June 04, 2022 | 15:59
The acronym ESG - or environmental, social and governance - has been around for a while but has only recently become the business community’s go-to buzzword. Many companies worldwide are now touting their ESG credentials and Vietnamese companies are no different.
January 13, 2022 | 15:17
Amid rapidly rising global expectations for business to adopt responsible, transparent, and effective sustainable business practices, many companies are struggling to work out what it means to them, what they need to change, and why.
December 09, 2021 | 20:00
“Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is not new to us at all. It is something we have been working on forever. It us part of our DNA since we started doing business,” said Annica Witschard, CEO of Home Credit Vietnam on the releasing of its inaugural ESG Report.
October 20, 2021 | 21:28
Fika co-founder and CEO Denise Sandquist shared with VIR the company's core values and ambitions in Vietnam.
May 15, 2021 | 08:00
Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria are internationally seen as the foundation of long-term sustainable growth. Robust ESG initiatives could thus help companies access a larger pool of high-quality capital, especially from value
December 07, 2020 | 16:00
Implementing and meeting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria is not easy in the Vietnamese market.
September 14, 2020 | 07:18
With the advent of social trading, investing without putting in the hours of research and getting down the fundamentals no longer sounds like a recipe for disaster.
September 19, 2018 | 09:59
Social security mechanism and regulations will have to be changed since the fourth industrial revolution and free movement of labour have led to new kinds of jobs and ways of working, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
April 09, 2013 | 09:00
Unpaid social insurance fees have hit a record on the back of dark economic woes.
March 13, 2013 | 15:31
Frustration is growing among real estate developers who were expecting a faster deployment of Resolution 02/NQ-CP’s reforms designed to revive the lackluster property market.
January 28, 2013 | 17:23
Numerous real estate developers facing the perilous economy are proposing to convert on-going projects from market-rate commercial housing to subsidised social housing.
January 02, 2013 | 09:38
PM Nguyen Tan Dung has sent a New Year message emphasising the central tasks of 2013, which include institutional improvement, combination of monetary and fiscal policies, support for businesses, administrative reform, economic restructuring, and guarantee of social welfare.
November 22, 2012 | 16:46
Microsoft believes organisations are rapidly seeking the benefits of creating a connected user experience in the workplace.
October 22, 2012 | 15:53
On the occasion of 2nd Annual Social Entrepreneur Affair in Hanoi during October 25-26, International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry (IWFCI) Singapore chairwoman Ann Phua talks with VIR about the group’s support for Vietnam’s social entrepreneurs.
October 22, 2012 | 15:50
Through its practical corporate social responsibility activities, Jahwa Vina Company has helped make the dreams of disadvantaged people come true since it arrived in Vietnam two years ago.