Active engagement to face energy issues head-on

Active engagement to face energy issues head-on

The global energy crisis that is fast approaching requires the world to come up with sustainable solutions. John Rockhold, chairman of the Vietnam Business Forum’s Power and Energy Working Group, talked with VIR’s Nguyen Thu about long-term resilience and fuel reserves in Vietnam.
Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

Nike Vietnam ramp production and carbon commitments back up to pre-pandemic levels

All Nike facilities in Vietnam resumed production, reinstating the company's commitment to the Vietnamese market and its carbon emissions reduction path.
Plans for green growth hitting the right notes

Plans for green growth hitting the right notes

Large corporations and forward-thinking localities in Vietnam are taking ambitious climate action, thus positioning the country for long-term growth and reducing human vulnerability to climate change.
Partners pledge $665 million to support green recovery in ASEAN

Partners pledge $665 million to support green recovery in ASEAN

Four partners pledged $665 million to an ADB platform to mobilise $7 billion for low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia.
Vietnam encourages European investments in environmentally-friendly fields

Vietnam encourages European investments in environmentally-friendly fields

Vietnam is encouraging European enterprises to invest in environmentally-friendly fields in the country, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien has said.
COP26 leaders vow new drive to save forests

COP26 leaders vow new drive to save forests

World leaders will conclude a two-day climate summit on Tuesday with a multibillion-dollar pledge to end deforestation by 2030 -- a date too far away for campaigners who want action sooner to save the planet's lungs.
India to hit net-zero climate target by 2070: Modi

India to hit net-zero climate target by 2070: Modi

India's economy will become carbon neutral by the year 2070, the country's prime minister announced Monday at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
Vietnam, UK enhance cooperation in digital economy, digital transformation

Vietnam, UK enhance cooperation in digital economy, digital transformation

Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and the UK’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Chris Philp signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in digital economy and digital transformation on November 1 (London time).
BCG Energy enters into a wind power development agreement with Siemens Gamesa

BCG Energy enters into a wind power development agreement with Siemens Gamesa

BCG Energy and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signed a memorandum of understanding for providing equipment and technical solutions for wind power development in Vietnam on the sidelines of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties
China eases power crunch with boost to coal production

China eases power crunch with boost to coal production

China said it has increased daily coal production by over one million tonnes, easing its energy shortage as world leaders gather in Britain for climate talks billed as one of the last chances to avert catastrophic global warming.
PM calls on nations to make commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions

PM calls on nations to make commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has called on countries to make strong commitments to reduce greenhouse emissions on the basis of common responsibility that suit their conditions and capacity, adding that there should be fairness and justice in climate change issues.
PM attends opening ceremony of 26th UN Climate Change Conference

PM attends opening ceremony of 26th UN Climate Change Conference

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the opening ceremony of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1 afternoon (local time).
PM receives leaders of global economic groups on sidelines of COP26

PM receives leaders of global economic groups on sidelines of COP26

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said Vietnam’s attendance at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) once again affirms its commitment to cutting carbon emissions to zero by 2050, and calls for fairness and justice in climate change issues.
'Digging our own graves': COP26 leaders told take climate action

'Digging our own graves': COP26 leaders told take climate action

World leaders were told to help "save humanity" on Monday at the COP26 climate summit and warned that failure was "immoral" and would sow bitterness for generations.
US to galvanize global 'ambition' on climate: officials

US to galvanize global 'ambition' on climate: officials

The United States is back to leading the world on fighting climate change and President Joe Biden will use a UN summit in Glasgow to energize partners, US officials said.
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