Upcoming Events

13 November 2019
Ecosperity Conversations
What Singapore's '30 by 30' Food Security Goal Means for Businesses

As a net food importer, Singapore is exposed to fluctuations in global prices and supply. How can we catalyse our nascent agri-food industry to produce 30% of our nutritional needs by 2030, and increase our food security? Can Singapore overcome our land, water, energy and manpower constraints and be a forerunner in sustainable urban food solutions?

 


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Past Events

31 October 2019
Ecosperity Conversations
Energy Transition Pathways in Southeast Asia

Demand for energy services in Southeast Asia is growing fast and the energy policy agenda facing governments is not a simple one. What pathways can decision-makers in Southeast Asia take, and what are the impacts of these choices on energy security and sustainability in the region?

 

3 October 2019
Ecosperity Conversations
Developing Singapore's Long-Term Low Emissions Strategy

Under the Paris Agreement, Singapore has pledged to reduce our emissions intensity by 36% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as to stabilise emissions with the aim of peaking around 2030. What are the challenges faced or key considerations in adopting the various low emissions pathways?

 

16 August 2019
Ecosperity Conversations: Special Edition
Mission Blue: Conversation with Dr Sylvia Earle

In the last 50 years or so, we have depleted more than 90% of the big fish in the sea. Nearly half of the coral reefs have disappeared, and there's been a mysterious depletion of oxygen in large areas of the Pacific. But why should this concern you?

 

2 August 2019
Ecosperity Conversations:
Environmental Impact of Food Consumption in Singapore

Globally, food is responsible for almost a third of the planet-warming greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that humans produce in a year. The growing, processing and transporting of food also takes up significant water and energy resources. What is the environmental impact of food in Singapore, where over 90% of it is imported?

 

5 & 7 June 2019
Ecosperity Film Fest

The Ecosperity Film Fest is a two-day film fest featuring four nature films: a pre-release screening of Disneynature’s Dolphin Reef, Disneynature’s Penguins, Netflix’s Our Planet and BBC’s Climate Change – The Facts. There will also be talks by renowned filmmakers about the issues explored in the films, and a post-screening panel discussion on moviemaking for impact on 7 June.

 

7 June 2019
Ecosperity Conversations: Special Edition
Towards a Clean Earth: From Oceans to Cities

Hear from three inspiring speakers about the urgency to conserve and protect our oceans and cities in this special edition of the Ecosperity Conversations series, held in conjunction with Ecosperity Week 2019.

 

6 June 2019
Ecosperity Conversations: Special Edition
Global Warming, Melting Ice Caps and Rising Sea Levels: Impact on Singapore and the Region

Hear from an inspiring explorer and an internationally recognised geoscientist share about their experiences and work on the climate and environment in this special edition of the Ecosperity Conversations series, held in conjunction with Ecosperity Week 2019. 

 

6 June 2019
Ecosperity 2019
Tomorrow Starts Today! From Ambition to Action

The Ecosperity Conference is our annual gathering of global leaders committed to sustainability. In 2019, we will explore new approaches to energy, water and material flows to achieve a low-carbon and resource-efficient future. 

 

5 June 2019
Ecosperity Week 2019
Cultural Tour - Harmony in Diversity

As a complement to the events at Ecosperity Week, delegates can sign up for a cultural tour on 5 June. The tour includes a visit to the Harmony in Diversity Gallery which showcases efforts required to build interfaith peace in a religiously diverse society, and a guided walk through Singapore's Chinatown.

 

1 - 30 April 2019
Shoot for Sustainability Photo Competition

What does a clean Earth mean to you? Temasek, in partnership with National Geographic, presents 'Shoot for Sustainability', a regional photo competition to elicit stories that inspire greater appreciation for our environment.

 

4 March - 7 June 2019
Trash to Fash: An Upcycling Competition

Fancy a challenge that puts your fashion design skills to the test while benefitting the environment? Participants stand to win S$8,000 in cash prizes in this first-ever upcycling competition by Temasek, in conjunction with Ecosperity Week 2019

 

1 April 2019
Ecosperity Conversations:
Towards a Zero Waste Nation

2019 is designated as the Year Towards Zero Waste for Singapore. Since the 1970s, the amount of waste disposed of has increased by almost seven-fold. In 2017, Singapore disposed of 8,400 tonnes of waste per day. With Semakau Landfill projected to fill up by 2035, there is a need to find solutions to prolong the lifespan of the landfill.

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15 March 2019
Ecosperity Conversations:
The Business Case for Carbon Pricing in Singapore

Jurisdictions have begun introducing carbon pricing policies such as carbon tax and emissions trading schemes to nudge businesses towards becoming more carbon-efficient and sustainable. Many businesses are also proactively managing climate risks and adjusting their operations in preparation for a carbon-constrained future.

This session will give a global overview of carbon pricing, with a focus on business opportunities and the climate risks that carbon pricing averts. Learn how a carbon tax fits into Singapore’s climate action strategy and how businesses can set internal carbon prices and perform risk assessments.

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28 November 2018
Ecosperity Conversations:
Climate Resilience: Sea Level Change and Implications for Coastal Cities

200 million people worldwide live along coastlines less than 5 metres above sea level. What causes sea level change, and what are the projections and implications for coastal cities like Singapore?

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5 October 2018
Ecosperity Conversations:
Major trends and opportunities in energy transition

This session will discuss the key drivers for the energy transition, its implications for traditional industries and the new opportunities that open up particularly through the emergence of new business models.

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30 August 2018
Youth dialogue: What does a sustainable city mean to YOUth?

This dialogue with Speaker of Parliment Mr Tan Chuan-Jin gathered over 100 students in a conversation about sustainable development in the Singapore context.

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5 June 2018
Ecosperity 2018

The fifth edition of the Ecosperity conference explored new approaches in the areas of education, food and healthcare, in order to achieve impact at scale and build resilient societies in an increasingly digital and urban future.

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