Interactive Outreach Activities make School Green Awards a win-win programme for schools and community
Singapore, 10 November 2016 – From a humble beginning of 28 submissions, the SEC-StarHub School Green Awards (SGA) witnessed an impressive growth of more than 14 times by reaching out to over 406,000 students in 405 schools, capturing about 56% of the student population in Singapore this year. The realisation of ‘starting young’ can be seen in the almost 50% increase in the number of preschools
From acting as a watchdog on errant corporations to raising awareness, the media has an important role to play in fighting climate change and environmental degradation. But its potential remains largely untapped, say experts.
10 Journalists and Media Organisations Recognised for Stellar Reporting on diverse Environmental Issues
SINGAPORE, 12 October 2016 – A record of 234 entries was received for this year’s Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA), representing a 34% surge from the previous year. Five years into its run, AEJA - which recognises and rewards outstanding environmental journalists who put Asia’s environmental issues at the forefront through quality reporting, arresting images and compelling facts - has noticeably gained traction across 20 countries, including first-time participant, Azerbaijan.
Call for consumers and businesses to purchase products that are produced sustainably
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.