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Topic (R): Sustainability Tag

24 May 8th SDSWR – Panel 2

The 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) is happening tomorrow, 25 May 2021, where we will uncover how the agribusiness and #forestry sectors can turn risk into opportunity. In the second panel, “Sustainability Demands – Bridging Consumers and Producers”, we will examine the role...

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19 May Towards a growing and greener regional economy

By Simon Tay and Meixi GanFor The Business Times Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there is growing global recognition of another crisis that could be as big and probably worse - climate change. More governments are committing to address the problem, including China, the European Union...

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18 May 8th SDSWR – Panel 1

With the pressing need for economies to decarbonise, nature-based solutions have emerged as a key strategy to future-proof ASEAN countries against environmental, social and economic challenges. At the 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) happening next Tuesday, 25 May 2021, the panel, Nurturing...

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04 May Save the Date: 8th SDSWR

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an opportunity for a green reset of the economy. For Southeast Asia, the protection, management, and restoration of the region's highly biodiverse natural ecosystems is key to decarbonisation as well as to economic development. Happening on Tuesday, 25 May 2021, the...

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26 Apr CNA Leadership Summit 2021: Green Recovery

Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, spoke at the "CNA Leadership Summit 2021: Green Recovery" on Thursday, 22 April. Sharing his perspectives at the "New Private-Public Collaborations For Sustainable Economic And Environmental Prosperity" panel, he said that Singapore has the tools to combat...

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25 Mar Palm oil: Import bans pressure sustainability standards

By Khor Yu Leng, Nadirah Sharif and Siti BazilahFor Eco-Business In the past year, the United States has banned the imports of palm oil and rubber-based products from three Malaysian companies following allegations of labour abuse. Environmental issues have tended to dominate the attention on these...

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01 Mar The Fate of Indonesia’s Forests (CNA Insight)

Indonesia, home to one of the greatest biodiversity in the world, has lost at least a quarter of its forest in the last 25 years due to deforestation. Associate Professor Simon Tay, Chairman of the SIIA, said in a recent documentary by Channel NewsAsia, “Besides...

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27 Oct 7th SDSWR – One week away!

We are just one week away from the SIIA’s flagship event, the 7th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR). Happening on 3 and 4 November 2020, the conference will feature a Ministerial panel where Ms. Grace Fu, Singapore’s Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, and...

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