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Webinar: Sustainability & Conservation – How Organizations Can Play A Part

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The Executive Centre

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Singapore

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In celebration of World Environmental Day, The Executive Centre Singapore is pleased to collaborate with Wildlife Reserve Singapore (WRS) on Sustainability & Conservation - How Commercial Organizations Can Play A Part.

WRS is dedicated to the management of world-class leisure attractions (namely, Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, Singapore Zoo and River Safari) that foster conservation and research, while educating guests about animals and their habitats. WRS collaborates with partners, organizations and institutions aimed at protecting local and global biodiversity.

Overview:

  • Learn more about “Sustainability & Conservation” by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) and its importance towards the eco-system.
  • Gain insights on how companies are portraying an ideal example that a corporate organization can play a part in “Sustainability & Conservation”


Discussion Points:

1. Introduction to WRS

2. What is Sustainability?

Tiers of an Environmentally Sustainable Company:

  • Resource Optimization & Efficiency to save cost & the environment
  • Responsible Sourcing & Procurement

3. Opportunities for Partnering


Speaker’s Biography:

As the Senior Manager in the Sustainable Solutions of Mandai Park Developments, Marcus looks at the “Ins” and “Outs” of the parks. Marcus oversees responsible sourcing to secure sustainable seafood and coffee to feed the animals and visitors of the parks, as well as plan the waste management of the parks to increase the diversion rate. He spent 11 years working in the environmental positions across a variety of companies from Non-Profit, to Academic Institution and MNC.

Marcus career highlights include:

  • He conducted co- workers education and co-coordinated the stop of sale of plastic bags in IKEA SG since March 2013.
  • He established a recycling system which increased the amount of paper, plastic and cans recycled by 430% to 319 tonnes in 2011 in National University of Singapore, hence receiving the inaugural NEA 3 R Fund as funding.
  • He kickstarted a School Organic Garden Project in Shanghai Qingpu High school, which won "China Youth Toyota Environment-protection Award" in 2006.


Date:

3rd June 2020, Wednesday

Time:

5.00pm – 6.00pm (SGT)

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