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SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM, hereinafter referred to as “SKT”) today announced that it has secured its first sustainability-linked loan facility from DBS Bank in Singapore. The three-year KRW 200 billion (SGD 238 million) loan facility features interest rate discounts pegged to pre-determined environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets in areas such as carbon emissions management and …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) today announces the successful pricing of its inaugural S$400 million green bond offering (Green Bonds). Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sembcorp Financial Services (SFS), Sembcorp has today priced the S$400,000,000 2.45 per cent. Green Bonds due 2031 comprising Series 001 under the S$3,000,000,000 Multicurrency Debt Issuance Programme established by Sembcorp and SFS. The …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) today unveiled its strategic plan to transform its portfolio from brown to green, with growth driven by its renewables and integrated urban solutions businesses. To support the global energy transition and sustainable development, Sembcorp aims to grow profit contribution from its sustainable solutions portfolio from a current 40% to 70% by 2025. …

Out with the old, and in with the new! Go digital with teh help of IMDA’s Environmental Services Industry Digital Plan. When we toss our trash in the bins, we don’t usually think about where it goes next. Likewise, during major local events like the annual F1 race in pre-pandemic times, the clean-up in the …

A total of 37 projects will obtain funding under the first SG Eco Fund grant call. This was announced by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, at the Global Compact Network Singapore’s Virtual Youth Forum.   The S$50 million SG Eco Fund was launched in November 2020 by the Ministry of Sustainability …

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, reinforcing its long-standing strategy of working towards decarbonisation and environmental sustainability across its operations.The Group’s airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SIA Cargo, will use multiple levers to achieve this goal. These include investing in new-generation aircraft, achieving higher …

CapitaLand has unveiled the six finalists from the hotly contested CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge (CSXC) that will vie for the two top awards at the inaugural Grand Finale on 11 June 2021. The finalists will get a chance to pilot their greentech innovations at selected CapitaLand properties worldwide. The six innovations, comprising a mix of …

The public sector will lead the way to pursue sustainable development with the GreenGov.SG initiative. Formerly known as the Public Sector Taking the Lead in Environmental Sustainability (PSTLES) initiative, the GreenGov.SG initiative forms a component and enabler of the recently launched Singapore Green Plan 2030. Introduced in 2006, the PSTLES initiative was aimed at improving …

Keppel REIT Management Limited, as Manager of Keppel REIT, is pleased to announce that Ocean Financial Centre has become Singapore’s first commercial building to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for its robust health and safety management. Ocean Financial Centre is managed by Keppel Land Limited[1]. Mr Paul Tham, …

Three Shell service stations in Tampines, Pasir Ris, and Lakeview will soon be powered by clean energy and provide fast charging for electric vehicles (EVs). The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Shell have jointly awarded a research grant to a consortium led by local solar company Eigen Energy Pte Ltd (Eigen Energy) to develop Singapore’s …