Summary of Green News: 23 Oct 08
- New book on how Singapore achieved environmental and water sustainability (Straits Times via Wildsingapore) – A new book, Clean, Green And Blue, published by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies gives a detailed look at how Singapore achieved environmental and water sustainability in 40 years.
- Recycling food waste into biogas in Singapore (Business Times via Wildsingapore) - IUT Global Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based company that operates a bio-methanisation plant to convert food waste into biogas and compost.
- New ways to help businesses cut power bills (Straits Times via Wildsingapore) – The National Environment Agency recently announced the Sustainable Energy Fund to help companies design their premises in the most energy-efficient manner, train their own energy managers, and pay for energy audits and energy-efficient technologies.
- Google’s chief of environmental policy explains strategy (International Herald Tribune) - Dan Reicher, director of climate and energy initiatives explains Google’s energy strategy and green investments.
- Cost Savings, Not Planet Savings Drives Green IT (Environmental Leader) – A survey at Storage Expo 2008 showed that 70% of businesses said green IT is a priority as long as it saves money.
- DHL Says Small Efficiencies Can Deliver Big Carbon Savings (ClimateBiz) – DHL is making small changes to improve efficiency in all parts of its supply chain, thus reducing carbon emissions and operating costs.