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  • Test your environmental knowledge with this crossword puzzle
    Down 1. The international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer. 2. The process of removing salt from seawater. 3. The world’s first and only carbon negative country which absorbs more carbon emissions than it produces. 4. The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in this city in 1972. 6. The opposite […]
  • A Rough Guide to the Environmental Movement in Singapore from 2000 to 2020
    The environmental movement in Singapore can be roughly categorised into 4 time periods: Before 2000: Conservation and Protection 2000-2010: The Golden Age 2010-2015: One Step Forward, 2 Steps Back 2015-2020: Rise of the Youth Before 2000: Conservation and Protection The focus by NGOs before 2000 was on environmental protection and nature conservation. Most o […]
  • 3 Takeaways from SGX-listed Companies’ Sustainability Reporting
    The Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at the NUS Business School recently published a study report on “Sustainability Reporting – Progress and Challenges“. The study reviewed the sustainability reporting performance of Singapore-listed companies after SGX mandated a new listing rule in 2016, which r […]
  • 5 Principles for Companies to Avoid Greenwashing
    As more companies declare that they are sustainable, there are some who are not being honest or who overstate their so-called green practices or products. Greenwashing is a term used to describe the perception of consumers that they are being misled by a company regarding the environmental practices of the company or the environmental benefits […]
  • A Simple Guide to Reduce and Recycle Waste in Your Company
    Is your company interested to reduce waste and implement a recycling programme? Are you looking for tips to start recycling in your company? First, you would need to form a team and get commitment from your top management and colleagues. Conduct a waste audit and find ways to minimise waste through reduce and reuse. Next, […]