Zooming ahead in sustainable economic growth – digitally

Zooming ahead in sustainable economic growth – digitally

Over the past three decades, Vietnam’s socioeconomic growth has been a remarkable success story. However, rapid economic development and industrialisation has come at a cost. Energy consumption has tripled over the past decade, making Vietnam one of the most energy intensive countries in East Asia. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are increasing rapidly and expected to triple by 2030.
Lenders energise foreign-owned power projects

Lenders energise foreign-owned power projects

A handful of local and foreign banks are leveraging their insights and optimising financial resources to promote energy and power transition in Vietnam, thus contributing to the country’s sustainable national energy policy.
Bayer promoting sustainable Vietnam healthcare and agriculture

Bayer promoting sustainable Vietnam healthcare and agriculture

As a multinational company with roots in Germany, Bayer, with its key businesses in healthcare and agriculture, has not only contributed to economic gains in Vietnam but also significantly helped it step up efforts in sustainable development.
Building a sustainable world that works for all

Building a sustainable world that works for all

The demand is growing around the world: for energy, for healthcare, for aviation – even as COVID-19 remains a concern. Growth, of course, is not new; but what is new is our need to meet this demand, while also ensuring these critical sectors are sustainable for the future.
BAC A BANK’s stellar growth with green focus

BAC A BANK’s stellar growth with green focus

Established in 1994, locally-invested BAC A BANK has weathered all difficulties to grow from strength to strength in an effective manner, suitable to the sustainable socioeconomic development strategy of the country as a whole.
IFF Holdings introduces fresh services

IFF Holdings introduces fresh services

IFF Holdings has just rolled out the three main business lines of investment and development of real estate, financial investment, and investment advisory.
Siemens can help make Vietnam’s cities smarter and more sustainable

Siemens can help make Vietnam’s cities smarter and more sustainable

Facing the heavy aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is trying to further develop its smart cities. Pham Thai Lai, CEO of Siemens ASEAN and Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Tung Hanh about the obstacles facing cities today and the role of Siemens in supporting the country’s cities to become smarter.
Carbon market plans offer real hope for sustainable Vietnam

Carbon market plans offer real hope for sustainable Vietnam

Vietnam is working on a roadmap that lays out policy proposals for implementing market-based carbon pricing instruments, giving hope to enterprises towards sustainable development.
When sustainability is woven into a company’s DNA

When sustainability is woven into a company’s DNA

Being passionate about sustainability for decades, AkzoNobel has long pursued a sustainable journey on three key pillars: people, plane, and paint. By developing sustainably and comprehensively, AkzoNobel is aiming to not only provide its customers with products that meet their needs, but also to contribute to the community as well as environment more fresh and livable spaces.
HEINEKEN Vietnam delivering further sustainable initiatives

HEINEKEN Vietnam delivering further sustainable initiatives

HEINEKEN Vietnam had an impressive year expanding their footprint, introducing new products and supporting communities in 2019. Believing that 2020 will start a decade in which the world makes a meaningful change to adopt a more sustainable approach
Schneider Electric’s 4.0 tech for sustainable development

Schneider Electric’s 4.0 tech for sustainable development

As Schneider Electric continues to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Vietnam, the French corporation repeated its commitment to Vietnam’s sustainable future, driven by Industry 4.0 technologies.
Seeking a robust sustainable future

Seeking a robust sustainable future

Vietnam has experienced rapid industrialisation and urbanisation, which has led to environmental degradation, pollution, and a greater consumption of energy. Murooka Naomichi, senior representative from the Japan International Cooperation Agency, writes about the journey towards sustainable development for Vietnam.
Los Angeles and Ho Chi Minh City establish sustainability alliance

Los Angeles and Ho Chi Minh City establish sustainability alliance

Los Angeles Business Council and Ho Chi Minh City struck up a new alliance to promote sustainability.
Italian Design Day targets sustainable creations

Italian Design Day targets sustainable creations

Vietnamese and Italian designers and architects will gather in Hanoi to celebrate Italian Design Day.  
EU and MoIT launch sustainable energy programme

EU and MoIT launch sustainable energy programme

The EU and MoIT launched the EU-Vietnam Energy Facility to support the EU's Energy Sector Policy Support Programme.
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