Financing the net-zero transition

Financing the net-zero transition

Recent projections continue to show Vietnam as the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia coming out of the pandemic. Srinath Komarina, programme manager at the Global Green Growth Institute in Vietnam, explains how using innovative instruments like green bonds can meet the country’s targets, both for the environment and the economy.
Finance and governance accelerators for Just Energy Transition

Finance and governance accelerators for Just Energy Transition

Initial results of the energy transition to date have proven that finance is not a constraint and new governance solutions are key to a Just Energy Transition.
UNDP roundtable to tackle energy transition financing

UNDP roundtable to tackle energy transition financing

A roundtable with VIR and the UNDP is to discuss strategies for financing a just energy transition.
UNDP regional director arrives in Vietnam

UNDP regional director arrives in Vietnam

UN assistant secretary general and UNDP regional director for Asia-Pacific Kanni Wignaraja arrived in Vietnam on the night of July 27 for an official visit.
Realising Vietnam’s just energy transition

Realising Vietnam’s just energy transition

Vietnam is set to achieve net-zero by 2050. The announcement by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at COP26 in Glasgow was a turning point in the country’s journey to sustainable development.
Domestic solar panel groups remain overshadowed

Domestic solar panel groups remain overshadowed

Although the United States has frozen tariffs on Vietnamese solar panels for the next two years, the influx of cheap Chinese goods means there may not be enough domestic companies to take advantage of it.
Roundtable on transitioning to a just energy future

Roundtable on transitioning to a just energy future

VIR and the UNDP will organise a roundtable themed Finance and Governance Accelerators for a Just Energy Transition in Hanoi on July 29.
TotalEnergies to build first solar rooftop system for Miza Corporation

TotalEnergies to build first solar rooftop system for Miza Corporation

Miza Corporation has signed a long-term agreement with TotalEnergies to provide a 4MWp PV system to Mipak Co., Ltd.
MM Mega Market Vietnam championed for Green Leadership

MM Mega Market Vietnam championed for Green Leadership

MM Mega Market Vietnam was honoured as one of the top Asian enterprises to receive an AREA 2022 award at a ceremony held by Enterprise Asia on July 21.
Vietnam promotes sustainable agriculture

Vietnam promotes sustainable agriculture

The 2022 Press Dialogue programme on COP26 and the Development of Sustainable Agriculture in Vietnam was held in Buon Ma Thuot on the weekend of July 23-24.
Tasks, solutions set to fulfill COP26 commitments

Tasks, solutions set to fulfill COP26 commitments

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh on July 25 signed a decision approving the project on tasks and solutions to implement outcomes of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).
Vietnam approves programme for green energy transition

Vietnam approves programme for green energy transition

On July 22, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed a decision on the green energy transition and the reduction of emissions in the transport sector.
Dong Hoi strives to build a civilised city

Dong Hoi strives to build a civilised city

Dong Hoi city is mobilising all resources to construct an increasingly affluent, contemporary, and civilised metropolis by attempting to synchronise all fields, notably transportation.
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