July 05, 2022 | 09:47
Plastic pollution is more than an environmental challenge. It is a humanitarian crisis that threatens people’s livelihoods and harms the health and wellbeing of those who are most vulnerable and marginalised.
July 01, 2022 | 14:46
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.
July 01, 2022 | 14:33
The world is facing three interlinked planetary crises: a climate emergency, environmental pollution, and biodiversity. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, explains why each issue needs to be resolved if humanity is to have a viable future on this planet.
July 01, 2022 | 14:19
To address the plastic waste issue, the industry and trade sector is adopting increasing efforts to implement Vietnam’s National Action Plan on Management of Marine Plastic Waste, which covers the rest of this decade.
July 01, 2022 | 14:03
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.
July 01, 2022 | 13:18
The increased use of plastics has accompanied Vietnam’s fast economic growth over the last decade. With growing urbanisation and a rising middle class, the demand for plastics has grown rapidly in consumer packaging, construction, household goods, and automotive industries because of their convenience and versatility. In 2019, the plastic industry contributed about $17.5 billion to Vietnam’s economy, equivalent to 6.7 per cent of the country’s GDP.
July 01, 2022 | 10:00
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.
June 29, 2022 | 09:00
In order to become a pioneer in reducing plastic waste and using eco-friendly materials in food delivery services, BAEMIN Vietnam is applying new methods in the name of sustainable development. Jinwoo Song, CEO of BAEMIN Vietnam, told VIR’s Hara Nguyen more about raising awareness on this issue.
June 24, 2022 | 14:46
VIR presented a talk show titled Innovative Solutions & Substitutes for Single-use Plastic Towards Green Consumption on June 23 as part of a series of talks.
June 23, 2022 | 14:51
Jinwoo Song, CEO of BAEMIN Vietnam, unveiled some insights into the environmental impacts of the food delivery industry as well as highlighted BAEMIN’s actions.
June 23, 2022 | 11:53
MoNRE and Expertise France jointly organised the Closing Event of the “Rethinking Plastics" project in Hanoi on June 16.
June 22, 2022 | 20:46
Green manufacturing and green consumption are the global trends of development in recent year, Vietnam also goes green with various commitments on Net Zero emission as well as actions to reduce plastic wastes nationwide.
June 20, 2022 | 11:01
Sanofi-Aventis Vietnam on June 17 entered a cooperation agreement with FPT Long Chau to implement the Insulin Pen Sustainability Pilot Project.
June 14, 2022 | 10:00
Vu Minh Ly, deputy director of the Communication Centre for Environmental Resources at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, talked with VIR’s Phuong Thu about the efforts in terms of reducing plastic waste for sustainable development.
June 14, 2022 | 08:00
Packaging helps protect food and beverages, ensure product quality and safety, and prevent food waste. However, these essential requirements should not come at the expense of the planet. Khuat Quang Hung, head of Corporate Affairs at Nestlé Vietnam, told VIR’s Tra My how the company is committed to reducing waste from packaging, and taking concrete actions that help build a waste-free future.