Danish investors pinpointing rising potential of Vietnam’s green energy

Danish investors pinpointing rising potential of Vietnam’s green energy

Kim Højlund Christensen, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam, told VIR’s Nguyen Thu why establishment of a legal framework that allows companies to document related data can help attract high-quality investment from abroad.
Certainty in policy vital for fortunes of renewables

Certainty in policy vital for fortunes of renewables

Vietnam has witnessed a renewables boom in recent years, and it is hoped sufficient legislation will ensure the miracle is repeated.
Implications for Vietnam in the bold transition to net-zero

Implications for Vietnam in the bold transition to net-zero

More than 130 countries, including Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand, have made (or are considering) net-zero pledges.
Promoting regional cooperation on ship waste management

Promoting regional cooperation on ship waste management

An online workshop exchanged ideas on improving ship waste management as a way to reduce sea-based marine litter from commercial vessels and ports.
Gia Lai seeks partnerships with Japan in agriculture, renewable energy, tourism

Gia Lai seeks partnerships with Japan in agriculture, renewable energy, tourism

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai held a workshop on May 22 to introduce its potential and seek chances for investment cooperation with Japan in agriculture, processing, renewable energy, and tourism.
UN promises support for Vietnam’s energy transition scheme

UN promises support for Vietnam’s energy transition scheme

The United Nations (UN) has affirmed its willingness to support Vietnam in establishing a partnership on energy transition with the Group of Seven (G7) nations in a letter of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
SCG kicks off the first-ever Hacks to Heal our Planet competition in Vietnam

SCG kicks off the first-ever Hacks to Heal our Planet competition in Vietnam

SCG has announced the Hacks to Heal our Planet contest as an opportunity for the new generation to show their creative ideas to improve the environment.
Equinor reaffirms entry in Vietnam’s offshore wind

Equinor reaffirms entry in Vietnam’s offshore wind

The official opening of a representative office in Hanoi by Equinor demonstrates the ambition of Norway’s largest energy company in Vietnam, which boasts huge potential for offshore wind development. Jens Olaf Økland, Equinor’s senior vice president, discussed with VIR’s Bich Thuy the group’s upcoming plans in the region.
Finding the spark to ignite energy goals

Finding the spark to ignite energy goals

Transforming Vietnam into a high-income economy by 2045 requires enough juice to power the nation’s machinery. However, with the heavy reliance on coal, the country also needs to tackle issues regarding climate change, thus accelerating its journey towards utilisation of its abundant renewable energy sources.
Nation lacking coal supply for sufficient power generation

Nation lacking coal supply for sufficient power generation

Vietnam is in the midst of a major coal shortage due to falling imports, rising energy demand, and transmission limitations, with the issue not only deepening risk of power shortages this summer but also affecting economic recovery.
Blue economy model gathering pace

Blue economy model gathering pace

Vietnam is in need of a long-term roadmap for developing its potential marine economy in pursuit of its sustainable development strategy by 2030 and in response to climate change – and a fresh scenario for this effort is expected to be a sound answer.
Vietnam to work with US to develop start-ups on climate change, digital transformation: PM

Vietnam to work with US to develop start-ups on climate change, digital transformation: PM

Vietnam expects for start-up collaboration with the US on issues of global concerns such as climate change, digital technology and supply chain diversification, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said.
Supporting Vietnam’s strive for sustainability

Supporting Vietnam’s strive for sustainability

Vietnam’s first sustainability community for innovation is set to bolster global partnerships and enhance knowledge. Mark Ratcliff, sustainability specialist at Except Integrated Sustainability, explains how this initiative can facilitate new collaborative business models to support the shift to sustainability and attract more investment.
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