How can we reduce the human exploitation of sharks through public education and engagement, so that we protect marine biodiversity and the integrity of the ocean ecosystems?
People in Singapore are generating excessive packaging waste and need to find an easy way for zero waste living (reducing, reusing, upcycling) because of the growing environmental consciousness in the community.
How might our project promote the principles of a circular economy for packaging waste by providing an innovative and collaborative platform so that people can adopt a zero waste lifestyle more easily?
How can we educate youths on the severity of Singapore’s foodprint?
Enhancing SP’s customer engagement strategy to drive greater awareness towards climate action through SP’s products and services, specially My Carbon Footprint and MyGreen Credits.
Project Thoughts on Food Waste
Reducing the amount of excess food waste generated by households requires solutions that address the interaction between consumer attitudes, behaviour, and resulting demand for food products; and preemptive supply intervention(s) by upstream stakeholders to ensure that demand and supply of household food needs are optimized.
How might we influence / 'nudge' households to alter their consumer habits and behaviour, while simultaneously involving multiple stakeholders across the food value chain to positively reinforce new behaviour leading to an overall reduction in food waste?
Youth Sustainability Professionals
How might we shape and increase the inclusivity of local tools to enhance the integration of sustainable business models by local SMEs, thereby accelerating Singapore's transition into a sustainable business hub?
How can SMEs actively participate in Singapore's Green Plan on Energy Reset?
How might we aid other industries in improving resource efficiency by leveraging our digital services for performance analysis and smart solutions?
Beauty in Waste
How can we help a beauty company like Shiseido reduce waste from expired products, by transforming them into valuable resources so as to reduce its environmental impact and support a circular economy?
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How might we introduce green nephrology in a pilot initiative with NUHS at theiroutpatient dialysis centre, in partnership with YTL Corp SustainabilityDivision, YTL-SV Carbon and YTL PowerSeraya, so that dialysis patients can continue to receive high quality healthcare while at the same time reducing the overall carbon, waste and water footprint of the treatment process?
The Green Concierge
Focused service and/or boutique hotels may not prioritise sustainability practices and reporting because of a lack of resources and a perception of lower guest expectations.
How might we improve/promote the adoption and communication of sustainability programmes/efforts amongst hotels in this segment, while keeping in mind the resource challenges caused by the pandemic?
How might we encourage SMEs (e.g. companies with a fleet) to adopt electric vehicles in place of carbon-intensive ones by making the switch easier and more affordable which can contribute to a more carbon-light business as well as add to the sustainable energy targets of Singapore?
Kueh Lapis and Climate Change
Climate change education in Singaporean schools is too heavily focused on climate science, and lacks a human touch that brings the climate crisis closer to home. With our project, climate-concerned Singaporeans gain the language and anecdotes of lived experiences to articulate to others that climate change is here, now, and has unequal impacts across different communities in Singapore.
Given the large consumption and diversity of animal feed used daily in WRS, we need to create a sustainable animal feed strategy to define sustainability within each food category as well as having clear action points to result in all the animal feed used being considered “sustainable”.
How might we eradicate the current barriers* to sustainable finance, in order toattract more investments and accelerate the growth of sustainable finance from private retail investors?
(*to be defined after surveys)
Individuals from low-income families are struggling to get by due to job displacement and economic restructuring worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Women in particular are hit the hardest with over 25,000 women from low-income families struggling to sustain a living and their employment. Despite the government’s efforts to promote skill-improvement platforms, many of these resources are not fully utilized. How can we empower low-income women by educating them on the resources available so that they can sustain their employability?
How might we improve public receptiveness to locally produced food through delivering and preparing novel dishes from local produce to new demographics throughout the city?
Singapore aims to meet 30% of our nutritional needs by 2030. Yet, the diversity in ourfood sources has led to the typical Singaporean being disconnected from the life cycle of their food.
How might we bridge this disconnect and build self-sustaining communities through (1) increasing local production capability and (2) enabling a circular food system in order to reimagine a more sustainable future?
How might we help small cap companies to disclose more sustainability data using targeted assistance so that investors can make a more informed decision in allocating their funds responsibly?
How do we make consumers feel the pinch/real environmental impact of their actions so that the consumption amount of single-use plastics can be reduced while ensuring an increase in recycling.
Baked For Good
How might we encourage more bakeries to donate leftover bread by understanding the key factors affecting their decision, so that food wastage is reduced and those who are hungry are fed?