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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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Singapore Environment Council Media Statement On Fairprice’s Trial To Charge For Plastic Bags

Wed, 04th Sep 2019
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Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards Honours Green Corporate Efforts Across Industries

Tue, 27th Aug 2019

Eleven organisations were recognised as stewards of environmental excellence today at the 22nd annual Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) held at Pan Pacific Singapore.

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Singapore Environment Council Launches “Advancing a Circular Economy for Food: Key Drivers and Recommendations to Reduce Food Loss and Waste in Singapore” Study

Tue, 27th Aug 2019

Every year, around 342,000 tonnes of food loss occurs in Singapore from farm to market, contributing to an estimated $2.54 billion worth of food annually.

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Singapore Environment Council unveils key insights from study on Food Loss and Food Waste in Singapore

Wed, 07th Aug 2019

Singapore Environment Council, together with knowledge partner Deloitte Singapore, today unveiled findings of a joint study aimed at shedding more light on food loss and food waste in Singapore along the entire fresh food supply chain, from production stage, transport, processing, storage and distribution (upstream and midstream) to consumers downstream.

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