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.
Businesses urged to usher in sustainability era

Businesses urged to usher in sustainability era

Though Vietnam has pledged to achieve net zero by 2050, sustainability awareness remains an obscure concept among listed enterprises. Therefore, a shared understanding of what constitutes sustainability is being deemed critical at local and regional levels to attract and allocate resources towards green development.
The principles for emission ambition

The principles for emission ambition

VIR’s Van Nguyen spoke with Dinh Thi Quynh Van, general director of PwC Vietnam, about how the country can successfully carry out its commitments.
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.
Overseeing bolder commitments in line with the country’s greener intentions

Overseeing bolder commitments in line with the country’s greener intentions

The commitment of Vietnam at the COP26 climate summit to achieve the target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is consistent with the trend of green recovery post-pandemic and the human-centred economy that the resolution of the 13th Party Congress has just adopted.
Offering a direction for the nation’s climate change efforts

Offering a direction for the nation’s climate change efforts

This month Vietnam announced strong commitments to tackling climate change, including the target to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Terence D. Jones, resident representative a.i. in Vietnam for the United Nations Development Programme, talked with VIR’s Thanh Thu about the country’s significant commitment.
Unilever Vietnam on net zero commitment in the context of COP26

Unilever Vietnam on net zero commitment in the context of COP26

Do Thai Vuong, vice president of Sustainable Development and Communications, talks about Unilever Vietnam's plastic management strategy to reach net-zero by 2030.
Civilisation at stake in most important climate talks yet

Civilisation at stake in most important climate talks yet

The pressure is on for nations to deliver when it comes to a robust agreement at the upcoming COP26 climate summit – none more so than the British hosts. But with key representation set to miss the event and leaders criticised of not taking the matter seriously enough, it remains to be seen if the world can come together to turn the climate tide.