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10 Jul Collaborative Initiative for Green Finance in Singapore

Green Finance has gained significant momentum worldwide. Key financial centres around the world such as London, Switzerland, Paris, China, and Hong Kong have taken steps to integrate green aspects into their financial systems. While Singapore – an international financial hub– is not at the vanguard of...

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28 Jun 2nd ASEAN-Myanmar Forum

Myanmar’s political transition has ushered in a period of change and adjustment over this past year. With the release of the revised investment law and rules, there is a sense of optimism that the government is taking active steps to promote foreign investments and business...

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14 Jun The Future of Consumer Choice & Responsibility

US President Donald Trump's move to withdraw America from the Paris Agreement has once again sparked global attention about the fight against climate change and the need to be sustainable. But what does this mean for our own consumption habits and what we do as...

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18 May Asia’s Economic Choices in the New Global Order

What are the prospects for economic growth in Asia? Even as major powers try to cooperate, there is a sense of competition — among the United States, China and also Japan. In collaboration with NHK World, the international service of Japanese broadcaster NHK, we held...

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06 Apr 4th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources

The resource sector in ASEAN – the source of many raw materials for global supply chains – faces rising pressure to balance environmental and social concerns alongside economic needs. Governments are stepping up law enforcement to combat long-standing problems such as slash-and-burn practices. Various large...

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29 Mar Will Populism Trump in the Upcoming Elections in Europe?

This year will see major elections in the European Union’s largest member states, France and Germany. In the United States, US President Donald Trump has established a precedent of a populist outsider getting in to power. In this context, is the election of Ms Marine...

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13 Mar Technology and the Future of Jobs

Event Summary How can workers keep pace with a rapidly-changing job market? As part of our Global Citizens Singapore (GCS) programme, and in the context of Singapore’s Budget 2017 and the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) report, we organised a discussion on “Technology and the...

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14 Feb A Test of Democracy – Indonesia’s New Normal

The Jakarta gubernatorial election has been dominating headlines with the incumbent Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (better known as Ahok) being accused of blasphemy. This election has become more than just a race for the governor's office, with wider implications for Indonesia's religious freedom, transparency, and democracy. To...

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