14 Feb '11, 3pm

How the Budget can help firms go 'green'

SINGAPORE : Experts have said that with the right incentives, it is quite possible for Singapore to become the world capital for electric vehicles. Tax consultants have a slew of recommendations on how this Friday's Singapore Budget could give a nudge to businesses and consumers here to go green. Singapore may have come up tops in comparison to regional peers when it comes to green buildings - according to recent findings by marketing and growth strategy firm Solidiance. But there are other areas, like adoption of cleaner, more sustainable auto fuels, where experts said fiscal incentives can help Singapore take the lead. Damien Duhamel, the managing partner of Solidiance, said: "As Singapore's population keeps growing, being green will no longer be a luxury but a necessity. The existing Singapore government programmes are good and should be pursued. However one cannot expe...

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