SPIN-VCL

Sustainable Product Innovation in Vietnam, Combodia and Laos

The project "Sustainable Product Innovation in Vietnam, Combodia and Laos" strengthens the innovative power of industry to improve environmental and societal quality of products made in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. The project aims to reach out to at least 500 companies in the most relevant sectors such as food processing and food packaging, textiles, footwear, handicraft and furniture. Activities include among others capacity building on project branding and marketing skill trainings for SMEs. Moreover, the project will promote sustainable public policy and procurement with 30 government organizations. The project wants contribute to improved innovative power of industry and improved environmental and societal quality of products made in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. This will be realised by implementing Sustainable Product Innovation (SPI) on a significant scale in these three countries. The outcomes of the action will contribute to a decrease of environmental impact and improve social sustainability aspects connected to products over the whole lifecycle.

The specific objective of the action is that by the end of the action, Sustainable Product Innovation will be a proven approach in at least 500 companies in 5 of the most relevant industrial sectors in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia (food processing including packaging, textiles, footwear, handicraft and furniture)

Duration: 4/2010 - 9/2014

Total budget: EUR 2,854,782.14 (EU Contribution: 80%)

Contact

Marcel Crul
Delft University of Technology

m.r.m.crul@tudelft.nl

Delft University of Technology Delft University of Technology
TU Delft is contributing significantly to the development of responsible solutions to urgent societal problems. The section Design for Sustainability is working worldwide to develop, test and disseminate methods and tools for products and services with su
Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC) Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC)
A member of the UNIDO-UNE network of National Cleaner Production Centres, VNCPC was founded as a centre of excellence and advocacy in the field of cleaner production. VNCC will be responsible for the regional coordination of the SPIN project.
Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AITCV) Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AITCV)
AITCV takes pride in being the first international institute in Vietnam and the first centre of AIT out of its headquarters in Thailand. AITCV trains masters in the fields of technology, engineering and management. In SPIN, AITCV will take part in capa
Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI)
LNCCI provides the connection between state organisations and representatives of enterprises, employers and other associations pr private business groups. LNCCI will facilitate identification and mobilization of SMEs for participation in the SPIN imple
Cambodian Cleaner Production Programme (CCPP) Cambodian Cleaner Production Programme (CCPP)
CCPP has experience in introducing and promoting cleaner production in Cambodian enterprises. CCPP is responsible for activities in Cambodia, including organising SI implementation and workshops and the selection process and administrative support of n
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNEP’s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) works with governments and the private sector to achieve responsible behaviour, positive investment and a cleaner environment. DTIE will be creating national awareness and capacity building
Impact sheet SPIN VCL Impact sheet SPIN VCL

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SPIN Project presentation Oct 2011

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SPIN in Cambodia

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