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Sixty per cent of Singapore’s students mobilised to save the environment

Wed, 08th Nov 2017

Six out of every 10 school-age students participated in this year’s SEC-StarHub School Green Awards (SGA), taking their message about conservation and recycling into their communities.

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Leaders of the green economy honoured at the 20th Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards

Fri, 13th Oct 2017

Singapore, October 13, 2017: The greenest companies and organisations in Singapore were honoured today at the 20th Annual Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA).

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Companies must respond to ethical green consumerism or risk financial and reputational damage

Thu, 12th Oct 2017

Singapore, October 12, 2017: Companies that fail to respond to the rise of ethical green consumerism in Singapore risk suffering reputation and brand damage as well as financial loss, a new paper has found.

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Singapore Must Continue To Move Towards A Sustainable Energy Future

Fri, 02nd Jun 2017

Singapore, June 2, 2017: The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) said the decision by the Trump Administration to withdraw from the Paris Agreement would not stop Singapore taking action against climate change.

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Carbon Tax Will Transform Singapore’s Economy For The Better

Mon, 20th Feb 2017

Singapore, February 20, 2017: The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) today welcomed the Government’s decision to introduce a carbon tax, saying it is good for the environment and the economy.

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Enhanced Green Label For Pulp and Paper Products Sets Higher Standards of Environmental Performance

Tue, 10th Jan 2017

Singapore, January 10, 2017: Pulp and paper companies will need to meet some of the world’s toughest environmental standards if they want to be awarded the enhanced green label for their products.

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Enhanced Green Label for Pulp and Paper Products empowers consumers

Thu, 15th Dec 2016

Singapore, December 15, 2016: A revamped certification and labelling scheme will empower consumers to take a stand in support of the environment and against practices that cause the haze.

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Interactive Outreach Activities make School Green Awards a win-win programme for schools and community

Thu, 10th Nov 2016

Singapore, 10 November 2016 – From a humble beginning of 28 submissions, the SEC-StarHub School Green Awards (SGA) witnessed an impressive growth of more than 14 times by reaching out to over 406,000 students in 405 schools, capturing about 56% of the student population in Singapore this year. The realisation of ‘starting young’ can be seen in the almost 50% increase in the number of preschools alone.

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10 Journalists and Media Organisations Recognised for Stellar Reporting on diverse Environmental Issues

Wed, 12th Oct 2016

SINGAPORE, 12 October 2016 – A record of 234 entries was received for this year’s Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA), representing a 34% surge from the previous year. Five years into its run, AEJA – which recognises and rewards outstanding environmental journalists who put Asia’s environmental issues at the forefront through quality reporting, arresting images and compelling facts – has noticeably gained traction across 20 countries, including first-time participant, Azerbaijan.

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Call for consumers and businesses to purchase products that are produced sustainably

Tue, 30th Aug 2016

We are disappointed that the haze problem has returned again this year. This haze represents the growing demand for both paper as well as palm oil products. The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) reiterate our call to consumers not to buy from or support companies that produce their products using irresponsible methods of clearing land.

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