Da Nang (VNA) - The Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), in cooperation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Vietnam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Da Nang Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in the city and central Vietnam. The hub, which debuted in the city on November 11, aims to help talented people with innovative projects in improving solid waste treatment and promoting sustainable consumption in communities in central Vietnam. The Da Nang Circular Economy will select environmental ‘messengers’ to join green avenger programmes within the framework of the Da Nang Economic Circulation Network project. It is estimated that between now and 2050, the total amount of solid waste in urban areas worldwide will increase by about 70 percent, while the amount of plastic waste dumped into the sea would overtake the number of fish. Sitara Syed, UNDP Deputy … [Read more...] about UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub
Fresh start project
The project in response to the HCMC action plan for urban renewal for the period 2020-2025 is expected to create outdoor mass culture, shopping, leisure and entertainmen areas for local and international visitors, reaching goals of tourism development, according to Director of the HCMC Department of Construction, Le Hoa Binh. … [Read more...] about HCMC’s District 3 plans to turn tourist attractions into pedestrian streets
10 excellent HR leaders have been recognised and celebrated for responsive human capital initiatives during COVID-19 Every sector was impacted in different ways, with some facing more difficulties than others. But even in the most affected sectors the best companies managed to outperform. One of the important early messages they communicated to their staff was that their health and livelihoods were the most important things that would be protected. In return for committing to no job cuts, their employees rallied to give their best to turning around the situation as fast as possible. When they were asked to change their jobs significantly, go that extra mile, or become creative, they were more than willing to do so. HR was central to leading this cultural transformation within their companies. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?