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Vietnam : Scientists warn inshore water quality is deteriorating

VietNamNet Bridge – The General Department of Vietnam Sea and Islands said that Vietnam’s inshore water quality is still good, with most of the indexes meeting the Vietnamese standard. However, as influenced by estuary areas and receipt of waste from business activities in the coastal areas, some waters have been found having high total suspended solids (TSS).

What’s the deal with “sustainable banking”?

Cambodia recently joined Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China and 20 other emerging market economies in committing to better environmental and social risk management practices under the International Finance Corporation’s (World Bank Group) Sustainable Banking Network. And just this week, the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) announced an initiative promising to work toward sustainable banking principles for Cambodia, “as ways to mitigate the damage associated with infrastructure, energy and large scale agribusiness projects.”