HEINEKEN Vietnam ranked 2nd in CSI Ranking 2022, marking the 7th consecutive year among top sustainable companies in Vietnam

Hanoi, December 1st, 2022 – HEINEKEN Vietnam has been honored as the Top 2 Most Sustainable Companies in Vietnam (in the manufacturing sector) at the CSI Ranking Ceremony (CSI) 2022. This important milestone marks the 7th consecutive year that HEINEKEN Vietnam is ranked in the TOP 3 of this national ranking. In addition, HEINEKEN Vietnam has also been recognized as the Best Company in Implementing Circular Economy at the ceremony.

CSI Ranking Award Ceremony is a prestigious annual event that honors the Top 100 most Sustainable Companies in Vietnam. In 2022, the award categories were expanded to additionally highlight companies with good achievements in promoting the circular economy model, and responding to climate change; businesses with excellent achievements in promoting women's empowerment and gender equality in the workplace; and companies with responsibility for human’s rights and children's rights.

“Being ranked #2 in the Most Sustainable Companies In Vietnam, as well as being recognized as the Best Company in Implementing Circular Economy is a great honor for HEINEKEN Vietnam. Sustainability is in HEINEKEN Vietnam’s DNA and we have been embedding environmental and social sustainability in our business and value chain from the very first days. Together with the Government and the business community, HEINEKEN Vietnam will always strive to pursue ambitious sustainable goals, to brew a better Vietnam and be a little bit greener every day,” said Ms. Holly Bostock, Corporate Affairs Director, HEINEKEN Vietnam.


Today’s CSI Ranking Awards have recognized HEINEKEN Vietnam’s commitment to “Brewing a Better Vietnam” throughout 2022. During the post-covid recovery, HEINEKEN Vietnam has continued to focus on 3 main pillars:

Path to Net zero

  • In August 2022, HEINEKEN Vietnam invested 30 billion VND in a partnership program with WWF-Vietnam to conserve water in the critical basins of Red River, Dong Nai River, and Tien River, making great progress towards the company’s ambition of 100% water balance by 2025. 
  • 6/6 of HEINEKEN Vietnam breweries have achieved the goal of using renewable thermal energy in brewing beer.
  • All breweries send zero waste to landfill, thanks to implementing the circular economy RESOLVE model in production. 
  • In September, HEINEKEN Vietnam Vung Tau brewery, the largest brewery in Southeast Asia, was inaugurated. The brewery is highly automated and is one of the most water and energy efficient in HEINEKEN worldwide.

Path to Inclusive, Fair, and Equitable world

  • HEINEKEN Vietnam contributed an equivalent to 0.7 % of Vietnam’s GDP. The company employs 152,000 direct and indirect jobs throughout the value chain.
  • 36% of women at HEINEKEN Vietnam are in senior management positions. 3/6 breweries are run by female Brewery Managers.

Path to Moderation and no Harmful Use 

  • 47 million people has been reached through the Enjoy Heineken® Responsibly campaign. The average of HEINEKEN Vietnam’s portfolio is of 4.7% ABV%. 

“This year's TOP 2 Most Sustainable Company award is a recognition of the commitments and efforts of HEINEKEN Vietnam in sustainabilty. We highly appreciate HEINEKEN Vietnam's efforts to implement circular economy in all of their activities, as well as to inspire and spread the “green development spirit” to the business community.” Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh - Vice President of VCCI, President of VBCSD said.


For more information, please contact:

Ms. Nguyen Huong Mai
Head of Communications
Heineken Vietnam Brewery Limited Company
Email: mai.nguyenhuong@heineken.com


About HEINEKEN Vietnam

HEINEKEN Vietnam is a successful joint venture between HEINEKEN and SATRA (Saigon Trading Group). The company has a proud history of over 30 years - growing from the first brewery in Ho Chi Minh City in 1991 to 6 nationwide with over 3,000 employees today. 

We take Vietnamese people on our growth journey in the country. We are currently creating 152,000 jobs across the value chain, contributing an equivalent of 0.7% of Vietnam’s total GDP to the local economy, and are among the country’s top taxpayers.

As a relentlessly innovative company, we combine international expertise with the local know-how and talent; and have been delighting Vietnamese consumers with a wide product portfolio for a variety of local tastes and drinking occasions, including Heineken®, Tiger, Larue, BIVINA, Bia Viet, Strongbow, and Edelweiss. Many of our beers are innovations made exclusively for Vietnam and by Vietnamese brew masters.

Sustainability and responsibility are the way we do business at HEINEKEN Vietnam. From day one, we have been committed to “Brewing a Better Vietnam”, and for 7 consecutive years 2016 – 2021, we have been recognized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) as one of the top 3 most sustainable companies in the manufacturing sector. Currently 52% of the energy powering our breweries is renewable and 100% of our waste and by products are reused and/or recycled. We are also passionate about advocating responsible consumption and addressing drunk driving in Vietnam, and in 2020 introduced Heineken® 0.0 to support the Government’s efforts in this area. 

To know more about us, please visit http://heineken-vietnam.com.vn/

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