September 27, 2022 | 22:08
Vietnam is currently heavily dependent on the import of PVC resins - input materials in the construction plastic production chain. In the second half of this year and 2023, Vietcombank Securities Co (VCBS) forecasts that a low PVC price will support profit margins of businesses.
July 05, 2022 | 10:45
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.
June 29, 2022 | 13:00
The food and beverage sector in Vietnam is looking to capitalise on the economic recovery by kickstarting goals in corporate social responsibility. Patricia Marques, general manager of Starbucks Vietnam, explained to VIR’s Quang Bao how the company is attempting to push forward with more initiatives in the name of sustainable development.
June 22, 2022 | 08:00
The Ninth International Plastics and Rubber Technologies and Materials Exhibition for Vietnam – Plastics & Rubber Vietnam 2022 – will officially take place between July 6 and 8 and feature hundreds of exhibitors and various inspiring activities for attendees.
June 17, 2022 | 23:00
Through campaigns and awareness-raising efforts, Vietnamese authorities and businesses are taking steps to limit plastic usage or promote recycling, with newly-ratified legislation helping to shift from a linear economy towards a circular economy.
June 14, 2022 | 13:00
Assoc Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dinh Tho, general director of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment shared with VIR’s Hoang Oanh about his desire to accompany businesses in providing reasonable advice and policies to build a circular economy for plastics by 2030.
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.
June 08, 2022 | 18:20
At a national workshop held in Phu Yen province on June 6, international experts and local authorities tackled marine waste from aquaculture and fishing.
June 05, 2022 | 12:54
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.
May 12, 2022 | 17:13
As global momentum builds on ending plastic pollution and marine debris, Vietnam is strengthening its ability to build back better from COVID-19 and transition to a circular economy. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam of the United Nations Development Programme, and Grete Løchen, Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam, write about the changes ahead.
March 23, 2022 | 10:12
Indorama Netherlands B.V. announced plans to buy Ngoc Nghia Plastics JSC, a leading enterprise in the plastic packaging industry.
December 23, 2021 | 15:35
The Plastic and Health Action Partnership (PHA) is one of the starting actions of Local Solution for Plastic Pollution (LSPP).
December 21, 2021 | 17:47
Nguyen Thu had a chat with Carsten Rasmussen, chief operations officer of LEGO on the toy-maker's ambition for this news factory and the green path it is taking.
December 10, 2021 | 13:53
The VEA and Nestlé Vietnam signed an MoU to promote environmental protection and sustainable packaging management.
November 29, 2021 | 14:17
On November 24-25, the Training of Trainers course on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging was organised online and in person.