ESG Initiative Vietnam 2024, co-launched by USAID and MPI, continues on from previous programs and aims to promote sustainable business practices among private enterprises and implement an ESG assessment framework.
The US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee launched a project on September 20 to promote renewable energy solutions and efficient energy use to address the city’s urban energy challenges.
The General Department of Vietnam Customs cooperated with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to organize a conference on September 16 on implementing a pilot program to support and encourage businesses to voluntarily comply with customs laws. According to Vietnam Customs, of the 190,000 enterprises conducting trade activities, only 10 per cent comply at the medium and high levels, while some 89 per cent are at the low or non-compliant level.
Analysts at the “Removing policy barriers to implement the PPP Law” seminar, organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in cooperation with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), proposed a number of solutions to four issues affecting the “vitality” of the Law.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed an MOU on June 8 on cooperation to reduce pollution and climate change in the Mekong Delta and to help Vietnam accelerate its transition to clean energy. The two sides will pursue common development goals such as reducing plastic waste and other types of pollution, improving solid waste management, reducing emissions in agriculture, and promoting the development and deployment of renewable energy at the central level and in urban areas.