Sustainability

 

Sustainability & Responsibility

 

Co-President: Mr Chee Kiang Lim, Schneider Electric

Co-President: Ms Mia Lindsey, Sodexo Services Asia

Co-President: Ms Lydia Wong, Veolia ES Singapore

 

French Chamber Contact: Sylvie Berthaud

Description

The Sustainability & Responsibility Committee acts as a platform for discussion among members on the topic of sustainability. The committee aims to promote French expertise in this domain, facilitate the exchange of information and best practices to encourage synergies, connect actors, and build deeper cooperation between Singaporean and French companies.

 

Partnerships

AQUA- VALLEY is the national French WATER competitiveness cluster aimed at developing partnerships and projects between member companies and academics to promote innovation and international business in the water sector. It is part of "France Water Team", a water clusters network in the south of France.

 

 
 

Upcoming Events

21 Nov 2018 - 08:45
Speakers: Damien DHELLEMMES, Country President, Schneider Electric Singapore
27 Nov 2018 - 08:00
Speakers: Matt Stanelos, Waste Business Line director at VEOLIA Singapore; William Green, Head of Corporate Affairs, Waters at DANONE

Supported Event:

  • Global Compact Network Singapore Summit 2018

19 November 2018 @Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre - GOH: DPM Teo Chee Hean

In its 10th edition, the Summit, a premier platform of advocacy, capacity building, and networking, brings together eminent knowledge experts, government officials, business leaders, civil society organisations and the youth - to enable a truly inclusive and holistic approach to practising sustainability.

Themed "Building Better Businesses" this year, the Summit will explore latest sustainability trends and insights to build more robust and future-ready businesses. Learn about how embracing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can unlock up to $12 trillion in business opportunities. Hear from thought leaders such as Ms Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-At-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the World Bank on best sustainability practices from Singapore and across the world.

Members of the French Chamber of Commerce are entitled to UNGC member rates.

A more detailed programme can be found here:
https://gcnssummit.com/programme/

 

  • Company of Good

The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore is a supporting partner of Company Of Good.

It is a programme that empowers businesses to give better and more holistically.

The Company of Good, developed by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), is targeted at all local and foreign-owned companies, large enterprises or small and medium enterprises that are operating in Singapore, and at any level or stage of giving.

Here is a Marketplace with a great number of non-profit organisation in Singapore https://www.giving.sg/.

Here is the link to the next events/workshops.

 

 

Best Practices

Launched in 2012 within the sustainability Charter, the Best Practices format is revamped. With these Sustainable Business Cases sharing we aim to promote and encourage sustainable and responsible projects/investments.

 

Learn from others and submit your own practices to Sylvie BERTHAUD at sberthaud@fccsingapore.com.

 

Download the form HERE.

 

2017 | AXA Insurance

2017 | Dragages

2017 | Credit Agricole CIB

2017 | Suez

2017 | Sodexo

2017 | Veolia

2014 | AXA Insurance

2014 | CIC - Singapore Branch

2014 | Cofely South East Asia

2014 | Crédit Agricole CIB

2014 | Ibis on Bencoolen

2014 | SDV Logistics

2014 | Sing’Theatre

2014 | Sodexo

2014 | Vallourec Asia Pacific

2014 | Veolia

Highlights

  • French Chamber CSR Day 2018: Clean the Beach Together! – 21 May 2018

 

  • The French Chamber is partner with Company of Good
    Supported by the government and NVPC, this programme empowers businesses to give better and more holistically.
    For more information, visit their website

 

  • French Chamber Breakfast Talk with Mr Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Chairman and CEO of Solvay

French Chamber Sustainability Charter

The French Chamber Sustainability Charter is a commitment at the local level to promote sustainability, share, link with other organisations and possibly undertake projects in Singapore and in the region.

 

42 French and Singapore companies came together to commit their businesses to sustainability practices by signing the French Chamber Sustainability Charter.

 

Guidebook for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

 

 

 

Or click here to download the PDF version

  •  RHT ASEAN Summit

The Future for ASEAN Economy: Greening for Sustainable Growth will take place on 24 October 2018 gathering sustainability-driven leaders, investors, innovators and professionals across all industries to ignite, initiate and inspire sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives for a green Singapore and ASEAN.

Enjoy 10% off on usual ticket price when you register through events@rthacademy.com. Quote FRENCH CHAMBER to avail discount. More information HERE

Photo Gallery

Committee Documents (members’ only)

Jul 2017 | How Diversity & Inclusion brings Employee Engagement - Schneider Electric.pdf
Jul 2017 | Strategic Approach to Diversity - Accor Hotels.pdf
Jul 2017 | Diversity and Inclusion a Critical Business Imperative - Sodexo.pdf
Jun 2017 | Our approach to Sustainability and Corporate Giving - Standard Chartered.pdf
Jun 2017 | How to develop a corporate giving culture and how does it benefit your company - Company of Good.pdf
Jun 2017 |  Sustainability Turbulence or Transformation - WBCSD.pdf
Jun 2017 | Aligning Business Strategy and Sustainability - INSEAD.pdf
Mar 2017 | Smart Sustainable Cities - EDB.pdf
Jan 2017 | LNG as a clean bunkering fuel for a green mobility - ENGIE.pdf
Jul 2016 | Creating More Future - Solvay.pdf
Jun 2016 | Smart Cities and the Power of Ecosystem Services - ESSEC Asia Pacific.pdf
May 2016 | Introducing Planet 21 - AccorHotels.pdf
May 2016 | The challenge of change the role of business in sustainable development - Corporate Citizenship.pdf
Mar 2016 | Maritime Singapore Green Initiative - MPA.pdf
Mar 2016 | Key Global Outcome of COP21 & Future Energy Mix in ASEAN - IISS.pdf

Past Events

15 Nov 2018 - 08:30
Speakers: Laetitia Lienart, VP Corporate Citizenship, Credit Suisse
31 Oct 2018 - 09:00
Speakers: Supported Event
23 Oct 2018 - 08:30
Speakers: Dr Tham, Executive Board Director of Meinhardt Infrastructure
14 Sep 2018 - 08:30
Speakers: Magali Croese, Principal Consultant at b.tin