Food waste in Singapore Managing it better

Food waste in singapore

By now many of us know that Singapore imports about 90% of its food supply from over 170 countries. But did you know that 1/5th of food – whether imported or locally produced – is lost or wasted annually in Singapore as per a study by Singapore Environment Council? Discarded food (cooked or raw) is actually the second-heaviest item in the national bin (Waste and Recycling Statistics). First things first – Food loss and wastage …[Read more]


Decoding Net Zero (Part 2) Where do we stand on the Net Zero pathway?

As the world continues to come to terms with climate change and its effect on our lives, it is essential that adequate investment and resources are aligned with the net zero pathway. To demystify the concept of and the path to Net Zero, this article focuses on 4 key pillars needed for its realisation and where we are in that journey. This is part 2 of a two-part series. The 4 pillars that are necessary …[Read more]


Decoding Net Zero(Part 1) The Path to a Carbon-Free Future

charting the path towards net zero

By now, there is no doubt that climate change is an imminent threat and needs to be addressed. You may have heard of the IPCC report, the Paris Climate Agreement, the landmark COP meetings, Carbon Offsets, and Carbon Capture. In a world requiring urgent climate action, we see the need to decode the ubiquitous term known as “Net Zero”. This is Part 1 of a two-part series. The concept of Net Zero emissions or Net …[Read more]

Every drop counts Here’s how you can conserve water – and why it matters!

Save Water. Save Life.

If you are reading this article, chances are you live in an urban city with access to water in your taps 24/7. But that’s not the case for a big percentage of the world population, many of whom walk long distances to fetch potable water, or are forced to rely on unsafe sources. Whither water? Earth may be the ‘blue planet’, with 75% of its surface covered with water. But only 3% is freshwater, most …[Read more]