In addition to ensuring stable and safe power supply, EVN’s units have always demonstrated social responsibility. Each unit helps families in need, especially those of war invalids and martyrs living in the areas where they operate. This year, EVN units beefed up such activities in order to contribute to the dissemination of revolutionary traditions, patriotism, national pride, and responsibility of party members and state employees. Since June, EVN trade unions have been visiting families and revolution contributors in many localities. Specifically, the Power Transmission Company No.1 (PTC1) came to offer incense in memory of heroes and martyrs at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs Cemetery in Ha Giang Province; the Ninh Binh PC Trade Union visited and presented gifts to the Nho Quan Invalids Nursing Center in Ninh Binh Province. At the Vietnam-Laos International Martyrs Cemetery (Anh Son District, Nghe An Province), a delegation of the Nghe An Power Company offered incense and … [Read more...] about Power industry honors martyrs
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Seizing the opportunity laid out by its clean energy resources and phasing out coal could be key for Vietnam’s green growth path. Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has set a deadline for sectors to build plans for their sustainable development within the first quarter (Q1) of this year as part of efforts to materialize the country’s sustainable development. Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at COP26 in Glasgow, the UK in November 2021. Photo: VNA The PM demanded in Q2 a comprehensive program to implement Vietnam’s net-zero target that he pledged at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) in November 2021. Accordingly, authorized agencies are tasked with eight issues, namely energy transition, reducing greenhouse gas emissions; lowering methane emissions; developing electric cars; planting forests to absorb carbon dioxide; building construction materials and urban development suitable for green and sustainable … [Read more...] about [Net-zero strategy] Which way is possible for Vietnam’s net zero journey?
It requires the engagement of different stakeholders to ensure that carbon neutrality is achieved realistically and sustainably. Amid international efforts against climate change, Vietnam’s public and private sectors have made commitments to reduce their impact on the environment in the context that the country is among one of the most affected by global warming But how can carbon neutrality be achieved realistically and sustainably? Bamboo is biomass that captures CO 2 from the atmosphere effectively. Carbon neutrality is a state of net zero carbon emission, by cutting greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible, with any remaining emissions re-absorbed from the atmosphere, by oceans and forests for instance. Replacing polluting coal, gas, and oil-fired power with energy from renewable sources, such as wind or solar, would dramatically reduce carbon emissions. As well as deep and widespread cuts in emissions, for carbon neutrality to be … [Read more...] about Vietnam attempts to realize carbon neutrality commitment
As Vietnam steps into the post-pandemic era, experiences and learnings from the pandemic serve as a reminder of the importance of digital transformation and its crucial technology component. Eunjung Han, consultant at Rouse Legal Vietnam and vice chair of the Digital Sector Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam Despite COVID-19’s negative economic and social impact, Vietnam remains an attractive destination to European investors. According to the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) 2021 White Book, Vietnam’s stable macro-economic climate, with inflation in the single digits, continues to increase investor confidence in the country’s trade and investment environment. Only adding to that, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is paving the way for continued foreign direct investment (FDI) from the EU and is viewed as a means for shared recovery and economic rebound. As the first comprehensive FTA between the EU and a developing country in … [Read more...] about EVFTA underpinning growth in Vietnamese tech market