Top 100 sustainable businesses honored

By Van Pham    December 10, 2020 | 05:00 pm PT
Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has announced a list of top 100 sustainable enterprises in Vietnam in 2020.

The ceremony to award the 100 most sustainable companies in Vietnam was organized by Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on Dec. 10.

The event was attended by leaders of the government, ministries and agencies along with nearly 300 representatives from domestic and international organizations and enterprises.

Top 100 sustainable businesses honored

Representatives of top 100 sustainable businesses at the ceremony.

Some outstanding names in the top 100 sustainable businesses are Vietnam Dairy Products JSC, Heineken Vietnam, Nestlé Vietnam, Coca-Cola Vietnam, TH Group, Tin Nghia Corp., Saigon Newport Corp., Dinh Vu IZ Joint Stock Company (Deep C) and Imexpharm.

In 2020, the Corporate Sustainability Index (CSI) continues to be used as criteria to assess the sustainable development of businesses.

Speaking at the ceremony, Vu Tien Loc, VCCI President, VBCSD Chair, said that the CSI Program has received the positive feedback from businesses, and also been highly appreciated by the government for promoting corporate sustainability among businesses.

"In order for CSI to come closer to the business community and effectively support businesses of different sizes, VCCI will launch a modified CSI index that fits even micro, small and medium enterprises, and large enterprises", Loc added.

Entering the fifth edition, despite challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic, the CSI 2020 program still records a large number of participating enterprises from different fields, among which the organizing committee has selected 100 most sustainable enterprises.

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