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Infrastructural enhancements for safer and more convenient active commutes   Active mobility device users can look forward to an additional 9.6km of cycling paths in the coming months. With the upcoming launches of new paths in Taman Jurong and Tampines, the total length of the cycling paths across Singapore will increase to around 500km. These …

The Energy Market Authority (EMA)is exploring the potential of harnessing geothermal energy in Singapore, following new developments in technology. If found to be feasible, geothermal energy could serve as a new and additional source of indigenous clean energy besides solar for power generation in Singapore.Singapore is sited in a region with quality geothermal resources deep …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp), Batam’s utility company PT PLN Batam and Indonesian renewable energy developer PT Trisurya Mitra Bersama (Suryagen) announce today that they have signed an exclusive joint development agreement (JDA) to develop a large-scale integrated solar and energy storage project in Indonesia’s Batam, Bintan and Karimun (BBK) region. This project consists of an approximately …

TUC FairPrice (FairPrice) launched its signature community initiative, FairPrice Share-A-Textbook Project. In its 39th year, the project returns with the aim to help low-income families alleviate their financial burden by providing free pre-loved textbooks. Besides reaching out to needy families which is even more crucial during unprecedented times, it also promotes environmental sustainability through reusing …

OCBC Bank has collaborated with the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) to help building owners, developers and SMEs in the property value chain make the transition to sustainability simpler with easier access to green loans. Using the Building Energy Efficiency Assessment (BEEA), the latest tool launched by BCA to predict the energy performance …

Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (KI), through its innovation and technology arm, Keppel Energy Transition Centre Pte Ltd (KETC), and NTU Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the development of zero-emissions, decarbonisation and circular economy solutions, including in key areas such as Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS), smart digital-enabled Distributed Energy …

Over 4,500 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the beginning of this year, and there are currently 12 active dengue clusters. Recent weekly dengue cases have been lower than during the same period in 2020, following the two-year dengue outbreak that spanned 2019 and 2020. However, NEA urges members of the public and …

Grab to partner with APSN’s post-secondary special education school, APSN Delta Senior School, to ready its students with mild intellectual disability (MID) with adequate skills to succeed in the food delivery sector   Grab Singapore announced the signing of a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APSN, whereby Grab will partner with the social service …

OCBC Bank, through its #OCBCCares Environment Fund, has committed S$100,000 to support the implementation of the top five winning sustainability projects generated from the Sustainability Exchange progamme organised by EB Impact, the  non-profit sister organisation of Eco-Business. Launched today, the second edition of The Sustainability Exchange is a youth-mentorship programme aimed at solving sustainability challenges …

Residents of Queenstown can look forward to quality homes and a living environment that will support their physical, social, and mental well-being, to enable them to lead more active and fulfilling lives. The Housing & Development Board (HDB), the National University Health System (NUHS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), together with multiple stakeholders from …