Continuous support to green building in Singapore

28 October 2009

Holcim Singapore is pleased to be one of the founding members of Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) that was formally launched on the 28th Oct 2009 during the International Green Building Conference. SGBC, with the mission to propel the building and construction industry towards environmental sustainability, signifies a concerted private-public partnership effort to achieve a world class and sustainable built environment in Singapore.

3 key areas of SGBC's focus:

  1. Profile Singapore as a leading Sustainable Hub in the tropics
  2. Enhance Professionalism and Knowledge in Sustainable Development
  3. Dedicated Certification Body for Green Building-related Products and Services

The Council promotes green building design, practices and technologies, the integration of green building initiatives into mainstream design, construction and operation of buildings as well as building capability and professionalism to support wider adoption of green building development and practices in Singapore. Its work will complement and support the government's efforts to accelerate the greening of buildings in Singapore by 2030.

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Holcim also refers to the Singapore Green Building Council website:
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