With the desire to build a sustainable future, VNCPC strives to become the leading organization in Vietnam and the region to provide both scientific and technological services on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production, as well as Climate Change Adaptation.


In line with principle “Partnerships for Sustainable Development” as a nonprofit organization, VNCPC brings added values to clients through advanced scientific and technological services to contribute to the promotion of sustainable production and consumption.

VNCPC has created a friendly working environment with the best conditions for the team to develop their professional competencies and interpersonal skills.

Core values

–          Dedicated – Innovated – Responsible for Sustainable Production and Consumption

–          Respect – Share – Eager to learn – Partnerships for mutual development

About Us

On April 22nd 1998, Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC) was established within the framework of project VIE/96/063 signed between Ministry of Education and Training and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) under the financial support of Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Switzerland. The Center is located at the Center for Environmental Science & Technology, which now is the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (INEST), Hanoi University of Science and Technology.





106 poor families received financial support from SUPA – a EU-funded project

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VNCPC - A key factor in promoting application of resource efficient and cleaner production across Vietnam

In order to contribute to sustainable industrial development in the period of industrialization of Vietnam, 1998, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) [...]

UNIDO celebrates its 50th anniversary

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Davos Declaration on the Promotion of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Developing and Transition Countries Adopted

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Promoting sustainable pangasius market in Europe

In order to provide opportunities for the farmers, production and processing enterprises to learn about foreign fish market, the SUPA project " Establishing a Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain in Viet[...]

The Global Atlas for Renewable Energy

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“Low carbon transition in energy efficiency sector in Vietnam” programme (2013-2015)

Denmark strengthens its support for Vietnam’s Green Growth through a new programme handling energy efficiency in Small and Medium Enterprises and in large buildings.

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Swedish parliament speaker visits Vietnam, attends IPU-132

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