News / Industry News Article
1st Business TeamMarch 4, 2009
Business leaders from Northwood Church will launch GVI’s first business domain engagement in May. The volunteers will speak on the topic of Corporate Social Responsibility at a business conference co-sponsored by the Hanoi Young Business Association (HYBA). | The engagement encapsulates GVI’s strategy of people-to-people engagement. A Northwood volunteer met the president of the HYBA a few years ago, and they struck up an immediate friendship. Several discussions followed, culminating in a group of Northwood business leaders who were interested in using their knowledge and experience to help their counterparts in Vietnam. | The business team includes leaders from the financial sector, the oil and petroleum industry, electronic security, human resource management, and other sectors as well. | The conference will take place May 21-31 at the International Conference Centre in Hanoi, Vietnam. Registration is open to members of the HYBA. Vietnam joined the World Trade Organization in 2006. The conference will address a growing concern in business community of Vietnam, that of catching up with and competing against other countries in the region that has long-adopted market principles.