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New criteria for President’s Award for the Environment to reflect Singapore Green Plan 2030

A nominee’s efforts in engaging the wider community to collectively build a sustainable Singapore will be considered when recognising efforts with the President’s Award for the Environment. The award, which is the highest accolade for environmental sustainability, will…

Developers urged to keep up workmanship quality standards

We thank Mr Peh Chwee Hoe for his letter, “Consider liveability and environment when giving out awards” (Feb 9). BCA Awards recognise the contributions and achievements of industry stakeholders in various areas, including construction quality and environmental sustainability.…

Two Singapore green companies among 25 winners of UN start-up competition

Two local sustainability companies have beaten around 10,000 other green firms to join an elite group of 25 winners in a global start-up competition organised by UNWTO. The top 25 will now get access to venture capitalists, mentorship…

Consider liveability and environment when giving out awards in construction sector

In Dec, there were two forum letters in which writers listed defects in their condominiums after they moved in and expressed disappointment with the developers and their main contractors, some of which were award winners for quality. Three…

Collecting toilet rolls and installing solar panels, these students drive change for the environment

When she was five years old, Laura Lee developed what most would consider a quirky habit — she collected toilet rolls. Little did she know then that this habit would eventually become a nationwide recycling movement. In Dec…

10 receive EcoFriend Awards for doing their part in environment sustainability

To spur the youth to talk constructively about climate change and help them understand the global developments on this front, Ms Melissa Low has been organising training workshops on such negotiations since 2018. The workshops include mock climate…

Frasers Property recognized for green initiatives

Five commercial properties of Frasers Property were presented eight certificates as recognition of their strong efforts made in implementing building practices and initiatives to reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable consumption and production. The Frasers Tower, Alexandra Technopark,…

Companies with green practices get GreenDNA certification

Companies that adopted green practices to fight the climate crisis were awarded the GreenDNA Certificate, a new accreditation by SEC. The 12 recipients implemented environmentally friendly practices in their businesses, such as opting for recyclable products. Collectively, they…

Singapore’s new icon ‘Jewel’ wins 2020 Nikkei award

A dome-shaped commercial complex in the heart of Singapore’s gateway airport has been named one of the winners of the 2020 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards. The new landmark burnishes the airport’s already sterling reputation and has…

Rejuvenated Hougang Town Centre among winners of HDB design award

The upgrading of Hougang Town Centre, which has been refreshed with a fishing village theme, has won a design award from HDB, the authority said on Mon. The rejuvenation of Hougang Town Centre, carried out by SQFT Architects,…

Raffles Hotel and Jewel Changi Airport honoured at Singapore Tourism Awards

The tourism industry has had a difficult 12 months to say the least, so it has relished the opportunity to mark two major achievements from last year – the openings of Jewel Changi Airport and the revamped Raffles…

Ex-offender with rare neurological disease among 27 to receive NEA’s top environmental services award

Despite a physical disability which causes a constant pain and weakness in his arms, Mr Ravi Rajasagaran worked his way up in the back-breaking cleaning industry – from being a cleaner to supervising dozens of others. For his…

Our Tampines Hub gets IOC honour

Our Tampines Hub (OTH) was presented with the 2019 IOC Trophy (Sport and Sustainable Architecture) by SNOC on Mon, adding to its collection of accolades. The IOC has been handing out awards in accordance with themes based on…

Keppel clinches multiple awards from BCA this year

The Keppel Group bagged multiple awards from BCA this year in “recognition of its commitment to sustainability and excellence in the built environment”. For the second year in a row, Keppel Land was presented with the BCA Quality…

Singapore’s hawker culture gets the nod to be included on UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list

Singapore’s hawker culture was officially approved on Wed to be inscribed into UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The 24-member IGC made its decision during an online meeting, following a recommendation from a 12-member evaluation body…

TraceTogether programme wins international award

TraceTogether, the national contact tracing programme, has won recognition on the intl stage for its innovative use of digital technology. Yesterday, market research firm Gartner crowned TraceTogether as the APAC winner of its inaugural 2020 Government Eye on…

FLCT, Suntec REIT, Keppel Land gain recognition at sustainability awards

Frasers Logistics & Commercial Trust (FLCT), Suntec REIT and Keppel Land, the property arm of Keppel Corp, have been recognised for their sustainability efforts in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment. In the assessment, FLCT was recognised as…

Port of Singapore named best seaport in Asia for the 32nd time

Singapore beat out three other contenders – Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen – to clinch the title of best seaport in Asia, for the 32nd time. The Port of Singapore won the “Best Seaport – Asia” award at…

190 companies and individuals recognised at annual Workplace Safety and Health Awards

As part of Tuas Terminal’s construction, workers from Hyundai Engg and Construction had to spray a coating agent on the exposed surfaces of a submerged concrete unit while they were suspended in the air. That ended when a…

Singapore real estate firms win prestigious international recognition

Two Singapore real estate firms won precious awards from Euromoney. Industry professionals from around the world participated in this year’s survey, for which over 2,700 valid responses were received. CBRE has been named the best Overall Agency in…

81-year-old woman receives SCDF award for helping put out fire at neighbour’s flat

When a fire broke out at her next door neighbour’s flat in Jurong West late at night on National Day, Madam Lim Ee Chin sprang into action, bringing buckets of water from her unit to help put out…

Ngee Ann Poly students honoured for efforts to improve recycling

In striving for a zero-waste society, these NP students found ways to improve recycling. For their efforts, they were honoured at the recent NP Student Excellence Awards. School of ICT students Jet Ong, Robin Yong and Go Ruo…

Choa Chu Kang Waterworks named Water Project of the Year at Global Water Awards

The newly upgraded Choa Chu Kang Waterworks was named Water Project of the Year at the Global Water Awards 2020, said PUB on Fri. The awards recognise the most important achievements in the intl water industry, including improved…

Innovative overhead bridge bags BCA award

An overhead link bridge that connects Maxwell Chambers Suites to the Maxwell Chambers across the street may sound simple to build but ask any engineer and he will tell you it takes a lot of precise engg calculations…

CapitaLand wins BCA Green Mark Platinum Champion award

CapitaLand emerged as the top winner at BCA Green Mark Awards for this year, clinching the BCA Green Mark Platinum Champion Award. The award recognises organisations that have achieved a substantial number of BCA Green Mark buildings at…

More buildings in Singapore going greener as 376 projects bag BCA’s Green Mark Award

An aircraft hanger at Changi Air Base which uses solar panels and retrofitting works at One Raffles Link which will achieve an overall cooling system efficiency to save the equivalent of $120,000 a year is among projects that…

OUE Commercial REIT Management bags SBR Listed Companies Awards for Real Estate

OUE Commercial REIT (OUE C-REIT) successfully completed a transformational merger in 2019 with OUE Hospitality Trust (OUE H-Trust) to become the 4th largest diversified REIT listed on SGX-ST. With the combination of portfolios, OUE C-REIT’s total AUM stands…

Lendlease receives BCA recognition for co-working offering

Lendlease has received BCA and HPB’s (BCA-HPB) Green Mark for Healthier Workplaces Platinum certification for csuites, its flexible workspace offering at Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ). The certification recognises energy-efficient, resource-efficient and healthier interior spaces designed with the quality…

Guoco Tower and Sophia Hills reap awards at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2020

Guoco Tower and Sophia Hills have won the title of World Gold Winner in the mixed-use category and residential category respectively at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2020. The FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Award recognises excellence in…

Singapore secures top spot as international shipping centre for 7th consecutive year

Singapore retained its position as the world’s most important shipping hub on the Xinhua-Baltic Intl Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index. This is the seventh consecutive year Singapore is ranked first on the index thanks to its advantages of…

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