Regional PE deals on up as ESG investing takes lead

Regional PE deals on up as ESG investing takes lead

Powered by strong economic growth, private equity (PE) investments in Southeast Asia rose to a record $25 billion in 2021, up 143 per cent compared to 2020. Vietnam’s deal value more than tripled to $2.1 billion.
Empowered consumers prepared to make changes

Empowered consumers prepared to make changes

The PwC June 2022 Global Consumer Insights Pulse Survey has found that consumers are continuing to adapt to supply chain disruptions and increasing inflation.
Becoming a more responsible and green-based enterprise

Becoming a more responsible and green-based enterprise

Over recent years, there has been an increasing focus on responsible business and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) compliance among stakeholders in the global market.
Power of collaboration driving the ESG agenda

Power of collaboration driving the ESG agenda

Since 2020, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have been gaining momentum among investors and businesses all over the world.
Untapped opportunities await with deeply-embedded renewables

Untapped opportunities await with deeply-embedded renewables

Businesses globally are adopting green financing and other environmental, social, and governance practices while Vietnam still has hurdles to overcome.
Mobilising a post-pandemic evolution of ESG in Vietnam

Mobilising a post-pandemic evolution of ESG in Vietnam

The acronym ESG - or environmental, social and governance - has been around for a while but has only recently become the business community’s go-to buzzword. Many companies worldwide are now touting their ESG credentials and Vietnamese companies are no different.
Blackstone Minerals spearheads sustainable mining

Blackstone Minerals spearheads sustainable mining

A new mining corporation from Australia Blackstone Minerals is breaking the stigma of unsustainability in mining with a flagship project in the northern mountainous province of Son La.
Home Credit further integrates ESG principles into its business operations

Home Credit further integrates ESG principles into its business operations

Since the launch of Home Credit Group’s reporting on ESG principles last year, the business has made significant strides to further integrate ESG principles into its operations.
Utilising ESG for business resilience and momentum

Utilising ESG for business resilience and momentum

The ongoing pandemic has prompted companies and leaders to rethink and redefine their vision for success.
Vietnam Listed Company Awards 2021 shapes stock market development

Vietnam Listed Company Awards 2021 shapes stock market development

Vietnam Listed Company Awards 2021 continues to promote corporate governance, transparency, and sustainable development in the Vietnamese stock market.
SCG grips ESG 4 Plus to untangle crises for a sustainable world

SCG grips ESG 4 Plus to untangle crises for a sustainable world

SCG grips the ESG 4 Plus to untangle crises for a sustainable world, accelerating clean energy, supplying eco-friendly innovation, easing social gaps, harnessing good governance
Home Credit Vietnam CEO: Our ESG policy is an evolution rather than a revolution

Home Credit Vietnam CEO: Our ESG policy is an evolution rather than a revolution

“Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is not new to us at all. It is something we have been working on forever. It us part of our DNA since we started doing business,” said Annica Witschard, CEO of Home Credit Vietnam on the releasing of its inaugural ESG Report.
Nurturing sound finance at Home Credit

Nurturing sound finance at Home Credit

Backed by a newly-released report on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors on November 2021, Home Credit has been supporting communities and customers by adding focus on delivering responsible and sustainable financial services.
SCG: first-quarter operating results reflect strong recovery from global downturn

SCG: first-quarter operating results reflect strong recovery from global downturn

Leading Thai conglomerate SCG has just released its first-quarter business results with upbeat business results across the board.
Refining the implementation of ESG at Vietnamese corporates

Refining the implementation of ESG at Vietnamese corporates

Sustainability has been top of the agenda for international investors in recent years. Nick Ainsworth, chief marketing officer at Dragon Capital Group, shared with VIR’s Luu Huong the importance of sustainable investment and the major challenges of environmental, social, and corporate governance implementation.
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