Seminar on building sustainable business models in Vietnam on May 10, 2016

Under the umbrella of the ‘Tomorrow is Green’ campaign, The Netherlands Embassy and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry have taken the initiative to organize an event to promote building sustainable business models in Vietnam.

This event will have as key objective to address the responsibility of the private sector in the sustainability challenges. The seminar will focus on what is needed to build truly sustainable business models, with practical experience sharings Dutch and Vietnamese guest speakers. The seminar will be interactive creating an opportunity for speakers and participants to exchange ideas and experiences and to discuss dilemmas.

 To make this a successful event, your organization, and the experience you have to share, is most appreciated. Therefore we would like to invite you to be present at this seminar.

 Date:     May 10, 8:00 – 12:00

 Venue:  Melia Hanoi Hotel, 44b Ly Thuong Kiet street, Hanoi

 Please refer to the attached agenda for more details.

 For registration, kindly contact Ms. Pham Phuong Linh at: or on this number: +84 979 563 659. We have limited seats available, please confirm soonest on your availability and of a suggested partner or company.

 We believe and expect that, your valuable contributions to the seminar will inspire the business community in Vietnam in the path towards sustainability.

 We look forward to welcoming you at the event.

 With kind regards,         

 Yours Sincerely,

Seminar on Building Sustainable Business Models in Vietnam

 Date:     May 10, 8:00 – 12:00

 Venue: Functioning Room 6-7, Melia Hanoi Hotel, 44b Ly Thuong Kiet street, Hanoi

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

 08:00-08:30         Welcome guests

 08:30-08:40         Opening remarks by Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Ms. Nienke Trooster

 08:40-08:50         Opening remarks by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Chairman Mr. Vu Tien Loc

 08:50-09:15         Keynote speech by the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC) on the journey towards sustainability – Friesland Campina Asia Regional CEO Mr. Piet Hilarides

 09:15-09:40         Inspirational speech by Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vu Duc Dam (to be confirmed)

 09:40-10:00         Coffee break

 10:00-10:20         Case by DSGC Unilever’s Vice President Corporate Relations Mr.  Tran Vu Hoai

 10:20-10:40         Case sharing experience , Viettel Corporation’s Representative

 10:40-11:00         Case Financing circular business models by ING bank Chief Representative Mr. Remco Gaanderse

 11:00-11:45         Discussion with active moderation

 11:45-11:55         Conclusion by VBSCD/VCCI Secretary General Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh

 11:55-12:00         Closing remarks by Dutch Ambassador Ms. Nienke Trooster

*This agenda is subjected to change

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