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SEC welcomes Budget 2021, Singapore Green Plan 2030 announcements

Wed, 17th Feb 2021

Singapore Environment Council (SEC) welcomes announcement of Budget 2021 and Plans for Greening of Singapore for the environment, the consumers and the company

The Green Plan and Budget 2021 announcements are timely, as not only do they serve as catalysts in Singapore’s post COVID-19 pandemic recovery, in the longer term, they also further ensure that Singapore is future-ready and resilient for continued growth.

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) is poised and ready to unpack the sweet spots in each of the 5 pillars through its deep experience, in-depth industry knowledge, internationally-recognised green labels and certifications, to help businesses, organisations and communities to deliver against the Green Plan.

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SEC starts 2021 with GreenDNA certification launch and award presentation

Wed, 13th Jan 2021

Singapore Environment Council Starts the New Year with GreenDNA Certification
Launch and Award to Recognise First Movers of Carbon Emission Reduction

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) honoured 12 organisations with the GreenDNA certification as champions of environmental stewardship in
Singapore. These exemplary organisations were awarded the GreenDNA certificate by Guest-ofHonour, Ms. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore.

Held earlier today, the GreenDNA Certification Launch cum Award Presentation Ceremony marked what could be the start of a new wave of companies and businesses seeking to be future ready to take advantage of an emerging Green economy.

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GreenDNA – An approach that inspires all SEC programmes

Thu, 20th Aug 2020

Singapore Environment Council’s GreenDNA Aims to Get Singapore Going on Environmental Sustainability

In an effort to encourage locals especially Singaporeans to take ownership of environmental stewardship, the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has launched the GreenDNA approach to encourage local residents through their organisations including CDCs, in embarking on their very own personal green journeys.

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Singapore’s Town Councils Take On Eco-Office Plus Challenge

Wed, 12th Aug 2020

Tampines Town Council leading the push to get other Town Councils certified under
Eco-Office Plus Certification by the Singapore Environment Council

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How SEC creates programmes to address conservation and sustainability for corporations

Fri, 08th May 2020

Hear more from our Chairman, Ms Isabella Huang-Loh, on how the Singapore Environment Council is leading the charge with innovative and digital programmes that address conservation and sustainability for corporations.

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SEC Partners HSBC to Pioneer Green Incentive

Thu, 19th Mar 2020

SMEs with SEC Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) and Eco Certifications can now qualify for HSBC’s Green Loans.

 The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) is proud to announce today that Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) holding its internationally recognized certification, the Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS), and Eco Certifications can now apply for financing with HSBC SME Green Loan (Green Loan). The HSBC SME Green Loan is the first-ever Green Loan in Singapore to draw on existing ecolabelling certifications instead of the externally-reviewed bespoke Green Finance Frameworks typically associated with large corporates, filling a gap in the green financing for SMEs by reducing time, complexity and cost.

For more information on the HSBC SME Green Loan: please see the media release or visit HSBC Singapore’s website.

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Winners of One Less Plastic 2019 Recycle Right Competition announced

Tue, 03rd Mar 2020

45 selected schools participated in One Less Plastic – PET bottle collection contest organised by Singapore Environment Council in partnership with Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) and sponsored by Coca-Cola Singapore. 

Winner of the contest gets to visit Coca-Cola’s Bottling plant in Kuala Lumpur and go on an Eco-trip to Pulau Ketam!

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Outstanding Green Efforts By Schools And Students

Fri, 06th Dec 2019

Close to one million students, educators, and members of public have been positively impacted by the award initiatives

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SEC Conference Day Sparks Ground-up Suggestions To Reduce Food Loss And Waste In Singapore

Mon, 25th Nov 2019

Ideas, view points, and audience polls from the two panel discussions at the Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) and Singapore Environment Council (SEC) Conference Day 2019 brought to light some interesting points for serious consideration and action.

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Enhanced Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS+) Certification Action Strengthens Fire Preventions In All Plantations Certified

Thu, 19th Sep 2019

To date, Singapore Environment Council’s (SEC) Singapore Enhanced Green Labelling Scheme for Pulp and Paper Products (SGLS+) has certified 10 Singapore-based companies since its launch in 2017, with another four more companies in the pipeline.

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