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 15 key sustainability-related publications and plans by the government.
Singapore’s Long-Term Low-Emissions Development Strategy (2020)
Singapore’s Long-Term Low-Emissions Development Strategy (LEDS) document titled “Charting Singapore’s Low-Carbon and Climate Resilient Future”, outlines our long-term development priorities and climate action policies and will serve as a reference point to inform our subsequent Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. It aims to facilitate long-term action to address the effects of climate change and to enable a well-managed transition to a low-carbon economy, while growing new sectors of our economy and creating jobs and opportunities.
Zero Waste Masterplan (2019)
The Zero Waste Masterplan (2019) by MEWR maps out Singapore’s key strategies to build a sustainable, resource-efficient and climate-resilient nation. This includes adopting a circular economy approach to waste and resource management practices, and shifting towards more sustainable production and consumption.
Key Environmental Statistics 2019
The Key Environmental Statistics 2019 publication by MEWR provides the latest annual statistics on clean air, air quality, solid waste management, environmental health, food safety and supply resilience, water resource management, climate change and energy efficiency, regional and international collaboration.
Singapore Energy Statistics 2019
The Singapore Energy Statistics 2019 by EMA provides a summary of key energy statistics for Singapore, including energy supply, electricity and gas consumption, and energy balance.
Master Plan 2019
The Master Plan 2019 by URA is the statutory land use plan which guides Singapore’s development in the medium term over the next 10 to 15 years.
Land Transport Master Plan 2040 (2019)
The Land Transport Master Plan 2040 published by LTA in 2019 charts out the long-term vision, policies and targets that shape our land transport system to 2040, and possibly beyond.
Singapore’s Fourth National Communication and Third Biennial Update (2018)
As a non-Annex I Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), Singapore submitted our Fourth National Communication and Third Biennial Update (2018), which provide information on our National Greenhouse Gas Inventory and mitigation measures.
Public Sector Sustainability Plan 2017-2020 (2017)
The Public Sector Sustainability Plan 2017-2020 published in 2017 charts the Singapore Government’s path towards achieving environmental sustainability, as part of its nationwide Sustainable Singapore Movement.
Our Water, Our Future (2016)
The Our Water, Our Future publication by PUB describes how we manage the water system in Singapore.
Climate Action Plan: Take Action Today, for a Sustainable Future (2016)
Singapore’s Climate Action Plan: Take Action Today, for a Sustainable Future (2016) comprises two complementary publications on Singapore’s mitigation and adaptation plans. The first publication, “Take Action Today, for a Carbon-Efficient Singapore”, contains information on how Singapore intends to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase energy efficiency to meet our 2030 climate pledge. The second publication, “A Climate-Resilient Singapore, for a Sustainable Future”, explains how Singapore may be affected by climate change and our strategy to prepare for them.
Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015
The Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015 published by MEWR and MND outlines our national vision and plans for a more liveable and sustainable Singapore, to support the diverse needs and growing aspirations of Singaporeans.
Land Use Plan to Support Singapore’s Future Population (2013)
The Land Use Plan to Support Singapore’s Future Population published by MND in 2013 outlines Singapore’s land use plan to support the possible population range of 6.5 to 6.9 million by 2030, while preserving a high quality living environment for Singaporeans.
National Climate Change Strategy 2012
The National Climate Change Strategy 2012 publication by NCCS outlines Singapore’s plans to address climate change through a whole-of-nation approach.
Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2009
The Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2009 publication outlines Singapore’s key goals and initiatives for sustainable development in the next 10 to 20 years to 2030.
The Singapore Green Plan 2012 (2002 and 2006)
The Singapore Green Plan 2012 (2002 and 2006 edition) highlights our commitment to ensuring Singapore’s environmental sustainability and our targets till 2012.