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Watch out for the breaking news happening in the industry and SGBC’s latest developments.
 

Media Releases

Media releases and other official communications issued by SGBC are listed here. 

If you have any media queries, please contact James Tan (DID: 6732-5518, email: [email protected]).


  • 11 Dec 2020

    Strengthening Access to Sustainability

    Singapore, 11 December 2020 – Industry players and end-users can look forward to greater access to built environment sustainability, enabled through a new collaboration between Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC).

    The partnership was cemented by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at Singapore Polytechnic and witnessed by Mr. Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development. Under the auspices of the MOU, both organisations will work together to enable exchange of technical resources and expertise to efficiently and proactively promote green products and practices to the industry and community through five (5) key initiatives:

    1. Advancement of Greener & More Sustainable Built Environment Materials
    2. Understanding the Embodied Carbon of Materials
    3. Co-organising of Green Building related Courses/ Seminars/ Conferences
    4. Outreach to Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs)
    5. Exploration of joint Research Opportunities in Green Technology

    The full media release can be downloaded here.

  • 1 Jul 2020

    Tan Swee Yiow appointed as Treasurer to WorldGBC Board of Directors

    Singapore, 1 July 2020 – Mr. Tan Swee Yiow, Immediate Past President of the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) as well as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Keppel Land, has been appointed as Treasurer of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Board of Directors (2020-2022): an influential group of global leaders that is driving the largest global-regional-local action network to deliver net zero, healthy, equitable and sustainable built environments for everyone, everywhere.

    Click here to read the full media release.

  • 3 Feb 2020

    A Green & Healthy Base to Lead Industry Transformation

    Singapore, 3 February 2020 – The Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) officially opened today its new base of operations at the BCA Braddell Campus (formerly known as the BCA Academy), signalling the Council’s leading role in the transformation of the Singapore building and construction industry.

    Click here to view the full media release.