12-14 August 2016: Climate Innovation Challenge

The Building & Construction Authority (BCA), National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) and JTC Corporation have organised a Climate Innovation Challenge, more details below!

Green Drinks: Shifts and Solutions in Sustainable Commercial Interiors

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

Channel NewsAsia: Student competition aims to find solutions to climate change problems

Channel NewsAsia today reported that the National Climate Change Secretariat has launched a competition which includes a Short Film Challenge and a Technology Project Challenge. More details below. Student competition aims to find solutions to climate change problems SINGAPORE: Students can now help to spread the message and raise awareness on climate change through the National … Continue reading

The Straits Times: Green Mark hits 1,000th landmark

The Pasir Ris Sports and Recreation Centre is the 1000th Green Mark certified building. In the pipeline is a Green Mark scheme for data centres. The Straits Times reports. Green Mark hits 1,000th landmark Pasir Ris sports centre is latest to be certified for eco-friendly features The sun louvres on the facade of the recently opened Pasir … Continue reading

AsiaOne: Singapore companies encouraged to explore sustainable construction

During the International Holcim Awards for Asia Pacific recently, Chief Executive Officer of the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Dr John Keong talked about the $15 milliion that was pledged by the government to the Sustainable Construction Capability Development Fund, and encouraged companies in Singapore to apply to use this fund. This story was taken from … Continue reading

Channel NewsAsia: New financing scheme for energy efficient buildings

Channel NewsAsia reported last week that the Building Construction Authority (BCA) had launched the “Building Retrofit Energy Efficiency Financing Scheme” and will partner Standard Chartered Bank and United Overseas Bank in financing the loans. New financing scheme for energy efficient buildings SINGAPORE: A new financing scheme has been launched to help owners retrofit old buildings to make … Continue reading

The Straits Times: Green Mark certification expanded to include eateries

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has just launched a a Green Mark certification to include restaurants. The Straits Times story below. Green Mark certification expanded to include eateries The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has unveiled its latest initiative in the drive to make Singapore’s physical landscape greener. Its chief executive John Keung on Monday … Continue reading

Channel NewsAsia: More buildings going green

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) announced that they are giving out a record number of 164 BCA Green Mark Awards this year. Channel NewsAsia reports. More buildings going green SINGAPORE : More buildings are going green. This year, the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is giving out a record number of BCA Green Mark … Continue reading

Singapore Green Building Week is abuzz with activity

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Mr Teo Chee Hian today launched the inaugural International Green Building Conference (IGBC) alongside building exhibition BEX Asia 2009 as part of Singapore Green Building Week. Organised by Building Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) and Reed Exhibitions, the theme for the 3-day event is “Build Green, The Future is Now”, and comes … Continue reading

  • About Green Drinks Singapore

    Founded in November 2007, Green Drinks Singapore is one of more than 800 cities with a Green Drinks presence.

  • We are a non-profit environmental movement that connects academia, green businesses, activists, community and government, for knowledge sharing and collaboration opportunities. We do this by organising informal talks every last Thursday of the month, over drinks! Once in a while, we hold discussions, documentary screenings and workshops to further engage the public and participants.
  • Started in 1989 in London, the Green Drinks movement is a self-organising network that is meant to be simple and unstructured. The global site can be found at www.greendrinks.org.