Together with the World Cities Summit and the Singapore International Water Week, CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2016 received over 21,000 delegates and saw $18.7 billion worth of projects announced.
Organised by Singapore’s National Environment Agency , CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2016 was the global platform for government leaders, policy makers, regulators and industry captains to connect, examine and discover practical solutions to address environmental challenges for tomorrow’s cities.
CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2016 facilitated the sharing of insights on the latest environmental market trends through conferences such as the Clean Environment Convention, High Level Plenaries, Business Forums and the Clean Environment Regulators Roundtable. The City Solutions Singapore Expo and Innovation Pitch showcased the latest innovations in waste management, cleaning, environmental technology and recycling solutions.
Global thought leaders which included ministers, mayors, business leaders and heads of international organisations came together at the Summit to share their perspectives about cleaning and waste management issues. Distinguished attendees included:
- H.E Park Won-soon, Mayor, Seoul Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea
- H.E Esben Lunde Larsen, Minister for Environment and Food, Kingdom of Denmark
- H.E Mohammed Bin Abdullah Mitaib Al Rumaihi, Minister of Municipality and Environment, State of Qatar
- H.E Laurence Tubiana, French Ambassador for Climate Change Negotiations and High Level Champion for Climate Action
Quotes by Delegates
“Events like CleanEnviro Summit Singapore provide a global perspective on many of the issues that individuals are dealing with at a local level. The free exchange of ideas sparks dialogue and encourages new ideas that lead to creative solutions and problem-solving.”
Ms Anne M. Germain (Director of Waste & Recycling Technology National Waste and Recycling Association, United States.
International Media Coverage
CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2016 amounted to over $7 million media coverage value, attended by over 262 media representatives and supported by 114 media organisations. International broadcasters including Bloomberg and Channel NewsAsia, were on-site to conduct interviews and do live coverage from the Summit. Key speakers and spokespersons were interviewed by Bloomberg, Channel News Asia, BBC and Al Jazeera.