Vietnam and Germany promote rooftop solar in commercial and industrial sectors

Vietnam and Germany promote rooftop solar in commercial and industrial sectors

The rooftop solar project, implemented by GIZ in tandem with the Ministry of Industry and Trade, focuses on the adaptation of relevant technical regulations, key stakeholder capacities, and technology cooperation, with an aim to ensure the sustainable development of the Vietnamese market.
Phu Yen says no to marine plastic waste

Phu Yen says no to marine plastic waste

On March 6, around 50 inhabitants and about 120 students gathered at the beach in Phu Yen’s Xuan Thanh commune to clean the coastal strip of the Xuan Dai Bay of plastics and other marine waste.
GIZ and Decathlon join efforts to improve environmental performance in Vietnam

GIZ and Decathlon join efforts to improve environmental performance in Vietnam

The German Development Cooperation Agency GIZ and Decathlon – a network of innovative retail chains and brands from France – have launched a joint initiative to improve the environmental performance of the garment and textile supply chain in Vietnam.
National Business Portal online to support and connect enterprises

National Business Portal online to support and connect enterprises

The National Business Portal is a free and modern digital platform that helps businesses find solutions and connect, improving their competitive advantage.
Leading manufacturers and traders of energy-saving products in 2021 honoured

Leading manufacturers and traders of energy-saving products in 2021 honoured

139 certified products of the highest energy efficiency standards in 2021 have been identified at the Energy Efficiency Award in Industry-Construction 2021.
Promoting digital transformation in trade to effectively implement new-generation FTAs

Promoting digital transformation in trade to effectively implement new-generation FTAs

Despite woes from the COVID-19 pandemic since 2020, digital transformation is accelerating the digital economy in Vietnam.
Workshop discussed criteria for Vietnam's innovative corporations

Workshop discussed criteria for Vietnam's innovative corporations

The criteria will help Vietnamese enterprises assess and identity approaches to promote innovation and improve productivity and quality.
Rice husks: From waste to new green energy

Rice husks: From waste to new green energy

Intensive efforts are underway to promote the sustainable use of rice husks and other biomass resources for electricity and heat production throughout Vietnam.
Sanofi promotes environmental initiatives in Vietnam

Sanofi promotes environmental initiatives in Vietnam

Sanofi Vietnam and GIZ signed an agreement on cooperation in implementing the "Rice is the new green" project.
Energy Efficiency Working Group’s proposal tops TUEWAS innovation fund competition

Energy Efficiency Working Group’s proposal tops TUEWAS innovation fund competition

Industrial companies stand to benefit a great deal from an innovative and international project on training their Small Energy Efficiency Working Group.
Encouraging biomass energy to buttress turn to renewables

Encouraging biomass energy to buttress turn to renewables

Biomass has the potential to be a critical portion of Vietnam’s renewable change. Le Thi Thoa,  senior officer of the Climate Protection through Sustainable Bioenergy Markets in Vietnam project under the GIZ Energy Support Programme, points out barriers for the sector and how GIZ provides support to meet its ambitious plan for biomass power in Vietnam.
Vietnam and Germany launch technical co-operation project on bioenergy

Vietnam and Germany launch technical co-operation project on bioenergy

The EREA and GIZ jointly hosted the inaugural workshop of the Climate Protection through Sustainable Bioenergy Markets in Vietnam project.
New FiT hike paves way for investment in biomass electricity

New FiT hike paves way for investment in biomass electricity

The FiT for biomass power will be 7.1-8.6 US cents per kWh, setting the stage for investment in biomass and to achieving the objectives of the revised PDP VII.
German printers eye Industry 4.0 opportunities in Vietnam

German printers eye Industry 4.0 opportunities in Vietnam

A number of German printing and packaging firms are seeking new opportunities in Vietnam to cash in on growing local demand for high-tech products.
GIZ’s concepts support green growth reforms in Vietnam

GIZ’s concepts support green growth reforms in Vietnam

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has been supporting the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance with technical assistance on green policy reform. Henri Pierre Gebauer, team leader on economic governance and green growth at GIZ talked with VIR’s Bich Ngoc on the country’s green fiscal reform and his suggestions for the time ahead.
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