Space has always been a premium in Singapore. With shorter lease periods, a rapidly growing talent pool and continuously changing regulations, the commercial interior industry in Singapore is one of the fastest developing studies in human behaviour and the environment. But sustainable interiors don’t simply mean planter boxes, recycling bins or green walls. To create a sustainable … Continue reading
In conjunction with Singapore World Water Day and SG50 celebrations, Mandarin Oriental Hotel has organised a doodling competition, and offering hotel stays as prizes. Spaces are limited to 50 participants, so grab your slot now! More details below.
Bhavani Prakash, who is well known in local and regional sustainability circles (and rarely needs an introduction), recently spoke with 11 Singapore-based organisations and pieced together a sustainability toolkit which offers a framework in engaging employees in CSR. Join us this month to listen to her findings and observations.
Architectural firm, SPARK, has conceptualised a way to address two distinct social issues of an ageing population and food security in Singapore – by building a large apartment complex offering aged care facilities with allocated space for vegetable farming using soil-based and aquaponic methods, and opportunities for seniors to enjoy a good quality of life as well … Continue reading
Sharksavers is conducting a volunteer recruitment drive. Please see below for more information. For our first event of 2015, we’ll like to invite fellow ocean-lovers to join our team of volunteers. Date: 31 Jan (Sat) Time: 3-4pm Venue: WWF Singapore – 354 Tanglin Road, Tanglin International Centre, #02-11 Part I: We’ll have a short intro … Continue reading
In the first Green Drinks of 2015, we take a look at so-called “Co-opertition”– competitive cooperation– and how it can be used to further green practices in industry. Through the lens of the logistics industry, we will have speakers from DHL and UPS share how their collaboration through Green Freight Asia has helped make environmental improvements by sharing know-how and … Continue reading
Singapore Polytechnic Engineering Students Develop ‘Smart’ Projects To Support ‘Smart Nation’ Initiative Engineering students from Singapore Polytechnic (SP) are all geared up to make Singapore a Smart Nation. The SP Engineering Show features exclusive projects by SP students and researchers that shows how Engineering can be applied to different segments of society and various industries. … Continue reading
The Innovators Institute have organised a visit and dialogue at Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), the event takes place on 26 January, 2.30pm-5.30pm. Please see below for more details. For Green Drinks members, a complimentary pass is available when you use the discount code ‘tinpartners’ when you sign up here. i-SUITE Stopover Series: … Continue reading
The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) recently released this light-hearted video on water conservation. Please have a look, and share it if you like it! Image courtesy of SEC
If you don’t already know about Food Bank Singapore, this is an organisation which collects safe for consumption canned and packaged food which is unwanted or close to its use-by date, and redistributed to those who need it. This helps underprivileged individuals and families and reduces food waste. City Square Mall is one of Food Bank … Continue reading
Registrations are now open for the Sustainability Mentorship Programme 2015! Calling on 19-35 year olds keen on sustainability leadership and becoming sustainability champions. Registrations close on 4 Jan, details below!
Ubin Day 2014 is as soon as next Sunday, 30 November, so make sure you mark it on your calendar because Ubin Day has something for everyone and every family! There are many activities, including wildlife watching, marine education, mangrove kayaking, a national heritage cycling tour, coastal clean up, free guided nature walk, fly fishing demonstrations, … Continue reading