About the Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards
The Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) is one of the most prestigious environmental award in Singapore and the region. Launched in 1997 to recognise overall environmental stewardship by organisations, 87 awards have been given out since its inception. The SEAA is in support of the Sustainable Singapore Movement www.sustainablesingapore.gov.sg, which seeks to rally and inspire everyone to do their part and take action towards environmental stewardship. It is through ground-up projects and involvement of the community and partners that will move us towards a truly Sustainable Singapore.
The criteria for the SEAA focuses on assessing the leadership displayed by the company, the real environmental improvements made as well as the ability of an organisation to establish procedures, train staff and innovate in order to achieve breakthroughs in environmental performance. This is also in line with the Sustainable Singapore’s theme of ‘A Leading Green Economy’.
Companies that are recognised by the SEAA join an elite pool of organisations from the region that have affirmed their commitment to environmental excellence and protection of the natural environment. The 2016 awards ceremony was held at Orchard Hotel on 20 July 2016, where Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, graced the event as Guest-of-Honour. Winners of the SEAA 2016 include Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS (Singapore Branch), Abbott Manufacturing Singapore Private Limited, Samwoh Corporation Pte Ltd, Housing & Development Board, Bukit View Secondary School, Mandarin Orchard Singapore and The China Navigation Company Pte. Ltd.