Does Singapore Need to Have a Government Department That Addresses Sustainable Business?

March 5, 2014 by  
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How green is your company

Which government department in Singapore is in-charge of pushing for sustainable business? The answer is none.

There are several government agencies and departments working on different environmental policies, and green initiatives and funding schemes, but there is no one department in-charge of helping businesses in Singapore to be more sustainable in a holistic way.

Although there is a whole-of-government approach to the environment at the top level, there are still silos and gaps at the operational level. Businesses that are interested to be more sustainable usually have to speak to different agencies and departments separately. Read more