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.
PM receives leaders of global economic groups on sidelines of COP26

PM receives leaders of global economic groups on sidelines of COP26

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said Vietnam’s attendance at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) once again affirms its commitment to cutting carbon emissions to zero by 2050, and calls for fairness and justice in climate change issues.
Better, but not good enough: National climate pledges

Better, but not good enough: National climate pledges

Six years ago, nearly every country in the world set targets for reducing their carbon emissions -- but the sum total of their pledges fell far short of what was needed to keep the planet from dangerously overheating.
New study shows global carbon emissions dropped 17 per cent due to COVID-19 crisis

New study shows global carbon emissions dropped 17 per cent due to COVID-19 crisis

An international team of scientists found that the COVID-19 global lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on daily carbon emissions, but it is unlikely to last.
UN envoy says 80 countries ready to step up on climate

UN envoy says 80 countries ready to step up on climate

About 80 countries have signalled that they are willing to scale up their commitment to cut carbon emissions under the Paris agreement to combat climate change, the UN climate envoy said on Tuesday (May 28).
New service to help companies cut carbon emissions, generate savings

New service to help companies cut carbon emissions, generate savings

SINGAPORE: Singapore companies can now subscribe to a service that will help them cut energy usage and carbon emissions by about 10 per cent, and in turn, generate savings.
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