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Encouraging Innovation for A More Sustainable Built Environment

Article  -  Livia Tan

Successful sustainable development demands not just technical innovation but also new models of collaboration between the private and public sectors.

Rethinking Sustainable Urban Governance

Conversation  -  Anupam Yog

In conversation with ETHOS, Anupam Yog argues for a reframing of how we define, measure and pursue the way we build our cities to ensure the long term, whole-of-life wellbeing of our people.

Ethos, journal of the Civil Service College Singapore

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ETHOS is a publication of the Civil Service College, Singapore. It aims to provide thought leadership, insight and context on a wide range of public policy issues of interest to Singapore.

Skilling Up for a Green Future

Conversation  -  Gog Soon Joo

In conversation with ETHOS, the Chief Skills Officer of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) outlines bold plans to green Singapore’s economy and workforce.

Rethinking a New Social Compact for Singapore

Article  -  Yeoh Lam Keong

To address globalisation’s unprecedented challenges, Singapore may need to rethink—and not just tweak—its social safety net.

Phases of Singapore's Demographic Development Post World War II

Article  -  Koh Eng Chuan

An emerging phase of demographic development brings new challenges for Singapore.

The Future of Urban Sustainability: Implications for Governance

Article  -  Yuichi Kikuzawa, Elly Chiu

How might we continue to build sustainability and liveability for our people, in the face of local and global shifts, resource pressures, changing societal values and other discontinuities?

Green Transport in Singapore: Public Attitudes, Intentions and Actions

Article  -  Chong Wen Wei, Leong Wai Yan, Karenza Mosquera, Ng Kai Xuan, Ng Sheng Yang

With recent studies indicating strong support for green transport among Singaporeans, especially among youth, a greener, people-centric land transport system for Singapore is well within our reach.

Opinion: The Environment as Capital

Opinion  -  Dodo J. Thampapillai

Following the 2006 Stern report, global warming, climate change and the scarcity of basic resources have become dominant themes in policy forums concerning sustainable development.