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“CSR and sustainable
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For many companies, sustainability is of paramount importance in business. Keppel Land is among them. In line with Keppel’s Vision 2030, while pursuing various corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, the property developer has wholeheartedly committed itself to environmental protection and solutions to climate change.
For policymakers, sustainability is a long-term goal, a vision to make the economy more stable and resilient to achieve a more competitive edge in the years to come. For the business community, while many enterprises are mulling or making investment in this cause to adapt themselves to the inevitable trend, many others are eyeing sustainability as a remote choice, or a decorative term only. It is because of the high cost as well as the multiple difficulties associated with the transformation from a linear approach to a circular one.
As one of the world’s most famous brands, Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Limited, or Coca-Cola Vietnam, has been present in the country since 1994. The beverage company is striving to run its factories in HCMC, Danang and Hanoi with the production lines matching the firm’s sustainable development strategy.
BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, has been active in a range of social engagement programs to provide the community with the improved quality of life. The company has actively integrated environmental protection and social responsibility into its business strategy, especially in helping the community familiarize themselves with scientific issues.
Siberian Wellness, a Russia-headquartered manufacturer of health and beauty products using natural ingredients, has made a long-term commitment to protecting the planet. The company is striving to demonstrate the commitment, by not only protecting the environment but also proactively coming up with initiatives and projects to restore, preserve and develop the environment on a large scale. Such efforts are made apparent via environmental protection activities by Siberian Wellness in Vietnam.
It is not classified as a social enterprise, but Duy Tan Recycle can assert its position among the most socially enterprising companies in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR), especially when it comes to environmental protection. The reason is simple: its main scope of business is to collect and recycle plastic waste.
As a food processing company, what Acecook Vietnam could do the straightforward way to the community in its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, needless to say, is to donate its products to the poor. It is doing this, but in an in-depth manner to create long-lasting benefits for society.
For Binh Minh Plastic, nurturing the spirit of sharing and showing compassion for the underprivileged, especially those living in poverty-stricken localities or suffering from natural calamities, are regular corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The company has for years quietly conducted philanthropist programs to soothe people’s sufferings.
This November will witness some 1,000 people joining a mini-marathon to raise funds for a program known as “Incubating the Green Bud”, which is the third edition to be organized by Digiworld for a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program to benefit the community in various dimensions. Through its CSR program, Digiworld also expects to raise public awareness on nurturing young talents as green buds – figuratively – for the future development, and to boost green coverage for the land, literally.
For a cement manufacturer, it is by no means unfamiliar when choosing a brand philosophy to be “Build for life”. However, at INSEE Vietnam, whose cement factory is located in Kien Luong District, Kien Giang Province, the implications behind this brand philosophy are quite significant: helping build a community where living is more worthwhile.
With the vision of becoming the most trusted insurance company in Vietnam and the mission of providing services and solutions for life, Hanwha Life Vietnam Insurance Company Limited (Hanwha Life Vietnam) has committed to enabling social, economic, and environmental prosperity by implementing multiple corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities during more than 14 years of operation in Vietnam.
Since its inception in 2011, PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertilizer JSC (PVCFC) has seen fulfilment in both business and community activities. Pursuing its philosophy of sharing and giving back to society for the betterment of all walks of life, the local fertilizer producer has implemented a variety of social programs to benefit needy people and create positive values for society over the past 11 years.
For the nutrition product company Herbalife Vietnam, contributing to a healthier generation is deemed a mission rather than merely an act of goodwill to the community. Over the years, the company has therefore set aside resources for the wellbeing of the community, not only underprivileged people but the general public as well.
As a responsible organization, besides focusing on being purpose-led and returns-driven, Frasers Property is well aware to create lasting shared value, for people, businesses and communities. Frasers Property’s Community Investment is the Group-wide umbrella for all of Frasers Property’s social impact initiatives in over 70 cities and 20 countries globally, and is the solid foundation that allows them to accompany and support their wider business community.
Just one week after severe flash floods on October 2, 2022 swept though several neighborhoods in Ky Son District in the north-central province of Nghe An, PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Corporation (PVFCCo) sent a team to the affected communes to help ease people’s sufferings. The PVFCCo team, in the spirit of sharing, made donations in kind and in cash worth VND122 million in total to the hardest-hit people in two communes in the district.
For many enterprises, corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities are an integral part of their business strategies as they want to hrive together with the community. Numerous businesses pursue environmental protection with their CSR programs, many choose to support education or healthcare for the wellbeing of the community, while others target sci-tech development for the general advancement of society.
Vietnam Australia School (VAS) is the largest bilingual international school in HCMC with a long history of 18 years, and an impressive number of achievements and scholarships won by its students in Vietnamese and international exams. VAS is also known as a school that nurtures core values for future generations.
As a premier life insurance brand from Japan, the success of Dai-ichi Life Vietnam over the past 15 years has been reflected not only in its sustainable growth figures, in the trust of more than four million Vietnamese customers and their families, but also in its incessant contribution to the community.
Identified as one of the four key pillars at Joint-stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), corporate social responsibility (CSR) is put at the core of the bank’s business philosophy and is upheld by BIDV executives and employees. The lender, from the bottom of its heart, has been ceaselessly implementing CSR practices to spread love for and kindness towards the community.
Since its very first days in Vietnam, NS BlueScope has attached much importance to CSR activities. Its CSR activities are diversified, including contributing to the community and the green and safe environment, supporting its partners to improve their competitiveness and produce green and environmentally friendly products, and creating a safe and happy working environment for its employees.
Publication Permit No. 41/GP-CBC issued on June 2, 2021
by the Authority of Press