Singapore Green Landscape 2020 – Business Associations and Groups

Singapore Green Landscape 2020

Green Future is keeping track of the green organisations and groups, and the sustainability industry in Singapore through our 9th edition of the Singapore Green Landscape.

The Singapore Green Landscape 2020 highlights the key government reports that are related to sustainability, and introduces the non-governmental organisations, non-profits and social enterprises; green groups; business associations and groups; green websites and events; government agencies; and institutes and centres in Singapore, which are relevant to the environment.

We hope that this publication is useful for everyone who wish to know more about the state of the environment in Singapore, find and connect with the environmental organisations in Singapore, or explore personal and business opportunities.

Here is a list of 16 business associations and groups with objectives or initiatives related to the environment.


BioEnergy Society of Singapore

The BioEnergy Society of Singapore aims to bring together industries, individuals and research institutions in support of bioenergy technologies by providing a platform for networking, communication, collaboration and information exchange.


Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore

The Business Council for Sustainable Development Singapore is a CEO-led business association of forward-thinking companies that aims at galvanizing the business community in Singapore to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment.


Environmental Management Association of Singapore

The Environmental Management Association of Singapore (EMAS) was established by service providers in contract cleaning, waste management and pest control industries. It aims to provide a cohesive platform for companies to raise the professionalism of the industry and to address the common concerns of environmental and hygienic services.


Global Compact Network Singapore

Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is the Singapore chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. As the national lead platform promoting corporate sustainability, GCNS provides an ecosystem for companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Green Freight Asia

Green Freight Asia is a network of Asian road freight companies working together to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, and lower logistics costs across the entire supply chain. The group is made up of large, medium, and small logistics companies (carriers) and customers of logistics companies (shippers).


Kranji Countryside Association

The Kranji Countryside Association (KCA) is a non-profit organization that promotes local agriculture, food security and sustainability, education, conservation, agritainment and agri-tourism.


Sharing Economy Association (Singapore)

The Sharing Economy Association (Singapore) is a business association for companies and organisations involved in the sharing economy. It plays a proactive role in representing the interests of the local business community and contributing to the economic, educational, and community development and build Singapore as a Sharing City.


Singapore Association of Conference and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers

The Singapore Association of Conference and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) is the voice and champion of the meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry. It manages the MICE Sustainability Certification programme to raise the sustainability standards of the MICE industry in Singapore.


Singapore Furniture Industries Council

The Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) is the official representative body of Singapore’s furniture and furnishings industry. SFIC has been playing an active role in promoting environmental responsibility among its members. Through sharing sessions and dissemination of the latest information on green issues, members are kept current on best practices and relevant government grants.


Singapore Green Building Council

The Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) forges public-private partnerships to foster innovative industry solutions across the entire building and construction value chain. Through its green building product and green building services labelling programmes, SGBC sets high standards and benchmarks for green building solutions both locally and regionally to help build more sustainable cities for better living. As Singapore’s representative on the World Green Building Council, SGBC actively contributes to the global green building movement by sharing expertise and knowledge during international conferences and events.


Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (Circular Economy Interest Group)

Th Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (Circular Economy Interest Group) focuses on the commercial opportunities inherent in the circular economy, and also on carbon trading and renewable energy as well as innovations which improve the health of our planet and our species.


Singapore Pest Management Association

The Singapore Pest Management Association (SPMA) is the registered trade body that represents the pest management industry in Singapore. It emphasizes the new era of proactive pest management and advocates advancement of knowledge and improvement in techniques, so as to contribute to a healthy environment.


Singapore Water Association

The Singapore Water Association (SWA) is a dynamic collaboration among private sector players intent on bringing a new vibrancy to Singapore’s growing water industry. It aspires to play a role in efforts to profile and promote Singapore as a one-stop centre for all water-related services and as a water technology hub.


Society of Floating Solutions (Singapore)

The Society of Floating Solutions (Singapore) aims to facilitate the application of scientific principles and proven offshore technologies to the design, engineering and construction of floating space solutions to enhance the quality of human life, address issues of land scarcity, harvest offshore renewable energy, increase food and water production, overcome the problem of rising sea level due to global warming in ways that are eco-friendly and sustainable.


Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore

The Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) is a non-government and non-profit business association that represents the interests and provides a common platform for companies in the sustainable energy sector to meet, discuss, collaborate and undertake viable projects together.


Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore

The Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS) was set up as a registered society to represent and promote the interests of its members who include mainly General Waste Collectors and recycling companies. It seeks to upgrade and professionalise the industry as well as work with the government and community to promote recycling in order to create a more sustainable living environment.



Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Key Reports
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Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Green Groups
Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Business Associations and Groups
Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Green Websites
Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Government Agencies
Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Institutes and Centres