Consultancy on Water and Energy Baseline Data Study of the Textile Industry



Request for Proposals: Ref 29.20: Consultancy on water and energy baseline data study of the textile industry in Mekong and Dong Nai river basins, WWF-Viet Nam

Background of consultancy assignment/ project

WWF was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Viet Nam. In 1985, WWF began working on a national conservation strategy and since then has worked closely with the Vietnamese Government on a diverse range of environment issues and implemented field activities across the country. Find out more at

The project “Greening Viet Nam’s textile sector through improving water management and energy sustainability” of WWF was developed to transform the textile sector in Viet Nam and engage sectoral and environmental governance in order to bring social, economic and conservation benefits to the country and the entire Mekong region.

WWF-Viet Nam is seeking (a) Consultant(s) to conduct water and energy baseline study of the textile industry in Mekong and Dong Nai river basins.

Objectives of the consultancy

The assignment is designed to set up a database and related baseline on textile environmental impacts in the project region, in particular on water and energy use, as well as wastewater discharges. It comprises of secondary data collection on water and energy consumption, as well as wastewater treatment of textile SMEs in project targeted region; field study at a number of textile SMEs to conduct water and energy audit; and primary survey at selected community most affected by textile clusters.

Key requirements

Perform by a group of consultants

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of working with Viet Nam textile sector in general and sustainability aspect in specific;
  • Very familiar with the environmental dimension of the textile sector (i.e. water, energy, chemical and waste and wastewater management);
  • Excellent experience in working with relevant departments at the ministerial and municipal level on environmental and water resource management in order to access to the secondary data on the water/energy use of enterprises;
  • Experience working with research, primary and secondary data collection and other relevant professionals;
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in CSOs engagement, water quality assessment, environmental assessment, etc.

(Please see attached Request for Proposals for more details)

Proposal format

1.     Proposal Cover Letter signed by a person authorised to sign on behalf of the Consultant

2.     Summary of relevant experience and projects

3.     Technical Approach/Proposal for completing the deliverables

4.     Personnel information

5.     Work plan

6.     Financial proposal

How to apply

Interested consultants are kindly requested to send technical and financial proposals via email and clearly indicate subject: “Ref 29.20: Consultancy to conduct water and energy baseline data study of the textile industry”

Deadline for submission is 10 AM 29th April 2020, Hanoi time.

Late bids will be declared invalid.

“WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.”

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