Sustainable practices can bring a wide range of benefits to companies, including financial, social, and environmental. In Vietnam, many companies are starting to adopt sustainable practices and are seeing the positive impacts on their operations and bottom line.
One of the biggest telecommunications firms in Vietnam, Viettel, is an example of a Vietnamese business that has effectively adopted sustainable practices. To reduce its impact upon the environment and improve its social responsibility, Viettel has undertaken a range of initiatives including:
Energy efficiency: Viettel uses solar power to produce electricity and has installed LED lighting as part of its energy-saving initiatives. These actions have assisted the company in lowering its energy usage and carbon emissions.
Reduction of waste: Viettel has reduced the quantity of waste it sends to landfills by implementing a waste segregation and recycling program. To lessen the usage of single-use plastics, the company also encourages its staff to utilize reusable water bottles and coffee cups.
Community involvement: Viettel has a strong focus on corporate social responsibility and has implemented a number of initiatives to support local communities. These include providing access to education and healthcare, as well as supporting small businesses and farmers through training and development programs.
The implementation of these sustainable practices has brought a range of benefits to Viettel. The company has seen financial savings from energy efficiency measures, as well as improved employee morale and engagement due to its focus on social responsibility. Viettel has also seen an increase in customer loyalty as consumers are more likely to support companies that are committed to sustainability.
Viettel is just one example of a Vietnamese company that has successfully implemented sustainable practices, and there are many others that are also seeing the positive impacts of sustainability on their operations and bottom line. If you are an SME that’s ready to start adopting sustainability practices, feel free to reach out to us for a discussion via the contact form.