Green Buildings in Vietnam: Where We Are and How We Will Meet the Targets in 2030

"Green Buildings in Vietnam: Where We Are and How We Will Meet the Targets in 2030," organized by EuroCham's Green Growth Sector Committee (GGSC), analyzed Vietnam's green building legal framework and highlighted green building initiatives.

 

The event "Green Buildings in Vietnam: Where We Are and How We Will Meet the Targets in 2030.” was successfully held on 7th June 2022! The event was moderated by GGSC Head of Sustainable Building Working Group, and Chairman of CCIPV, Mr Sergio Pereira da Silva.


During his opening speech, GGSC Chairman Tomaso Andreatta discussed the overview of building emissions in relation to the commitment to achieve zero carbon in 2050.

The first session focused on policy and featured an inspiring presentation from Mr Tran Khanh Trung, President of the HCMC Green Construction Club. In his speech, he highlighted the importance of government support in developing a transparent and comprehensive plan for the development of green construction.

This was followed up by a roundtable with the Chairwoman of the Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC) Green Building Council Ms Phan Thu Hang, and Co-Founder and Business Development Director of GREENVIET Green Building Consultancy (LEED/LOTUS) Mr Do Huu Nhat Quang.

In addition, several presentations were held during the event’s second session, focusing on best practices in the construction sector. In this portion, Except Integrated Sustainability CEO Mr Tom Bosschaert, Vice President of Projects at Schneider Electric Vietnam Mr Do Nguyen Hung, VilandCo JSC Director Nguyen Trung Kien, kobi lighting studio’s Founder Mr Jonathan Trouillon, and INSEE’s Technical Consultant Superintendent Mr Nguyen Hung Thuy all presented the unique green building services and products offered by their respective companies.

To close the event, the GGSC and the Vietnam Green Building Council further indicated their aim to collaborate in order to present a unified voice advocating for a better construction sector legal environment.


Source: CCIPV / EuroCham Vietnam / GGSC