[Webinar] Vietnam’s Green Economy – Opportunities for Sustainable Investment
Thursday, October 6, 2022 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
As one of the countries increasingly impacted by climate change, Vietnam is accelerating its transition to become a green economy, which opens up new business opportunities for foreign direct investment in the country.
The Vietnamese government is highly committed to tackle the challenges and meet the targets set by the Power Development Master Plan 8 draft and the related series of Decisions and Decrees approved by the MOIT.
Combined with a number of government incentives for sustainable sectors and environmentally friendly production and business practices, the opportunities for FDI investment in sectors like Renewables, Circular Economy, Environmental Protection among many others are unprecedented.
In this webinar, Mr. Erick Contreras Board Member of EuroCham's Green Growth Sector Committee & Managing Director BASF Vietnam and Mr. Filippo Scaglia - International Business Advisor of Dezan Shira & Associates will give a comprehensive overview on:
Climate and energy: current situation and Vietnam commitments
PDP 8 and Energy-related Policy
Potential market for renewable energy and opportunities for foreign investors
International Business Advisor at Dezan Shira & Associates
Graduated in Law at the University of Bergamo, with a focus on European and International Law. After completing his forensic traineeship in Italy, he took his first steps in Asia gaining experience in law firms across Asia, in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Since 2019 he has been supporting foreign companies operating in the Vietnamese market. As International Business Advisors he is providing assistance to companies operating all over Asia with implementing their market entry strategy and their Intellectual Property Rights protection. Currently based at the Vietnam office in Ho Chi Minh City.
Managing Director of BASF Vietnam
Professional Career • 2019 to Present: Managing Director, BASF Vietnam • 2017: Vice Director, Fuels and Lubricants, Performance Chemicals, BASF Regional Headquarters, Hong Kong • 2016: Sr. Regional Manager, ASEAN Business Development, Intermediates, BASF Regional Headquarters, Hong Kong • 2010: Sr. Regional Manager, Gas Treatment, Intermediates, BASF Regional Headquarters, Hong Kong • 2007: Technical Sales Manager, BASF Australia & New Zealand • 1997-2007: Various positions, Shell Philippines & Shell Global Solutions (Malaysia) Others • 2019 to Present: Vice Chairman, European Chamber Vietnam Green Growth Committee • 2021 to Present: Steering Committee, Vietnam Business Forum, Environment Working Group • 2021 to Present: Technical Advisor, Alliance to End Plastic Waste Vietnam Flagship Project Education • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, University of the Philippines • Master of Business Administration, University of Manchester