T4SD Lao PDR Hub

Main contributions to Lao PDR enterprises

  • Access to individual coaching by experienced coaches on improving and optimizing resources consumption, reducing costs and implementing circular production practices;
  • Access to individual assistance on compliance with voluntary sustainability standards (e.g. Fairtrade, Organic etc.) required by international buyers, identifying gaps in compliance with standards, implementing practices to address the gaps and preparing for certification and audits;
  • Connections to potential buyers in export markets and to financiers such as banks and investors.

"Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) strategy and coaching are a comprehensive guideline and a business plan document for my company to determine why, when and how we should invest in our export markets"

Ms. Outhai, Manager, Agroasie company Tweet

Improving capacities of MSMEs in Laos to comply with international sustainability as well as to access new buyers and markets.

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The Hub Host Organization

The Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) has been selected as a host of the T4SD Hub Laos after a competitive selection process. LNCCI was established in 1989 is an independent body which represents the business community in Lao PDR.

The Hub team

Some of the trained coaches

Regina Taimasova, T4SD Lao Hub Lead
Niddavone Douangphonexay, Lao Hub Coordinator
Thavisith Bounyasouk, Lao Hub Coordinator
Pheng Vilaysack, Lao Hub Coach
Kisem Sanaphanh, Lao Hub Coach

Some entreprises currently enrolled

Saffron Coffee
Comma Coffee
Khopchai coffee
Indochina Development Partners

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T4SD Hub Laos launched!

On the 9th of July, T4SD launched the T4SD Hub Laos in Vientiane, Lao PDR, together with the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI)

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Training of Trainers on Voluntary Sustainability Standards

The training of trainers on Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) methodology was conducted by the T4SD team in Vientiane on the 9th and 10th  of July for ten selected coaches. The training of trainers on VSS methodology was conducted by the T4SD team in Vientiane on the 9th and 10th  of July for ten selected coaches.

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You are a Lao PDR based enterprise and would like to get involved in our Hub programme?