Iberdrola buys renewable energy assets in Vietnam

Iberdrola buys renewable energy assets in Vietnam

Iberdrola, one of the largest global energy companies, has acquired renewable energy assets in Vietnam from German SOWITEC Group.
Nestlé Vietnam and MILO champion campaign to say no to plastic straws

Nestlé Vietnam and MILO champion campaign to say no to plastic straws

Through a webinar on July 16, Nestlé Vietnam has committed its full support to the Say No to Plastic Straws campaign launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Mekong Delta attractive for renewable energy investment

Mekong Delta attractive for renewable energy investment

The Mekong Delta has great advantages to develop the renewable energy sector, including wind, solar, biomass and gas thermal power, according to experts.
Establishing standards to reach sustainable development goals

Establishing standards to reach sustainable development goals

Vietnam is making efforts to build up smart cities that can be resilient to climate change.
Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Utilising carbon trading exchange for benefit of all

Deploying a pilot carbon trade exchange will create a foundation for establishing an official trade exchange, which is expected to start towards the end of the decade. Vu Trung Kien, director of Tan Nguyen JSC – the builder of the SETS - Smart Emission Trading System – talked with VIR’s Kim Oanh about the potential of this sector.
Singapore opens one of world’s largest floating solar power farms

Singapore opens one of world’s largest floating solar power farms

A floating solar power farm covering an area of 45ha was unveiled in Singapore on July 14, becoming one of the biggest of its kind in the world.
Tetra Pak named as one of Top 50 Sustainability and Climate leaders

Tetra Pak named as one of Top 50 Sustainability and Climate leaders

A leading food processing and packaging solutions company, Tetra Pak has recently been recognised as one of the world’s 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders.
Generali updates strategy for climate protection

Generali updates strategy for climate protection

Generali Group’s new strategy on climate change was shared recently with the Board of Directors, chaired by chairman Gabriele Galateri di Genola.
Thai energy firm inks a deal with EVN to supply wind power from Laos to Vietnam

Thai energy firm inks a deal with EVN to supply wind power from Laos to Vietnam

BCPG Pcl. from Thailand has entered into a PPA with EVN for the development of a 600MW wind power plant in Laos to deliver green energy to Vietnam.
Mekong Delta: attractive destination for renewable energy development

Mekong Delta: attractive destination for renewable energy development

Taking advantage of its natural conditions and investment attraction policies, the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta has become a destination for investors in renewable energy projects.
Environment law’s detailed overhaul

Environment law’s detailed overhaul

The National Assembly last November passed the revised Law on Environmental Protection which will take effect from January 1, 2022, replacing the old version released in 2014.
IFC provides $100 million loan to OCB to support SMEs and climate-friendly projects

IFC provides $100 million loan to OCB to support SMEs and climate-friendly projects

IFC will provide a $100 million long-term loan to Vietnamese lender OCB to expand lending to SMEs and boost financing, especially for climate-friendly projects.
Coal conundrum ahead forces Vietnam to rethink priorities

Coal conundrum ahead forces Vietnam to rethink priorities

While the pressure on the environment and issues like climate change are increasing, it remains difficult for Vietnamese companies and the government to turn away from fossil fuels completely.
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