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  • 1. Vedan case
    • Group 10
    • Quách Hoài Nam
    • Ngô Văn Linh
    • Tống Thị Thu Huyền
    • Lâm Quang Minh
    • Nguyễn Thị Thanh Huyền
    • Cao Đức Lượng
    • Trần Thị Huyên
  • 2. Introduction
    • Vedan scandal in 2008
    • Social responsibilities
  • 3. Facts and Issues
    • Vietnamese Vedan company, headquatered in Long Thanh district, Dong Nai province, discharged untreated wastewater into the Thi Vai river was polluting the environment.
    • This action was discovered by the Environmental Police Department coordinated with Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on the 4 th of July, 2008.
    • According to estimates, Vedan company could discharge about 5000m3/day into the river.
  • 4. Statements
    • September 19, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced the investigation of 10 “insufficient attention” or mistakes of Vedan company.
  • 5. 10 mistakes
    • 1. Discharged wastewater was
    • 10 times or more over permitted limit
    • for manufacturing plant of starch .
    • 2. Discharged wastewater was
    • 10 times or more over permitted limit
    • for production plant of
    • monosodium glutamate and lysine .
    • 3. Discharged wastewater was over 10 times or more over permitted limit for other plants.
    • 4. Submitted incomplete survey data, and related documents .
    • 5 .No registration is committed to protecting the environment of pig breeding farms.
  • 6. 10 mistakes
    • 6. No report evaluating the environmental impact that has built and put into operation works for an investment project to increase plants’ capacity of producing alkali-acid from 3,116 tons per month to 6,600 tons per month.
    • 7. No report evaluating the environmental impact that has built and put into operation works for an investment project to increase plants’ capacity from 5,000 tons of monosodium glutamate per month to 15,000 tons per month, Starch from 2,000 tons per month to 4,000 tons per month, Lysine from 1,200 tons per month to 1400 tons per month, powdered spices advanced 20 tons per month, PGA 700 tons per year, distributed Vedagro 70,000 tons/year (solid), 280,000 tons per year (l).
    • 8. Discharged rotten smell, unpleasant odors directly into the environment.
    • 9. Managed hazardous wastewater in contravention of regulations on protection of the environment.
    • 10. Company discharged wastewater into water sources are not properly located in the license provisions.
  • 7. Decisions
    • October 6, 2008, chief inspectors of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment made decision to sanction administrative violations in environmental protection for Vedan company with total fine of VND 267.5 millions, required an additional charge of more than VND 127 billions for environmental protection.
  • 8. Solution
    • Develope a new waste
    • treatment system.
    • Satisfy environment indexes.
    • Level of environmental responsibility should be proportional to the environmental regulations of the territories.
    • Protect environment effectively.
  • 9.
    • Improve quality of local community’s life
    • Compensate residents whose health had been damaged.
    • Protect ecosystem .
  • 10.
    • Local authority should manage environmental treatment of company.
    • Follow the regulator of environmental treatments.
    • Companies should be punished by its wrong actions.
    • Increase local people’s awareness of companies’ actions to environment.
  • 11. BUSINESS ETHICS
    • Because of lacking the relevant knowledge, attention, Vedan cheated the local people and authorities.
    • Designed a system to pretend that they followed the law.
    • Anchored a large vessel to conceal the wastewater being pumped out.
  • 12.
    • The highly toxic, hazardous waste violated the living creatures in the river and the people’s health as well.
    • Long and continual effect.
    • Taking over 20 years to recover the river.
    • Creating diseases, unemployment to the local community.
  • 13.
    • Saved $3 millions
    • a month by dumping
    • untreated waste.
    • Profit has driven Vedan to break the law and to go against the business ethics.
    • Level of responsibility was not proportional.
  • 14. Conclusion
    • Thanks for listening.