VBCSD helps promote business community

(VOV) -Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan held a meeting with the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) in Hanoi on January 15.

The Deputy PM hailed the council’s successful organization of two important forums on sustainable development and food security, which attracted large numbers of businesses and mass media.

In addition, the council also well hosted some conferences on burning issues, including economic growth, environment management and climate change.

Notably, it has exerted efforts to bring the theme of business social responsibility into university education.

Deputy PM Hai hoped that VBCSD will play an active part in encouraging the business community to implement the national strategy for sustainable development and serve as a bridge between enterprises and related agencies at both central and local levels.

Dr. Doan Duy Khuong, Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) briefed the Deputy PM on the council’s activities over the years and its future plan.

He said the VBCSD will continue to support businesses in improving their competitive capacity in 2013.

The council will work closely with related agencies to on the effective use of energy for sustainable growth in Vietnam.