July 29, 2022 | 15:48
Recent projections continue to show Vietnam as the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia coming out of the pandemic. Srinath Komarina, programme manager at the Global Green Growth Institute in Vietnam, explains how using innovative instruments like green bonds can meet the country’s targets, both for the environment and the economy.
July 05, 2022 | 09:47
Plastic pollution is more than an environmental challenge. It is a humanitarian crisis that threatens people’s livelihoods and harms the health and wellbeing of those who are most vulnerable and marginalised.
May 06, 2022 | 15:00
With the importance attached to Vietnam’s many industrial zones, attractive incentives towards green growth are necessary to move investors in the right direction.
May 04, 2022 | 00:16
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.
April 24, 2022 | 13:43
Economic sectors, localities and businesses should be considered the drivers of the nation's green growth and sustainable development strategy, experts have said.
April 16, 2022 | 12:49
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue its support to Vietnam, especially in green growth, climate change response and increasing productivity in the private sector, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific Garcia Mora pledged on April 15.
March 12, 2022 | 11:48
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is collecting opinions on the Prime Minister’s draft decision on approving the national action plan on green growth for 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050.
February 12, 2022 | 13:24
To help carry out the national green growth strategy, the Ministry of Planning and Investment is making a national action plan on green growth for 2021 - 2030 to be submitted to the Prime Minister this April.
February 05, 2022 | 13:47
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.
December 30, 2021 | 16:00
Green growth, as defined by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), is “economic growth that is environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive”. Countries pursuing green growth hope to achieve economic growth – often measured in terms of GDP and employment outcomes – while at the same time ensuring social equity, protecting the environment, and taking climate action.
December 03, 2021 | 15:31
Green growth is significant to Vietnam and other developing countries, especially in the transitional period, according to Frédéric Nguyen, member of the Executive Board of the Belgium-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIBV).
November 03, 2021 | 11:03
The transition to net zero and a green economy would yield great rewards in climate and sustainability terms.
November 03, 2021 | 11:00
Large corporations and forward-thinking localities in Vietnam are taking ambitious climate action, thus positioning the country for long-term growth and reducing human vulnerability to climate change.
November 03, 2021 | 06:00
Four partners pledged $665 million to an ADB platform to mobilise $7 billion for low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia.
September 24, 2021 | 11:12
Sanofi Vietnam and GIZ signed an agreement on cooperation in implementing the "Rice is the new green" project.