Implications for Vietnam in the bold transition to net-zero

Implications for Vietnam in the bold transition to net-zero

More than 130 countries, including Vietnam, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand, have made (or are considering) net-zero pledges.
Seagate deepens sustainable datasphere commitments

Seagate deepens sustainable datasphere commitments

On April 22, Seagate Technology Holdings, a company for mass-data storage infrastructure solutions, pledged to power its global footprint with fully renewable energy by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.
Management accountants crucial to reduce businesses' carbon footprints

Management accountants crucial to reduce businesses' carbon footprints

Management accountants are crucial to supporting and implementing these goals, and their expertise will contribute to decision-making and drive performance towards key milestones, according to IMA.
Global climate efforts now underway

Global climate efforts now underway

With its strong commitment to bring greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level over the next three decades, Vietnam has begun to receive assistance from the international community in order to materialise this strategy, which can offer bigger opportunities for environmentally-friendly energy.
Strategy alignment key for COP goals

Strategy alignment key for COP goals

With its efforts to combat climate change, Vietnam has made new promises in this area, while keeping its economy continuing to grow. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative in Vietnam of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), talked with VIR’s Thanh Thu about how the economy is performing and the way it can move forward with implementation of its strong commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Vietnam to pilot operating carbon trade exchange from 2025

Vietnam to pilot operating carbon trade exchange from 2025

Vietnam plans to set up and pilot the operation of a carbon trade exchange from 2025, according to a new Government decree on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Ozone layer protection.
Norway’s world-class expertise in supporting the energy transition

Norway’s world-class expertise in supporting the energy transition

In announcing new net-zero targets by 2050 in November, Vietnam will take stronger measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by transitioning from fossil fuels. Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen told VIR’s Bich Thuy how Vietnam can achieve these targets with lessons from her nation.
AstraZeneca - Pioneering sustainability across full span of global pharma operations

AstraZeneca - Pioneering sustainability across full span of global pharma operations

With strong commitments and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally, AstraZeneca is pioneering the Net-Zero Corporate Standard of the new Science Based Targets initiative in the pharmaceutical industry. Nitin Kapoor, chairman and general director of AstraZeneca Vietnam, discussed with Thuy Nguyen the company’s sustainable development strategy and its contribution to the sustainable growth of healthcare in Vietnam.
Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 opens up chances for low-emission growth cooperation: official

Vietnam’s commitment at COP26 opens up chances for low-emission growth cooperation: official

Vietnam's commitment and responsible contributions at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) were highly appreciated by the international community, opening up many opportunities for cooperation in low-emission growth and promoting circular economy in adaptation to climate change, said a Vietnamese official.
Securing a clean energy future for all of Asia-Pacific

Securing a clean energy future for all of Asia-Pacific

The message for the world from the recent COP26 meeting in Glasgow is clear – we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest sources is energy. But how do we balance the growing need for energy across Asia-Pacific, with the imperative to reduce such emissions?
Financial powers scratch heads over coal shift

Financial powers scratch heads over coal shift

International institutions are making plans to buy off some of Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants to shut them down as quickly as possible – but while this could reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically, national energy security needs to be kept in balance.
2021-2030 national strategy on green growth holds significant role: official

2021-2030 national strategy on green growth holds significant role: official

Building and implementing a national strategy on green growth for 2021-2030 is necessary to deal with limitations and shortcomings during the 2012-2020 period, and get updated on the domestic and global situation, an official has said.
Vietnam’s renewable energy sector faces obstacles

Vietnam’s renewable energy sector faces obstacles

Vietnam’s energy sector is on the right track developing and using clean and renewable energy, but there are still obstacles ahead to ensure a greener power supply, experts said.