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Solving the world’s sustainability issues isn’t easy, but one thing’s for sure. It is not something you can achieve alone. Innovation and collaboration with like-minded partners are essential. Are you the one we’re looking for? If so, swipe right on the CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge. If you ever had an idea or innovation to shape …

ST Engineering announced organisational changes that will position the Group for its next phase of growth, and propel it towards its aspiration to become a global technology, defence and engineering powerhouse. Effective 1 January 2021, ST Engineering will be reorganised as Commercial and Defence & Public Security clusters, replacing the sector-structure of Aerospace, Electronics, Land …

CapitaLand’s data centre is the first to pilot in Singapore under SP’s Energy Partnership Programme CapitaLand, SP Group (SP) and Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly study the use of integrated energy solutions to power data centres. CapitaLand’s data centre is the first to pilot in Singapore under SP’s …

The NUS research team led by Associate Professor Yan Ning (left) and Assistant Professor Zhou Kang (right) has developed an integrated upcycling process to produce high-value amino acids from waste materials. The shells of crustaceans and wood waste such as branches pruned from trees usually end up in landfills. These waste materials are given a …

Not long after the United Nations decreed COVID-19 a global pandemic, over three billion people were restricted to the confines of their homes (Statista). Business activity alarmingly slowed down, and public life all but halted. COVID-19 brought the global conversation on sustainability and climate change back to the front pages. Daily global carbon emissions dropped …

Platform to offer one-stop global solution to help customers meet sustainability targets Leading energy companies Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) and SP Group (SP) are collaborating to develop an Environmental Sustainability Platform, a one-stop global solution to help corporates and consumers achieve their sustainability goals. The launch of the platform is planned for the first quarter of …

Earlier this summer, marine specialists reeled up a shipping-container-size datacenter coated in algae, barnacles and sea anemones from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The retrieval launched the final phase of a years-long effort that proved the concept of underwater datacenters is feasible, as well as logistically, environmentally and economically practical. Microsoft’s Project Natick team deployed the Northern …

Pineapples are rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants, and they are considered one of the most important fruits in the world. However, the harvesting of this delicious and healthy fruit results in tons of pineapple leaves waste which are usually left to rot or are burned. This could, in turn, release harmful chemicals and greenhouse …

Singapore has retained its overall top ranking as Asia’s most innovative nation in the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) released by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Cornell University & INSEAD. It has held this position since 2014. The GII ranks world economies according to their innovation capabilities. Consisting of roughly 80 indicators, grouped into …

Scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from spent lithium-ion batteries in order to create new batteries. The team demonstrated their concept using orange peel, which recovered precious metals from battery waste efficiently. They then made functional …