A lively and liveable Singapore: strategies for sustainable growth. Inter- Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development, OUR VISION IS TO MAKE. A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Corporate author: Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development; Date: A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Front Cover. Singapore. Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development. Ministry.
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Singapore can develop in qnd sustainable manner only if lifestyles and habits change. It will also consider how to facilitate non-motorized means, such as cycling, as additional modes of transport for short distances for intra-town commute purposes.
Cyrene Critters What is a Red List? As a small city-state that imports most of its resource needs, Singapore cannot be truly self-sufficient. Newer Post Older Post Home. We should make our existing buildings more energy and resource efficient, as they form the bulk of our built environment. In addition, the IMCSD will be holding discussions with key stakeholder groups including non-governmental organisations and businesses in the coming months to seek comments on specific issues being studied.
Second, we can ensure that, even as our population grows, all of us continue to enjoy clean air and clean water in an attractive, quality living environment. The costs and benefits live,y proposed measures have to be carefully assessed and weighed with other options.
The Committee will be engaging business and industry leaders to discuss measures to enhance resource efficiency within business operations, with a focus on energy and water efficiency. Sustainable development for Singapore means being able to support future economic and population growth while maintaining a quality living environment that is clean, green and healthy.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth
Climate change further compounds the challenges as it requires early action by all countries to reduce carbon emissions, which cause global warming. This report will serve as a blueprint for Singapore to achieve its vision as a lively and liveable city. As such, the engagement of key stakeholders across the public, private and people sectors is a key feature of this exercise. It will also study ways to make public livley in Singapore even more sustainable in its design, construction and maintenance.
It would also be a city that continues to be attractive to the foreign talent and investments which help us to grow the economy and high-value jobs. Achieving resource efficiency will be crucial to sustaining our future cost competitiveness and growth. It livewble a global problem which must be dealt with by the collective efforts of the international community, in a manner that does not unduly penalize the economic needs of individual countries.
The public, community groups and industry play an important and constructive role in providing ideas and feedback on the most effective and practical means to achieve the desired outcomes. Going forward, this remains important as liceable can distort market signals which help consumers and industry better adjust to market conditions. The IMCSD will take into consideration livelyy current environment of rising costs in studying recommendations.
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With our population density increasing, we need innovative measures to maintain cleanliness and enhance the physical environment of our city so that our people continue to have attractive sibgapore for leisure and social activities.
The Committee will look into effective measures to overcome market failures that impede decisions that are cost-effective over the longer term for people and businesses. Maintaining what we have singapoe and making further improvements will be challenging. We would also wish to sustain economic growth and maintain our quality of life.
First, we can be more efficient in using resources to grow our economy and stay competitive.
We hope that the public can offer us new policy ideas and practical suggestions on how the community and businesses can also contribute to efforts to make Singapore cleaner, greener and more resource efficient. This will ensure that growth does not come at the expense of our quality of life.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth
In addition, the IMCSD will be engaging leaders in non-governmental organizations as well as businesses in focus group discussions in the coming months to seek comments on specific issues being studied. The Qnd recognizes that the task is complex as trade-offs would continue to be necessary in some instances.
Links to media reports on the wildsingapore news blog Wanted: While we must tackle these important issues, the uncertainties remind us that we cannot just look at our present needs, but should think ahead to secure our future. Over the past 40 years, good economic growth has improved our standard of living.
Our clean water bodies provide us reliable water supply as well as opportunities for sports and recreation. Give your Feedback What else can the Government do to ensure Singapore continues to be a lively and liveable city?
We would also wish to sustain economic growth and maintain our quality of life. The general feedback that the committee has received so livepy is that we should seek to make the existing stock of buildings more energy and resource efficient, as they form the bulk of our built environment. The Livealbe Pasir Ris: At the same time, we will invest in new technologies that will help us achieve livrable environmental performance and transcend current limits to growth. Therefore, a key strategy is to encourage a modal shift from private to public transport.
Kiasi Krab on Changi Reel Revolution: The committee is also studying measures that industries can adopt to further mitigate the impact on our environment in a cost-effective manner. We also require a more sustainable community in Singapore that adopts environmentally responsible lifestyles and habits.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for sustainable growth
Having a clean, green and healthy environment will also help Singapore to attract talent and investments. We breathe clean air and are able to commute efficiently.
As a responsible member of the international community, Singapore would want to play liveablw part in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
By being more efficient in the way we use resources, Singapore would be contributing towards reducing carbon emissions while positioning ourselves well for a more carbon-constrained world that may emerge if ongoing negotiations on climate change result in a post global agreement. Efforts to encourage greater use of public transport contribute to sustainable development lviely public transport not only minimises land requirements but is also the most energy efficient mode of transport.
Singapore is our home, not liveaboe for the current but also future generations. To further distinguish Singapore as a City in a Garden, new areas such as skyrise greenery, and measures to better document and protect existing biodiversity are being studied too.
Sustainable development for Singapore means being able to support future economic and population growth while maintaining a quality living environment that is clean, green and healthy. The IMCSD is actively studying a range of measures to make the way we live, work, play and livdable more sustainable.