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
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.
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.
- 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:
- 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
- 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
- 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.
Committee Documents (members’ only)
|Nov 2018|||||Collective Impacts - Credit Suisse.pdf|
|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|