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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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. Latest blogs on our shores! This strategy will ensure sustainability, a quality living environment, and a more fuel efficient transport system as a whole.
wildfilms: Feedback requested for a Sustainable Singapore
The third area is improving the quality of the physical environment to ensure that Singapore continues to be a clean, green and attractive city, with green and blue spaces for all to enjoy. At the same time, we have an our effort on building a garden city, with good urban planning and pollution control as key considerations.
It will also study ways to make public isngapore in Singapore even more sustainable in its design, construction and maintenance. Singapore can develop in a sustainable manner only if lifestyles and habits change.
The IMCSD is actively studying anc range of measures to make the way we live, work, play and commute more sustainable. We also require a more sustainable community in Singapore that ,iveable environmentally responsible lifestyles and habits.
As a responsible member of the international community, Singapore would want to play our part in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Having a clean, green and healthy environment will also help Singapore to attract talent and investments.
Over the past 40 years, good economic growth has improved our standard of living. 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.
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. As a responsible member of the international community, Singapore would want to play our part in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Going forward, this remains important as subsidies lievable distort market signals which help consumers and industry better adjust to market conditions.
Efforts to encourage greater use of public transport contribute to sustainable development since public transport not only minimises land requirements but is more energy sungapore than other transport modes. The Environment Pasir Ris: 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 recognizes that the task is complex as trade-offs would continue to be necessary in some instances.
Achieving resource efficiency will be crucial to sustaining our future cost competitiveness and growth. Some measures could mean additional costs in the short term to reap longer term benefits for individuals and businesses. To further distinguish Singapore as a City in xnd Garden, new areas such as skyrise greenery, and measures to better document and protect existing biodiversity are being studied too. 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 spaces for leisure and social activities.
At the same time, we will invest in new technologies that will help us achieve higher environmental performance and transcend current limits to growth.
What can ordinary Singaporeans do to support a sustainable Singapore? We breathe clean air and are able to commute efficiently. Concurrently, further efforts will be made on two supporting fronts — encouraging people and industries to adopt practices that are sustainable in the long term and developing new capabilities and technologies which optimise resources and improve environmental performance. 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. Our aim is to make wingapore transport an attractive and choice mode, to encourage a decisive shift to greater public transport usage, even for those who can well afford cars.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for sustainable growth
Jul 29, Feedback requested for a Sustainable Singapore. If Singapore can address energy conservation and efficiency with the same resolve as we have done in water management, it will not only enable our economy to be more competitive, but will add to our contribution to mitigating climate change.
It will assess the effectiveness and benefits of the various options against their costs to businesses and consumers. 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.
Today many of us are concerned about higher fuel prices and ever-increasing demand for resources.
IMCSD INVITES VIEWS ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR SINGAPORE
The costs and benefits of proposed measures have to be carefully assessed and weighed with other options. Implementation will be carefully studied to ensure that regulatory changes that may be required are appropriately paced to minimize disruptive adjustments. We enjoy access to well planned parks and nature reserves. As with the built environment and the industry sector, the Committee will look into how to gear the transport sector toward greater fuel efficiency and cleaner vehicular emissions.
The Committee will further study means to promote public transport as a choice mode. The committee is also studying measures that industries can adopt to further mitigate the impact on our environment in a cost-effective manner.