Introduction

Centre for Supporting Green Development (GreenHub) is a Vietnamese, civil society organization under the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (Vusta) with oversight by the Ministry of Science & Technology, and with an CSO Registration Number A-1555. GreenHub was legally established on March 15, 2016, by Vietnamese experts with significant CSO experience in biodiversity conservation, community development, capacity building, and networking projects.

Core values

RESPECT

GreenHub respects natural laws, ecological balance, individual distinction, cultural diversity in order to build a friendly and sharing environment

INTEGRITY

GreenHub is committed to behaving based on integrity, fairness and transparency in accordance with the community and the environment.

INNOVATION

GreenHub inspires creativity, dynamic and passion; implements innovation to harmonize environmental benefits and community values.

SYNERGY

GreenHub values synergy and cooperation. Synergy is for powerfulness union and converging; Cooperation supports developing and spreading values.

SUSTAINABILITY

GreenHub promotes sustainable development; in behaving practices, it is vital to always put ourselves in the position of the parties and be willing to sacrifice immediate interests for long-term benefits.

Impact Areas

Waste Management

GreenHub’s waste management efforts are centered around raising consumer awareness and influencing behavioral change to reduce, reuse, and recycle (3R’s) waste, marine debris monitoring and Coastal Clean-up Campaigns including volunteer activities to engage the community.

Sustainable Agriculture

GreenHub promotes sustainable agricultural production and livelihoods by providing evidence-based practices, business development training and support, and by connecting farmers to cooperatives and to national technical experts and resources.

Energy Efficiency

The government has made continuous efforts to improve energy efficiency practices in both the supply and demand side of the agricultural production.

Natural Conservation

Viet Nam continues its rapid development with a consistently high rate of annual GDP growth. This has created great economic and social benefits, yet, comes with significant environment challenges, including: deforestation, depletion of natural resources, and water, soil and air pollution in urban and rural areas. GreenHub acknowledges the need to harmonize industrial and agricultural development and conservation in order to create sustainable livelihoods, restore and conserve our national biodiversity and environment and the related ecosystem services for present and future generations..