11 Jul '11, 2pm

Alliance launched to help S'pore firms go green

SINGAPORE : The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has launched an alliance to help local companies become more eco-friendly. The group will also help them tap into Singapore's Clean Technology (Cleantech) network. Also, a handbook titled "Riding the Megatrend of Sustainability" was launched in collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS). Offering insights on the motivations and experiences of sustainable business, the handbook will spur businesses to follow in the footsteps of the green pioneers. Meanwhile, the Singapore Sustainability Awards ceremony saw nine private and public sector organisations being honoured for their sustainable business practices. The awards comprise the Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) and the Green IT Awards (GIT). The SBA is divided into two categories - for large enterprises and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). DHL, Sem...

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