Extra support required for circular economy development in Vietnam

Extra support required for circular economy development in Vietnam

The implementation of sound ecological practices is more needed than ever. Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Dinh Tho, general director of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, discussed with VIR’s Hoang Oanh about Vietnam’s commitment to promoting the circular economy and policies to encourage businesses.
BASF Vietnam: creating chemistry for a sustainable country

BASF Vietnam: creating chemistry for a sustainable country

Chemicals group BASF is driving sustainability through innovations and partnerships across the value chain.
TH Group’s green-led innovations

TH Group’s green-led innovations

Since its establishment 13 years ago, locally-invested TH Group has been pursuing sustainable development with a circular economy model, which helps protect the environment and public health.
BASF's route towards a circular economy

BASF's route towards a circular economy

German multinational chemical company BASF is targeting a sustainable future. Dr. Carola Richter, president in Asia-Pacific (excluding China) for BASF, shared with VIR’s Bich Ngoc methods for this goal.
Green Economy Forum & Exhibition 2022 enhances cooperation in circular economy

Green Economy Forum & Exhibition 2022 enhances cooperation in circular economy

Green economy topics are being discussed at the Green Economy Forum & Exhibition 2022 organised by Eurocham Vietnam from November 28 to 30 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Unilever Vietnam to collect 12,000 tonnes of plastic waste

Unilever Vietnam to collect 12,000 tonnes of plastic waste

Collecting and processing more plastic waste than packaging sold in the market is a commitment that Unilever needs to achieve by 2025.
INSEE Ecocycle 2022 conference showcases collaboration with key partners

INSEE Ecocycle 2022 conference showcases collaboration with key partners

The leading cement companies, INSEE and its partners showed strong commitments to fulfil the “Net Zero”
Developing a robust circular economy through the best practices of Denmark

Developing a robust circular economy through the best practices of Denmark

A circular economy can help achieve sustainable development goals, effectively tackling climate change and mitigating the negative impacts on the environment. Carsten Baltzer Rode, deputy head of Mission at the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam, talked to VIR’s Huong Thuy about the practical experiences from Denmark in regards to circular business development.
Solutions for developing circular businesses

Solutions for developing circular businesses

On August 19, the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Central Institute of Economic Management held the launching workshop report on circular business models.
Partnerships key to green transition

Partnerships key to green transition

Biodiversity is declining faster than at any time in human history, and humanity is living in a climate emergency. Dao Xuan Lai, head of Climate Change and the Environment at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, explains what Vietnamese companies can do in order to plan for the circular economy transition.
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.
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