13 Jan 2021
Mr Jack Lam (right), Chief Operating Officer, Commercial, Frasers Property Singapore, receives the GreenDNA certifications from Minister for Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore Ms Grace Fu (centre) on behalf of the company, with Ms Isabella Loh (left), Chairman of Singapore Environment Council (SEC), looking on. Frasers Property’s five commercial buildings in Singapore have been recognised by the SEC for their strong efforts in adopting low-carbon and responsible consumption and production initiatives at their management offices.
The management offices at Frasers Property's commercial properties in Singapore has a set of strategies and processes to cut usage of paper, water and electricity as well as promote recycling and reusing of materials. Frasers Tower, a Grade A commercial building in Singapore's Central Business District, is amongst the commercial buildings that received the GreenDNA and Eco Office Elite certification from the SEC.
Frasers Property Singapore today announced that five of its commercial buildings in Singapore – namely Frasers Tower, Alexandra Technopark, Cross Street Exchange, Valley Point, and 51 Cuppage Road – have received a total of eight certifications from Singapore Environment Council (SEC). This is in recognition of strong efforts made in implementing building practices and initiatives to reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable consumption and production. All the five commercial properties have received the inaugural GreenDNA certification, which is accredited by the United Nations Environment Programme. In addition, Frasers Tower, 51 Cuppage Road and Valley Point have attained SEC’s Eco Office Elite certification for adopting environmentally friendly practices to enhance eco-consciousness among employees.
Mr Jack Lam, Chief Operating Officer, Commercial, Frasers Property Singapore, said: “We have a responsibility to be part of the solution to lower carbon footprint and that means embracing building practices that deliver healthy, resilient and sustainable places for people and the environment. In addition, we remain committed to training and educating our employees on sustainability as we aim to inspire them to consume responsibly. These certifications are a testament to these on-going efforts at our commercial properties.”
Frasers Property has an energy management plan to reduce energy consumption intensity by 20% at its management offices in Singapore by 2030 as compared to 2015. Besides organising regular educational activities to inculcate the importance of sustainability and communicating energy-saving targets to employees, Frasers Property also has a set of strategies and processes to cut usage of paper, water and electricity as well as promote recycling and reusing of materials. The management offices at Frasers Property’s commercial properties adopt systems to monitor, track and manage electricity and water consumption as well as waste generation.
Initiatives rolled out at the management offices include:
Last November, Frasers Tower was also the second runner-up and only Singapore building amongst Southeast Asia’s top five new and existing buildings in the Energy Efficient Building Category of the ASEAN Energy Awards 2020. This premium commercial development in Singapore’s core Central Business District has been recognised for its strong efforts in energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions by ASEAN Centre for Energy, an inter-governmental organisation that represented ASEAN members’ interests in the energy sector.
Strategically located in the prominent Alexandra business corridor, Alexandra Technopark is a 15-minute drive from the Central Business District of Singapore and within walking distance of the Labrador Park MRT station, with close proximity to amenities and major expressways. It is one of Frasers Property's five commercial buildings in Singapore to receive the inaugural GreenDNA certification from the SEC.