Ho Chi Minh City November 24th, 2016, the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) in collaboration with Phillips, St Gobain, Ecocim and Siemens organised the “Sustainable Building towards a Smart City” workshop to propose sustainable solutions in construction towards contributing to the sustainable urbanisation in HCMC.
On 15th, 16th and 17th November, EuroCham’s delegation comprised EuroCham Board members and Representatives of Green Growth Sector Committee, Sustainable Building (SUBU) working group members met with Director of HCMC Department of Construction, Mr. Tran Trong Tuan, Director of Department of Urban Planning and Architecture, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Nha and representatives of Energy Conservation Center to discuss action plan to promote sustainable building solutions and prepare for a conference on the topic on 24 November 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – November 9, 2016 – About 500 primary students from Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 and the rural districts of Nhà Bè and Cần Giờ today learned about the critical role of water in the daily lives, and discovered how chemistry can help water conservation, at BASF Kids’ Lab 2016. The interactive education program was co-hosted by BASF and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education & Training for the sixth consecutive year at Vietopia Edutainment center, District 7.
Tra Vinh, Vietnam – October 24, 2016 – BASF, one of the world’s largest chemical companies, and Nippon Paint, a leading paint manufacturer, today launched their second year of partnership in supporting needy schools in remote areas of Vietnam. The sponsorship will benefit nearly 600 students at kindergarten and primary levels in Trà Vinh, Hậu Giang and Đồng Nai provinces. A total of over 3,700sqm will be painted with low odor products to improve the learning environment of the schools. This is part of a three-year joint initiative entitled “Painting for a good cause”, in which the two companies fund the school painting projects in needy areas of Vietnam. The project has benefited approximately 850 children since 2015.