23 Feb '11, 2pm

More firms going green

SINGAPORE: Businesses need to think green when looking to the future -- and in Singapore they appear to be doing just that. From making eco-friendly furniture to wanting to shape the Republic's policy on emissions, they see a role for action and advocacy. Singapore-based Wilsin Office Furniture for instance, has come up with transformer-like-office-space innovation, which allows companies to expand and contract furniture. Its executive director James Pang said with this innovation, companies can easily change the size of their furniture to suit the number of staff. This is one example of how companies are innovating to come up with products that combine utility with environmental-friendliness. On a larger scale, Shell's climate change advisor said companies in Singapore are interested in entering into a dialogue with policy makers on energy use and climate change. That's b...

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