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Workshop on Why are transparent companies more successful?

More than 120 interested business women/men, interested citizens and official representatives showed up in Vinh city, Nghệ An, Viet Nam on 17th of August, 2015.

VCCI Dep. Secretary General Mr. Nguyễn Quang Vinh is just now highlighting thể importance of integrity for the future development of national business.

Mr. Florian Beranek - Lead Expert Social Responsibility of UNIDO added, ISO26000 is a comprehensive guidelines highlighting holistic approach to business operation. 7 principles of this standard are considered equally important, however 1 of them takes a greater role and serves as foundation for others, named: Transparency. Without transparency, it is hard to follow other principles. No transparency, how can accountability be taken? How can national laws and international norms be complied? How can stakeholders be respected? And not only for ISO26000, it applies for any companies. Business needs transparency in operation, in development, in reaching customers and in competition in the market.

 One day Consultancy on CSR issues and 10 principles of UN Global Compact for enterprises in Nghe An and Ha Tinh provinces was also introduced during the workshop.