11 Aug '11, 2pm

Five companies awarded S'pore Environmental Achievement

Five companies awarded S'pore Environmental Achievement

SINGAPORE: Five companies received the Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) on Thursday for playing a significant role in being environmentally responsible. The award aims to inspire Singapore-based companies to commit to protect the natural environment. Among the winners were Temasek Polytechnic and Greenpac which received the honour from the service and manufacturing industries respectively. Temasek Polytechnic was also commended for its efforts to cut energy usage which translated to annual cost savings of more than S$1.5 million. Senior director of corporate services at Temasek Poly, Lily Teo, said: "In 1990, when we first conceived the plan for Temasek Poly, we did have a rainwater collection system, which collects the water because we know that water is a scarce resource. "And over the years, we have this culture of conserving energy and throughout the y...

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