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Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship

Society

Summit seeks to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship

More than 500 delegates, including hundreds of young people, partners and government officials from 20 countries, exchanged ideas, knowledge and experiences to influence policy initiatives on youth entrepreneurship and social innovation at the second Asia Pacific Youth Co:Lab Summit, which opened in Hanoi on April 4.

HCM City summit talks social enterprises

Business

HCM City summit talks social enterprises

Developing creative business models that help generate profits and at the same time improve the life of the community and well address social issues is the new way of doing business in Vietnam.

New programme promotes social initiatives

Society

New programme promotes social initiatives

The Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP) and the Vietnam Club for Management and Start-up launched a programme in HCM City dubbed En Xanh (Green Swallow) 2017 to honour social business initiatives.

Social enterprises need legal status to succeed

Business

Social enterprises need legal status to succeed

The Government should provide incentives and a legal framework for social enterprises as many have not been recognised officially and established or restructured from old non-governmental organisations, said speakers at a recent forum in Ho Chi Minh City.

Raising status for social enterprises in Vietnam

Business

Raising status for social enterprises in Vietnam

State incentives and a solid legal framework for social enterprise are not yet in place, said experts at the workshop entitled "Social enterprise - From policy to practice" co-hosted recently by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and the British Council (BC) in Hanoi. Report by the Vietnam Business Forum.