MEM Seminars, 2015-16



1 Apr 2016

“Environmental Taxation: The good, the bad and the ugly”
-- by Ms Sally-Anne Joseph, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law, NUS

18 Mar 2016

Seminar on Transboundary Haze
1. “We Breathe What We Buy”
-- by Mr Tan Yi Han, President, People’s Movement to Stop Haze (PM.Haze)
2. “Stopping the haze: Who can we pin our hopes on?”
-- by Ms Cheong Poh Kwan, previously Assistant Director, Sustainability Programme, Singapore Institute of International Affairs

04 Mar 2016

“Singapore Botanic Gardens – history and sustainable management”
-- by Mr Nigel Taylor, Singapore Botanic Gardens

12 Feb 2016

“Environmental Management and International Financing”
-- by Mr Tan Seng Chuan, Regional Managing Director (Asia Pacific) and Mr Alan Fowler, Principal, Ramboll Environment, Singapore

29 Jan 2016

“The Art of Sustainability: designing a resilient future”
-- by Mr Ken Hickson, Chairman & CEO, Sustain Ability Showcase Consultancy Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore

15 Jan 2016

“Campus Sustainability – strategies and stories”
-- by Ms Amy Ho, Director, Office of Environmental Sustainability, NUS

30 Oct 2015

1. “Zero Waste and the Circular Economy”
-- by Mr Eugene Tay, Sharing Economy of Singapore
2. "How can Industrial Ecology be relevant to public policies to promote Sustainable Production and Consumption?"
-- by Assoc Prof Kua Harn Wei, School of Design and Environment, NUS

23 Oct 2015

“Sustainable Consumption”
-- by Dr Sylvia Lorek, Head, Sustainable Europe Research Institute, SERI Germany e.V

16 Oct 2015

1. “Reaching Sustainability: Lessons from 20 years of field work”
-- by Mr Patricio Gonzalez Morel, Athena Cleantech Pte Ltd
2. "Government: friend, frenemy or foe in managing your 'environment'"
-- by Mr Richard Andrew, Senior Director, Landmark Public Policy Advisers Asia

03 Oct 2015

“Mangrove habitats and their role in a coastal ecosystem”
-- by Mr Chua Sek Chuan (for MEM Students Only)

28 Aug 2015

1. "Promoting Recycling in HDB Households"
-- by Mr Calvin Tan, National Environment Agency
2. “E-waste - Challenges and opportunities”
-- by Mr Bu Fan, IKEA Singapore

21 Aug 2015

“Economic Effects of Emergency Risk Communication: Evidence from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster”
-- by Professor Hiroaki Matsuura, Provost of Shoin University, Japan

04 Aug 2015

1. “Sustaining Singapore as a Highly Liveable City”
-- by Mr Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities
2. “Integrating Sustainability: Creating Value – A business case on ‘doing well, doing good”
-- by Ms Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Ltd