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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 ...

Solutions to protect environment and promote circular economy

Towards the goal of building and developing solutions to promote the circular economy and solve the problem of increasingly depleted resources and increasingly serious environmental pollution, which strong impacts on the living environment, causing dangerous diseases. This is a great challenge for ministries and branches ...

Vietnam among 20 countries with largest plastic waste discharge

Vietnam discharges about 1.8 million tons of plastic waste each year. It is one of 20 countries with the largest amount of plastic waste in the world.  The current plastic waste pollution in the country is very serious, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources ...

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EPR helps Vietnam build a 'green’ recycling industry: experts

While affirming the role of extended producer responsibility (EPR) in supporting waste treatment and the circular economy is closely linked to each other, many experts believed that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) needs to come up with a roadmap for the implementation ...

Việt Nam aims to shift to circular economy: minister

Việt Nam is working to shift from a linear economy to a circular economy based on the three pillars of designing and prolonging material lifespan, reducing waste and emissions, and restoring the ecological system, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Trần Hồng Hà has said.The MoNRE is ...

Việt Nam pilots initiatives to reduce plastic waste and marine litter

On Friday (9/4) delegates presented work between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), the Delegation of the European Union to Việt Nam and Expertise France on policy development as well as recommendations for four pilot projects in HCM City, Hà Nội and Phú ...

UNDP helps Đà Nẵng build circular economy hub

The Đà Nẵng Business Incubator (DNES), in co-operation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Việt Nam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Đà Nẵng Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in ...

National action plan on sustainable production, consumption issued

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a decision approving the national action plan on sustainable production and consumption for 2021-2030. In the period from 2021-2025, the plan sets the goal of reducing fuel and material use of production industries such as textile-garment, steel, plastic, ...

Strategy aims to ensure national energy security

The National Energy Development Strategy by 2030, with vision to 2045 aims to ensure national energy security, which serves as a foundation for growth. With such importance, the Politburo has approved a resolution which sets directions for the strategy.Vietnam will prioritise wind and solar power ...

Việt Nam builds public private collaboration to address plastic waste

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build public-private collaboration towards a circular economy in plastic waste management was signed in Hà Nội on Wednesday. (19/2) The agreement, the first of its kind in Việt Nam, was inked between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, ...

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