How to take advantage of South Korea’s green expertise

How to take advantage of South Korea’s green expertise

South Korea plans to reduce greenhouse gases in its economy and lay the groundwork for domestic companies to push into the global projects for emissions reduction, by sharing low carbon and green growth policy experience with developing countries, including Vietnam.
Leveraging carbon markets for Vietnam’s climate commitments

Leveraging carbon markets for Vietnam’s climate commitments

Vietnam has identified the importance of shifting away from traditional models of growth in order to sustain the development gains of recent decades. The country adopted its National Green Growth Strategy in 2021 and developed the Green Growth Action Plan the following year. In 2021, Vietnam made a commitment to bring net emissions to zero by the middle of the century.
Agricultural sector pushes green growth in 2021-30 action plan

Agricultural sector pushes green growth in 2021-30 action plan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has recently approved an action plan for implementing the goals, tasks and solutions of the National Strategy on Green Growth for the period of 2021-30, and vision to 2050.
Financing the net-zero transition

Financing the net-zero transition

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.
Increasing teamwork for green growth

Increasing teamwork for green growth

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.
Greener orientation in demand for IZs

Greener orientation in demand for IZs

With the importance attached to Vietnam’s many industrial zones, attractive incentives towards green growth are necessary to move investors in the right direction.
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.
Vietnam eyes transition to green production for sustainable value

Vietnam eyes transition to green production for sustainable value

Economic sectors, localities and businesses should be considered the drivers of the nation's green growth and sustainable development strategy, experts have said.
IFC pledges to further support Vietnam

IFC pledges to further support Vietnam

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.
Action plan to assist realisation of green growth targets

Action plan to assist realisation of green growth targets

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.
Action plan to help with implementation of national green growth strategy

Action plan to help with implementation of national green growth strategy

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.
Institutions gearing up for green growth revolution

Institutions gearing up for green growth revolution

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.
Carbon finance and energy policy in Vietnam

Carbon finance and energy policy in Vietnam

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.
CCIBV pledges to accompany Vietnam in boosting green growth

CCIBV pledges to accompany Vietnam in boosting green growth

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).
Encouraging green growth strategies for Vietnam’s industries

Encouraging green growth strategies for Vietnam’s industries

The transition to net zero and a green economy would yield great rewards in climate and sustainability terms.
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