Muhammad Faaiz Bin Faris – HSBC/NYAA Youth Environmental Awards Winner #2

Being actively involved in many environmental activities, Faaiz’s drive, leadership and sense of responsibility earned him the current appointment as the President of the Environmental Club in ITE College East. Leading the Environmental Club, he has facilitated his green members to create and enhance environmental awareness for the entire college and community through programmes and…

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Pramath Krishna – HSBC/NYAA Youth Environmental Awards Winner #1

An individual deeply concerned with energy and sustainability, Pramath utilises his research knowledge to contribute to environmental sustainability. In 2017, Pramath co-founded a social enterprise named ReecOff, where used coffee grounds are collected from cafes and then upcycled into deodorisers and fertilisers. ReecOff’s mission was to reduce wastage in Singapore and to give waste products…

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Tzu Chi Eco Awareness Centre

Tzu Chi launched their newly upgraded Eco Awareness Centre on 30 Sep. The newly upgraded Centre is designed to convey the message of environmental protection in a lively and interactive manner. Tzu Chi looks to involve more youths by inviting schools to the centre for their learning journeys. Tzu Chi also intends to involve more…

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EcoFriend Awards 2018

11 eco-champions were recognised for their outstanding contribution to the environment at this year’s EcoFriend Awards on 28 September. EcoFriend Awards 2018 Winners Two of this year’s award recipients are female industry leaders. One of them is Ms Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer of City Developments Limited (CDL). Recognised as one of the 10 2018…

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Climate Action Champions – Orion Lee

My first ever involvement in climate action and sustainability was during the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) with my project on investigating the optimal amount of surfactants needed for oil removal in dishwashing, helping to reduce detergents and water needed while maintaining adequate detergency effect. An awareness campaign was promoted throughout communities, helping household…

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