Some people may say that cities disconnect people from nature or sacrifice sustainability at the altar of commerce. But these companies are proving that encouraging sustainable habits can change lives, and turn a profit.
Companies in Singapore will have to report their packaging data and submit packaging reduction plans by 2021. The new rules are part of a plan to extend the lifespan of the island nation's only landfill site.
This year Eco Action Day in Singapore commemorating World Environment Day focused on how Singapore could transition towards a circular economy, and explored how governments, businesses and civic society could contribute.
and Kavickumar Muruganathan –
Sustainability reporting is a chance for companies to demonstrate commitment to transparency and interact with stakeholders, yet reports are often dense corporate documents few care to read. CSR Asia offers innovative ideas on how to jazz up sustainability reporting.
Ashwin Subramaniam –
The new mandatory reporting of packaging data is a good start, but the Singapore Packaging Agreement could afford to go further as it enters its second decade, writes Ashwin Subramaniam from Gone Adventurin.
Teo Chee Hean –
At this week’s Ecosperity 2017 conference, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Mr Teo Chee Hean shared how Singapore has balanced economic, social, and environmental priorities to achieve sustainable development. Below is an excerpt of his speech.
Agent of change, commitment mechanism and sparring partner: These are roles that private operators can take on when it comes to water provision. Olivia Jensen and Jean-Michel Herrewyn explain, in the first of a two-part series.
Angel investors are beginning to flock to impact investments as the social enterprise space grows in Asia. Rob John outlines the three different types of angel investors today and how they can make a social impact.
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of ...