Singapore’s Energy Conservation Act, which came into force on April 22 this year, requires companies to take steps toward managing their energy consumption and improving energy efficiency. In light of this new legislation, Accenture, with support from the National Environment Agency, conducted a qualitative survey of 100 energy intensive companies…Continue Reading
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Waste Management and Recycling: Is Our Effort Going to Waste?
By Jovin Hurry The Waste Management Symposium 2013 held on 2 July at Max Atria, Singapore Expo, got several participants to question whether what countries in the region have been doing in managing their waste is enough and impactful, given the increasing level of difficulty of inter-related waste issues in…Continue Reading
Summary of Mandatory Energy Management Under Singapore’s Energy Conservation Act
The requirements for mandatory energy management under Singapore’s new Energy Conservation Act has come into force this Earth Day on 22 April 2013. The Act requires large energy consuming companies to register with the National Environment Agency (NEA) and implement mandatory energy management practices. Companies are required to appoint an…Continue Reading
Singaporeâ€™s National Environment Agency Takes the Lead on Sustainability Reporting
The National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore recently won the ‘Best First Time Sustainability Report’ award at the ACCA Singapore Sustainability Reporting Awards 2013. This award recognises NEA as the first public agency to take the lead in publishing its first Sustainability Report in 2012, in line with the Global…Continue Reading