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Bioplastic start-up begins green journey

Having worked in biopolymer research for more than a decade, Doan Van Tung in HCM City began his adventure by founding the iGreen development company in 2020

Roadmap needed to develop ‘clean’ auto industry

To develop electric vehicle industry, charging stations, batteries and reasonable prices are all needed. But an overall policy for these issues is not yet available in Vietnam, particularly battery waste disposal and treatment.

Supporting policies to develop electric cars needed: official

Vice Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee Khuat Viet Hung talks about proposals to the Government to promote green and environmentally friendly traffic in Vietnam.

Quang Ninh Province awakens

From mainly relying on coal mining, Quang Ninh rose to become a rich province through the development of tourism and services. But the Covid-19 pandemic has helped Quang Ninh "wake up" and realize its "Asin's heel".

Lecturer encourages young people to live green

Le Minh Tan, a lecturer of Vinh University, central Nghe An Province, not only follows a green-living lifestyle but also encourages people around him to take a leaf out of his book and follow in his footsteps.

Project to plant 1 billion trees submitted to Prime Minister

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has submitted to the Prime Minister a project to plant 1 billion trees in the 2021-2025 period.

Local packaging manufacturers go green

Using environmentally friendly and recycled packaging has become a worldwide trend, forcing packaging manufacturers to adapt.

Green trees, a part of Hanoi’s soul

In the eyes of some Hanoians, the city’s green trees partly contribute to the identity of the capital. 

Banks step up disbursement of capital for green projects

The proportion of green credit in total outstanding loans has increased from 1.5 percent to 4.1 percent, according to GIZ.

Towards greener, healthier urban lives

Green buildings and energy-efficient realty projects have received much global attention in past years and the latest moves from the government show that Vietnam is refusing to be left behind.

EU sees ASEAN as indispensable partner in green agenda

EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans talks to on the outcomes of the 36th ASEAN Summit which was hosted online by Vietnam last Friday.

Demands grow for 'green industrial revolution'

Campaigners demand the government prioritises the environment in any post-Covid-19 stimulus package.

Vietnam advances toward sustainable development

The next 10 years (2020-2030) are the time for Vietnam to sprint to implement the UN’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development.

Vietnamese enterprises strive for green consumption

Vietnam is listed among the five countries with the highest amounts of plastic waste. The average plastics consumption level in Vietnam increased from 3.8 kilograms in 1990 to 41 kilograms in 2015, with a growth rate of 10 percent per annum.

VN banks now keen on green credit

Green credit is now a trend in the global banking and finance industry and more Vietnamese banks are following suit.

Vocational training and education needs to attract participation of enterprises

Enterprises are not interested in collaboration with vocational training facilities to train students or update their internal training programmes because the laws are not clear about their role and responsibilities.

Low-carbon agriculture tech transfer key to comprehensive environmental treatment

Vietnam in recent years has applied low-greenhouse gas-emission production technology, agricultural waste management models, and bioenergy generation in many localities with positive results. 

Zero landfill is the key to a green economy

VietNamNet Bridge - Some corporations in Vietnam have committed to reuse and recycle 100 percent of their waste to improve environmental quality.

Vietnam charts course towards green economy

When Bac Lieu Province withdrew last year a thermal power plant proposal submitted to the Prime Minister, the move was seen as a positive sign, showing greater awareness and willingness to promote green growth.

The green economy needs the right kind of FDI: gov't

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam is determined not to sacrifice the environment in exchange for foreign direct investment (FDI).