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Vietnam Environment Administration

Solid waste piles up as country industrialises

Environment

Solid waste piles up as country industrialises

Solid waste continues to increase rapidly throughout the country, and is expected to reach a high rate of 44 million tonnes annually, starting this year, a report from the Centre for Environmental Monitoring Portal (CEM) has warned.

Workshop tackles illegal trade in chemicals, waste

Environment

Workshop tackles illegal trade in chemicals, waste

The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme jointly held a national capacity building workshop on controlling the illegal trade in chemicals and waste in Hanoi on October 6.

Corporations urged to improve social responsibility

Business

Corporations urged to improve social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an international norm and an important factor for inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Vietnam, Patrick Gilabert, representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), said at the Forum for CSR on consumer confidence on September 19.

Hanoians care for giving up wildlife products

Environment

Hanoians care for giving up wildlife products

Most Hanoians were willing to use alternatives to wildlife products if they were available and proven to be effective, according to a survey released on September 8 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences' Institute of Sociology at a conference in the capital.

UNDP-funded project targets wetland protection

Environment

UNDP-funded project targets wetland protection

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project on the conservation of critical wetland areas and linked landscapes with the aim of establishing two more wetland preservation areas in northern Thai Binh province and central Thua Thien-Hue province.