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

Executive Board

1.    Dr. Vu Tien Loc – Chairman & President, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)

       Co-Chair

2.    Mr. Matt Wilson – Corporate Relations Director, Heineken Vietnam

       Co-Chair

3.    Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh – Member of the Standing Committee cum Deputy Secretary General of VCCI

       Vice Chair cum Secretary General

4.    Mr. Dao Dinh Thi – Chairman, Bao Viet Holdings

       Vice Chair

5.    Ms. Ha Thi Thu Thanh – Chairwoman, Deloitte Vietnam

       Vice Chair

6.    Mr. Nguyen Duc Thuan – Chairman, TBS Group

       Vice Chair

7.    Ms. Dương Mai Hoa – General Director, Vingroup

       Vice Chair

8.    Mr. David Stone – Managing Director, AES TKV Mong Duong

       Vice Chair

9.    Mr. Sasama Tomoyuki – General Director, Dow Vietnam

       Vice Chair

10. Mr. Hoang Hung – Partner, Local Market Development, PwC Vietnam

       Vice Chair

11. Mr. Montri Maharplerkpong – Deputy Country Director, SCG Vietnam

       Vice Chair

12. Mr. Nguyen Cong Minh Bao – Sustainable Development Director, INSEE

       Vice Chair

13. Ms. Le Tu Cam Ly – Legal & Foreign Affairs Director, Indochina Region, Coca-Cola

      Vice Chair

14. Ms. Doan Thi Mai Huong – Chairwoman, SASCO

      Member

15. Mr. Dang Duc Thanh – Chairman, Green Herb

      Member

16. Mr. Ha Huy Thanh – General Director, CIC

      Member

17. Mr. Do Manh Dung – Vice President, Industry Business, Schneider Electric Vietnam

      Member

18. Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan – Chief Operating Officer, Bao Viet Holdings

      Member

19. Ms. Tran Ngoc Anh – Foreign Affairs Director, Dekalb-Monsanto

     Member