3GF 2016: Roles of Business Community in the Limelight

The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) in 2016 with the theme of “A Call to Action” was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The forum discussed green growth priorities where roles of the business community were emphasised. Just returning from 3GF 2016, Mr Nguyen Quang Vinh, Deputy Secretary General of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), has granted an interview to Vietnam Business Forum on this event.

VCCI to Rate Sustainable Companies

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)launched the sustainability rating programme for 2016 on April 20.

Proposing “2-in-1” National Business Gathering Model

In the new context, it is necessary to restructure the national business gathering model and trade promotion method to proactively shape and develop manufacturing and industry.

Listed Firms Hold Advantage in Race to Sustainability

“Later this year, the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) will announce the rankings of sustainable companies in Vietnam for the first time. Listed companies will have a lot of advantages in the race to be final winners of sustainable development awards,” said Mr Nguyen Quang Vinh, VCCI Deputy Secretary General and VBCSD Secretary General, in an interview with Vietnam Business Forum. Huong Giang reports.

ISO 14001:2015: Integration Key for Businesses

In the context of globalisation trend, Vietnam is regarded as an attractive investment destination for foreign investors and more and more multinational organisations have been present in Vietnam to do business. Sustainable development and corporate trustworthiness are necessary conditions for signing business agreements and ISO14001:2015 certificate is a key for business integration.

Dow Actively Contributes to Vietnam’s Sustainable Growth for 20 Years

Dow was named Amcham CSR Award 2015 by American Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi – a prestigious organization in American business community in Vietnam - for its smart CSR programs in Vietnam.

First independent assurance for Vietnamese sustainability report

PwC Vietnam and Vietnam’s largest insurance company Bao Viet Holdings have just inked a contract wherein the former will provide sustainability assurance services for the financial-insurance giant.

Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards launched

Newly launched Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards aspire to become the most inspiring recognition for sustainability reporting excellence in Asia. The 2015 edition of the Awards is open for entries now.

Dow Employees Travel to Indonesia to Develop Sustainable, Community-Driven Solutions while Enhancing Leadership Skills

For the third consecutive year, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has committed to combining leadership and business development while simultaneously addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges. From September 26 – October 3, 2015, Dow has 42 employees from 24 global locations on the ground in Surabaya, Indonesia to work with nonprofit organizations and address long-standing challenges in a key growth market for the Company. The program, Leadership in Action (LIA), is being held for the first time in Asia and in one of Dow’s focused growth geographies. The company recently opened its first sales office in Surabaya, the capital of East Java province.