HEINEKEN Vietnam continues to be one of the most sustainable businesses

16:41 | 28/11/2019
HEINEKEN Vietnam was named amongst the top three of Vietnam's Top 100 Sustainable Businesses 2019 (in the manufacturing sector). The event was organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in co-operation with the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD).
heineken vietnam continues to be one of the most sustainable companies

Le Thi Ngoc My, director of the Sustainable Development Division, represented HEINEKEN Vietnam to take over the award for Sustainable Businesses from Tran Hong Ha, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, and Vo Tan Thanh, vice chairman of the VCCI

This is the fourth consecutive year that HEINEKEN Vietnam has received this honourable recognition for its continuous efforts in sustainability and the positive impact that the company has created for Vietnam's socio-economic development.

According to Quang Vinh, secretary-general of the VCCI cum vice chairman cum secretary-general of Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD): “HEINEKEN Vietnam is a leading business in sustainability. Their success story of sustainable development is an inspiring example for the business community and the private sector. We highly appreciate the contribution of pioneering companies like HEINEKEN Vietnam and their active sharing of the best practices that support us to achieve the 2030 agenda for sustainable development in Vietnam.”

heineken vietnam continues to be one of the most sustainable companies
Le Thi Ngoc My, director of Sustainable Development Division, representing HEINEKEN Vietnam (the third from the left) received the Top 3 award of the most sustainable enterprises (the manufacturing sector) for the fourth consecutive year

Jacco Van der Linden, managing director of HEINEKEN Vietnam, said: “Being ranked among the top three most sustainable companies in Vietnam for the fourth consecutive year is an honour for everyone at HEINEKEN Vietnam. Sustainability has always been at the core of our business. This award is an added encouragement and a challenge for us to improve further because sustainability is a long-term journey that requires the co-operation of all stakeholders, including the business community."

Both HEINEKEN’s global and local/Vietnamese approach to sustainability covers its entire value chain from manufacturing to distribution to consumption. HEINEKEN Vietnam’s sustainability strategy focuses on six key areas and supports the implementation of six out of 17 SDGs, where the company believes it can have the greatest impact on Vietnam, including advocating responsible consumption, promoting health and safety, protecting water resources, reducing CO2 emissions, growing with communities, and sourcing sustainably.

By Tan Duong

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