A visit to wealthy Singapore shows what's possible when resources are focused on what really matters.
Back in May I was invited to Singapore to tour schools, IT hubs, hospitals and startups. The size of the country, as well as their government structure, allows them move towards their objectives more quickly than other countries. What I witnessed during my visit was a nation determined to be seen as a leader in the technology sector and to be recognized as a nucleus for some of the top innovators in the world.One aspect of the trip that really resonated with me was the country's use of vertical farming and other cutting edge agricultural techniques.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and AECOM CEO Michael S. Burke present awards
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Daniel Lau, Joseph Rosenberg and Lindsay Rule, graduate design students at the University of Pennsylvania, have won AECOM’s sixth annual Urban SOS competition. Their entry, “The THIRD Reserve,” proposed to create an ambitious new urban landscape to enable the island city-state of Singapore to become self-sufficient in its food production.
The trend towards supply chain transparency is not only growing and evolving within areas already implementing regulations, but it is also expanding into new regions. While many in the European Union saw the good that the RoHS directive was doing, others around the world quickly began to take notice.
Singapore-based property and hotel conglomerate, City Developments Ltd (CDL), has been leading the way in environmentally-responsible real estate since the mid-1990s when it adopted its ‘Conserve as we Construct’ ethos.
Celebrating Bloomberg’s 25 years in Singapore, Vandna Ramchandani, regional head of recruitment of the firm, talks about the company’s recruitment philosophy, and how hiring has evolved to suit the current talent climate.
This year marks Bloomberg 25th years in Singapore and as part of our anniversary celebrations; we are launching a one-of-a kind recruitment drive targeted at students in local educational institutions.
Company Recognized for Employee Inclusion and Diversity, Overall Sustainability Efforts
DEERFIELD, Ill., March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) is improving access to healthcare through financial and in-kind donations to address critical community needs globally. The company recently announced a public-private collaboration with Singapore’s Changi General Hospital to meet the growing demand for compounded sterile products and received recognition for organizational excellence, inclusion and diversity and corporate social responsibility efforts.
Baxter Launches Public-Private Partnership to Improve Healthcare Delivery
Countries constantly try to stay positive in whichever review they are subject to. Whether it is for travel or business, countries with a good reputation take great measures in making sure they are in good standing in the public light. The same goes for those that are in charge of keeping the countries government affairs in order. There is no single government that prides itself in high corruption rates or on going corruption issues. With more companies conducting business globally, the idea of interacting and mingling with high positioned foreign officials happens more often than not.