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Wind farm in Vietnam

Navigating ESG Trends in Vietnam: Progress and Challenges

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) has emerged as a global priority, garnering interest from investors, customers, regulators, and stakeholders. This ...
Chinese Dragon dance

A Chinese New Year Recap 2024

Last week, millions of people around the world were busy preparing for one of the year’s biggest festivals – Chinese ...
Engineer installing solar panels on a warehouse roof in Thailand

Increasing Profitability through Integrating ESG Initiatives

In today's dynamic business landscape, the concept of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) concerns is undergoing a profound transformation. The ...
Hanoi city centre

“China Plus One” – Who is Your “Plus One”?

Geopolitical Tensions and Supply Chain Risks Drive “China Plus One” Strategy In the ever-evolving landscape of global economics, China, once ...
Container ships on the Red Sea

Navigating Geopolitical Currents: Red Sea Disruptions and a Demand for a Different Approach

The Suez Canal, a vital passage in the Red Sea, became a focal point of global attention in March 2021 ...
Semiconductor production line

Vietnam Holds Promise as a Global Semiconductor Hub

The semiconductor industry is one of the most strategic and lucrative sectors in the global economy, with a market value ...
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Wholly Owned Subsidiaries: A Guide to Navigating Entry into Vietnam’s Business Landscape

Vietnam is steadily becoming an economic hot spot in Southeast Asia, attracting foreign investors with its dynamic growth and strategic ...
Vietnamese businessman in the city

Procedures for Establishing a Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) in Vietnam: A Guide

Navigating through a series of well-defined procedures, the establishment of a WOS involves obtaining key certificates that lay the foundation ...
Supplier checking paperwork in a warehouse

EU-Asia ESG Alignment Across the Value-Chain: The CSRD Catalyst

Identifying the ESG compatibility between your corporate headquarters and the Asian sector of your value chain goes beyond standard due ...
Singapore and Hong Kong

Tiger Cities of Asia: A Look at the M&A Landscape in Hong Kong & Singapore

Introduction Amidst recent ripples of turbulence in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscapes of Hong Kong and Singapore, these two ...
Wind and solar power plant in Vietnam

Vietnam Sustainability Investments

Introduction Energy plays a crucial role in the development of any country, and Vietnam is no exception. With a rapidly ...
Wall street

SPACs in the US Versus Other Exchanges

I  Introduction The growth in popularity of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) has been a pivotal shift in global capital ...
China decoupling

China Decoupling: Exploring Alternative Markets

Introduction Geopolitical tensions, trade disputes, and supply chain risks related to foreign companies in China continue to affect global business ...
Solar engineer installing panels

Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) – A Key Strategy for European’s Sustainable Development

Overview of the regulation The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) came into force on January 5, 2023. It is an ...
Factory chimneys emitting smoke

CBAM is Impacting Trade Between Europe and Asia

Carbon leakage is a type of spillover effect in which a country's adoption of stricter climate policies leads to a ...