Nang (VNS/VNA) – The chemical trade in Vietnam has been going through
numerous environmental and social challenges, which require new pathways in
growth, manufacturing, and consumption to make sure sustainable growth.
Chemical industrial producers have been urged to boost consciousness and
initiatives for Company Social Duty (CSR) associated to inexperienced
resulted from the ‘Inexperienced Chemistry (GC) and Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR)’ workshop that was lately co-organised by the United Nations
Growth Programme (UNDP) and Vietnam Chemical substances Company of the Ministry of
Business and Commerce (MOIT) along with the Northern Vietnam Paint and Printing
Analysis exhibits that waste prevention is healthier and prices lower than the
therapy or disposal of waste after it has been created. The extra waste
firms generate the extra prices they must bear to cope with the
environmental, social, and group well being penalties.
a GC method in manufacturing and enterprise additionally sees firms tackle extra
may be proven in guaranteeing a secure working setting and fairness for girls and
males on all ranges in addition to selling working alternatives with privateness and
security for workers.
wants to supply high-quality merchandise comprised of secure, non-toxic supplies at a
cheap value, and conduct analysis and product growth to commercialise
progressive and helpful merchandise.
of the Local weather Change and Surroundings Unit at UNDP Vietnam Dao Xuan Lai stated:
“Inexperienced chemistry is an inevitable pattern being promoted on a world scale, which
helps us to keep away from previous errors such because the invention and use of DDT or the
manufacturing and use of chemical compounds containing dioxin, mercury, CFCs, and the like.”
“As Vietnam integrates rapidly with the market, and with the regional and
world economic system through bilateral and multilateral free commerce agreements,
firms and enterprises want to make use of the GC method in order that they and their
merchandise are higher outfitted when becoming a member of world provide chains.
“This advantages their long-term growth and progress, and on the similar
time ensures sustainable growth for Vietnam and reduces the stress on our
Throughout the framework of the GC undertaking, funded by UNDP and MOIT, preliminary
options are being applied with Vietnamese enterprises, together with pilots
with Plato Vietnam JSC (electroplating) and Nishu Paint Vietnam to cut back
3,472kg of persistent natural pollution (POPs) and 923 cubic metres of carbon
emission per 12 months.
The workshop additionally aimed to gather feedback on the necessity for coaching to
elevate consciousness and the appliance of inexperienced chemistry in paint and
printing enterprises, in addition to share some present conditions, options,
expertise, and practices on waste therapy in small and medium-sized paint
customers to have entry to inexperienced merchandise, we want inexperienced supplies, inexperienced
manufacturing, and inexperienced building,” stated Dang Anh Tu, CEO of
Nishu Paint Vietnam, one of many two enterprises performing the GC demonstration
“When, and solely when, we’re conscious that inexperienced chemistry helps us to
shield our well being can we produce sustainable inexperienced merchandise.”
stated that by making use of green chemistry, Nishu has saved appreciable prices: in
specific, the very best month-to-month electrical energy invoice that this enterprise has ever
paid has not exceeded 50 million VND (2,100 USD).
to Chu Van Nguyen, vp of the Vietnam Accountable Care Council
(VRCC) of Chemical Enterprises, the implementation of CSR actions requires
many efforts and the voluntary dedication of the leaders and staff of the
firm, in addition to assist from different enterprises within the trade. These
voluntary CSR actions deliver firms not solely income, but in addition belief from
the market and the group.
The workshop was one of many actions beneath the undertaking ‘Utility of inexperienced
chemistry in Vietnam to assist inexperienced progress and discount within the use and
launch of POPs/dangerous chemical compounds’, supported by the World Surroundings
Facility (GEF) and UNDP.
primary goal of the undertaking is to create a beneficial setting for
introducing GC and GC utility to the manufacturing trade in Vietnam and
cut back the use and launch of chemical compounds managed beneath the Stockholm and