BAT GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY VIA ESG ACTIVITIES

On 1 & 2 April 2021, BAT Vietnam’s Leadership team together with its partners had a trip to the leaf growing area in Gia Lai. During the trip, everyone visited leaf field, loose leaf barn as well as learned more about the drone technology which helps to increase the effectiveness of pesticide use, reduce the labor and protect farmers ‘health.

On this occasion, the leadership team and partners handed over two charity houses to two families of ethnic group. There, the company representatives, and partners also planted 800 trees, covering 1,200 m of road at Ia Broai commune, Ia Pa district, Gia Lai.

Via such activities, BAT would like to share difficulties with impoverished people in Gia Lai province as well as contribute to change the scenery of Ia Broai commune and bring benefit for over 6,000 people living here.

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ZERO WASTE TO LANDFILL AT BAT VIETNAM’S FACTORIES

Following the achievement of the factory in Dong Nai, BAT's factory in Binh Chanh remarked a milestone of zero waste to landfill since 1st April of 2021. To achieve this, VINA-BAT JV organized many trainings of waste categorization for all employees as well as apply many other environmental activities.

KEEPING THE STRENGTH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE OF TRAPHACO

In January 2021, Traphaco was awarded major titles and awards in the field of Oriental medicine - Herbal medicine. Specifically, on January 8th, 2021, Traphaco ranked No. 1 reputable oriental pharmaceutical company in 2020, the rankings officially announced by Vietnam Report Joint Stock Company (Vietnam Report).

SOLVE FOR TOMORROW 2021” OFFICIALLY KICKS OFF: SAMSUNG EMPOWERING YOUNG PIONEER GENERATION TO MAKE POSITIVE CHANGES TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

The competition provides a meaningful and creativity-encouraging playground to help Vietnam future generation apply technology into everyday life.

Dow wins with product performance and sustainability at the leading 2021 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards

SINGAPORE – April 2, 2021 – Dow (NYSE: DOW) clinched two notable product wins for superior performance and wide application at the 2021 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards in the Plastics Raw Materials & Additives category.

SCGP (SCG PACKAGING) PROVIDES INNOVATIONS TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN VIETNAM, STEMMED FROM THE COMPANY’S WORLD-CLASS EXPERTISE

Hai Duong, March 17, 2021: In the context of COVID-19 escalating in Hai Duong Province since early February, SCGP has taken timely actions to provide innovative applications, offering convenient solutions for the provincial healthcare workforce during COVID-19 battle. Accordingly, SCGP presented 10,000 paper boxes carrying provisions for the community living in Cam Giang quarantine area and has designed and produced 100 paper beds for the field hospitals in Hai Duong. Besides, SCGP will also donate 6 positive chambers to support the medical workforce in Hai Duong and Binh Duong province to collect samples safely, and VND 200 million to support the fighting of COVID-19 pandemic.

AES Vietnam announces new corporate branding, accompanied by new product offerings in solar energy and battery storage

Hanoi, VIETNAM, April 13, 2021 – AES Vietnam, a division of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), launched today its new brand identity that reflects the company’s commitment and the world’s transition to a cleaner energy future. As a leader in clean growth and innovation, AES has been leading the energy industry with cutting-edge technologies in LNG to power, renewables, digital innovation, and battery energy storage while creating the greener, smarter energy solutions the world needs.

AES Vietnam presents gifts to poor households in Vietnam for the traditional Lunar New Year in 2021

On the occasion of the Lunar New Year in February 2021, AES Vietnam presented Tet gifts to a number of poor and near-poor households and students in the provinces of Binh Thuan and Quang Ninh. The gifts were presented in cooperation with the local People's Committees in the two provinces.

AES Mong Duong donates 1,000 COVID-19 test kits in Quang Ninh Province

On 12 March 2021, AES Mong Duong Power Company presented 500 COVID-19 test kits - the first batch of 1,000 COVID-19 test kits to Cam Pha Healthcare Center, with the aim to continue supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the province. The handover ceremony was organized with the presence of representatives of Cam Pha People’s Committee, Cam Pha Fatherland Front, Cam Pha Healthcare Center, AES Mong Duong and other local authorities.

Dow Vietnam STEM Program: Engineering Projects

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – On March 16, 2021, USAID BUILD-IT and the Dow Vietnam STEM Program hosted their second Engineering Projects (eProjects) Innovation Showcase at Cao Thang Technical College. The showcase allowed student teams from across Vietnam to demonstrate their industry-mentored prototypes to peers and professionals from across Vietnam. The showcase was abuzz with students, professionals, and academics sharing innovations in plastic recycling, biodegradable chewing gum, and eco-friendly packaging materials.

Apply Circular Economy for a better tomorrow

BAT’s factory in Dong Nai has invested and innovated to minimize the damage to the environment and applied a circular economy for better environment. The factory has made great efforts in reducing the harmful effects of air pollution and environmental pollution.