5 sustainable ways to wrap gifts this Xmas

The holiday season is undoubtedly one of the most jubilant times of the year. One activity that many of us look forward to during this period is giving, receiving and opening gifts. Ever thought of what happens to the gift wrapper once it has revealed  the underlying reward? When we were growing up, neatly folded and used wrapping material would show up in most unique places in the home – tucked under the bed mattress, …[Read more]

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Solar Energy Sembcorp has more than the Tengeh Floating Platform on its agenda

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That humanity needs to de-addict itself from fossil fuels is a foregone conclusion. But if not coal, oils and natural gas… then what? In the race to restrict global warming to under 1.5°C this century, how we ramp up renewable power in the global energy mix – from 25% currently to 85% by 2050 – will be key. To see what a sustainable future of energy looks like, we reached out to Sembcorp Industries – …[Read more]

Volunteer with kids Giving back as a family

Do you have kids? Do you worry they are growing up in a bubble, unaware of the privileges they enjoy? Do you wish they were more aware that many others face different realities of life? The solution to this challenge perhaps lies in making ‘giving back’ to the community a part of the family routine. With that in mind, we spoke to a few mothers who live in Singapore and have kids of varying ages. …[Read more]

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World Kindness Day Simple acts to make the world a better place

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Kindness comes in many forms. You can pay someone a compliment. You can offer a meal to a new neighbor. You can give your seat to an elderly person on the bus. There are infinite small and big acts of compassion and sensitivity towards others with which you can celebrate World Kindness Day. Celebrated on 13th November every year, this is a global observance that aims to create a kinder world. However, this year, we …[Read more]