Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

Low-carbon rice production helps Việt Nam meet emission target

Moving to low-carbon rice production offers the highest potential for Việt Nam to meet its goal of cutting methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 while boosting the competitiveness of a strategic export item, according to a new World Bank report, titled “Spearheading Việt Nam’s ...

Companies stumped by GHG emission obligations

Although the Vietnamese government is advocating the development of a low-carbon economy, many businesses are scratching their heads over applying proper solutions to make their performance more environmentally friendly.Luong Quang Huy, head of the Division of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Ozone Layer Protection at ...

Vietnam issues national plan on aquaculture development for 2021-2030

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision to promulgate a national plan on aquaculture development in the 2021 – 2030 period. The scheme’s overall aims is to develop aquaculture sustainably in response to climate change. Tasks set for the sector to press ahead include ...

Workshop seeks to create shared value for climate change adaptation

Song Foundation, a Vietnamese non-profit supporting sustainable living communities, on August 16 held a workshop seeking the way to create shared value for climate change adaptation, with climate change experts and business representatives taking part.Opinions at the event suggested that more investment should be poured ...

Better policies needed to develop ocean economy

Việt Nam’s marine science and technology resources remain limited, while businesses face difficulties accessing new production technologies due to high costs.Based on the need for sustainable development of the national marine economy, Việt Nam issued Resolution No. 36-NQ/TW in 2018, on a strategy for the sustainable development ...

National action plan for circular economy to be set up

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on Tuesday (28/6) chaired a conference to discuss a national action plan for Việt Nam’s circular economy. The State should promulgate policies to promote the environmental industry, including the recycling sector. It should also have a roadmap to replace ...

More needs to be done in Asia to fully unleash its renewable energy potential: MoNRE

The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment on Wednesday sent a message, highlighting seven focus points to fully unleash Asia’s potential for renewable energy development.Climate and fossil fuel crises present us with a new growth opportunity by transforming the development model, shifting from fossil fuels ...

Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network debuts in Vietnam

The Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network (MRBN), the first aggregation of businesses adapting to climate change in Vietnam, made its debut in Can Tho City, part of the Mekong Delta in the southern region, on Thursday.The network, sponsored by the UPS Group, is a non-profit ...

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Green economy is the trend post-COVID: experts

Vietnamese enterprises should focus on green growth and the green and circular economies that have become a mainstream trend globally, the Green Economy Forum heard in HCM City on Saturday.Experts said a green economy and a switch to green growth would help businesses improve their ...

Boosting development of green modes of transportation

After four months of operation, the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway line in Hanoi has attracted more and more passengers. The first electric buses have also been launched to serve people in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. These types of transportation are highly appreciated ...

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