Defining the crucial role for voluntary carbon markets

Defining the crucial role for voluntary carbon markets

With 2030 not that far away, if nations and companies are to accelerate towards their net-zero targets, voluntary carbon markets have an essential part to play.
Leveraging carbon markets for Vietnam’s climate commitments

Leveraging carbon markets for Vietnam’s climate commitments

Vietnam has identified the importance of shifting away from traditional models of growth in order to sustain the development gains of recent decades. The country adopted its National Green Growth Strategy in 2021 and developed the Green Growth Action Plan the following year. In 2021, Vietnam made a commitment to bring net emissions to zero by the middle of the century.
Australia promotes carbon market collaborations

Australia promotes carbon market collaborations

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's (DFAT) Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) announced six new private sector partnerships on November 29.
Unilever Vietnam to build net-zero value chain by 2039

Unilever Vietnam to build net-zero value chain by 2039

Unilever Vietnam has reaffirmed its commitment to climate action by building a carbon net-zero value chain by 2039.
First Danish-invested factory in An Giang starting operation

First Danish-invested factory in An Giang starting operation

The $17 million Spectre garment factory, which is funded by a Danish investor, in An Giang will be partly powered by renewable energy.
Can Vietnam achieve its goals on net-zero emissions?

Can Vietnam achieve its goals on net-zero emissions?

Vietnam’s economic achievements have been impressive over recent decades but greenhouse gas emissions have risen alongside them. Patrick Lenain, former assistant director at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, looks at the carbon market for this country moving forward as it tries to meet major emission-reducing targets.
Conference on national action plan for a circular economy net-zero emissions kicks off

Conference on national action plan for a circular economy net-zero emissions kicks off

On June 28 the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment organised the kick-off conference on the national action plan for a circular economy.
Paying closer attention to low carbon-emitting groups

Paying closer attention to low carbon-emitting groups

Paying attention to reducing greenhouse gases will be an urgent requirement for enterprises in Vietnam, in the context that the government is eager to issue policies to realise the commitment to reach net zero.
Vietnam’s dedicated path to net-zero emissions

Vietnam’s dedicated path to net-zero emissions

Vietnam could make great strides in absorbing and leveraging new technologies as it transitions to a green economy, but it also faces major challenges related to financial, technical, and policy procedures.
NS Bluescope Vietnam announces its Responsible Sourcing Strategy for the 2022-2030

NS Bluescope Vietnam announces its Responsible Sourcing Strategy for the 2022-2030

NS BlueScope Vietnam organised the Responsible Sourcing Forum on April 15 to announce its Responsible Sourcing Strategy for the 2022-2030 period.
Shell appeals Dutch ruling on slashing carbon emissions

Shell appeals Dutch ruling on slashing carbon emissions

Energy giant Shell said Tuesday it had filed an appeal against a Dutch ruling to slash by 45 percent its worldwide aggregate carbon emissions by 2030.
Myanmar promotes production of hybrid electric cars

Myanmar promotes production of hybrid electric cars

To reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment, Myanmar has begun the production and selling of new-energy vehicles, including hybrid electric cars, according to Xinhua news agency.
Institutions gearing up for green growth revolution

Institutions gearing up for green growth revolution

Asia’s demand for carbon offsets is increasing as more global supply chains, manufacturing, and banking sectors attempt to reduce their carbon impact – in which Vietnam may be the ideal location for a green investment wave.
Setting the course for emissions cuts

Setting the course for emissions cuts

While the necessary course for a greener and more sustainable future in global energy policies seems set, Vietnam’s energy transition faces budgetary and capacity challenges, both of which need to be overcome with suitable solutions.
Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

All Nike facilities in Vietnam resumed production, reinstating the company's commitment to the Vietnamese market and its carbon emissions reduction path.
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