The Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AIT-VN) held a workshop introducing “business sustainability index” in Hanoi on September 25.

The event aimed to promote clean production in enterprises and establish a network of green production–oriented businesses.

Addressing the event, Dr Fredric William Swierczek, AIT-VN director spoke of the basic characteristics of a sustainable enterprise and indices to evaluate business sustainability.

AIT-VN Deputy Director Nguyen Thi Bich Hoa said the sustainability index would be applied to measure enterprises’ sustainability.

In an era of international integration, the index would help enterprises join the global business network, she added.

The workshop is part of a series of eco-innovation workshops for enterprises hosted by AIT-VN to enhance their competitiveness and their business sustainability strategies.-VNA