Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Singapore - City in a Garden: A Vision for Environmental Sustainability

VAN WASSENHOVE Luk, FERNANDO Ravi, HAMELIN Hazel 
©2013 INSEAD Case Study

Strong urbanisation leads to mega-cities with huge environmental problems. Singapore has managed to combine strong economic and population growth with keeping the city liveable and green. There is a lot to be learned from their unique experience.

Pedagogical Objectives:  How to combine economic growth with strong population growth and pressures on the environment. Singapore, as a city-state has shown that sustainability (economic, social and environmental) is both possible and necessary for future urbanized societies.