The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched a pilot project to develop ecofriendly business models in the historic town of Hoi An, Lao Dong newspaper reported.
The project, launched Tuesday, is part of the "Policy Advice on Environmental Management: Green Industry Development" campaign, funded by the UN One Plan Fund, with technical assistance coming from the UNIDO Vietnam.
Under the plan, the Hoi An City People's Committee will facilitate green industrial practices at small and medium sized enterprises, particularly in the tourism and crafts sectors.
Patrick J. Gilabert, UNIDO's chief Vietnam representative, said the pilot project will help solve environmental problems in key sectors while balancing business and community development.
Hoi An is located in the central-coastal province of Quang Nam.