ESG and Impact Investing in Vietnam – Promoting Sustainable Growth and ROI
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There has been a clear movement towards sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria within the investment and business community globally, as well as here in Vietnam.
Companies and investors are increasingly integrating ESG criteria in their own businesses as well as utilizing such criteria to evaluate potential investments.
Why do companies/investors care about ESG criteria?
What are the challenges facing Vietnam’s financial sector in its efforts to meet local and international ESG standards?
How can Vietnam ensure that it has the right conditions to attract global companies that value ESG criteria?
How can investors evaluate potential partners and investee companies to determine if they meet ESG criteria?
How can companies located in Vietnam embrace and more fully implement ESG criteria in their business operations to promote sustainable growth?
What is the difference between ESG and Impact Investing?
How can ESG/Impact startups attract financing and deliver sustainable returns?
What role can NGOs play in ESG and Impact investing?
The purpose of this event is to provide insights on the opportunities and challenges of ESG and Impact investing in Vietnam through the perspective of prominent ESG and Impact investors, a renowned environmentalist and NGO founder, and an ESG/Impact startup founder.
|4:00 PM||Check-in for physical attendees|
|4:15 PM||Check-in for virtual attendees|
|4:30 PM||Welcome Remarks|
|4:35 PM||Panel discussion|
|5:30 PM||Audience Q&A|
|6:00 PM||Virtual event ends
|7:00 PM||Event ends|
AmCham Members: VND 650,000
Non-members: VND 800,000
AmCham Members: VND 300,000
Non-members: VND 450,000
|Reservations/cancellations must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.|
Chairman and CEO, Saigon Asset Management (SAM)
Louis Nguyen is the Chairman and CEO of Saigon Asset Management (SAM), a fund management and investment banking firm based in Saigon, Vietnam. SAM focuses on the capital markets, real estate, and impact investment. Since 2007, SAM and its funds have invested in over US$500 million in over 70 companies and projects in Vietnam, as well as outperformed their peer funds and related indices.
Prior to founding SAM, Louis was Managing Director at VinaCapital, a fund management firm with over US$3 billion of asset under management. He was also Founding General Partner at IDG Ventures Vietnam, a technology fund management firm with over US$100 million of asset under management.
Prior to arriving in Vietnam in 2003, Louis was Vice President at Intelligent Capital, a technology M&A firm based in San Francisco, California, which completed in over US$1 billion in transactions.
Prior to that, Louis was Director at Osprey Ventures, a US$100 million technology venture capital fund management company based in Menlo Park, California.
He held management roles at Apple, NEC, and KPMG in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
Louis is a member of the board of directors of PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Corporation (DPM), Amber Fund Management, Sunwah Corporation, Heritage Beverage Corporation, USV Capital…
He co-chairs the Capital Markets Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Saigon, Vietnam.
Louis received a B.S. in Accounting & Finance from San Jose State University, San Jose, California.