Renowned as the largest beer producer worldwide, AB InBev’s global reach and passion for innovation has seen the business implement new sustainable solutions. Launching its most ambitious sustainability goals yet in March 2018, encompassing smart agriculture, water stewardship, circular packaging and climate action, the business continues to look at ways to secure its position as a leading brewer 100+ years from now. AB InBev knows it can’t solve all of its sustainability challenges on its own and is working alongside technology startups, governments, NGOs, local businesses and universities, notably through its recently launched 100+ Accelerator Programme. Partnering with people who are passionate about solving environmental challenges and building sustainable solutions, areas of focus include improving the livelihood of farmers and the strengthening of the supply chain to take its efforts to new heights. “The launch of the 100+ Accelerator builds on our … [Read more...] about AB InBev: Investing in a sustainable future
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Three researchers have illustrated how 'market-creating innovations' can solve failing economies and hunger worldwide. Entrepreneur Published 11:00 am CST, Friday, January 25, 2019 Photo: Peeterv | Getty Images Photo: Peeterv | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Peeterv | Getty Images Entrepreneurs Can Have a Direct Impact on the Eradication of Extreme Poverty in the World. Here's How. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery According to data from the World Bank, between 1990 and 2018, the rate of extreme poverty worldwide dropped from 36 percent to approximately 9 percent. That drop is much more than a statistic: It represented more than one billion people who no longer … [Read more...] about Entrepreneurs Can Have a Direct Impact on the Eradication of Extreme Poverty in the World. Here’s How.
Domestic market of gift baskets for Tet Holiday bustling The domestic market of gift baskets for Tet Holiday (the Lunar New Year) is bustling with activities as demand for gifts has increased. Supermarkets and shops are being busy with offering the finest quality merchandise for gift baskets to satisfy all tastes. Co.opmart, Big C, Vinmart, Lotte Mart, Mega Market have been displaying various kinds of gift baskets so that customers can choose it easily. Retailers predict that purchase power will increase by 20 percent compared to the same period last year and gift baskets from VND500,000 ($21.5) to VND1 million are expected very popular. Saigon Co.op, which operates the Co.opmart supermarket chain, announced this year, its supermarket chain including Co.opmart, Co.opXtra, Co.op Food are exhibiting gift baskets containing goods with clear origin and high quality. Moreover, customers can enjoy free delivery if they do online shopping of 38 baskets with fix price. The Saigon Co.op also … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 16/1
Experts want to reduce number of export inspections Experts have suggested changing the number of and the time spent for inspections of export activities, including customs clearance, to help reduce costs for enterprises. Speaking at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh on December 20, Tran Ngoc Liem, deputy director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) HCM City, said that overlapping inspection procedures were causing problems for enterprises. The General Department of Vietnam Customs said that procedures accounted for up to 50 percent of customs clearance time. Many shipments have been inspected, but still have not been cleared, it said. Even after three months, State agencies are still conducting inspection checks. Phan Duc Hieu, deputy head of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), said the proportion of imports and exports subject to specialised inspections at customs clearance was up to 30-35 percent and would be reduced to 15 percent under a … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 22/12
On the night of Nov. 8, 2016, there was a surprise announcement on Indian television. In a live telecast to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the country’s two highest-denomination currency notes (Rs 1,000 and Rs 500) would be withdrawn immediately from the market. The plan, termed demonetization by the press, was planned in secrecy and announced dramatically, as Modi’s masterstroke against black money. As economic experiments go, it was a big, bold move. There was no precedent, anywhere in the world, for a sudden economic shock of this scale. The withdrawn notes, amounting to US$320 billion at the time, represented 86 percent of the total currency value in circulation in India. By making the notes worthless almost overnight, the government hoped to destroy large piles of black money hidden away by tax evaders. In addition, the government claimed the plan would strike a major blow against corruption and counterfeiting and would kick-start India’s … [Read more...] about What Happened after India Eliminated Cash