Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2017

The 4th Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum (VCSF 2017) will build upon the success of the past three VCSFs which were convened in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Under the theme of “Scaling-up business solutions to sustainability challenges”, this year’s Forum will gather government, business and civil society leaders and representatives together to discuss ways to create an enabling environment for the thriving of innovative business solutions that are not only commercially viable but also effectively address environmental and social issues. VCSF 2017 aims to be an interactive platform for participants to update and exchange sustainable business practices, models and ideas, thus exploring untapped investment opportunities. The Forum also facilitate the dialogue to enhance governmental supports for business sustainable development.

Objectives of VCSF 2017 are as follows:

  • To explain why and how SDGs and businesses matter to each other
  • To facilitate the update and sharing of the latest information, knowledge, experience as well as good practices and models on sustainable development among companies and relevant stakeholders
  • To provide updates regarding plans, programmes and initiatives of the government of Vietnam and international organizations that engage and support Vietnam’s private sector in the realization of SDGs
  • To promote and strengthen the Business-Government-Civil Society partnership for the successful implementation of SDGs in Vietnam
  • To raise public awareness on sustainable development issues through the mass media

 Please find the tentative agenda in attachment.

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