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In focus Singapore’s Transition towards net zero

In light of the imminent climate crisis, in October 2022, Singapore committed to accomplishing net zero carbon emissions by 2050. One of the early roadmaps to achieving the elusive target is the Singapore Green Plan. Spearheaded by five ministries, its aim is to galvanise the whole nation towards urgent, effective, and meaningful climate action. Singapore is geographically challenged when it comes to renewable energy generation – a low-lying island state with one of the highest …[Read more]

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Sustainable Singapore Slash your carbon footprint by choosing low carbon transport

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Singapore might be mighty on the world stage, but it cannot hold out against the impact of climate change. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen some significant shifts, from rising temperatures to more intense rainfall and even the occasional cyclone. As a low-lying island, the rise in sea level poses a significant threat, putting much of our nation at risk of flooding. Ever the consummate planner, our little red dot is setting aside funds …[Read more]

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Decoding the Essential Principles of Circular Economy

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In this article, we will explore the principles that underscore one of the most promising frameworks in environmental stewardship—the concept of Circular Economy. At the heart of this transformative approach — which aims for a system where nothing is wasted, products and materials are kept in circulation and nature is allowed to regenerate — are the 10 Rs, each representing a fundamental principle guiding businesses and individuals toward a more sustainable and regenerative future. So, …[Read more]

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Less Is More: Embracing Minimalism for a Sustainable Life, the Japanese way

Japanese concepts for sustainable minimal lifestyles

The Japanese have long embraced minimalism as a way of life, and it’s a philosophy that extends far beyond decluttering homes. It’s a mindset: an approach to life that celebrates simplicity, balance, and the removal of excess. Minimalism in Japan finds its essence in Zen aesthetics. Zen gardens, with their meticulously raked gravel and strategically placed rocks, exemplify the simplicity and tranquility at the core of this philosophy. This design ethos extends to Japanese architecture …[Read more]