Vietnam can emulate Japan’s circular economy vision

Vietnam can emulate Japan’s circular economy vision

Vietnam has set clear dual growth goals of becoming a high-income country by 2045 and meeting carbon neutrality by 2050.
Long-term action plans to  service a circular economy

Long-term action plans to service a circular economy

Vietnam’s pursuit of a circular economy is offering numerous opportunities for businesses. However, in order for this new model to flourish, the government needs to create momentum.
Hitting green goals via capital and awareness

Hitting green goals via capital and awareness

Around 11 million tonnes of plastic waste flows into the oceans each year – a figure set to nearly triple by 2040. Now more than ever, nations and various organisations are springing into action in an attempt to accelerate an efficient circular economy in order to help save the planet.
Attempting to balance green ideas with profit

Attempting to balance green ideas with profit

The circular economy is essential for all businesses as well as people. Roongrote Rangsiyopash, president and CEO of SCG told VIR’s Nguyen Huong how this company collaborates with relevant partners to promote this kind of development model and aim for net zero emissions.
Businesses get set for circular economy

Businesses get set for circular economy

Vietnam’s rapid economic growth has caused environmental challenges which have forced the nation to focus on fostering the development of a circular economy with less pollution and reused and recycled products.
Conference on national action plan for a circular economy net-zero emissions kicks off

Conference on national action plan for a circular economy net-zero emissions kicks off

On June 28 the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment organised the kick-off conference on the national action plan for a circular economy.
ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

The ASEAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), have held the Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue on Empowering ASEAN For Circular Economy online.
Vietnam approves circular economy development scheme

Vietnam approves circular economy development scheme

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai signed Decision No.687/QD-TTg on June 7 approving the circular economy development scheme and setting some ambitious targets.
Tetra Pak invests in Dong Tien factory to promote recycling of used cartons

Tetra Pak invests in Dong Tien factory to promote recycling of used cartons

Tetra Pak and Dong Tien Packaging and Paper Co., Ltd. have announced to upgrade and expand the recycling capacity of used beverage cartons in Vietnam.
SCG and Long Son Petrochemicals promote waste segregation awareness

SCG and Long Son Petrochemicals promote waste segregation awareness

The ASEAN leading conglomerate SCG and Long Son Petrochemicals Co., Ltd (LSP), a subsidiary of SCG Chemicals, implements the Waste Rescue project to raise awareness.
Sanofi Vietnam signs MoU with BSB Nanotech to create circular economy for rice husks

Sanofi Vietnam signs MoU with BSB Nanotech to create circular economy for rice husks

Sanofi Vietnam signed an MoU with BSB Nanotech to develop a new model of circular economy through the “Rice is the new green” sustainability project.
SCG promotes circular economy to cinch sustainable operations

SCG promotes circular economy to cinch sustainable operations

SCG, one of the leading conglomerates in the ASEAN region, is relentlessly pursuing the circular economy to achieve sustainability across its operations.
Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 opens up chances for low-emission growth cooperation: official

Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 opens up chances for low-emission growth cooperation: official

Vietnam's commitment and responsible contributions at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) were highly appreciated by the international community, opening up many opportunities for cooperation in low-emission growth and promoting circular economy in adaptation to climate change, said a Vietnamese official.
Major development partners join Vietnam in building successful circular economy

Major development partners join Vietnam in building successful circular economy

The Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi, Innovation Norway, ADB, and VEA organised a webinar titled “Multi-stakeholders approach – a key to successful circular economy”.
Mondelēz International advances commitment to help create circular economy for plastics

Mondelēz International advances commitment to help create circular economy for plastics

Mondelēz International is investing in Circulate Capital Ocean Fund to support scalable solutions for the collecting, sorting, and recycling of plastic waste.
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