Singapore Green Landscape 2017

February 1, 2017 by  
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Singapore Green Landscape 2017

At Green Future Solutions, we do our best to keep track of the green groups and sustainability industry in Singapore through our annual Singapore Green Landscape, which is in its 8th edition this year.

The Singapore Green Landscape 2017 highlights the 13 key government reports that are related to sustainability, and introduces the 50 non-governmental organisations, non-profits and social enterprises; 72 green groups; 15 business associations and groups; 55 green websites and events; 27 government agencies; and 54 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.

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Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - Key Reports
Singapore Green Landscape 2017 - NGOs and Non-Profits
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

The information listed in this publication is obtained from the web. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, no liability will be accepted by Green Future Solutions for errors that may appear in this publication.

Published on 1 Feb 2017. Copyright © Green Future Solutions Group Pte Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Social Entrepreneurship in an urban context

February 24, 2012 by  
Filed under Insights

By Manishankar Prasad

Whenever a narrative about development is written, the focus is usually on the rural poor. The narrator often selectively forgets that there are also the urban poor which live in the flavellas of Rio to the slums of Dharavi. Slums in global mega cities are sometimes the economic engine of those regions. The domestic staff, factory labor, and the minimum wage staff all live in urban shanty towns.

Social Enterprises (or SE) usually cater to the rural folks in selling artisan products or bringing skills training. The use of microfinance by SEs such as Grameen and BRAC in Bangladesh has helped many rural poor start their own businesses. Microfinance is not only for the rural poor but can also apply to the urban poor in providing them credit access to start their own businesses. For example, Singapore-based microfinance SE, Milaap, is helping the poor urban communities in southern India in their quest for a better life. Read more