Moving towards a more resilient and inclusive world
Businesses are starting to seize the US$12 trillion worth of opportunities in addressing our most pressing social and environmental challenges. Technology disruptions and demographic shifts will significantly change the way we learn, work and live. The time is ripe to translate our collective action into impact and tangible outcomes for our future generations.
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Our Speakers & Moderators
Lim Boon Heng
Chan Chun Sing
Minister, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Republic of Singapore
As part of Singapore’s undertaking of its first Voluntary National Review (VNR) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) organised a Singapore Youth Video Competition entitled “The Sustainable Development Goals: What YOUth Can Do”. Many creative submissions on solutions and ideas to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been received. Prizes will be presented to the three winning teams.
The world’s population will grow to 9.8 billion in 2050 due to population growth and urbanisation. Asia and Africa are projected to urbanise more rapidly than other regions. How can we sustainably and nutritiously feed a rapidly growing Asia?
Regional President, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Asia-Australia, Middle East & Africa
Dr Koh Poh Koon
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore
Dr. Juergen Voegele
Senior Director, Food and Agriculture Practice, World Bank
President, COFCO Corporation
Founder & CEO, Thought For Food Foundation
Technological advancements have disrupted businesses and job roles. How can we enable continuous learning for a workforce that is also living longer?
President (Career), Mercer
CEO & Co-Founder, Enuma
Professor Subra Suresh
President, Nanyang Technological University
Co-Founder, ZhenFund & Chairman, 17zuoye
Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala
Chairman & CEO, Ayala Corporation
Teng Pei Yun
Global Director of Social Impact, A.T. Kearney
Urbanisation, demographic shifts and changing lifestyles have contributed to the growth of non–communicable diseases. With an increasingly aging population, what are the healthcare innovations and new approaches to keep people healthier for longer?
CEO, WuXi NextCODE
Chief Strategy Officer, EAT Foundation
Deputy CEO & Executive Director, Ping An Insurance (Group)
Dr. Mary Ann Tsao
Chairman, Tsao Foundation
CEO & Co-Founder, PreneticsGroup
Professor Teo Yik Ying
Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
Founder & CEO, Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative
Head, Sustainability & Stewardship Group, Temasek
Prevention is the Best Medicine: Rethinking Healthcare in Asia
Fuelled by an ageing population, a rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), efforts to increase access, and rising expectations on quality of care, global spending on health is forecasted to significantly increase. For many governments in Asia, such spending will be challenging to maintain, and a new approach is needed.
Feeding Urban Asia: New Approaches for Providing Safe, Nutritious and Affordable Food
Rising urban population in Asia will place pressures on the food system. A new approach is needed to provide safe, nutritious, and affordable food. This research identifies broad shifts needed in cities to provide safe, nutritious, and affordable food, and the subsequent new business opportunities.
Better Together: Business, Government, Society and Our Sustainable Future
The Ecosperity Conversations 2018 report provides a synthesis of the main takeaways that span across areas such as food and agriculture, healthcare, energy and materials, infrastructure, digital technologies, and resource recovery.
Our Partner Programmes
Youth Ecosperity Dialogue
3 – 7 June, 2018
The Youth Ecosperity Dialogue 2018, a parallel student track organised under Ecosperity, is supported by Temasek Foundation International in partnership with the National University of Singapore to bring together ASEAN youth leaders to connect with corporate leaders and peers to discuss challenges and solutions for a sustainable future.
Stewardship Asia Roundtable
June 4, 2018
The Stewardship Asia Roundtable organized by the Stewardship Asia Centre brings together the region’s influential thinkers and leaders for a dynamic exchange of ideas on advocating sound stewardship and governance in their organisations and businesses. The theme for 2018 is "Stewardship in a Disruptive World".
Sustainable Solutions Expo
June 5-6, 2018
Themed “Digitalisation and Innovation for a Low Carbon and Resilient Future”, the Expo will showcase solutions and investment opportunities in Asia with a focus on circular economy models, food and agriculture as well as digital connectivity. Organized by Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS).