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Sembcorp Industries’ (Sembcorp) subsidiary Sembcorp Utilities, Chiyoda Corporation (Chiyoda) and Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) have today signed a strategic collaboration Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the feasibility and implementation of a commercial-scale supply chain to deliver decarbonised hydrogen into Singapore, utilising Chiyoda’s proven hydrogen storage and transportation technology “SPERA Hydrogen™”. In May 2021, the Japanese …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has launched the third Say YES to Waste Less (SYTWL) campaign, which takes place from 27 September to 7 November 2021. The campaign spans 169 partners across almost 3,000 premises and is aimed at encouraging the public to lead a sustainable lifestyle by reducing food wastage and the use of …

Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration, announced today that the National Parks Board (NParks) will be implementing more nature-based solutions to build the resilience of Singapore’s coasts. Since the success of a coastal protection project at Pulau Tekong in 2010, NParks has continued to employ nature-based solutions for …

Expected to set sail in the first half of 2023, the new 200-seater single-deck ferries will be used to transport passengers between mainland Singapore to Shell’s Energy and Chemicals Park on the island of Bukom, replacing the conventional diesel-powered ferries currently used. “Shipping’s future will involve different parts of the sector using different fuels, and …

UOB has launched U-Drive, an integrated green financing solution for the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in Singapore. The solution connects the EV value chain – from automotive brand owners, car dealers and charging point operators to end-users – seamlessly, helping to drive the adoption of green transportation as Singapore gears up for its transition to …

Researchers from NUS and Scripps Oceanography uncovered how climatic changes influence the evolution of oceanic insects A male Halobates splendens specimen The open oceans are harsh and hostile environments where insects might not be expected to thrive. In fact, only one insect group, ocean skaters, or water striders, has adapted to life on the open …

Dr Filip Biljecki (left) and Mr Abraham Noah Wu (right) at the solar roof of the SDE4 building. As cities around the world continue to urbanise, there is a greater need to expand and optimise existing spaces. Cities have accelerated looking into how underutilised rooftop spaces might contribute to climate action, food production, and other …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) today announces the launch of Singapore’s first sustainable financing framework for sustainability-linked transactions for the energy sector. The Sembcorp Sustainable Financing Framework (Framework) lays out Sembcorp’s strategic approach, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) for its sustainability-linked transactions. Sembcorp may now issue sustainability-linked bonds, sustainability-linked loans or any other …

Singapore Airlines (SIA) today launched The Upcycling Project, through which the Airline will provide parts and materials from retired commercial aircraft to various Singapore-based organisations and selected global retail brands. These parts can be upcycled and repurposed to create unique retail products and art pieces, and will also be used to support educational institutions, artists, …

Today, the National Parks Board (NParks) opened Singapore’s first Centre for Wildlife Forensics (CWF). The Centre will strengthen NParks’ detection and diagnostic capabilities by drawing upon expertise across NParks to identify and analyse specimens involved in the illegal wildlife trade. A new K9 Unit that will help to uncover illegal wildlife and wildlife products at …