Five Areas of Focus

Green Finance

  • Enhance understanding of latest regulations and standards
  • Improve ESG reporting and ensure investors are considering climate and environmental risk 
  • Provide an overview of existing and emerging green and sustainable finance products
  • Demonstrate that high ESG performance corporates exhibit stronger financial performance, presenting an opportunity for investors to reward long-term value creation

Smart Mobility (Urban Mobility)

  • Enhance understanding of the latest regulations and trends in the urban mobility landscape, including the rapid transition towards the electrification of vehicles or e-mobility  
  • Shared mobilities in urban areas and bring light on emerging smart and sustainable mobility new technologies

Green Consumer

  • Share knowledge of main consumer’s behaviour and consumption patterns evolution towards more sustainable future
  • Understand the key drivers of consumers’ shift to more sustainable consumptions habits
  • Highlight the opportunities and obstacles to roll out and increase adoption rates of best consumption practices

Biodiversity and Agri

  • Enhance regulatory understanding
  • Encourage innovation in sourcing for rising food and land space demands while minimizing strain on the environment
  • Improve agriculture and aquaculture technologies, and deforestation practices to reduce loss of biodiversity

Sustainable Workforce

  • Share knowledge regarding regulations and mechanisms designed to grow a sustainable and resilient workforce for the future
  • Understand the technical skills and new technologies required to enable the transition to a green economy
  • Understand the impact, costs and benefits of the transition on the current workforce and systems

Read more about the Five Areas of Focus below

Green Finance

Share knowledge and enhance understanding of latest regulations and standards, Improve  ESG reporting and ensure investors are considering climate  and environmental risk, Provide an overview of existing and emerging green and sustainable finance products, Demonstrate that high ESG performance corporates exhibit stronger financial performance, presenting an opportunity for investors to reward long-term value creation

Special focus will be put on (but not limited to):

  • Post-2020 European Union Green Deal current status and its implications
  • Best practices in ESG analytics and performance monitoring
  • Singapore and ASEAN sustainable finance’s priorities, opportunities and obstacles
  • Singapore Green Finance 2030 Action Plan (incl. Sustainable Bond Grant Scheme)
  • Singapore Carbon Trading & Services Hub

Smart Mobility (Urban Mobility)

Share knowledge and enhance understanding of latest regulations and trends in the urban mobility landscape, including the rapid transition towards the electrification of vehicles or e-mobility as well as shared mobilities in urban areas and bring light on emerging smart and sustainable mobility new technologies

Special focus will be put on (but not limited to):

  • Singapore Green Plan 2030 and implications on mobility (carbon management, e-vehicles, cycling etc.)
  • Leverage of Smart Mobility tools and technologies (intelligent fleet management, robo-taxis, sharing platforms, smart public transport etc.)
  • Impact on consumers (private car sales and ownership, leasing, vehicle as-a-service etc.)

Green Consumer

Share knowledge and understanding of main consumer’s behaviour and consumption patterns evolution towards more sustainable future, Understand the key drivers of consumers’ shift to more sustainable consumptions habits and highlight the opportunities and obstacles to roll-out and increase adoption rates of best consumption practices

Special focus will be put on (but not limited to):

  • Circular Economy & Waste Management: Reduce, Reuse, Recycling, Composting trends and evolution
  • New technologies (digitally enable DRS, smart bin etc.)
  • Singapore Green Plan 2030 and its implications on Consumers’ habits and ways of consuming

Biodiversity and Agri

Share knowledge and enhance regulatory understanding, Encourage innovation in sourcing for rising food and land space demands while minimizing strain on the environment, Improve agriculture and aquaculture technologies, and deforestation practices to reduce loss of biodiversity

Special focus will be put on (but not limited to):

  • Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and hereunder natural capital financing
  • Urban farming/high-tech farming/digital farming
  • Use of chemicals and biotechnological derivatives of natural resources to counteract ecological footprint
  • Effects of deforestation and haze on the biodiversity of the region, and ways to mitigate such effects
  • Traceability across supply chain for sustainable sourcing

Green Jobs

Share knowledge and enhance understanding regulations and mechanisms designed to grow a sustainable and resilient workforce for the future, understand the technical skills and new technologies required to enable the transition to a green economy, understanding the impact, costs and benefits of the transition on the current workforce and systems

Special focus will be put on (but not limited to):

  • Education system evolution (sustainability, circular economy, ESG, green finance programs and modules etc.)
  • Capacity building needs for corporates across industries
  • Reskilling opportunities for senior amid ageing workforce in Singapore
  • Green Building industry transition and impacts on workforce
  • Green Startups, Incubators and VCs ecosystem in Singapore and ASEAN
  • Technology and Infrastructure requirements
Two Activity Pillars

Sharing Sessions

Sustainability Awards

Sustainability Whitebook 2020-2021