It has up to 20ha of bare land, of which Tan Son commune accounts for 8ha. The move aims to increase forest coverage, improve biodiversity, and prevent climate change in protected areas. It also means JTI Vietnam helps offset nearly 300,000 tonnes of carbon emissions – equivalent to the total emissions of JTI office in 2019. In addition to environmental protection, the tree-planting project also creates economic value to the local community in the park. … [Read more...] about JTI Vietnam aims at Net Zero carbon emissions
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According to the representative, the private sector has the highest contribution to economic growth, accounting for about 40 per cent of GDP, attracting over 80 per cent of the national labour force. During 2010-2015, private investment into energy efficiency projects and solutions was from $100-230 million per industry, in which the four industries of steel, cement, paper, and sugar cane invested $627.8 million. However, he also affirmed that the private sector has a limited budget while the financial regime is still strict and sometimes difficult for this sector. Therefore, carbon pricing requires a transparent legal framework which encourages private investment. Besides, public financial lever for private investment should be strengthened. … [Read more...] about Carbon pricing instrument should be driven by national conditions
In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
Also joining the event virtually, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Hà Kim Ngọc and US Mission to ASEAN Chargé d'Affaires Melissa A. Brown, highlighted the importance of YSEALI and FUV in strengthening the future of Việt Nam and ASEAN. — VNS … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam
“We affirm that we don’t have any schemes to sell the shares of Vinmec and Vinschool. Vinmec and Vinschool are meaningful in Vingroup’s ecosystem and we pledge to develop the system to become better and more comprehensive,” stated a Vingroup representative on September 11. … [Read more...] about Vingroup denies unit sale reports