East-West Seed Is In The Top Enterprises Well-Complied On Environmental Protection In More Than 13,000 Establishments In Binh Duong Province

East-West Seed

Binh Duong Green book has been used as a core assessment to measure the work environment compliance circumstances of enterprise for more than 7 years of Natural Resources and Environment Department of Binh Duong Province (NRED).

Continuously, NRED investigate, sample and analyze 134 in 13,307 (Binh Duong Statistical Yearbook 2016) enterprises satisfying conditions on environment protection classified by 3 criteria on (i) compliance of regulations, standards on environment of Vietnamese policies, (ii) environment management and other related issues and reward scores. East-West Seed is one of the top 31 establishments. The best company, FrieslandCampina Vietnam had maximum score 103/103. East-West Seed gains 100/103. This is also the great attempt of the team on compliance of environmental regulations and standards.

East-West Seed (Hai Mui Ten Do) Co., Ltd, established in 2011, is a 100% foreign invested enterprise from the Netherlands, officially located at No.1, VSIP II-A, Road 14, VSIP II-A Industrial Zone, Tan Uyen Town, Binh Duong Province, producing, processing, packing and supplying vegetable seeds for Vietnam market. They are working for smallholder farmers by improving the quality of tropical vegetable varieties. East-West Seed’s knowledge transfer and quality seed has made a strong and positive impact to the vegetable industry and improved the income of millions of farmers. Today EWS Vietnam sells over 100 different vegetable varieties to Vietnamese farmers essentially hot pepper, pumpkin, sweet corn, tomato, cucumber and bitter gourd, etc.

East-West Seed (Hai Mui Ten Do) Co., Ltd is operating in a premises of 28.000 square meters (of which 65% are covered by greenery) with 130 staffs.

As soon as its operation started, EWS has undertaken and complied with regulations on environmental protection. The company have regularly organized internal activities to raise awareness of environmental protection among staffs such as sorting of waste at source, 5S activities, savings of energy, fuel and water, planting more trees within its premises. Annual training courses on occupational health and safety, first aid and firefighting are organized by the company in coordination with relevant agencies to strengthen compliance.