Scientific Seminar “Green Accounting in the Digital Economy” 

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On the morning of June 5, 2024, at Conference Room A901, Foreign Trade University hosted the scientific seminar “Green Accounting in the Digital Economy,” organized by the Accounting – Auditing Faculty.

Attendees of the seminar included notable guests such as Mr. Nguyen Dinh Cuong, Director of Clavis Aurea Singapore & Vietnam; Ms. Khuat Thi Lien Huong, Training Director of ACCA Indochina; Mr. Nguyen Hong Phong, Director of Viglacera Aerated Concrete JSC; and Mr. Pham Anh Cuong, Chairman of BestB Group Investment JSC. From Foreign Trade University, participants included Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy, Chairwoman of the University Council; MSc. Le Thi Ngoc Lan, Deputy Head of the Scientific Management Faculty; Dr. Nguyen Thi Phuong Mai, Deputy Head of the Accounting – Auditing Faculty; Dr. Dang Thi Huyen Huong, Head of the Management Accounting Division; Dr. Bui Thu Hien, Deputy Head of the Business Administration Faculty; along with lecturers and interested students.

In her opening remarks, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy emphasized that scientific research is one of the foremost important tasks that Foreign Trade University prioritizes annually. Green accounting is a matter of great concern for businesses and society alike, aiming towards sustainable development. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy expressed confidence that the seminar would yield practical scientific research results both in theory and practice to meet the needs of green accounting applications.

During the seminar, speakers presented their papers and shared insights on the urgency and significance of green accounting in today’s businesses. The guests highlighted issues related to the application of AI in digital transformation, the theoretical basis for research on green management accounting, and more. The seminar also listened to practical insights from the implementation process of green accounting.

Besides the direct presentations, the seminar successfully attracted interest from researchers, businesses, and students within and outside the university, with nearly 30 papers published in the seminar proceedings. The research results affirmed the role of green accounting in the sustainable development goals of enterprises and nations, and proposed solutions and recommendations to enhance awareness and application capabilities of green accounting in practice.