Singapore - City in a Garden: A Vision for Environmental Sustainability

Published 28 Jan 2013
Reference 5892
Topic Operations
Region Asia
Summary

Strong urbanisation leads to mega-cities with huge environmental problems. Singapore has managed to combine strong economic and population growth with keeping the city liveable and green. There is a lot to be learned from their unique experience.

Teaching objectives

How to combine economic growth with strong population growth and pressures on the environment. Singapore, as a city-state has shown that sustainability (economic, social and environmental) is both possible and necessary for future urbanized societies.

Keywords
  • Sustainability
  • Environment
  • Sustainable Strategy
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Q21213