Vietnam prepares plans to comply with zero emissions commitment
13:00 | 23/02/2022 Environment
(VEN) - Government ministries and economic sectors are preparing action plans to implement Vietnam’s commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 made at the global climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow last November. At a follow-up meeting with the national steering committee for realization of Vietnam's COP26 commitments, the prime minister requested that action plans be submitted in the first quarter of 2022.
German-Vietnamese project benefits communities, threatened species
06:00 | 22/01/2022 Environment
(VEN) - A just completed four-year Vietnamese-German project has contributed to strengthening conservation in one of the world’s most significant biodiversity hotspots and helped local communities benefit from sustainable forest and natural resource management, according to Vietnamese and German assessments presented at a recent online conference.
Quang Ngai Sugar JSC embarks on low emission production
16:00 | 26/10/2021 Environment
(VEN) - The Quang Ngai Sugar Joint Stock Company (QNS) reuses all bagasse, sawdust, rice husk and waste discharged from the sugar production process as fuel for its biomass power plant. In addition, the company’s wastewater treatment system is operated and managed by 4.0 technology, and the plantation of more trees in production areas help bring QNS closer to the goal of becoming a green, low-emission enterprise.
E-waste management decree generates mixed business response
10:00 | 25/09/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Electronic waste accounts for only two percent of the total amount of solid waste generated, but for 70 percent of hazardous waste that is not handled properly in Vietnam. The 2020 Law on Environmental Protection introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) of manufacturers and importers is expected to improve management of e-waste in Vietnam.