Green Horizon - Vietcetera
About green horizon
Amidst the rising awareness of sustainability in Vietnam, Vietnam Innovators Summit returns to spotlight the talk about environment, one of the most pressing challenges impacting the country's society and economic growth.
Vietnam Innovators Summit 2023 - Green Horizon invites conscientious consumers and businesses to be inspired, engaged and finally, to act on sustainability initiatives and innovations as part of Vietnam’s green transformation journey.
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Reception & Networking
KEYNOTE 1: An Action's Worth A Thousand Words
A thought leader in sustainability highlights:
Green Horizon Pitch Contest - Final Round
Contestants present their innovative, practical, and applicable community initiatives aimed at empowering consumers.
Each presenter has 5 minutes to pitch their idea, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A from judges and audience.
LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING
PANEL DISCUSSION 1: Voices of Tomorrow: Addressing Sustainability and Driving Change
In recent years, "sustainability" has emerged as a global buzzword. Every sector, from technology, real estate, and banking to fashion, culinary arts, and fine arts, is gravitating towards green and sustainable practices.
However, what exactly is sustainability? What does it mean to be more environmentally responsible in a Vietnam context? We have enlisted a panel of influencers who represent voices of tomorrow who can speak to the big picture of sustainability and what it means to break the status quo in Vietnam.
PANEL DISCUSSION 2: Action! Driving Sustained Behavior Changes
Sustainable actions start with everday actions, from reducing plastic waste, participating in green initiative in our communities to making smart choices in what we eat and wear. We can make changes to our behavior, daily practice, and lifestyle that can contribute to Vietnam’s green transformation.
Our esteemed panel of speakers will share their life experience and tips on what we can do as socially responsible and eco-conscious members of society to build a clean, green pathway for all.
PANEL DISCUSSION 3: Shaping Tomorrow - Innovations for a Greener Future
Addressing the challenges of the climate crisis will require ingenuity, creativity and innovative solutions. We need not only to fill the current needs of the planet but also supports us into the future.
Our panel of speakers will share what their innovations for a greener future and their experience of bringing their exciting ideas to market.
Pitch Contest Awards Ceremony
Pledge to Action
Introduction to the Sustainability Pledge and its importance.
Participants make their personal pledge for sustainable actions over the next year.
TRACK 1 - Building Sustainable Brands: Aligning Values and Purposes
What does it mean to stand out as a brand with environmental and social impact in your DNA? How does an authentically sustainable brand demonstrate strong values and purpose to its target customers?
Creative and responsible entrepreneurs will demonstrate how they drive sustainability into the heart of their business and communicate value.
TRACK 2 - Eco-friendly Lifestyle Choices: Tips and Tricks for Everyday Living
There are so many fun and easy ways we can drive eco-friendly lifestyle choices into our daily lives! Two thoughtful lifestyle influencers will walk us through their recommendations on what you can do to make a real positive impact in our living spaces and everyday living.
TRACK 3 - Running Successful Local Sustainability Initiatives
The next generation of consumers have the power to push big brands and multinational companies to walk the walk when it comes to sustainability.
In this breakout session, industry leaders will share how they are responding to young consumers’ concerns about sustainability in everything from product offerings to packaging and waste to positive engagement of their employees and suppliers to meet ambitious environmental and social impact goals.
TRACK 4 - Walking the Walk: Making the Business Case for Sustainability
What can you do locally in Ho Chi Minh City to contribute to low-carbon initiatives or support nature and the local environment?
Two leaders in local sustainability initiatives will share their experience of working with others for positive environmental impact where they live.