure them that improved and
cleaned from wrongdoing practices.
1. The raw material and/or product from
artisanal boats and commercial vessels must be legal, licensed, registered,
certified and approved for fisheries in Thai water territory including there is
an evidence of seabook for seamen.
2. The raw material and/or product from
aquaculture must be from a farm which registered and certified aquaculture
standards by Department of Fisheries Thailand.
material must be from a primary processing which
registered and certified by Department of Fisheries Thailand.
4. Traceability records of the raw
material and/or product from fisheries, aquaculture and a primary processing shall
be able to link the raw material and/or product at every stage from receiving, transport,
processing, dispatch and selling including keeping to be traceable.
5. The purpose of
legitimacy, Marine Catch Purchasing Document (MCPD) is required for any raw
material derived from fisheries follow the Thai Flagged Catch Certificate
system and Movement Document (MD) is required for any aquaculture raw material.