Capitalise land and review land valuation

Capitalise land and review land valuation

Experts at the Vietnam Socioeconomic Forum 2022 on September 18 provided a multi-dimensional analysis of the regulations on land management and valuation.
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.
Plastic use drop hinges on consumers

Plastic use drop hinges on consumers

High investments in more environmentally-friendly recycling and alternative solutions for plastics and the existing habit of using single-use plastics are challenges that hinder businesses from developing circular economy solutions and promoting sustainable growth.
Applying popular new methods to combat single-use plastic habit

Applying popular new methods to combat single-use plastic habit

Since 2020, the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) has introduced a number of different matters, and the most important is to apply a circular economy and try to reduce, reuse, and recycle all materials and to reduce waste in the environment.
Promoting circular economy from white pollution reduction

Promoting circular economy from white pollution reduction

With as much as 400 million tonnes of additional plastic waste produced worldwide every year, Vietnam has committed to help solve this issue, and VIR will discuss the important topic in its upcoming series of talk shows, starting from June 6, 2022.
Holistic strategies to tackle plastic waste sustainably

Holistic strategies to tackle plastic waste sustainably

On March 22, the French IRD hosted the final webinar for the pilot project ‘Enhancing plastic packaging collection, sorting, and recycling in Ho Chi Minh City’.
Unilever moves towards a waste-free world with “Less plastic, better plastic, no plastic”

Unilever moves towards a waste-free world with “Less plastic, better plastic, no plastic”

Improving the planet’s health is a key sustainability commitment that consumer goods corporation Unilever has pursued throughout 27 years in Vietnam.
Conference seeks to amplify EPR application in Vietnam

Conference seeks to amplify EPR application in Vietnam

On November 24-25, the Training of Trainers course on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging was organised online and in person.
Fostering corporate responsibility in curbing plastic waste

Fostering corporate responsibility in curbing plastic waste

Phan Tuan Hung, director general of the Department of Legal Affairs under the MoNRE discussed the implementation of the EPR concept and related challenges.
Rethinking Plastics kick-off workshop of pilot activities

Rethinking Plastics kick-off workshop of pilot activities 1

The kick-off workshop for the Rethinking Plastics – Circular Economy Solutions to Marine Litter Project took place on April 9 in Hanoi, highlighting important policy developments and four pilot projects currently underway, to jointly address the concerning plastic pollution issue in Vietnam.    
EU supports Vietnam in adopting better management of packaging waste

EU supports Vietnam in adopting better management of packaging waste

The European Union cooperates with the MoNRE and other stakeholders to take steps towards efficient plastic waste management in Vietnam to reduce marine plastic litter.
Nestlé Vietnam conferred Vietnam Environment Awards

Nestlé Vietnam conferred Vietnam Environment Awards

Nestlé Vietnam was just lauded by the MoNRE for its excellent contributions to environmental protection in 2017-2019 at the Vietnam Environment Awards.
Clearer legal framework on certifying condotel and officetel projects

Clearer legal framework on certifying condotel and officetel projects

The MoNRE has just issued a document to guide land-use regimes and ownership certification of non-residential construction, including condotel and officetel.
PRO Vietnam and MoNRE join hands for sustainable environment

PRO Vietnam and MoNRE join hands for sustainable environment

Nestlé Vietnam and the members of PRO Vietnam signed an MoU with the MoNRE to boost the circular economy by reducing and recycling garbage.
Formosa conspicuously missing from MoNRE investigation plan

Formosa conspicuously missing from MoNRE investigation plan

Formosa Group is surprisingly not on MoNRE’s list of enterprises and industrial zones to be inspected this year.