Singapore has always been at the forefront of promoting sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. In recent years, many companies in Singapore have started to adopt sustainable business practices to not only reduce their impact on the environment but also to attract and retain customers who value sustainability. Some of the top companies in Singapore who champion sustainability in business operations both on paper and in practice are:
DBS Bank is the largest bank in Southeast Asia and has made a strong commitment to sustainability. The bank has a Sustainable Financing Framework that outlines its commitment to financing sustainable projects and businesses. DBS also uses 100% renewable energy to power its operations in Singapore and has set a target to reduce its carbon footprint by 25% by 2025.
City Developments Limited (CDL)
CDL is a leading property developer in Singapore and has been actively promoting sustainable practices in the real estate sector. The company has set a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and has already reduced its carbon emissions intensity by 69% from its 2007 baseline. Many accolades have come in the way of CDL due to its efforts in sustainable building design and construction, with many of its developments achieving green certifications.
CapitaLand is one of the largest real estate companies in Asia and has a reputation for being eco-friendly which results from its sustainability efforts. The company has set a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and has already reduced its carbon emissions intensity by 24% from its 2008 baseline. Like CDL CapitaLand too is known for its sustainable building design and construction. Also, like CDL many of property developments projects of CapitaLand has achieved green certifications.
Herbal Pharm, a firm operating in the healthcare sector has implemented several measures, including the use of eco-friendly packaging materials, energy-efficient lighting, and renewable energy sources in their production and operations. They have put in place innovative ways to switch from plastic bottles to aluminium cans for many of its products thereby saving the world from an additional 2500 bottles till yet. It works with various organizations like Zero Waste SG and the National Environment Agency to practice effective sustainable business practices and operations. Its initiatives have reduced plastic consumption in its products by as much as 70%. It has also recycled 2,314.83 kg pf packaging materials in 2022 alone. Herbal Pharma recently launched it’s BetterU Disk product takes things further by employing revolutionary new ceramic technologies that create unique waves fields. The product’s proprietary technology coating enhances absorption of all liquids, including supplements, skincare, and medications thereby making liquid-based intake more effective and less environmentally demanding.
These Singapore-based firms have made a strong commitment to sustainability and are leading the way in promoting sustainable business practices. Such practices let businesses reduce their impact on the environment but also contribute to a more sustainable future for Singapore and the larger world.
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