Donor: International Finance Corporation- World Bank Group

Partner: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

Consulting firm: Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre

Duration: 9/2015- 5/2017

Sector: Seafood

Region: Tho Quang Seafood Service Industrial Zone, Da Nang

Overall objective

Overall objectives:

  • Policy and guidelines to facilitate the transformation of industrial zones (IZs) into eco-industrial parks (EIP);
  • Capacity building on eco-industrial park (EIP) strategy and measures;
  • Identification of eco-industrial parks (EIP) pilot projects; and
  • Pilot projects in industrial zones and communities, and information dissemination.

Objectives of this component:

  • Select examples of how innovative low-carbon and resource efficient technical solutions may be implemented.


  • Company selection: An in-plant pre-assessment is made for selection based on a list of potential industrial companies. A selection criterion is based on companies’ economic situation, infrastructure, environmental impact, management cooperation and RECP potential.
  • Training activities: 3-day training courses were delivered  in all three targeted IZs.
  • In-plant full assessment: The RECP team of each company was consulted by VNCPC experts in RECP implementation in the focused areas following methodology steps. The objective of this activity is to integrate theoretical knowledge into practice, to improve the capacity of participating companies.
  • Monitoring activities: Monitor the RECP results and how companies maintain their implementation results.


  • At least 60 companies in the three selected IZs should be assessed among those that are willing to implement and invest in the cleaner production measures identified and at least 45 companies achieve significant reduction of material and energy consumption.