MEM Seminars, 2012-13



19 Apr 2013

“Integrating valuation of natural capital into corporate decision making”
Dr Dorothy Maxwell, Director, TEEB for Business Coalition

12 April 2013

“A new taxonomy of governments’ environmental policy instruments”
Professor Kenneth Richards, Musim Mas Visiting Professor of Sustainability, NUS Singapore Business School

22 Mar 2013

“Applications of satellite remote sensing in environmental monitoring and management”
Mr Kwoh Leong Keong, Director, Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing, NUS

08 Mar 2013

“CDL’s sustainable approach towards quality, safety and productivity”
Mr Allen Ang Aik Leng, Deputy General Manager, Projects and Head, Green Building, City Developments Limited, Singapore

15 Feb 2013

“Energy, environment and sustainable development: Singapore and ASEAN challenges”
Dr Michael Quah Cheng-Guan, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Director, NUS Energy Office, Office of the Deputy President (Research & Technology), Executive Advisor, NUS Enterprise, NUS

01 Feb 2013

Marine Stewardship Council: harnessing market forces for positive environment change”
Mr Kelvin Ng, Regional Director, Asia, Marine Stewardship Council, Singapore

18 Jan 2013

“Sustainability reporting – demystified”
Mr K. Sadashiv, Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services (ASEAN), Ernst & Young Singapore

11 Jan 2013

“Sustainable business: a 20 year perspective”
Professor Andrew King, Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA

02 Nov 2012

Defining the values of conservation: a case study from the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia“
Mr David Emmett, Senior Vice President, Asia-Pacific Field Division, Conservation International, Singapore

19 Oct 2012

“From being green to becoming ecological: urban ecological research in Singapore and its relevance to urban sustainability”
Assoc Prof Tan Puay Yok, Department of Architecture, NUS

12 Oct 2012

“When two worlds collide – and then connect: economics and international environmental policy”
Dr Louise Gallagher, Consultant on International Development; formerly Environmental Policy Analyst of United Nations Environment Programme (Economics and Trade Branch)

05 Oct 2012

“Singapore’s current coastal and marine governance: a candid assessment”
Mr Wilson Chan, Manager/ Biodiversity, Coastal and Marine Branch, National Biodiversity Centre, National Parks Board, Singapore

14 Sept 2012

“Management of infectious diseases in a tropical city state”
Professor Goh Kee Tai, Senior Consultant, Office of the Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health, Adjunct Professor, NUS

07 Sept 2012

“What really happened at Rio+20”
Dr Kua Harn Wei, Assistant Professor, NUS

31 Aug 2012

“The business development of sustainability”
Mr Yatin Premchand, Senior Business Development Manager, Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore

07 Aug 2012

Inaugural Seminar and Welcome Event 2012-13
“The news anytime, anywhere and anyhow you want it – what it means for environmentalists”
Mr Warren Fernandez, Editor, The Straits Times