“Green Innovations: Our Future Together” a Symposium, Exhibition and Contest Organized by the EU Centre in Singapore
“The EU Centre in Singapore is launching a Green Innovations, Our Future Together Symposium to showcase how companies, organisations, students and individuals use innovation, technology, policy, regulation, cross border agreements and other means such as art, design or culture, to bring about eco-friendly outcomes, in both the European Union and the region.
In Singapore, water has always been its most precious commodity. Surrounded by the salty sea, conflicts with neighboring water-rich countries and unable to sustain itself with its limited freshwater supply, Singapore has to constantly search for innovative new methods to solve this water issue.
In just under a week, the WWF’s Earth Hour 2009 will take place. The project “aims to reach more than 1 billion people in 1000 cities around the world, inviting communities, business and governments to switch off lights for 1 hour and send a powerful global message that we need to take action on climate change.” We in Singapore will participate for the first time with landmarks such as the Singapore Flyer and much of the city’s shopping and financial districts participating in the black out.