Mahatma Gandhi once said “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Indeed, our Eco Innovator Award winner 2018, Ms Helen Ni Huan embodies the change that she wants to see by shifting away from a resource-guzzling lifestyle. In light of a discouraging ecological disaster that seems entirely wrapped up in our institutions, Ni Huan inspires others by focusing on the power that the individual has
Pests can be a real pain in the neck. At the same time, we detest the pungent smell, polluted atmosphere and health issues that result from common pest-control techniques. Our Eco-Star of China Award winner Ms. Zheng Xiaoting sought to tackle this problem, revolutionizing the way we keep the bugs out. Her team at Quzhou Chungwei Pest Control Co. Ltd has tested a combination of non-toxic and environmentally friendly drugs
Buildings today currently account for 40% of global energy use and 25% of water use. This number is expected to rise in the future as urbanization spreads among the developing nations. Our Eco Star of Asia award winner Ms Armelle Le Bihan saw the tremendous potential of green buildings to not only save the earth but also to help users cut down on their utilities bill.
Beijing, 24 April 2018 –Asia’s first and the only awards promoting Sustainability & Women Empowerment in business, the GGEF Women Eco Game Changer Awards, initiated by GGEF (Global Green Economic Forum), today announced four winners for 2018, all of different ages, and from diverse cultures and roles. Zhang XiaoDan, General Manager at the China Environmental United Certification Center, won the Social Eco Game Changer for her years of dedication
“Design can be a powerful force in our lives and have a significant social impact” , said Elaine Ng, GGEF Eco Innovator Award Winner 2017. Elaine’s passion for sustainability and her innovation in fashion industry caught the eyes of our judges at the inaugural GGEF Women Eco Game Changer Awards. Uniquely recognized by her title as the ‘techno fairy’ by Elle Deco, the multi-awards winning Materialogist is the founder of
We can simply describe the winner of Eco Stars of Asia, Sandra Marichal, as a creative, adventurous and passionate individual. Sandra founded #Up2degrees, a non-profit organization that aims to raise awareness about climate change in Singapore and get people to turn the temperature of their air conditioning units by “Up2degress, so the planet won’t have to do so. #Up2degrees has impressed our judges with her creative initiative and its significant
He Yisha is the Founder of Unisun Energy Group, she was awarded the Social Eco Game Changer Award at the inaugural GGEF Women Eco Game Changer Award 2017 ceremony in Hong Kong PMQ on 18 October 2017. When Yisha returned from studying abroad a few years ago, she saw the growing imbalance between economic and environmental development in China. She made a personal commitment to improve such situation by providing a stable and clean energy to her
“Don’t ask what the community can do for you, but ask what you can do for the community.” It was well said by our Lifetime Achievement Award winner who joined us at the inaugural Women Eco Game Changer 2017 award ceremony in Hong Kong PMQ on the 18 October 2017. Awarded as an Entrepreneur of Tomorrow 2010 by Capital Entrepreneur Magazine, China Top 100 Women Entrepreneur Awards 2012 by
UN Global Compact Network Singapore signs MOU with Global Green Connect at GGEF annual event Singapore, 3rd November 2017 – The 5th annual GGEF (Global Green Economic Forum) kicked-off today with opening remarks from the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Masagos Zulkifi bin Masagos Mohamed. Held under the title ‘Belt and Road Initiative – The New Asian Model of Sustainability,’ the conference brought together decision-makers, business leaders and
Hong Kong, 18th October 2017 – GGEF (Global Green Economic Forum) has announced the four female pioneers who are the winners of its inaugural Women Eco Game Change Awards 2017. The awards acknowledge and gives recognition to women who are leading and inspiring change in the community and environment through innovation.
June 05, 2017 – In conjunction with World Environment Day, the Zero Energy Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) was officially opened by Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for National Security, together with Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources.
March 21, 2017 – Climate change and environmental damage threaten to be a buzzkill for beer lovers and its manufacturers. Here’s how Asia Pacific Breweries, maker of Singapore’s national beer Tiger Beer, is addressing its environmental impact through sustainable packaging.
December 08, 2016 – GGEF gathered a group of passionate sustainability experts in Singapore on 6 December for lunch when they presented their exciting plans for 2017. GGEC Group CEO, Christina Lee, also made announcement of the newly launched platform globalgreenconnect.com.
December 06, 2016 – It is a hard fact that the world we live in today is experiencing turbulent climate change. ‘In This Climate’ features many known figures and celebrities on their point of view of climate change today and most importantly, discussing how to combat climate change and influencing people to pay attention to the perils of the warming climate.
October 12, 2016 – 2016 is a year of milestones for the NUS re: environmental education and capacity-building. The MEM program is celebrating its 15th Anniversary in November, together with the Law School’s Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL) and the Bachelor in Environmental Studies (BES) program . The celebrations will take place over three days (9-11 Nov) as follows : Wednesday 9th November Morning :