Environment

The price of going green

Are sustainable products affordable in Singapore?

by Natalia Sanchez-Kumar

Sustainable living is not new to Singapore. We call ourselves the "Garden City" and aim to be the greenest country in the world. Still, not everyone here gets to live green—why?

Sustainable living in the Garden City
The price of going green

Source: WWF Asia and Accenture report on Sustainability in Singapore. Icon by Gregor Cresnar on Flaticon.

Is reusability worth it?
Reimagining the costs of sustainable living
An inclusive circular economy requires effort by corporations and the government
It’s not just about the money

Source: WWF Asia and Accenture report on Sustainability in Singapore. Icon by Gregor Cresnar on Flaticon.

Demanding change
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Gwyneth is immensely curious about the way the Earth works. An Environmental Biology graduate, she is particularly interested in environmental issues and the many ways in which human beings are intertwined with the natural world.

This story is written in collaboration with
Natalia Sanchez-Kumar

Natalia Sanchez-Kumar is a History graduate of New York University and has worked in the areas of social impact, future of work and socio-technological research in the US and India. She has co-authored policy proposals alongside the International Labour Organisation in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, as well as hosted a data privacy conference with Facebook in New Delhi.

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