The United Nations Global Compact is a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.
IFOAM, an umbrella organization founded in 1972 in Germany, brings together organics stakeholders from around the world so as to unite the organics movement in promoting sustainability in agriculture. In the process of meeting these goals and campaigning to address global challenges like climate change, hunger and GMOs, the organization works actively with relevant United Nations bodies, as well as directly with governments around the world.
GAP are voluntary guidelines. GAP addresses the agricultural issues of site selection, adjacent land use, fertilizer usage, water sourcing and usage, pest control and pesticide monitoring, cooler operations and harvesting practices including worker hygiene, packaging storage, field sanitation and product transportation.
For more than 50 years, the World Wildlife Fund has been protecting the future of nature. WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by over 5 million members globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.
Fisheries management in Thailand was first implemented in 1901 with the purpose to collect taxes and to ensure the steady contribution of fish supply for its national consumption as well as export. Renamed the Depart of Fisheries in 1926, its key areas of focus are study, research and development.