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Singapore's solar vision for green energy

Published Fri, Apr 2, 2021 · 05:50 AM

FOR a tropical island, solar energy should be a no-brainer. And while Singapore is ramping up all efforts towards substantive goals for the harvesting and deployment of solar energy, things are not as clear cut as they might seem. We talk to key players in this green energy sector, in Brunch this Saturday in The Business Times Weekend.

Joris Dierckx takes a keen interest in ESG issues, not just personally but also professionally as BNP Paribas' head of South-east Asia and Singapore chief executive. He tells The Raffles Conversation why and how sustainability is now a mainstream consideration for the bank.

This Easter, the hunt should be for your nest egg, which we often forget must last an increasingly long amount of time, and includes all our wealth, including Central Provident Fund assets. The Science Of Wealth unveils the hidden jewels of CPF.

Self-knowledge is perhaps the most difficult thing to reach, but is something that leaders today need to get acquainted with more than ever. In our Fine Print column, we review leading management thinker Manfred Kets de Vries' latest book, The CEO Whisperer.

And in The Finish Line, One Championship's world champion Angela Lee on returning to the cage later this year in Singapore to defend her belt, her journey to motherhood, and why younger sister Victoria is well on her way to being a future world champion.

What happens when Lexus flexes and takes its top off? You get the head-turning LC500 convertible, a Lexus that socks you in the solar plexus. The Steering Column finds out if it's worth the S$556,800 price tag.

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