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5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources

5th SDSWR

18 May 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources

Climate Action: Seeding Green Growth and Resilience in ASEAN

Two years since the Paris Agreement, many ASEAN countries are placing increasing emphasis on combating climate change and its adverse impacts. Governments have started to invest in improving air and water quality, low-carbon transport, and better use of physical resources to shift towards green growth. Efforts are also being made to cut greenhouse gas emissions and prevent the spread of fires and haze.

The agroforestry and resource sector in particular has witnessed a growing momentum in adopting sustainable practices and protecting ecosystems. But questions are still being asked about whether these efforts are enough to address climate change, and how we can spur greater growth in green investments. Against this backdrop, the 5th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) invites regional representatives to explore the following questions: What policies can governments and corporations adopt to encourage green growth? How sustainable is today’s plantation sector, and are there commensurate rewards for being sustainable? And to what extent are current industry approaches, like certification, still relevant as a tool for achieving sustainability?

Keynote Speakers:

  • Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Republic of Singapore
  • Dr. Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning, Republic of Indonesia

 

Programme:
Panel 1: How ASEAN Governments Are Shifting to Green Growth
Panel 2: Doing Well by Doing Good: The Evolution of Sustainability in the Agri-Business Sector
Workshop 1: Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches: The Role of Financial Institutions in Inclusive Agri-Finance
Workshop 2: Sustainability Reporting in the Plantation Sector: Attracting Better Capital Flows
Workshop 3: The Relevance of Certification to Sustainability Today

 

Kindly note that the workshops are held concurrently. More information on the programme can be found on our event website at www.sustainableresourcesdialogue.org/programme.

Event Details

Date: Friday, 18th May 2018
Time: 8am – 4pm (Registration starts at 8am; Conference commences at 9am)
Venue: Grand Hyatt Singapore
Grand Ballroom, Level 3
10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211

Registration:
Tickets are on sale at S$300 per person. You may purchase your ticket at http://www.eventnook.com/event/5sdswr2018.

Terms and Conditions:
Seats at the Workshops are subject to availability. You may indicate your interest in the registration form and we will get back to you on the status of your application.

Kindly note that only registered attendees are allowed to enter the Dialogue. For more information, please visit our FAQ here or email us at register@sustainableresourcesdialogue.org.


About the Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) 

The SIIA has organised key dialogues on transboundary haze pollution since 1997, when large-scale fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra led to one of the worst haze episodes in Southeast Asia on record. The annual SDSWR has become the SIIA’s flagship sustainability dialogue, bringing together 300 policymakers, industry delegates, NGO representatives, academics, and members of the media for a day-long discussion on the latest opportunities and challenges in the pursuit of sustainable and equitable growth in ASEAN’s resource sector.

The Dialogue has served as a key multi-stakeholder platform for featuring best practices, new commitments, and noteworthy cross-sector collaborations. From the First SDSWR (2014) (Environment and Growth: Conflict or Convergence) and the Second SDSWR (2015) (Sustainability: A New Profit Driver?) to the Third SDSWR (2016) (Global Consensus, Regional Action: Recommitting to Sustainable Growth), the Dialogue has seen a shift from making the case for sustainability to recognising its absolute necessity.

The SDSWR attracts significant media coverage, and has been featured in BBC and Channel NewsAsia, and in news outlets including Bangkok Post, Bernama, Eco-Business, Jakarta Globe, Lianhe Zaobao, Tempo, The Borneo Post, The Nation, The Straits Times, and TODAY. The SIIA also hosts HazeTracker.org, an online repository of maps and articles on haze-related issues designed for a Singapore audience.