About VBCSD

The Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) was established by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the approval of the Government on 8th September 2010. The Council was officially launched on 17th December 2010.

VBCSD is a business-led organization with the mandate to promote the business community’s active role in and strong advocacy for the implementation of the Strategic Orientation for Sustainable Development in Vietnam. VBCSD facilitates and promotes the sharing of experience, solutions and good practices on sustainable development, and strengthens dialogues and close coordination among business community, the Government and civil organizations on this domain.

Objectives

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To disseminate policies on sustainable development (SD) to business, assist business to implement orientation and policies on SD.

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To connect government agencies and business community to provide information and reflect business’s need during SD implementation.

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To organize training workshops for business community and society to improve awareness on SD and integration into the global economy.

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To develop case study, initiatives, pilot demonstrations.

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To implement researches on SD.

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  Communication

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Training

Main Activities

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Research

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International cooperation

Communication and Awareness-Raising

Targets:

Strategy (2011-2015) and vision to 2020 for business community in sustainable development will be brought onto the scene and further enhanced;

To spread the implications of the Council to the business community and other relevant stakeholders;

To connect the governmental agencies and business community with an aim to provide information and reflect the business's needs in the implementation of sustainable development programs;

The supply of information on all activities of the business community for sustainable development in Vietnam and in the world will be strengthened.

Training

Targets:

To improve the business's awareness and promote its role in realising the Strategic Orientation for Sustainable Development in Vietnam; 

To deploy the activities of the National Sustainable Development Program for business;

To assist the businesses, business associations to establish and implement sustainable development policies;

To provide further training for the business and the whole society in order to improve their awareness in sustainable development and international integration;

To provide assistance and consultancy for the business, business associations in Vietnam with regard to information, knowledge, experiences and good-practice in sustainable development;

To improve business'awareness in implementing Corporate social responsibility and motivate them to realise it.

Research

Targets:

To improve the business's awareness and promote its role in realising the Strategic Orientation for Sustainable Development in Vietnam; 

To deploy the activities of the National Sustainable Development Program for business;

To assist the businesses, business associations to establish and implement sustainable development policies;

To provide further training for the business and the whole society in order to improve their awareness in sustainable development and international integration;

To provide assistance and consultancy for the business, business associations in Vietnam with regard to information, knowledge, experiences and good-practice in sustainable development;

To improve business' awareness in implementing Corporate social responsibility and motivate them to realise it;

International cooperation

Targets:

To provide further training for the business community in order to improve their awareness in sustainable development and international integration;

To learn best-practice lessons accomplished by the world business community;

Our Executive Board

I. VBCSD Chairman
Dr. Vu Tien Loc – VCCI Chairman and President
II. VBCSD Co-Chairman
Mr. Binu Jacob – Managing Director, Nestle Vietnam
III. VBCSD Vice President and Secretary General
Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh – VCCI Secretary General
IV. VBCSD Vice Presidents
1. Mrs. Doan Thi Mai Huong – General Director, Southern Airports Services JSC 
2. Ms. Le Tu Cam Ly – Sustainable Development, Legal & Public Affairs Communications Director, Coca-Cola Indochine           
3. Mr. Piyapong Jriyasetapong – General Director, SCG Vietnam  
4. Mr. Denis Brunetti - President, Ericsson Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos         
5. Mr. Do Thai Vuong – Vice President of Sustainable Development and Corporate Affairs, Unilever Viet Nam           
6. Mrs. Cao Thi Ngoc Dung - President, Phu Nhuan Jewelry
7. Madame Ha Thi Thu Thanh - Chairwoman, Deloitte Vietnam
8. Ms. Holly Bostock, Director of Corporate Affairs, HEINEKEN Brewery Vietnam
9. Mr. Nguyen Duc Thuan - President, TBS Group
V. Members of VBCSD Standing Committee
1. Mr. Nguyen Hoai Son - Corporate Affairs Director, Dow Vietnam
2. Ms. Bui Thu Huong - Regulatory & Corporate Affairs Manager, FrieslandCampina Vietnam
3. Ms. Nguyen Thi Dan Phuong – Marketing and Communication Director, Schneider Electric Vietnam and Phillippines     
4. Mr. Do Quoc Thinh – Sustainable Development Manager,  PAN Group 
5. Mr. David Stone – Managing Director, AES Mong Duong Power Co. Ltd
6. Ms. Tran Thi Phuong Thao – Deputy General Director of Strategy and Business Development, Prudential Assurance Vietnam
7. Ms. Le Thi Hong Nhi - Senior Manager of Sustainable Business and Communication, Unilever Vietnam
8. Mr. Bui Hong Minh – Corporate Affairs Manager, Suntory Pepsico Beverages Vietnam
9. Ms. Nguyen Thanh Hoa – Brand and Communication Director, Bao Viet Holdings