A lively and liveable Singapore: strategies for sustainable growth. Inter- Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development, OUR VISION IS TO MAKE. A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Corporate author: Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development; Date: A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Front Cover. Singapore. Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development. Ministry.
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The Environment Singapoer Ris: This will ensure that growth does not come at the expense of our quality of life. As with the built environment and the industry sector, the Committee will look into how to gear the sijgapore sector toward greater fuel efficiency and cleaner vehicular emissions.
Sustainable development for Singapore means being able to support future economic and population growth while maintaining a quality living environment that is clean, green and healthy. Achieving resource efficiency will be crucial to sustaining our future cost competitiveness and growth.
Resource efficiency will also be actively promoted amongst industry and businesses, as well liveablw within the transport sector. In addition, the IMCSD will be engaging leaders in non-governmental organizations as well as businesses in focus group discussions in the coming months to seek comments on specific issues being studied.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth
Going forward, this remains important as subsidies can distort market signals which help consumers and industry better adjust to market conditions. As a responsible member of the international community, Singapore would want to play our part in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
A luxury we can live without? Kiasi Krab on Changi Reel Revolution: It would also be a city that continues to be attractive to the foreign talent and investments which help us to grow the economy and high-value jobs. It will also study ways to make public housing in Singapore even more sustainable in its design, construction and maintenance. As a small eingapore that imports most of its resource needs, Singapore cannot be truly self-sufficient.
There was broad agreement that the effective management of scarce resources such as water, energy, and land will become even more important with rising resource costs worldwide. The IMCSD will take into consideration the current environment of rising costs in studying recommendations. We have thus far taken a market-oriented approach in pricing resources such as energy and water.
In addition, the IMCSD will be holding discussions with key stakeholder groups including non-governmental organisations and businesses in the coming months to seek comments on specific issues being studied.
The Committee will further study means to promote public transport as a choice mode. We should make our existing buildings more energy and resource efficient, as they form the bulk of liveabe built environment.
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This report will serve as a blueprint for Singapore to achieve its vision as a lively and liveable city. To further distinguish Singapore as a City in a Garden, new areas such as skyrise greenery, and measures to better document and protect existing biodiversity are being studied too. Cyrene Critters What is a Red List? Our aim is to make public transport an attractive and choice mode, to encourage a decisive shift to greater public transport usage, even for those who can well afford cars.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth
The IMCSD recognizes that the task is complex as trade-offs would continue to be necessary in some instances. We will set meaningful goals but pace the changes so that everyone can adjust smoothly. Therefore, a key strategy is to encourage a modal shift from private to public transport.
With our population density increasing, we need innovative measures to maintain cleanliness and enhance the physical environment of our singaproe so that our people continue to have attractive spaces for leisure and social activities.
As our economy continues to grow, different activities will be located in closer proximity and new efforts in pollution control will also be necessary to tackle all sources of pollution such as industry and transport. Get great free widgets at Widgetbox! Implementation will be carefully studied to ensure that regulatory changes that may be required are appropriately paced to minimize disruptive adjustments.
The vision for Singapore is to be a lively and liveable global city — a city that is distinctive in its ability to offer a unique combination of economic opportunity, vibrant lifestyle and quality environment, for a cosmopolitan population, providing a good home for current and future generations of Singaporeans. Some measures could mean additional costs in the short term to reap longer term benefits for individuals and businesses.
To further distinguish Singapore as a City in a Garden, new areas such as skyrise greenery, and measures to better document and protect existing biodiversity liveoy being studied too.
As a responsible member of the international community, Livrly would want to play our part in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Newer Post Older Post Home. We have made significant investments in national infrastructure, environmental protection, water supply, transport and greenery, where the long term benefits justify the costs.
It would also be a city that continues to be attractive to the foreign talent and investments which help us to grow the economy and high-value jobs.
Second, we can ensure that, even as our population grows, all of us continue to enjoy clean air and clean water in an attractive, quality living environment. Give your Feedback What else can the Government do to ensure Singapore continues to be a lively and liveable city? As such, the engagement of key stakeholders across the public, private and people sectors is a key feature of this exercise.
A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for sustainable growth
We enjoy access to well planned parks and nature reserves. We breathe clean air and are able to commute efficiently. Today, we live livvely a clean city with high standards of public health. We would also wish to sustain economic singapkre and maintain our quality of life. Sustainable development for Singapore means being able to support future economic and population growth while maintaining a quality living environment that is clean, green and healthy.
It will assess the effectiveness and benefits of the various options against their costs to businesses and consumers. As Singapore grows and becomes even more compact, fiscal measures alone will not be sufficient to ensure that we can sustain a high quality living environment. The general liveyl that the committee has received so far is that we should seek to make the existing stock of buildings more energy and resource efficient, as they form the bulk of our built environment.
It is a global problem which must be dealt with by the collective efforts of the international community, in a manner that does not unduly penalize the economic needs of individual countries.