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  • REVISION OF PAPER Criteria
    REVISION OF PAPER Criteria

    09 Sep 2016

    After months of intensive stakeholder consultation, we are pleased to announce that our revised Paper criteria will be effective on 11 April 2015.
    The following paper products will be covered within the scope of the new criteria:

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  • CALL FOR CONSUMERS AND BUSINESSES TO PURCHASE PRODUCTS THAT ARE PRODUCED SUSTAINABLY
    CALL FOR CONSUMERS AND BUSINESSES TO PURCHASE PRODUCTS THAT ARE PRODUCED SUSTAINABLY

    30 Aug 2016

    We are disappointed that the haze problem has returned again this year. This haze represents the growing demand for both paper as well as palm oil products. The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) reiterate our call to consumers not to buy from or support companies that produce their products using irresponsible methods of clearing land.

    Click here to view the full media release.

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  • New Product Category for Products with Palm Oil
    New Product Category for Products with Palm Oil

    24 Jun 2016

    As part of the Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) Secretariat’s efforts to keep up with changing standard, we are constantly looking out at new product categories for development.

    After many months of stakeholder consultation, we are pleased to announce the launch of the new assessment criteria for Products with Palm Oil with effect from 01 February 2016.

    Contact us at 6337 6062 or email greenlabel@sec.org.sg to find out more about the new criteria now.

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  • SEC strengthens Singapore Green Labelling Scheme
    SEC strengthens Singapore Green Labelling Scheme

    25 Apr 2016

    SEC is pleased to announce our memberships with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO - www.rspo.org) and Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC - www.ic.fsc.org). We are the first NGO in Singapore to take up memberships in both international certification organisations.

     

    These memberships will provide us with a greater international presence and aid in adopting best practices in these two specific industry segments - pulp and paper, and palm oil.

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  • Paving the way to sustainability with the Singapore Green Label
    Paving the way to sustainability with the Singapore Green Label

    14 Apr 2016

    Singapore, 14 April 2016 – The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) applaud the step taken by the Government to only procure printing paper products certified with the Singapore Green Label, as a move in the right direction towards sustainability.

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  • REVISION OF PAPER CRITERIA (Edition 2)
    REVISION OF PAPER CRITERIA (Edition 2)

    11 Apr 2016

    SEC is please to announce the relase of the second edition of the paper criteria.REVISION OF PAPER CRITERIA

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  • NEW PRODUCT CATEGORY FOR PRODUCTS WITH PALM OIL
    NEW PRODUCT CATEGORY FOR PRODUCTS WITH PALM OIL

    01 Feb 2016

    As part of the Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) Secretariat’s efforts to keep up with changing standard, we are constantly looking out at new product categories for development.

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