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Starting a Circular Economy in Singapore From Zero Waste

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated global interest and action on the circular and carbon-neutral economy, including in Singapore. CLC’s Executive Director Khoo Teng Chye shared some of the city’s initiatives, including a Zero Waste Masterplan, at the recent Urban 20 (U20) Mayors’ Summit.

2020
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Singapore: The First City in Nature?

When we plot the liveability of cities on a chart, positioning “Liveability” against “Population Density”, most of the indexes rank cities like Vancouver City, Sydney and Melbourne, among the most liveable cities.

2017
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Sustainable Districts for Sustainable Cities

Amidst disruptions caused by climate, social and technological change, sustainable districts offer a fresh urban planning approach for cities, said speakers at the Ecosperity Conversations. During the webinar, CLC's Research Director Dr Limin Hee showcased how districts can help cities achieve high economic performance, alongside high liveability and sustainability. Vice President of SP Group S. Harsha agreed that the district-scale can be used as a testbed to integrate urban eco-innovations such as district cooling and electric vehicle charging stations to offer an “energy as a service” approach for easy adoption, before scaling up.

2020
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A Global Take on the Future of Jurong Lake District

A panel of land use experts convened in Singapore this January to explore development strategies for its upcoming Jurong Lake District.

2018
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Phnom Penh: Beyond the Past, Towards the Future

By 2050, almost 4 in 10 residents in Cambodia will live in an urban area . The country is expected to urbanise at an average rate of 2.5% annually over the next 35 years and this is perhaps most evident in its capital of Phnom Penh.

2019
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A Historic Heart: How Heritage Districts Can Make Cities More Liveable

When we think of people getting away from the daily grind of urban life to relax and enjoy themselves, such images come to mind, against which the city itself seems to serve merely as a scene backdrop.

2017
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