Tag Archives: Sustainability

Vietnam’s Green GDP to be implemented

HA NOI — Viet Nam is currently in the process of developing a “green” gross domestic product (GDP) index which is expected to be ready for use in 2014. Continue reading


VN eyes sustainable rice sector

HA NOI — Viet Nam could lead the world in rice exports by 2030 if the country managed to secure farm land amidst growing urbanisation, according to agricultural experts at a conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Firms ‘should draft sustainability plans’

HA NOI — Businesses should build long-term strategic management plans for sustainability to ensure economic and ecological efficiency and social responsibilities, a forum was told. Continue reading

Vietnam looks towards green economy

Vietnam should look towards a green economy that harmoniously combines maintaining economic growth and ensuring social welfare with environmental protection and response to climate change.
The statement was made by Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen at a national meeting in response to the 2011 World Environment Day (WED) and the 2011 International Year on Forests in the northern province of Bac Kan on June 5. Continue reading

Sustainability priority in development of Vietnam

Economic development should not be achieved at any cost, but associated with environmental sustainability, said State Bank of Vietnam Governor Nguyen Van Giau yesterday in Hanoi.
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Vietnam calls for cooperation in sustainability

Countries in the Asian region needed to join hands in mitigating the effects of climate change, pursuing a green economy model as well as speeding up regional cooperation in international integration, to help the region’s socio-economy to achieve sustainable development. Continue reading