With our hybrid new normal, workplaces will have to be rethought & redesigned. Given the numbers, keeping in mind sustainability in the process is of utmost importance.
As much as possible, rent furnitures instead of buying, use 2nd hand or remanufactured furnitures or source sustainably locally-sourced items.
If you retrofit or change office, think about donating your goods.
As an industry change maker, Ecopex enables circular economy and makes it a central part of corporate real estate. We optimize office furniture needs and offer rental solutions to reduce CAPEX spend and furniture waste. By creating visibility of idle existing furniture across a local market, we enable a ‘sharing economy’ and a circular supply chain solution through innovative systems thinking across an industry.
Herbal tea has been used for centuries and has many proven health benefits, depending on the plants used. Mint, chamomile, lemon balm, dandelion etc. can be grown indoor or outdoor in Singapore. Herbs are easy to work with. Once harvested, they just need to be dried and enjoyed. Use this indoor garden to raise awareness about food production.
Learn more on how to grow different herbs here.
Grobrix is a Farming as a Service company: through a unique and fresh take on soilless vertical farming, Grobrix showcases sustainability and self-sufficiency whilst promoting both physical and mental health through fresher food, better nutrition and easier access to green exercise.
The « green journey » may feel overwhelming sometimes, but you are not alone.
Our Buddies have tried, succeeded, failed to implement change in their companies. They share their experience so you can learn, take shortcuts, get inspired and ask questions.
Everybody can become a Buddy and give back to the community; if you are keen, get in touch with us.
Duncan, originally from the UK, has been living & working in Asia for the last 16 years. He runs a creative interior design & project management company delivering projects across the Asia Pacific Region; specialised in retail, F&B and commercial sectors. Duncan is passionate about creating interiors that excite and engage Clients and Customers alike, all through the lens of sustainability.
Before joining Chanel, I was General Manager of BSI Singapore for 2.5 years. Prior to joining BSI, I held different job assignments for the international retailer Carrefour. For them, I oversaw Quality, Food Safety and Sustainability in China and then at the Group level.
I spent most of my career working in Asia: in Shanghai, Hong Kong and I have been happily settled in Singapore for 8 years now.
I have a real passion for sustainability and nature conservation and I love to share the knowledge and experience I gained in this field. I am also a volunteer for the Singaporean NGO called Climate Conversation which aims to raise awareness on climate change.
I have been working in Asia for the past 12 years (Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore since 2014) within the digital and technology space.
I have founded and run several companies in different sectors such as IT Consulting, Education, and the F&B business.
I am passionate about how to use technology as a force for good.