Funding for climate tech startups in Southeast Asia hits record high in 2022

Funding for climate tech startups in Southeast Asia hits record high in 2022

Climate tech startups are creating a buzz in the Southeast Asia region thanks to a trend towards sustainable development.
Time is now for leaders to grasp climate breakthrough

Time is now for leaders to grasp climate breakthrough

The outcome of the COP27 climate conference in Egypt hangs in the balance as nations scramble to issue stronger commitments and agree on the next steps to save the planet.
Favourable climate heads reform agenda

Favourable climate heads reform agenda

With the gradual rebound of the business community in the first four months of this year, continued support for enterprises is necessitated to help them stay afloat and weather the storm caused by the health crisis.
Climate core of IFC investment in Vietnam

Climate core of IFC investment in Vietnam

During his visit last week to Vietnam, Alfonso Garcia Mora, International Finance Corporation’s vice president for Asia-Pacific, talked with VIR’s Linh Le about Vietnam’s transition to a private sector-led low-carbon economic growth model and the business opportunities that this shift could generate.
IFC aiming to boost private sector growth

IFC aiming to boost private sector growth

International Financial Corporation's regional vice president for Asia-Pacific has arrived for a five-day visit focused on the climate and economic growth.
Pilot highlights climate solutions

Pilot highlights climate solutions

The inauguration of a freshwater venture pilot in Ninh Thuan province, jointly developed via Vietnam-Belgium ties, will hopefully contribute to better living conditions and more sustainable agriculture not only in the province but across the Mekong Delta region as well.
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.
Climate activists look to 2021 to rebound from pandemic

Climate activists look to 2021 to rebound from pandemic

Stopped in their tracks by the pandemic, citizens around the world are once again bracing to mobilise for the planet in a year marked by several major international summits on climate and biodiversity.
Eco-friendly mindset critical for climate fight

Eco-friendly mindset critical for climate fight

Looking back on the past five years of development in Vietnam, the natural resources and environment authorities have made great strides and taken an active approach in tackling environmental issues up and down the country.
Swift climate action paves the way for Vietnam's sustainable future

Swift climate action paves the way for Vietnam's sustainable future

Vietnam and the rest of the world need to act now, not only to secure future prosperity but to avoid the dramatic impacts of climate change down the road.
Five reasons UN's COP25 climate talks failed

Five reasons UN's COP25 climate talks failed

The climate summit in Madrid earlier this month did not collapse - but by almost any measure it certainly failed.
No tea or coffee, Indians warned, as heatwave continues

No tea or coffee, Indians warned, as heatwave continues

Hospitals across the desert state of Rajasthan reported a surge in heatstroke cases Tuesday (Jun 4) as fierce temperatures kept up for a fourth day across northern India.
Climate actions will usher in opportunities

Climate actions will usher in opportunities

Vietnam is making efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change via its policies and mechanisms.
Private sector key to achieving SDG 9

Private sector key to achieving SDG 9

Through investment into local infrastructure systems, climate-resilient energy, communications technology, and other programmes, the private sector is the key to achieving Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure in the United Nation’s Agenda 2030
World to miss 2020 climate 'turning point': Analysis

World to miss 2020 climate 'turning point': Analysis

The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warned Tuesday (Jan 22).
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