Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

ESG – key to fulfilment of net zero emission goal: experts

Environment, society, and governance (ESG) is an approach that businesses need to take in sustainable development as Vietnam promotes green growth and targets net zero emissions, according to experts.ESG are factors with the strongest influence on businesses currently, said Nguyen Thi Thanh Nga, an expert ...

Organic farming key to healthy value chains

Organic production can help Vietnam deal with the skyrocketing prices of food, fuels and fertilisers caused by the recent turbulence in different parts of the world, according to Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolai Prytz.A shift to sustainable farming such as organic is a solution that ...

Agricultural sector aims to raise organic fertilizer proportion to 25% in 2025

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a target of raising the proportion of organic fertilizer products authorised for circulation to 25% in 2025. It also planned to increase the amount of qualified production by 1.25 times, equivalent to 5 million tonnes ...

Fresh initiative spurs private sector-driven sustainable and inclusive growth

A new initiative will promote socially-conscious business behavior by delivering Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) technical assistance packages to 300 businesses to implement or scale their innovative ESG business concepts.ESG is a recognition that business sustainability is multi-faceted, extending beyond environmental issues to people, resources, ...

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Workshop promotes technological solutions for waste collection, recycling

Digital technology solutions will help promote waste classification at source, and better managed waste collection, treatment and recycling, experts said at a recent workshop held in HCM City. The workshop was organised by the city’s Centre for Information and Statistics for Science and Technology (CESTI) ...

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 ...

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