Vietnam has low rate of green certificates for products, buildings

The percentage of Vietnam’s businesses having ISO 14000 certificates is below the average level and much lower than that in China

Binh Phuoc: Industry promotion helps cashew industry

A member of Binh Phuoc Province’s steering committee for sustainable development of the cashew industry, Binh Phuoc Province’s industry and trade sector has efficiently managed and implemented industry promotion activities to bring cashew to new heights in foreign markets.

HCMC pushes development of support industries

Ho Chi Minh City has been focusing on the development of support industries by providing production space, promoting links with businesses, and coordinating with localities on joint development of this important sector.

Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.

Solutions sought to reduce food losses

The application of freezing and cooling technology in preserving food and farm produace contributes to reducing wastefulness and losses as well as cutting emission in food production, said David Appel, President of Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems.

First global standard for sustainable procurement hits the market

After four years of development, the first international standard for sustainable procurement was launched late last week by the International Standards Organisation (ISO).

VNCPC – A key factor in promoting application of resource efficient and cleaner production across Vietnam

In order to contribute to sustainable industrial development in the period of industrialization of Vietnam, 1998, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam signed a MOU to implement projects “Vietnam Clean Production Centre” – VNCPC and “Promoting new services on cleaner production in Vietnam through VNCPC” with the financial support of State Secretariat for Economic Affairs.

Trouble for non-fired brick firms

The science and technology ministry, in collaboration with the construction ministry, held a workshop to promote the production and use of non-fired bricks last Friday.

Efforts to reach southern industry promotion targets

According to nine-month statistics, the disbursal of funds for industry promotion activities in the south was low in terms of the annual targets. The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency for Regional Industry Development has attempted to resolve this issue.

Thai Nguyen Launched Plans of Economical and Efficient Use of Energy in 2015-2020

In order to transform awareness into concrete actions on economical and efficient use of energy, plan of economical and efficient use of energy in 2015-2020 has been enforced in Thai Nguyen.