4 SEP 2019

Highlights from Ecosperity 2019

Temasek Holdings Chairman Lim Boon Heng welcoming delegates at the start of the Ecosperity 2019 conference

The 2019 Ecosperity Conference on 6 June 2019 gathered global business leaders, policymakers, investors, entrepreneurs and academics in Singapore. Themed “Tomorrow Starts Today: From Ambition to Action”, the conference focused on actionable pathways to accelerate the transition to a resource-efficient future.

Eminent international leaders in the fields of climate science, energy, water and resource management spoke about the sobering realities of the climate crisis. A common thread in the discussions was the urgent need for governments, businesses, academics and individuals to work together to co-create and deploy innovative solutions at scale. The speakers also shared business approaches and successful collaboration models in implementing circular economy principles, energy transition and water management.

Read more from the post-conference report below:

Ecosperity 2019 Post-Conference Report
File size: 14.3 MB

View photos and power quotes from the speakers on the Ecosperity Facebook page here.

Ecosperity 2019 opening video: Rising Seas

Sea levels are rising faster than ever. They are an indicator of a warming world, resulting from our increasing carbon emissions. This opening video for the Ecosperity 2019 conference is a reminder that we must act now before it's too late.

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Videos from Ecosperity Week 2019

Missed the event? Catch up with the playlist of interviews and videos below, including a full recording of the Ecosperity Conference (last video).

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Stewardship Asia Roundtable

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Sleeping Financial Giants

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The Liveability Challenge

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Stewardship Commons

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Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) Spotlight

The SIWW Spotlight 2019 gathered industrial water users for a sharing of top approaches, best practices and technologies that companies can adopt to improve their water management.

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Highlights from Ecosperity 2019