With Singapore signing the Paris Agreement on Earth Day, we would like to commemorate the move by focusing on the COP21 Paris Agreement and Climate Change for our upcoming session! We have three interesting speakers conveying insights related to COP21 and climate change. Melissa Low of Energy Studies Institute (ESI) will explain key elements of the … Continue reading
March Green Drinks: Addressing Human-Orangutan Conflict in Agricultural Landscapes around the Leuser Ecosystem, Northern Sumatra
This month, we are delighted to have Panut Hadisiswoyo, Founding Director of Orangutan Information Centre (OIC), with us. He will share how his organisation addresses the conflict between humans and orang utans in the Leuser Ecosystem of North Sumatra. Big thanks to Nor Lastrina of Singapore Youth for Climate Action for helping to coordinate this session, and … Continue reading
This month’s Green Drinks is a ticketed event, and a joint event with the EU Delegation to Singapore and the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Norway, Sweden and the UK. Tickets sold out quickly, even before we could publicise it. The EU Delegation to Singapore and the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Norway, Sweden and … Continue reading
This month, we look at ballast water management and how marine bio-invasion can occur in the process of shipping goods. We start with a talk by Ray Huang of PACT, titled “Out of the box ideas to tackle the ballast water conundrum”, followed by a panel discussion. Our panellists include Dr Guillaume Drillet of DHI, … Continue reading
This month we look at the #sghaze issue. Our speaker and panellists recap what has happened to date, and update you on what they are working on, and what we can do as citizens. Tan Yihan of PM.Haze kicks off the night with a talk on what their organisation is doing about the haze. This … Continue reading
Since we enrolled the networking session as a regular, we’ve been told fascinating stories on how people met at Green Drinks and became collaborators, partners and friends. This is our first networking session this year, it’s been awhile! That evening, Gone Adventurin’ will be collecting stories on from Singaporeans about their memories, hopes and aspirations for the environment of Singapore, and … Continue reading
Green Drinks x NCCS present – Reducing Carbon Emissions: Opportunities and Challenges for Singapore This April, Green Drinks and the National Climate Change Secretariat collaborate once again in a very special panel discussion and consultation event. As a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Singapore is actively involved in ongoing negotiations … Continue reading
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
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.
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!
Green Drinks has just launched Organic October, a month of celebrating healthy living and encouraging Singapore residents to reduce their toxic load by choosing organic products for personal wellbeing and health of the planet. Organic October runs alongside Breast Cancer Awareness month to further highlight the dangers of toxins in the environment, and retailers of organic … Continue reading
This month, Green Drinks Singapore is excited to collaborate with Biodiversity Connections to look at aquaculture on our shores and beyond. Joining us is Alistair Douglas of SmartAqua and Shannon Lim of OnHand Agrarian, two highly knowledgeable industry players who will share details about the work they do locally and internationally, and the industry challenges … Continue reading