Chairman of a Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vu Tien Loc speaks during the Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2017 on Oct 10 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Corporate
Sustainability Forum 2017 took place in Hanoi on Oct 10, seeking to scale
up business solutions to sustainability challenges.
Opening a event, Chairman of a Vietnam
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc pronounced as one of a 193 UN
member countries adopting a 2030 Agenda with 17 tolerable expansion goals
(SDGs), Vietnam has asserted a prophesy and solve to, together with the
world, follow a trail to immature growth. Its Government has released a national
programme on tolerable expansion and set adult a National Council for
VCCI also determined a Vietnam Business
Council for Sustainable Development, that gathers hundreds of enterprises
volunteering to act as a core of tolerable business models in a country.
Loc cited a “Better Business, Better World”
report released by a Business and Sustainable Development Commission as saying
that tolerable business opportunities to realize a Global Goals in a four
surveyed mercantile systems could emanate a marketplace value an estimated 12 trillion
USD by 2030. Achieving a Global Goals in these 4 systems could emanate 380
million new jobs by 2030, roughly 90 percent of them in building countries.
The news also pronounced Asia will have a most
business opportunities combined by tolerable development, he noted, describing
this as a smashing movement for Vietnamese firms to follow a some-more sustainable
and benevolent expansion path.
Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator in
Vietnam, pronounced a business village should be deliberate an critical partial of
the economy, not only a channel to mobilize capital.
It is required to boost financial sources,
improve manpower peculiarity and digest team-work solutions to foster the
development of private businesses. Meanwhile, a private mercantile zone needs
to have corner skeleton and actions on corporate rights and obligations, he added.
Nguyen Quang Vinh, Vice Chairman of a Vietnam
Business Council for Sustainable Development, pronounced a feat of a 17
SDGs depends many on businesses’ actions. He remarkable that a series of companies
making sustainability reports has doubled over a final 5 years.
However, Vinh certified that many enterprises
have difficulty in their proceed to a SDGs while a tellurian recognition of
sustainable expansion stays low. Businesses’ change in a sustainable
development routine is still modest.
To do improved business for a improved world, it is
crucial to support enterprises to mix a SDGs with their development
strategies and rigging a financial complement towards tolerable investment
orientations, Vinh said.-VNA