Hanoi forum promotes creativeness for sustainable development hinh anh 1Scene at the forum (Source: http://enternews.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – The importance of creativeness for realising sustainable development goals was the focus of the Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum (VCSF 2016), which opened in Hanoi on November 8.

Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted the significance of the event, saying that it helps foster connectivity among public and private sectors, social organisations and the community.

Through the forum, many initiatives to improve business climate in Vietnam and step up Vietnamese business community sustainable development have been submitted to the Government, he said.

Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc stressed the need to devise sustainable development orientations, adding that they play a decisive role in the success of the business community.

Sustainable development is the only way for all enterprises to follow, he noted.

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha appreciated the agenda and initiatives proposed at the event, which called the involvement of the business community in economically using energy, in order to reduce emission and effectively adapt to climate change.

In his presentation, the minister presented the country’s plan to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, describing it as strategic orientations to thoroughly address issues concerning climate change in the next decades.

It also shows Vietnam’s responsibility in dealing with major challenges that threaten the humankind, he added.

The VCSF 2016, the third event of this kind, was organised by the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development under the VCCI in conjunction with the British Council in Vietnam.-VNA