-Carry out research to develop sustainable climate change adaptation (SCCA) benchmarks for building projects in Viet Nam, for use in certification of local projects.

-Derive national green building standards in Viet Nam from these benchmarks.

-Train local architects and engineers in SCCA practices/concepts through VGBC seminars.

-Mitigate Viet Nam’s considerable vulnerability to the effects of global climate change.

-Provide full range of services to individual and organizational members.

-Raise awareness among key sectors on the necessity and cost-effectiveness of SCCA (green) building.

-Implement multi-stakeholder environmental initiatives that address ecological problems stemming from the built environment.

-Establish VGBC as a self-sustaining entity, a full member of the World Green Building Council operating under Vietnamese control, within two years.

-Position Viet Nam as a leader among developing economies with respect to sustainability and climate change adaptation in the built environment.