VCSF 2020: Nestlé Vietnam commits to zero-waste future Environment

VCSF 2020: Nestlé Vietnam commits to zero-waste future

“If we only focus on immediate benefits, it is difficult to go far but if we want to grow high and reach far, sustainable development is the only way,” said Binu Jacob, CEO of Nestle Vietnam, who is co-chair of the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD).
Vietnam promotes women’s role in building peace: conference Politics

Vietnam promotes women’s role in building peace: conference

International delegates lauded Vietnam’s contributions to affirming women’s roles in building and sustaining peace while attending the International Conference on Women, Peace and Security held by the Foreign Ministry in partnership with the United Nations on December 7-9.
Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia World

Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia

Canada is providing 8.5 million CAD (6.6 million USD) over 5 years, beginning in 2020, to UN Women to empower women, prevent violence and promote social cohesion in Southeast Asia, Canadian Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced on December 7.
UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai Society

UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai

A total of 600 poor households of ethnic groups in four communes of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai which were severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic received financial assistance to buy food and improve their livelihoods on December 4.
Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children Society

Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children

The White Ribbon Breakfast was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24 to encourage the participation of men and the community as a whole in preventing violence and sexual harassment against women and children, particularly in the context of COVID-19.
Contest supports female entrepreneurs Business

Contest supports female entrepreneurs

As many as 68 outstanding projects, including 23 by women with disabilities and 10 by female students, of a start-up contest launched by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 13.