BAT Vietnam was honored in the "Top 100 Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam" at the Announcement Ceremony of Sustainable Enterprises in Vietnam in 2022, taking place on the evening of December 1 in Hanoi.
Compared to 2021, BAT Vietnam's commitments and efforts have been recorded when increased by 1 place: 12th place compared to 13th place in 2021. This is also the 4th time in 7 years that BAT Vietnam has been in the “Top 100 Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam” (2017, 2018, 2021, 2022).
Sharing at the event, Mr. Song Young Jae, General Director of BAT-Vinataba Joint Venture Company, a subsidiary of BAT in Vietnam, said: “To be named in the Top 100 Sustainable Businesses in Vietnam consecutively is a tremendous honor for BAT. Furthermore, this is valuable proof of our commitment to the strategy for sustainable development in Vietnam. For each pillar of ESG, we continue to create a roadmap with clear and measurable goals and monitor the realization of these goals thoroughly and consistently”.
More notably, this year BAT Vietnam landed in the Top 5 companies commended for Implementing the “Circular Economy and Climate Change Response”. This was based on performance points from the Corporate Sustainability Index (CSI Index).
At BAT, sustainable development has always been at the centre of the Group’s business activities and core values over the decades. Entering Vietnam in 1994, after nearly 30 years of establishment and development, BAT Vietnam is now one of many sustainable and successful international businesses in the market thanks to maintaining and embracing our commitments to sustainable development, and showing great progress in each pillar of the ESG initiatives.
BAT Vietnam’s efforts on sustainable development and commitment to high standards have been recognized by notable external bodies in Vietnam as well as in the region. These aspects have been and will continue to be focused on for implementation in the coming future; ceaselessly improving the indexes on all fronts to create and deliver long-lasting values for consumers, employees, society, the industry, and the Government.