Nation’s net-zero aim given strategic boost

Nation’s net-zero aim given strategic boost

Vietnam’s fresh national climate change strategy, which highlights a crucial energy transition, will help the country reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fulfil its international commitment.
Realising Vietnam’s just energy transition

Realising Vietnam’s just energy transition

Vietnam is set to achieve net-zero by 2050. The announcement by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at COP26 in Glasgow was a turning point in the country’s journey to sustainable development.
Rallying cry for Vietnam’s steadfast net-zero strategy

Rallying cry for Vietnam’s steadfast net-zero strategy

Vietnam may have to mobilise a colossal amount of funding to fulfil its international commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, with a hallmark new strategy on climate change response soon to be enacted.
Can Vietnam achieve its goals on net-zero emissions?

Can Vietnam achieve its goals on net-zero emissions?

Vietnam’s economic achievements have been impressive over recent decades but greenhouse gas emissions have risen alongside them. Patrick Lenain, former assistant director at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, looks at the carbon market for this country moving forward as it tries to meet major emission-reducing targets.
Vietnam primed for circular and sustainable advancement

Vietnam primed for circular and sustainable advancement

We only have this planet to live on and need to transition to a circular economy now, asserted the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment at the Conference for the National Action Plan on Circular Economy on June 28.
Doing our part to frame the planet’s harmonious future

Doing our part to frame the planet’s harmonious future

Vietnam is making efforts to realise its strong commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, writes about how the country can formulate a development pathway that benefits both the economy and the environment in line with the World Environment Day on June 5.
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.
Meeting ambitious climate objectives

Meeting ambitious climate objectives

With the completion of a draft net-zero National Climate Change Strategy just five months after COP26, the government of Vietnam keeps sending a strong message about climate ambition.
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.
Paying closer attention to low carbon-emitting groups

Paying closer attention to low carbon-emitting groups

Paying attention to reducing greenhouse gases will be an urgent requirement for enterprises in Vietnam, in the context that the government is eager to issue policies to realise the commitment to reach net zero.
Lenovo outlines vision to achieve net-zero by 2050

Lenovo outlines vision to achieve net-zero by 2050

At Lenovo’s annual company event on April 14, chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang set out the company’s bold vision for the year ahead.
Green energy development a long-term orientation in Vietnam

Green energy development a long-term orientation in Vietnam

Vietnam boasts huge potential for renewable energy driven by favourable natural conditions and the government’s long-term development orientation.
Vietnam to become green manufacturing hub by 2050 through net zero approach

Vietnam to become green manufacturing hub by 2050 through net zero approach

Vietnam’s commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 at COP26 is expected to bring a tailwind of opportunities, facilitating the export of made-in-Vietnam products.
Stranded-cost risks to address on road to net-zero

Stranded-cost risks to address on road to net-zero

The energy transition is changing the rules of capital markets and capital planning for energy companies.
Renewables to drive country towards net-zero successes

Renewables to drive country towards net-zero successes

Developing renewable energies is expected to drive Vietnam’s endeavour to a net-zero future by 2050, as Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh announced at COP26. With this move, Vietnam has joined the group of about 140 countries that pledged to net-zero emissions by the middle of the century.
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