Green Innovation and Development Centre


  |   Author : GreenID Vietnam

Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) is a Vietnamese non-profit organization (NPO) recognized by Decision 840/QD-LHH dated 27th December 2011.

GreenID works to promote sustainable development in Vietnam and the larger Mekong region and is now on its way to become a leading and credible civil society actor promoting sustainable energy sector development. GreenID recognizes that to promote sustainability it must address constraints related to governance, organisational structures and social and technology integration. GreenID has project-specific experience coupled with cutting edge global knowledge and theory to help integrate sustainable solutions into policy and local communities.

Vision: Our vision is to promote sustainable development for the citizens of Vietnam and the larger Mekong region that is based on green and innovative technologies and methods and improved governance of the environment and natural resources.

Mission: GreenID works to achieve fundamental change in the approach to sustainable development by promoting the transition to a sustainable energy system, good environmental governance and inclusive decision processes.


We are proud that with the leading, creative, towards solutions spirit, equality of respect, willing to cooperate and share, GreenID will contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam.

Approach: GreenID applies an evidence based, solution oriented and inclusive approach to catalyse for fundamental changes in mind-set and action towards sustainable development. This approach is leading GreenID's research, community and advocacy work.

 Objective 2016 - 2020: GreenID is the leading credible Vietnamese civil society actor promoting sustainable energy sector development. 

1. GreenID is well-known and recognized as a source for  evidence from high quality research on coal power impacts  and sustainable alternative energy solutions

GreenID aims to provide accurate information about the impacts of coal power development on health, enviroment, sociaet and economy, in the public interest. GreenID will also elaborate and evaluate alternative solutions for meeting energy demand in a sustainable manner. Thes research findings generate evidence-based results for decentralized solutions and policy advocacy.

2. GreenID is developing Local Energy Planning (LEP)  to become the model for designing sustainable energy solutions  at the commune level in Vietnam

GreenID aims to increase the ownership of the local community in the energy sector. GreenID will design a blue-print for decentralised and effective energy solutions. With proven benefits recognised by stakeholders, GreenID expect LEP to be multiplied and replicated, providing effectiv energy solutions for rural communities across the country.

3. GreenID is facilitating the application of  green packages including but not limited to  sustainable energy and water solutions to local communities

GreenID aims to demonstrate the value and effectiveness of green solutions in meeting local people's needs and development. GreenID can also provide support for provincial authorities with green growth action plans. GreenID expects to bring constructive contributions for the transition process of green development at a national and provincial level.

4. GreenID is supporting Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA)  to become a well-known advocacy alliance on  sustainable energy development in Vietnam

GreenID together with its partners want to develop VSEA to be the main voice for the alternative development of the energy sector in Vietnam. GreenID is mainly supporting the alliance in coordinating, advocating and enhancing the institutions development.

5. GreenID is increasing public participation in  decision making processes related to energy,  water and climate change

GreenID aims to use all relevant upcoming legislation opportunities to address its main messages and provide evidence based arguments for a shift in the water and energy sector towards a green and clean future. GreenID will create opportunities to discuss energy, water and climate change development by acting as an innovative think tank. GreenID will also use existing connecting with decision makers and organisations to bring the public concern and voices into the political dialogue.

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The team

Fostering a socially just energy transition