Singapore Green Plan

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Published on December 2, 2008

Author: RRI

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Singapore's Green Plan is bringing unprecedented environmental and water resource management under the long-term sustainability planning umbrella.

Singapore Population 4.6 million Growth Rate 1.135% Land Area 692.7 sq km Annual GDP $161.3 billion The CIA World Factbook 2008

 

Singapore Green Plan First SGP was adopted in 1992. Latest SGP is a ten year plan that was adopted in 2002.

First SGP was adopted in 1992.

Latest SGP is a ten year plan that was adopted in 2002.

Purpose To make Singapore “ clean and green ” through sustainable development.

To make Singapore “ clean and green ” through sustainable development.

Vision A clean environment. Water for all.

A clean environment.

Water for all.

Principles Sustainable development Natural resource management Polluter pays Product stewardship Comprehensive planning Green growth

Sustainable development

Natural resource management

Polluter pays

Product stewardship

Comprehensive planning

Green growth

Comprehensive 1. of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive 2. comprehending mentally; having an extensive mental range or grasp.

Challenges Particulate Matter Climate Change Waste Accumulation Water Consumption Population Growth Loss of Biodiversity Energy Efficiency

Particulate Matter

Climate Change

Waste Accumulation

Water Consumption

Population Growth

Loss of Biodiversity

Energy Efficiency

Indicators Air Quality Climate Change Energy Efficiency Water Consumption Waste Management Biodiversity Public Health International Environmental Relations

Air Quality

Climate Change

Energy Efficiency

Water Consumption

Waste Management

Biodiversity

Public Health

International Environmental Relations

Air and Climate Change Targets: To maintain the Pollutant Standards Index for ambient air within the ‘good’ range for 85% of the year To reduce the ambient PM 2.5 level by 2014 To improve carbon intensity by 25% from 1990 level by 2012

Targets:

To maintain the Pollutant Standards Index for ambient air within the ‘good’ range for 85% of the year

To reduce the ambient PM 2.5 level by 2014

To improve carbon intensity by 25% from 1990 level by 2012

 

Air Quality

Energy Efficiency

Water Targets: Increase supply of water from non-conventional sources to at least 25% of water demand Reduce per capita domestic water consumption to 155 litres/day by 2012

Targets:

Increase supply of water from non-conventional sources to at least 25% of water demand

Reduce per capita domestic water consumption to 155 litres/day by 2012

 

Water Consumption

Waste Management Targets: Increase the overall recycling rate from 44% to 60% by 2012 Extend the lifespan of Semakau Landfill to 50 years Reduce the need for new incineration plants to one every 10-15 years

Targets:

Increase the overall recycling rate from 44% to 60% by 2012

Extend the lifespan of Semakau Landfill to 50 years

Reduce the need for new incineration plants to one every 10-15 years

Recycling

Nature Complete biodiversity surveys Establish more parks and green linkages Set up a National Biodiversity Reference Center

Complete biodiversity surveys

Establish more parks and green linkages

Set up a National Biodiversity Reference Center

 

Public Health Targets: Increase community ownership Become a leading regional centre in epidemiological surveillance and research of vector-borne and food-borne illnesses Maintain low incidence of those illnesses

Targets:

Increase community ownership

Become a leading regional centre in epidemiological surveillance and research of vector-borne and food-borne illnesses

Maintain low incidence of those illnesses

International Cooperation Continue to work with ASEAN neighboring countries on common environmental concerns Enhance capacity-building partnerships with other developing countries Commit to international environmental treaties

Continue to work with ASEAN neighboring countries on common environmental concerns

Enhance capacity-building partnerships with other developing countries

Commit to international environmental treaties

 

Systemic of or pertaining to a system. Physiology, Pathology. (a) pertaining to or affecting the body as a whole. (b) pertaining to or affecting a particular body system.

of or pertaining to a system.

Physiology, Pathology.

(a) pertaining to or affecting the body as a whole. (b) pertaining to or affecting a particular body system.

Policy Instruments Singapore Green Plan Implementation Environmental Technologies Research & Development Grants and Funding Green Labeling Tax Incentives Environmental Legislation International Cooperation

Action Programs Action Program Committees (APCs) oversee the development and implementation of the Action Programs in the six indicator areas.

Action Program Committees (APCs) oversee the development and implementation of the Action Programs in the six indicator areas.

Action Programs Clean Air & Climate Change Water Waste Management Conserving Nature Public Health International Environmental Relations

Clean Air & Climate Change

Water

Waste Management

Conserving Nature

Public Health

International Environmental Relations

Action Program (Example)

Water Efficient Homes

ABC Water Program Active, Beautiful, Clean (ABC) Water Program was launched by the Public Utilities Board to turn reservoirs and waterways into “clean and vibrant lifestyle attractions” through beautification projects.

Active, Beautiful, Clean (ABC) Water Program was launched by the Public Utilities Board to turn reservoirs and waterways into “clean and vibrant lifestyle attractions” through beautification projects.

Integrative 1. to bring together or incorporate (parts) into a whole. 2. to make up, combine, or complete to produce a whole or a larger unit, as parts do. 3. to unite or combine.

3P – People, Private, Public The Action Programme Committee includes representatives from 3P 3P Partnership Fund provides assistance to the 3P to develop sustainable environmental initiatives

The Action Programme Committee includes representatives from 3P

3P Partnership Fund provides assistance to the 3P to develop sustainable environmental initiatives

Private Sector Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Government provides incentives for greening businesses Each focus group for the three-year reviews is co-chaired by an industry representative Ex. Chairman of Shell in water group

Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

Government provides incentives for greening businesses

Each focus group for the three-year reviews is co-chaired by an industry representative

Ex. Chairman of Shell in water group

Our Waters Programme Launched in August 2005 to get 3P partners to adopt waterways or reservoirs for at least two years.

Launched in August 2005 to get 3P partners to adopt waterways or reservoirs for at least two years.

Consumer Education The Green Label is awarded to environmentally-friendly (non-food) products Ex. recycled paper

The Green Label is awarded to environmentally-friendly (non-food) products

Ex. recycled paper

Consumer Education

Accountable 1. subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable. 2. capable of being explained; explicable; explainable.

Review Every three years , the SGP is reviewed by focus groups that include representatives from both the public and private sectors. The public is also consulted for comments at open forums and using other forms of communication.

Every three years , the SGP is reviewed by focus groups that include representatives from both the public and private sectors.

The public is also consulted for comments at open forums and using other forms of communication.

Three-Year Review Internet survey (2,800 respondents) Climate Change Roundtable Public forum Focus groups Public exhibition

Internet survey (2,800 respondents)

Climate Change Roundtable

Public forum

Focus groups

Public exhibition

Focus Groups Air & Climate Change : Nominated Member of Parliament, President of the Nature Society Singapore, and the Foreign Editor of The Straits Times . Clean Land, Nature and Public Health : President of the Singapore Environment Council, Chairman of Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS), and CEO, SembCorp Environmental Management. Water : Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore, Chairman of Water Network, and President of Waterways Watch Society.

Air & Climate Change :

Nominated Member of Parliament, President of the Nature Society Singapore, and the Foreign Editor of The Straits Times .

Clean Land, Nature and Public Health :

President of the Singapore Environment Council, Chairman of Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS), and CEO, SembCorp Environmental Management.

Water :

Chairman of Shell Companies in Singapore, Chairman of Water Network, and President of Waterways Watch Society.

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