AMATA to play a part in smart sustainable cities of the future

AMATA to play a part in smart sustainable cities of the future

AMATA voluntarily took action in 2020 when it set targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.
ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

ASEAN holds policy dialogue on regional circular economy

The ASEAN Secretariat, in collaboration with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), have held the Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue on Empowering ASEAN For Circular Economy online.
Vietnam to help promote consensus as UN General Assembly Vice President: official

Vietnam to help promote consensus as UN General Assembly Vice President: official

As one of the Vice Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)’s 77th session, Vietnam can bring into play its role in handling differences among countries and promoting consensus on the UNGA’s decisions, an official has said.
USAID signs MoU with KOICA on climate change and environmental protection

USAID signs MoU with KOICA on climate change and environmental protection

USAID and KOICA signed their first MoU to reduce pollution, mitigate climate change in the Mekong Delta, and accelerate the transition to clean energy.
Swedish groups pioneer innovation

Swedish groups pioneer innovation

Innovations from Sweden are increasingly prevalent in Vietnam, with climate change forcing a sustainable shift towards new high-tech and digitalised offerings.
EU-funded project to boost urban infrastructure’s climate resilience

EU-funded project to boost urban infrastructure’s climate resilience

An EU and French-funded project was launched on May 27 to improve the climate resilience of urban infrastructure in four northern central provinces of Vietnam.
Blue economy model gathering pace

Blue economy model gathering pace

Vietnam is in need of a long-term roadmap for developing its potential marine economy in pursuit of its sustainable development strategy by 2030 and in response to climate change – and a fresh scenario for this effort is expected to be a sound answer.
Vietnamese PM receives leaders of US companies in New York

Vietnamese PM receives leaders of US companies in New York

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received executives of Warburg Pincus and Glenfarne Group in New York on May 15, part of his working visit to the US and the UN.
Prime Minister receives US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Prime Minister receives US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Boston on May 14 (local time) as part of his working trip to the US.
Meeting ambitious climate objectives

Meeting ambitious climate objectives

With the completion of a draft net-zero National Climate Change Strategy just five months after COP26, the government of Vietnam keeps sending a strong message about climate ambition.
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.
Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network officially debuts

Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network officially debuts

VCCI Can Tho and The Asia Foundation have organised the official debut ceremony for the Mekong Delta Resilient Business Network (MRBN) on May 6.
Wholesale reform on climate agenda

Wholesale reform on climate agenda

Following its strong international commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, Vietnam is about to promulgate a hallmark new strategy on climate change response, meaning great pressure to develop many industrial sectors.
Transforming energy in the race against climate change

Transforming energy in the race against climate change

Vietnam has set itself ambitious goals when it comes to climate neutrality, yet current schemes are being deemed insufficient by energy experts, who are now recommending following Europe’s framework for energy transition and carbon neutrality.
Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Eco-tech the answer to global volatility

Inflationary pressures around Southeast Asia and the subsequent rises in prices of food, energy, and services are forcing the region’s nations and financial institutions to come up with new strategies to protect themselves from the likely future ramifications of conflicts and climate change.
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