Singapore firms on road to sustainability: Experts

But they lag behind other counterparts in Asia, especially start-ups and SMEs

Sembcorp says companies here do drive energy-and water-efficiency to reap cost savings.
Sembcorp says companies here do drive energy-and water-efficiency to reap cost savings.PHOTO: SEMBCORP

Singapore companies have been making inroads into sustainability, but it is still a long path ahead, according to experts and research findings.

Experts that The Straits Times spoke to said small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) especially can be more sustainable while balancing their profit margins.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 25, 2019, with the headline 'S'pore firms on road to sustainability: Experts'. Subscribe