October 30, 2021 | 11:00
In July, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment released a draft decree on the implementation of the Law on Environmental Protection (LoEP) for public comment. The draft decree outlines details on the law’s new concept of environmental permits, which will govern the environmental implications of specific investment projects.
May 15, 2021 | 08:00
Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria are internationally seen as the foundation of long-term sustainable growth. Robust ESG initiatives could thus help companies access a larger pool of high-quality capital, especially from value
December 24, 2020 | 10:00
Amid accusations from local people of dust invasions, environmental pollution, and signs of natural resource exploitation, the Hai Duong coal-fired thermal plant from Malaysian group JAKS could face penalties if the result of an environmental monitoring investigation falls on the side of at-risk locals.
December 17, 2020 | 10:00
While Vietnam has so far succeeded in battling the pandemic, realising sustainable development with everyone on board is a much more difficult task as the threat of environmental changes seems less tangible and requires the participation of all stakeholders in the country.
December 07, 2020 | 16:00
Implementing and meeting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria is not easy in the Vietnamese market.
September 12, 2019 | 10:03
The serious fire at Rang Dong’s factory and the resulting environmental and health hazards in the areas has once again brought the removal of hundreds of polluting factories from the capital to the agenda. Anh Huong reports.
May 29, 2019 | 10:11
Vietnam’s rapid economic growth has resulted in environmental challenges which have prompted the country to develop a circular economy with less pollution, and reuse and recycling of products based on international experience. Thanh Thu reports.
March 14, 2019 | 12:04
Vietnamese firms should increase their awareness of environmental protection to achieve sustainable development amidst rapid global integration, heard a forum in Hanoi on Tuesday.
July 13, 2018 | 16:58
Duc Hanh interviews Antonette E. Mitschiener, director of Sales and Marketing at Novotel Phu Quoc Resort, to hear her insider view on operating coastal hotels in Vietnam.
April 11, 2018 | 16:44
Residents living near the Lee&Man paper manufacturing factory continue to complain about the pollution and noise caused by the factory.
March 12, 2018 | 12:29
The French environmental documentary entitled Demain (Tomorrow) will be shown at the French Cultural Centre (L’espace) on March 31. It is one of eight documentaries the centre will screen this month in honour of several international environmental days.
April 16, 2013 | 10:39
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given the green light to a master plan on environmental protection in craft villages from now until 2030.
February 04, 2013 | 17:15
Many foreign invested enterprises have contributed to Vietnam’s economic growth—but some have also damaged the country’s land, water and air, as VIR’s Khoi Nguyen reports.
December 25, 2012 | 08:56
Launched globally in end 2010, Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (the Plan) is considered the company’s road map to achieve its Vision of “doubling its business, while reducing its environmental footprint and increasing its positive social impact”.
December 17, 2012 | 09:43
Environmental conservation towards sustainable tourism in Halong Bay and its vicinity is being improved thanks to a Technical Co-operation Project funded by JICA.