The performance of Quan Ho (love duets) on stage (Source: baobacninh.com.vn) Bac Ninh (VNA) – The Party Committee of the northern province of Bac Ninh has adopted a resolution on cultural and human development meeting requirements of sustainable development to 2030. The overall goal of Resolution 71-NQ/TU, adopted in August 29, 2022, is to foster the all-round development of the culture and people of Bac Ninh towards the ideal of “the true, the good and the beautiful” with rich national and local identities. Specific targets set in the resolution include ensuring that 100% of households in the province access information and knowledge on cultural behaviours, good traditions and morality of the nation and locality, and traditional and modern values. Bac Ninh will work to build or attract investment to build exhibition centres and cinemas meeting international standards. Over half of districts and cities in the province should have cultural facilities for children, … [Read more...] about Bac Ninh province fosters cultural, human development
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The leader said Yen Bai should fully tap the potential and opportunities to create breakthroughs and achieve targets set for 2022 and the 2021-2025 period. He urged the province to continue with COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control and facilitate socio-economic recovery and development, focusing on vaccination in a safe, scientific and effective way. The planning work should be considered a major task, Chinh said, asking Yen Bai to complete devising a provincial planning scheme for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050. The leader also asked Yen Bai to restructure its agriculture and industry to spur economic growth in a rapid and sustainable fashion, while pooling resources for sustainable tourism development. He regarded human resources as the key to local rapid and sustainable development, and asked the province to work harder to improve the quality of personnel training. Yen Bai should step up investment attraction and development of different economic sectors, … [Read more...] about Yen Bai province has favorable conditions to develop sustainably: PM
As environmental concerns rise and resources deplete we need to shift towards a new model of consumption that can support the economy and help the planet: the circular economy. Earth Overshoot Day is a concept developed by Andrew Simms of UK think tank New Economics Foundation and promoted by its partner organization Global Footprint Network. It marks the date when humanity has used all the biological resources that the Earth regenerates during the entire year. CEO of HSBC Vietnam Tim Evans. This year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 28th July, which means on this day, we had used all of the world’s natural resources budget for 2022. The date is coming earlier and earlier each year. In 1970, we overshot this threshold 2 days before the year-end. This year, we overshot the threshold 156 days before the year-end. The truth is we consume a lot and waste a lot. Think about the resources you consumed in the past week: the clothes you bought, the food you ate, the … [Read more...] about From waste to wealth: What opportunities abound in a circular economy?
Business impact statement "Impact" can bear different meanings to specific people and context. Particularly at Unilever, the impact statement that the business is pursuing is “making sustainable living commonplace”. “Our compass is to bring sustainability to every home. This is our corporate DNA. Because sustainable development does not only appear at Unilever, but a country and society also need to develop sustainably to drive the growth of businesses”, Ms. Bich Van shared at the conference. Unilever Vietnam Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Bich Van (right) speaks at the summit Putting its first step in Vietnam since 1995, Unilever has accompanied and grown with the country in both economic and social aspects through the mission of improving hygiene, health and beauty for millions of Vietnamese people with purposeful products, as well as creating more positive impacts on the environment and people's lives. Sustainable development is the driving force for the business … [Read more...] about Unilever Vietnam Chairwoman shares the impact business statement
People buy food at a market in Aceh province of Indonesia . (Photo: AFP/VNA) Jakarta (VNA) - The Indonesian Finance Ministry is planning to disburse 95 trillion Rp (6.32 billion USD) in budget funds to support national food security in 2023. "In the field of food security, we will set aside 95 trillion Rp to encourage food access and quality," Director General of Budget at the Finance Ministry Isa Rachmatawarta informed at a working meeting with the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives (DPR) on September 20. According to Rachmatawarta, the 2023 food security budget will mainly be used to increase the productivity of strategic food commodities and encourage the creation of competitive human resources in the agricultural and fisheries sectors. In addition, it will be used to promote the utilization of technology and data, the development of an innovation climate, the improvement of the national logistics system, and the transformation of the sustainable food … [Read more...] about Indonesia to spend over 6 billion USD to ensure food security in 2023